2001

JSME Medal for Distinguished Engineers

  1. Makoto Asai (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    The Contridution to the Improvement of Noise & Vibration Quality of Japanese Vehicles
  2. Kohei Hori (Harmonic drive systems inc.)
    The Contribution to planetary Gear Drive Technology

JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper

  1. Mechanical Remodeling Simulation for Cancellous Bone Using Digital Image-Based Model
    Taiji Adachi, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University, Ken-ichi Tsubota, Division of Computer and Information Advanced Computing Center, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN) and Yoshihiro Tomita, Department of Mechanical Engineering Faculty of Engineering, Kobe University
  2. Kinematical Analysis of Bi-Articular Muscles for Restoring Locomotions by FES
    Takehiro Iwami, Dept of Control and Information Eng., Turuoka National college of Technology, Kazuto Miyawaki, Akita Prefectual Technology Center and Goro Obinata, Graduate school of Engineering, Nagoya University
  3. An Investigation of Fatigue Crack Gro with Mechanism on the Basis of Observation with AFM and SEM (1st Report, Examination from Striation Formation in Single Crystals of Fe-3.2% Si Alloy with (110)[001] Orientation)
    Yasuji Oda, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University, Yoshiyuki Furuya, Materials Engineering Laboratory, National Institute for Materials Science, Hiroshi Noguchi, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University and Kenji Higashida, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu University
  4. Multi-axial Constitutive Equations of Polycrystalline Shape Memory Alloy (1st Report, Modeling and Formulation)
    Masataka Tokuda, Deportment of Mechanical Engineering, Mie University, Men Ye, Deportment of Mechanical Engineering, Mie University, Bourt Bundara, ETRA33, Slovenia and Petr Sittner, Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of Czech Republic
  5. Mechanism of Superlong Fatigue Failure in the Regime of N>10 7(10 to the Seventh Power) Cycles and Fractography of the Fracture Surface
    Yukitaka Murakami, Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Kyushu University, Toru Ueda, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyushu University, Tetsushi Nomoto, Nagasaki Shipyard and Machinery works, Mitsubishi Heavy Industry Ltd. and Yasuo Murakami, Corporate Research and Development Center, NSK Ltd.
  6. Transition and Model Structure of Oscillatory Marangoni Convection in Liquid Bridge
    Hiroshi Kawamura, Tokyo University of Science, Yoshihisa Ono, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Ichiro Ueno, Tokyo University of Science
  7. A Method for Analyzing Heterogeneity Degree in Diffusion Process
    Takemi Chikahisa, Division of Mechanical Science Hokkaido Univ., Ryo Yuyama, Division of Mechanical Science Hokkaido Univ., Yukio Hishinuma, Division of Mechanical Science Hokkaido Univ.
  8. Heat Transfer Enhancement Mechanism in Rectangular Channels with V-and Λ-shaped Ribs
    Sadanari Mochizuki, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of A & T, Robert Kiml, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of A & T and Akira Murata, Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Tokyo University of A&T
  9. Steady Flow and Stability Analyses of Cavitation in Finite Blade Count Impeller
    Hironori Horiguchi The University of Tokushima, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fabien Wahl, SNECMA, Division Moteurs-fusees, Direction Grosse Propulsion a Liquides (France), Satoshi Watanabe, Kyushu University of Mechanical Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering Science and Yoshinobu Tsujimoto, Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Department of Science and Human Science, Division of Mechanical Science
  10. Perforation of Radial Liquid Sheet Induced by Laminar-Turbulent Transition
    Tatsuro Wakimoto, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka City University and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tsuneo Azuma Osaka City University
  11. Coordinated Transportation by Two Nonholonomic Mobile Robots based on Decentralized Control
    Kazuhiro Kosuge, Tohoku Univ., Tomohiro Oosumi, Mitsubishi Motors Co., Kunihiko Chiba, Denso Co. and Manabu Satou, Sony Co.
  12. A Study on Countermeasures against Wind-Induced Cable Vibration in Cable-Stayed Bridge by Changing Vibration Modes
    Ryuji Nakano, Kajima Technical Research Institute, Shigehiko Kaneko, The Universty of Tokyo and Rryuta Katamura, Kajima Technical Reseach Institute
  13. Nonlinear Analysis of a Parametrically Excited Cantilever Beam (Effect of the Tip Mass on Stationary Response)
    Hiroshi Yabuno, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems, Yoshiro Ide, NSK Ltd., Bearing Design Technology Dept. and Nobuharu Aoshima, University of Tsukuba, Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Systems
  14. An Experimental Optical Three-Axis Senor for Micro Machines
    Masahiko Ohka, Shizuoka Institute of Science and Technology, Isamu Higashioka, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Nagoya Works, Hisanori Kabeshita, Hitachi Information & Energy Systems and Yasunaga Mitsuya, Nagoya University
  15. Development of Producibility Evaluation Method; PEM (Comprehensive Quantitative Producibility Evaluation for Processed and Assembled Parts)
    Toshijiro Ohashi, Hitach Ltd., Shoji Arimoto, Hitachi Ltd, Minoru Iwata, The Japan Machinery Federation and Seiji Miyakawa, Formerly Hitachi Ltd.

JSME Young Engineers Award

  1. Susumu Kudo, Shibaura Institute of Technology
    A Study of the Biomechanics of Vascular Endothelial Cells
  2. Tomonaga Okabe, Smart Structure Research Center, National Institute for Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Micro Fracture Mechanics for Ceramic Matrix Composites
  3. Shin-ichi Komazaki, Muroran Institute of Technology
    Research on Material Degration Mechanisms and Life Prediction of Heat Resistant Materials Used in Advanced High-Temperature Components
  4. Koji Sasaki, Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd.
    Study of Residual Stress Analysis Method for Plastic or FRP Structures
  5. Keiko Nakatani, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Graduate School, Osaka Prefecture University
    Atomistic Simulation on Mechanical Properties and Fracture Mechanism of Amorphous Meta
  6. Masatoshi Kureta, Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute
    Measurement of Void Fraction in Subcooled-Boiling Flow Using Neutron Radiograph
  7. Toshio Shudo, Musashi Institute of Technology
    Analysis of Influence of Cooling Loss and Degree of Constant Volume on Thermal Efficiency in a Hydrogen Combustion Engine
  8. Yuji Nakamura, Nagoya University, Graduate School / School of Engineering
    Study of Gravity Effects on spontaneous Ignition of Irradiated Solid Fuel
  9. Kazuyoshi Fushinobu, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Conjugate Thermal and Electrical Phenomena in Semiconductor Devices
  10. Takashi Kubo, Hitachi, Ltd. Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory
    A Study of Turbulent Jet Diffusion with Competitive-Consecutive Reaction
  11. Tetsuya Kogaki, National Institute of Advanced Industrial and Science Technology
    Research on Accurate Numerical Simulation Methods for Turbulent Flow Fields with Complex Geometry
  12. Takashi Shimada, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
    Heat and Mass Transfer across Gas-Liquid Interface
  13. Tomoya Houra, Department of Environmental Technology Graduate School of Engineering Nagoya Institute of Technology
    Study of Quasi-Coherent Structures in Turbulent Boundary Layer Subjected to Adverse Pressure Gradient
  14. Takanori Emaru, Graduate School of Engineering, Hokkaido University
    Research on Estimating the Smoothed Value and the Differential Value of the Sensor Inputs
  15. Mami Tanaka, Tohoku UNIV.
    Active Tactile Sensing Using Functional Materials
  16. Shinji Tamura, Tokyo Institute of Technology
    Random Vibration Analysis of Nonlinear Systems Using the Finite Difference Method
  17. Tsutomu Nshigaki, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technolog
    Research on Vibration Control of Flexible Structures Using  Pizoelectrie Film Sensors/Actuators
  18. Tomohiro Suzuki, Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.
    A Study on Pitting Strength Analysis and Life Estimation Method of Carburized Gear Steel
  19. Toshiharu Miwa, Hitachi Ltd., Production Engineering Research Laboratory
    Study on Improvement of Removal Rate in Silicon Wafer Dicing
  20. Yasuhiro Yoshino, Faculty of Engineering, Iwate University
    Study on Hardness and Tirbological Properties for Metals and Plastics at Cryogenic Temperatures
  21. Katsuhiko Kimura, Hitachi, Ltd
    Development of High-speed and Low-vibration Actuator for Optical Dise Drives
  22. Haruhiko Kohno, Keio UNIV
    Development of High-Resolution FEM Scheme for Free Surface Coupted with Magnetic Fields
  23. Akihiro Koga, Toshiba Corporation
    Development of Electrostatic Micro Actuator for Ultra Small Camera
  24. Hideki Kobayashi, Toshiba corp.
    Development of Life Cycle Planning Method for Eco-design
  25. Takahide Nagahara, Hitachi Industries Co., Ltd. Research & Development Laboratory
    Development of the Predicting Technique of Air Entraining and Submerged Vortices and the Estimating Technique of Vonter Strength in Pump Suction Intakes
  26. Koutaro Fujimura, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
    Pollution Minimum Combustion Technology of VR Fired Boiler
  27. Katsumasa Miyazaki, Hitachi, Ltd.
    Development of the Evaluation Method of Structural Integrity of Piping with a Defect for Nuclear Power Plants
  28. Ayumu Miyajima, Hitachi, Ltd., Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory
    Development of Fuel-spray Pattern Control Methods and injection Device for Gasoline Direct Injection Engines
  29. Chikashi Murakoshi, Micron Machinery Co.
    Precision OD/ID Centerless Match Grinding
  30. Hiroyuki Mori
    Development of Lead-free Swash-plate of Swash-plate Type Compressor for a Vehicle Air Conditioner

JSME Medal for New Technology

  1. Endless Bar Rolling System
    Susumu Ohkawa, Plant Engineering Division, NKK Corporation, Makoto Doi, Tsu Research Labs., Hiromasa Hayashi, Applied Technology Research Center, NKK Corporation, Yoshihiro Hirase, Materials & Processing Research Center, NKK Corporation and Yuki Sugawara, Engineering Division, NKK Corporation
  2. Development of CO2 Heat Pump Water Heater for Residential Use
    Michiyuki Saikawa, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Katsumi Hashimoto, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Masahiko Itoh, Denso Corporation, Hisayoshi Sakakibara, Denso Corporation and Tomoaki Kobayakawa, Tokyo Electric Power Company
  3. Development of 7 axes’s CNC Thread Rolling Machine
    Toshinaka Shinbutsu, Nissei Co., Ltd., Shuichi Amano, Nissei Co., Ltd., Minoru Yoshinaga, Nissei Co., Ltd. and Kenji Itoh, Nissei Co., Ltd.
  4. Study and Development of the Torque Compensation Cam
    Masao Nishioka, Nishioka Mechanism Laboratory
  5. Development of Water-Lithium Bromide Low-Temperature Absorption Refrigerating Machine
    Akira Nishiguchi, Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Hitachi Ltd., Shuichiro Uchida, Refrigerating-Heating Division, Hitachi Ltd., Tomihisa Ouchi, Hitachi Ltd. (former), Daisuke Hisajima, Power & Industrial Systems, Hitachi, Ltd. and Katsumi Mabuchi Hitachi Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
  6. Development and Construction of World Largest 360MW PFBC Having Hexagon Shaped Furnace
    Hironori Hatazaki, Thermal Power Department, Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc, Hidekatsu Takayama, Nishinippon Environmental Power Co., Inc, Takeshi Matsuo, Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc, Karita Thermal Power Station Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd, Jyunichi Hamanaka, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd and Sakae Ando, Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Co., Ltd
  7. Development of Superplasticity Copper Alloy and New Forging Method and its Application to Mass Production
    Sei Miura, Sojo University, Faculty of Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineerring, Katsuaki Nakamura, TOTO Ltd., New Product Business Department No.1, Nomuyuki Ashie, TOTO Ltd., Material Engineering Research Department, Ryuji Matsubara, TOTO Ltd. Material Engineering Research Department and Hiroshi Azuma, TOTO Ltd. New Product Business Department No.1
  8. Development of a Battery-Voltage-Driven Fuel Injector for Direct-Injection Gasoline Engines
    Makoto Yamakado, Hitachi, Ltd., Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Motoyuki Abe, Hitachi, Ltd., Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Yuzo Kadomukai, Hitachi, Ltd., Mechanical Engineering Research Laboratory, Hiromasa Kubo, Hitachi, Ltd., Automotive Products Division and Yasunaga Hamada, Hitachi Car Engineering, Ltd

JSME Education Award (since2001)

  1. Masatoshi Iwamoto, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku Gakuin UNIV.
    Practical Educating Activities at Sendai Science Museum Using “BontenMaru”, a Self-contained Robot Kit for Children
  2. Mechanical Engineering Design Projects Instructors, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Okuma Masaaki, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Representative of the Instructors)
    A New Method of Mechanical Engineering Design Education “Mechanical Engineering Design Projects”
  3. Takashi Owa, Toshiba Research Consulting Corporation
    Engineering Education in Companies and Collaboration with Universities
  4. Takaharu Kuroda, Kisarazu National College of Technology, Shimaho Matsumura, Kisarazu National College of Technology, Teruyuki Daitoh, Kisarazu National College of Technology, Hideo Takahashi, Kisarazu National College of Technology and Tadateru Ishide, Kisarazu National College of Technology
    The Teaching Cases in Practice to Foster The Engineers Having Creation and Active Behavior
  5. Masashi Shimizu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering
    International Project to increase student’s creativity and internationality
  6. Yutaka Shimoyama, Hachinohe Odate J.H.S
    Renovating Junior High School Education by “the Robot Contest”
  7. Bunya Tadano, Japan Techno-Economic Society
    Find What you like!—the Practice of Techno-Scientific Education for Children
  8. Eiichi Hirano, Tagawa Technical High School
    Creation of a Reliable school though the Teaching of student’s Creativity and Handicraft
  9. Shuichi Fukuda, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology
    Global Project Based Learning between Japan and US
  10. Saburo Matunaga, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Shinichi Nakasuka, Dept. of Aeronautics and Asronautics, University of Tokyo
    University Small Satellite Educational Development, Launch, and Operation