JSME Medal for Distinguished Engineers

  1. Yoshitomo Suzuki(JATCO Ltd.)
    Contribution to manufacturing innovation of power transmission parts for trasmission
  2. Hiromu Hashimoto (Tokai University)
    Formulation of Web Handling Theory and Its Actual Application
  3. Masakatsu Fujie (Waseda University)
    Outstanding Contribution for Research and Development of Medical and Rehabilitation Robot

JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper

  1. Joule heat welding of thin wires to thin films
    Hironori TOHMYOH (Tohoku University)
    Masato FUJIMORI (Tohoku University)
  2. Forming simulation of thermoplastic pre-impregnated textile reinforcement by finite element method
    Masato NISHI (JSOL Corporation)
    Tetsushi KABURAGI (Gunma Industrial Technology Center)
    Masashi KUROSE (Gunma National College of Technology)
    Tei HIRASHIMA (JSOL Corporation)
    Tetsusei KURASHIKI (Osaka University)
  3. Selection of additive elements for lead-free solders by use of a Kriging-based method for efficiently searching materials
    Norihiko NONAKA (Hitachi, Ltd)
    Tomio IWASAKI (Hitachi, Ltd)
    Hiroshi MORIYA (Hitachi, Ltd)
    Hisashi TANIE (Hitachi, Ltd)
    Osamu IKEDA (Hitachi, Ltd)
  4. Thermodynamic Behavior of Hydrogen Binary Systems with Critical Curve Divergence and Retrograde Condensation
    Naoya SAKODA (Kyushu University)
    Masamichi KOHNO (Kyushu University)
    Yasuyuki TAKATA (Kyushu University)
  5. Study of unsteady gas-liquid two-phase flow induced force fluctuation (Part 1: Evaluation and modeling of two-phase flow induced force fluctuation)
    Shuichiro MIWA (Purdue University)
    Yang LIU (Purdue University)
    Takashi HIBIKI (Purdue University)
    Mamoru ISHII (Purdue University)
    Yoshiyuki KONDO (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd)
    Hideyuki MORITA (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd)
    Koichi TANIMOTO (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd)
  6. Three-dimensional structure of tip vortex in a half-ducted propeller fan
    Kazuya KUSANO (Kyushu University)
    Masato FURUKAWA (Kyushu University)
    Kazutoyo YAMADA (Kyushu University)
  7. Calculation for the Opening Delay of a Discharge Reed Valve in Compressors (Opening Mechanism Based on the Valve Deformation-Gas Flow-Oil Film Flow Behavior)
    Fumitaka YOSHIZUMI (Toyota Central R&D LABS., INC.)
    Yasuhiro KONDOH (Toyota Central R&D LABS., INC.)
    Takahiro MOROI (Toyota Central R&D LABS., INC.)
    Shinji TAMANO (Nagoya University)
    Yohei MORINISHI (Nagoya University)
  8. Development of 3-D Motion Display System to Assist Diagnostic Treatment of Occlusal Disorder (Contact State Analysis of Upper and Lower Teeth with Patient-Specific Hybrid Model)
    Kiwamu SAITOU (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Hitoshi KIMURA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Norio INOU (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Taisei FUJIKAWA (Showa University)
    Youhei TAKEUCHI (Showa University)
    Koutaro MAKI (Showa University)
  9. Large Grasp Force Hand with High Compliance during High Speed Phase
    Toshio TAKAYAMA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Gouki CHIBA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Toru OMATA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  10. Equivalent non-Gaussian excitation method for moment calculation of non-Gaussian randomly excited systems
    Takahiro TSUCHIDA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Koji KIMURA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  11. Improvement of Convergence for Adaptive Feed-Forward Cancellation Using Variable Gains in a Head Positioning System of Hard Disk Drives
    Shota YABUI (HGST Japan, Ltd.)
    Itsuro KAJIWARA (Hokkaido University)
    Shigeo NAKAMURA (HGST Japan, Ltd.)
    Takenori ATSUMI (HGST Japan, Ltd.)
  12. Precise pipe-bending by 3-RPSR parallel mechanism considering springback and clearances at dies
    Shohei KAWASUMI (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Yukio TAKEDA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    Daisuke MATSUURA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  13. Building of super high-efficiency processing technology based on innovative concept (Establishment of effective polishing process of SiC substrate using Dilatancy pad tool with bowl feed method)
    Toshiro K. DOI (Kyushu University)
    Kiyoshi SESHIMO (Kyushu University)
    Tsutomu YAMAZAKI (Kyushu University)
    Masanori OHTSUBO (Kyushu University)
    Hideaki NISHIZAWA (Kyushu University)
    Sachi MURAKAMI (Kyushu University)
    Daizo ICHIKAWA (Fujikoshi Machinery Corp.)
    Yoshio NAKAMURA (Fujikoshi Machinery Corp.)
    Tadakazu MIYASHITA (Fujikoshi Machinery Corp.)
    Yoshihide KAWAMURA (Fujibo Ehime Co., LTD.)
    Masataka TAKAGI (Fujibo Ehime Co., LTD.)
    Hiroshi KASHIWADA (Fujibo Ehime Co., LTD.)
    Hideo AIDA(Kyushu University, Namiki Precision Jewel Co., LTD.)
  14. Development of high-acceleration moving table for machine tools (Evaluation of high speed motion of tandem table arranged on same axis)
    Yoshitaka MORIMOTO (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
    Katsuhiro NAKAGAKI (Takamatsu Machinery CO., LTD)
    Takayuki MORIYAMA (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
    Hiroshi SAITO (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
    Keigo TAKASUGI (Kanazawa Institute of Technology)
  15. A topology optimisation for three-dimensional acoustics with the level set method and the fast multipole boundary element method
    Hiroshi ISAKARI (Nagoya University)
    Kohei KURIYAMA (Nagoya University)
    Shinya HARADA (Nagoya University)
    Takayuki YAMADA (Kyoto University)
    Toru TAKAHASHI (Nagoya University)
    Toshiro MATSUMOTO (Nagoya University)
  16. The Stabilization Effect of Mesenchymal Stem Cells on the Formation of Microvascular Networks in a Microfluidic Device
    Kyoko YAMAMOTO (Keio University)
    Kohei TANIMURA (Keio University)
    Yo MABUCHI (Keio University)
    Yumi MATSUZAKI (Keio University)
    Seok CHUNG (Korea University)
    Roger D. KAMM (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Mariko IKEDA (Keio University)
    Kazuo TANISHITA (Keio University)
    Ryo SUDO (Keio University)

JSME Medal for New Technology

  1. Development of technology for visualizing asbestos in construction materials using near-infrared spectroscopy
    Takao Ueno (Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd.)
    Satoru Nakamura (Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd.)
    Yoshitaka Yanagihara (Tokyu Construction Co., Ltd.)
  2. Large-capacity Adjustable-speed Pumped-storage Power System
    Toru Kubo (Toshiba Corp.)
    Hirotaka Tojo (Toshiba Corp.)
    Junji Mori (Toshiba Corp.)
    Takayuki Shiozaki (TEPCO, Inc.)
    Tadahiko Watanabe (TEPCO, Inc.)
  3. Development of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell – Micro Gas Turbine (SOFC-MGT) Hybrid System
    Yoshinori Kobayashi (Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.)
    Kazuo Tomida (Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.)
    Tsutomu Tokumoto (Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd)
    Kazuhisa Okamoto (Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd)
    Kazunari Sasaki (Kyushu University)
  4. The development of fuel cell system for mass production vehicle
    Masaaki Kondo (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    Mikio Kizaki (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    Seiji Mizuno (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    Yasuhiro Nonobe (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    Toshiyuki Suzuki (Toyota Motor Corporation)
  5. Development of new four-wheel drive system with outstanding fuel economy and traveling performance handling instant change in road surface friction
    Junichi Doi (Mazda Motor Corporation)
    Mitsunobu Matsuda (Mazda Motor Corporation)
    Yasushi Yagi (Mazda Motor Corporation)
    Tetsushi Marutani (Mazda Motor Corporation)
    Eiji Mito (Mazda Motor Corporation)
  6. Space-saving milling method for bottom surface of cylinder head by utilizing a rotary table
    Keitaro Nomura (Toyota Motor Corporation)
  7. Development and production of high performance automotive brakes
    Tomoki Yachi (Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.)
    Masanori Kato (Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.)
    Shuichi Oshiden (Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.)
    Shinjiro Masuko (Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.)
    Yoshio Totsuka (Akebono Brake Industry Co., Ltd.)
  8. Development of ICT Bulldozer and ICT Hydraulic Excavator innovating the construction model of job site
    Shigeru Yamamoto (Komatsu Ltd.)
    Tomohiro Nakagawa (Komatsu Ltd.)
    Takahiro Shimojo (Komatsu Ltd.)
    Kenjiro Shimada (Komatsu Ltd.)

JSME Young Engineers Award

  1. A simulation study of cardiomyocyte integrating electrophysiology and mechanics based on triphasic theory
    Asuka Hatano (The University of Tokyo)
  2. Study on evaluation of the long-term durability of carbon fiber reinforced plastics
    Atsushi Hosoi (Waseda University)
  3. Investigation of Structure Formation and Transport Phenomena in Porous Electrodes for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells
    Suzuki Takahiro (Osaka University)
  4. Measurements of liquid film thickness formed between bubbles during coalescence process applying laser extinction method with high-speed and high-resolution
    Takayuki Morokuma (Yokohama National University)
  5. Study of submicron-scale droplet condensation mechanism on hydrophobic-hydrophilic surface
    Yutaka Yamada (Kyushu University)
  6. Clarification of Bubble Behavior in Megasonic Field by Computational Fluid Dynamics And Its Application to Nanodevice Cleaning
    Naoya Ochiai (Tohoku University)
  7. Numerical and theoretical approach for the skin friction drag reduction in spatially developing turbulent boundary layers by using uniform blowing
    Yukinori Kametani (The University of Tokyo)
  8. Performance of projectile acceleration by a gaseous detonation-driven gas gun and a detonation wave induced around a projectile
    Shinichi Maeda (Saitama University)
  9. Study on Reduced-order and Lumped-element Modeling of An Elastic Body in Flexible Multibody Dynamics
    Masahiko Aki (Nagoya University)
  10. Identification of Tension Distribution of Thin Plate Using Vibration Characteristics
    Hirotoshi Arihara (Kobe Steel, Ltd.)
  11. On-chip Manipulation and Measurement of Single Floating Cell Using Robot Integrated Microfluidic Chip
    Keitaro Ito (Nagoya University)
  12. Design of Optimal Feedback Control Systems for Spatiotemporal Dynamical Systems
    Tomoaki Hashimoto (Osaka Institute of Technology)
  13. A Study of Control Method for a Wearable Robot Based on EEG Signals
    Yoshiaki Hayashi (Saga University)
  14. Study of ultra-precision intelligent micro-/nano measurement
    So Ito (Tohoku University)
  15. Development of Fully Eulerian Mechanical-coupling Method and Application to Bio-fluidic Phenomenon
    Satoshi Ii (Osaka University)
  16. Development of A Mechanical Cell Model Considering Internal Structures Based on Experimental and Computational Biomechanics
    Yoshihiro Ujihara (Kawasaki Medical School)
  17. A Study on the Mechanism of Bone Functional Adaptation to Changes in Mechanical Environment
    Yoshitaka Kameo (Kyoto University)
  18. Autonomous Microsystems Integrated with Microorganisms and Machines
    Moeto Nagai (Toyohashi University of Technology)
  19. A numerical analysis of the lateral migration of cells and drug delivery systems in the blood
    Stephanie Nix (Akita Prefectural University)
  20. Development of a 3D MHD code for pressure drop and fluctuation at low flow rate in electromagnetic pump
    Takatoshi Asada (TOSHIBA Corporation)
  21. Development of vibration analysis technology of turbine generator stator end-winding
    Yoshihiko Iga (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  22. Noncontact steel sheet control using dual coil electromagnets
    Yusuke Ishigai (JFE Steel Corporation)
  23. Autonomous Parameter Turning Technology for HDDs in Production Line Using a Multi-objective Optimization
    Yoshiyuki Ishihara (TOSHIBA Corporation)
  24. A lock on function for electromotive laparoscope to keep target area in field of view
    Shintaro Inoue (Olympus Corporation)
  25. Development of steering feel enhancing technology using equivalent friction control method for electric power steering
    Satoshi Ohno (Honda R&D Co., Ltd.)
  26. Development of Magnetic Bearing with Zero Power Controlled Electromagnetic Suspension
    Yoshitake Kamijo (TOSHIBA Corporation)
  27. Improvement of Part-load Performance of Multistage Centrifugal Compressor for turbo Chiller
    Daisuke Kawaguchi (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  28. Prediction technique for dynamic stress on bellows exhaust pipe
    Michihiro Kawashita (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  29. Development of simulator for transient behavior analysis of injector for Diret-Injection Gasoline Engine
    Ryo Kusakabe (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  30. Development of Steering Assist Control Based on Analysis of Driver’s Avoidance Operation in Emergency Situations
    Hideki Takahashi (Mazda Mortor Corporation)
  31. Development of Reaction Force Design Method of a Steering Wheel that Matches the Kansei by the Human Perception Characteristics
    Kazuhiro Takemura (Mazda Motor Corporation)
  32. Development of Exhaust Hood for Axial Low Pressure Steam Turbine
    Taro Noguchi (TOSHIBA Corporation)
  33. Modeling of thermal environment in railway vehicle by simulation
    Nobuaki Hayashi (East Japan Railway co.)
  34. Development of 1.2L Downsized Turbocharged Direct Injection Gasoline Engine with Superior Thermal Efficient Combustion
  35. Development of coupled simulation of vehicle dynamics and aerodynamics for train
    Masataka Hidai (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  36. Vibration Displacement Prediction Formulae for Boiler Structures Based on Energy Balance
  37. Development of Gas Turbine Vane for High Efficiency Gas Turbine
  38. Development of Adhesion Analysis of Interface
    Mariko Miyazaki (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  39. Improvement of drawing stability and throughput in scanning probe lithography based on anti-wear probes
    Yongfang Li (TOSHIBA Corp.)

JSME Education Award

  1. Educational Publication Contribution in the Fields of Robotics
    Haruhisa Kawasaki (Gifu University)
  2. Engineers Education by Evening Seminar for Working member of Society
    Evening Seminar Supporters in Technology and Society Division

JSME Excellent Product Award

  1. Linear-Motor-Driven Full-Active Mass Damper
    IHI Infrastructure Systems Co., Ltd.
  2. High pressure resistant glass sphere
    Okamoto Glass Co., Ltd.
  3. CNT-3000EA / CNT-6000EN standby gas turbine generator sets
    Niigata Power System Co., Ltd.
  4. Vortex E Series All-in-one Coolant Pump
    Nippon Oil Pump Co., Ltd.