JSME Medal for Distinguished Engineers

    1. Research and Development of Human Symbiotic Humanoid Robot
      Shigeki Sugano (Waseda University)
    2. Thermal Efficiency Improvement for Automobile Internal Combustion Engine
      Koichi Nakata (Toyota Motor Corporation)
    3. Establishment of Database-Driven Control Technology and Its Implementation
      Toru Yamamoto (Hiroshima University)

JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper

  1. Development of fatigue life evaluation technology for multi-layer bellows exhaust pipe
    Michihiro Kawashita (Hitachi, Ltd.)
    Takayuki Shimodaira (Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
    Takayuki Takayuki (Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
    Akio Hoshi (Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
    Kenji Ito (Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
    Yasuhiko Shinji (Mitsubishi Logisnext Co., Ltd. (already retired))
    Shinji Kumai (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  2. The buckling strength of a steel containment vessel with discontinuous stiffening rings of a nuclear power plant
    Kazuhiro Miura (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Takashi Okafuji (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Mitsuhiro Nakamura (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Tatsuyuki Harada (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Noriyuki Hakoda (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Hideyasu Ogo (Nuclear Engineering, Ltd.)
    Tatsuya Hara (The Kansai Electric Power Company, Incorporated.)
  3. Cancelled
  4. Noise-canceling spike between pilot and main-pressure-rise peaks of multiple-injection diesel combustion
    Takayuki Fuyuto (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
    Masahiro Taki (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc. (Current: Daido Univ.))
  5. Mean velocity profile in high Re-number turbulent boundary layer(Comparison with large wind tunnels in the world)
    Yoshiyuki Tsuji (Nagoya University)
    Atsushi Ido (JR Railway Technical Research Institute Wind Tunnel Center)
    Michio Nishioka (Osaka Prefecture University)
  6. Bayesian optimization of traveling wave-like wall deformation for friction drag reduction in turbulent channel flow
    Yusuke Nabae (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science)
    Koji Fukagata (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University)
  7. Reconstruction of damping properties for bended specimen
    Shozo Kawamura (Toyohashi University of Technology)
    Go Kikuchi (Toyohashi University of Technology (Current: Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd./)
    Masami Mtsubara (Toyohashi University of Technology)
  8. Operational modal analysis of under-determined system based on Bayesian CP decomposition
    Sunao Tomita (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
    Tomohiko Jimbo (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
  9. Flow disturbance attenuation for pneumatic anti-vibration apparatuses with a Sinusoidal compensator and vibration transmissibility analysis
    Yukinori Nakamura (Okayama University)
    Hirotaka Akagawa (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (Current: Komatsu Ltd.))
    Shinji Wakui (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
  10. Experimental Study on Stability of Axial Direction of Balance Piston Mechanism
    Hiromichi Hiraki (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
    Tsuyoshi Inoue (Nagoya University)
    Shota Yabui (Nagoya University (Current: Tokyo City University))
  11. Method for cleaning tip of sampling nozzle by reversed phase driving of two vibration plates
    Yosuke Horie (Hitachi, Ltd., Research & Development Group)
    Katsuhiko Kimura (Hitachi, Ltd., Research & Development Group)
    Akihiro Nojima (Hitachi, Ltd., Research & Development Group)
    Hiroyuki Takayama (Hitachi High-Tech Corporation)
    Kohei Nonaka (Hitachi High-Tech Corporation)
  12. Dry etching of single-point cutting tool made of nano-polycrystalline diamond using oxygen plasma (Shapeable cutting edge

    Takuya Semba (Fukuoka Institute of Technology)
    Yoshifumi Amamoto (Fukuoka Institute of Technology)
    Hitoshi Sumiya (Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.)
  13. Study of power loss in chain continuously variable transmissions (CVT) using a geometric model
    Teruhiko Nakazawa (TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS.,INC.)
    Haruhiro Hattori (TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS.,INC.)
    Ichiro Tarutani (TOYOTA CENTRAL R&D LABS.,INC.)
    Shinji Yasuhara (JTEKT Corporation)
    Tsuyoshi Inoue (Nagoya University)
  14. Material property control for CuSn alloy by using wire and arc additive manufacturing
    Yuta Mafune (Saitama University (Current: FURUKAWA UNIC Corp.))
    Naoya Katagiri (HANAI MEDITEC CO.,LTD.)
    Takafumi Hanai (HANAI MEDITEC CO.,LTD.)
    Masanori Kubota ((Minami-Shinsyu Iida Industry Center)
    Takeyuk Abe (Saitama University)
    Jun’Ichi Kaneko (Saitama University)
  15. Increase of one-to-one particle encapsulation yield using dielectrophoretic alignment technique with boxcar-type electrodes
    Kenichi Mabuchi (Kyoto University (Current: Tokyo Electron Ltd.))
    Kazuya Tatsumi (Kyoto University)
    Reiko Kuriyama (Kyoto University)
    Kazuyoshi Nakabe (Kyoto University)
  16. Analysis of membrane structure of the inner ear motor protein prestin by force spectroscopy
    Michio Murakoshi (Kanazawa University)
    Hiroshi Wada (Tohoku University)

JSME Medal for New Technology

    1. High efficiency low cost new generation 1.2L 3cylinder Engine
      Soichiro Okudaira (DAIHATSU MOTORCO.,LTD.)
      Koichi Yorizane (DAIHATSU MOTORCO.,LTD.)
      Hidetomo Horikawa (DAIHATSU MOTORCO.,LTD.)
      Shinya Takedomi (DAIHATSU MOTORCO.,LTD.)
    2. Technologies for achieving both reliability improvement and weight reduction of N700S Shinkansen Bogie
      Seiji Kanamori (Central Japan Railway Company)
      Kei Sakanoue (Central Japan Railway Company)
      Masahito Adachi (Central Japan Railway Company)
      Tomohiro Otsuka (Central Japan Railway Company)
      Hirokazu Kato (Central Japan Railway Company)
    3. Remote Control Auto Driving System
    4. A firefighting robot system that can be applied to large-scale fires in petroleum complexes
      Jun Fujita (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
      Hisanori Amano (National Research Institute of Fire and Disaster)
      Kenichi Murasumi (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
      Kazunori Ohno (Tohoku University)
      Shotaro Kojima (Tohoku University)
    5. Development of Low Noise Scroll Compressor for Electric Vehicles Based on New Scroll Wrap Profile Design Technology
      Takuro Yamashita (Toyota Industries Corporation)
      Takumi Maeda (Toyota Industries Corporation)
      Tatsunori Tomota (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
      Yasuhiro Kondoh (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)
      Etsuko Hori (Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.)

JSME Young Engineers Award

  1. Estimation of Breakage Position in Wire Rope Cross-section by Geometrical Formulation of Wire Shape
    Masatoshi Ogata (Japan Organization of Occupational Health and Society)
  2. Research on evaluation of delayed fracture of metals under cathodic hydrogen charging.
  3. A Research of Stress Intensity Factors for a Penny-shaped Crack under Internal Pressure in a Multi-layer Composite
    Kotaro Miura (Hirosaki University)
  4. Study on thermo-fluid behavior at three-phase contact region in a porous medium based on microscale infrared/visible
    Kimihide Odagiri (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
  5. Study of the physics of solid-liquid interfacial nanobubbles and gas molecule-adsorbed layers
    Hideaki Teshima (KYUSHU UNIVERSITY)
  6. Research to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Combustion Instability and Noise in Turbulent Spray Combustion
    Abhishek Lakshman Pillai (Kyoto University)
  7. Visualization of near-wall flow phenomena by advanced single-view 3D3C velocimetry
    Yoshiyasu Ichikawa (Tokyo University of Science)
  8. Multiphase Lattice Boltzmann Modeling and Its Application to Flows Around Complex Structures
    Makoto Sugimoto (Tohoku University)
  9. Research on three-dimensional wake flow of low-aspect-ratio cylinder and its control
    Hiroka Rinoshika (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
  10. Gait Assistive Robot based on Adaptive Admittance Control
    Shunki Itadera (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
  11. Research on robot motion control using reinforcement learning
    Taisuke Kobayashi (National Institute of Informatics)
  12. Development and application of multiphysics and multiscale simulation and design methodologies for advanced
    structures and materials
    Natsuki Tsushima (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
  13. Kineto-elasto-static characterization of a deployable origami and its application to extendable mechanisms
    Hiroshi Matsuo (BANDAI CO., LTD.)
  14. Clarification of tribological properties of hard nitrogen doped ta-C coatings
    Xiaoxu Liu (Nagoya Institute of Technology)
  15. Hybrid Micro/Nano-Texturing by Machining-Assisted Short-Pulsed Laser
    Shuhei Kodama (Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology)
  16. Ion channel evaluation technique using non-invasive tomographic imaging of ion concentration distribution
    Daisuke Kawashima (Chiba University)
  17. Biomechanical modeling of comfort in resting posture
    Akisue Kuramoto (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  18. Study on 3D tissue formation and perfusion culture systems using microfabrication technique
    Byeongwook Jo (The University of Tokyo)
  19. Bio-hybrid odorant sensor and odor source localization by combining insect olfaction and machines
    Daigo Terutsuki (Tohoku University)
  20. Active Resonance Control and Auditory Nerve Stimulation in MEMS Cochlear Implants Mimicking Outer Hair Cells and
    Sensory Epithelia
    Hiroki Yamazaki (Osaka University)
  21. Development of Implicit Stress Integration Algorithm for Monotonic and Cyclic Deformation Analysis
    Takuya Anjiki (Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd.)
  22. Development of Passive Mechanism that Realizes Sit-to-Stand Motion without Lower Limb Force and Its Applied Devices
    Yosuke Eguchi (Qolo Inc.)
  23. Development of wind turbine performance evaluation technology in mountainous areas
    Yusuke Otake (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  24. Development of Hierarchical Motion Control Technology for Picking Robots Adapting to Complexly Changing Environments
    Yoshifumi Oka (Toshiba Corporation)
  25. Development of Compact Modules for High-precision Inertial Sensors and their applied technology for position and
    attitude measurement
  26. Development of damage evaluation technology for carburized parts by X-ray diffraction method
    Tomohisa Kanazawa (Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd.)
  27. Development of a proposal system for high-efficiency cutting conditions using machine learning
    Kengo Kawai (DMGMORI CO.,LTD.)
  28. Development of automatic NC program correction system to realize flexible production independent of operator and
    Yasutaka Kedo (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  29. Development of Engine Control System to Comply with Real Drive Emission Regulation
    Ryutaro Koiwai (Hitachi,Ltd.)
  30. Development of Thermal Design for Predetermined Temperature Distribution Based on Combination with Reduced Order
    Model and Linear Programming
    Tatsuya Kobari (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  31. Development of Technology to Improve Drying Finish in Vertical Washer-Dryers Using High-Speed Warm Air
    Sori Sasaki (Hitachi,Ltd.)
  32. Elucidation of fundamental formation process of atmospheric pressure low-temperature plasma and development of
    applied technology
    Yosuke Sato (Toshiba Corporation)
  33. Development of an automation system for vehicle drivability evaluation using machine learning
    Hisashi Tajima (Toyota Motor Corporation)
  34. Development of a Flow Monitoring Technology for Automated Analyzers Using Hydrodynamical Calculation Including Air
    Kazuhiro Noda (Hitachi, Ltd.)
  35. Development of a Wind Resource Analysis Method for Large Wind Farms to Evaluate the Effects of Wind Turbine Wake
    Yuki Fukatani (Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation)
  36. Development of high efficiency and wide range centrifugal compressor for automotive turbocharger
    Yutaka Fujita (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.)
  37. Development of evaluation for sampling method and condition of starting deposition at woody biomass particles in the
    fuel pipes of boilers for power plant
    Shohei Matsunari (IHI Corporation)
  38. Development of evaluation techniques for high-speed water jet behavior in air during fluid leakage in power plants
    Shun Watanabe (Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry)

JSME Education Award

  1. Human resources development through participation in the international competition,
    Cybathlon, and fostering the Cybathlon movement in Japan
    Shuro Nakajima (Faculty of Systems Engineering, Wakayama University)
  2. Flying Robot Education for Comprehensive Learning of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (Holding Tokai Climax
    Susumu Flying Robot Education Association Of Tokai National Higher Education And Research System Hara (Nagoya
  3. Promotion of science and engineering education for elementary school students through cooperation between Matsubushi
    town (Saitama prefecture) and the universities
    Hiroya Mamori (The University of Electro-Communications)
    Koji Koji (Tokyo University of Science)
    Yukinori Kametani (Meiji University)
    Takayuki Kanemaru (Matsubushi Town, Board of Education)
    Daichi Namie (Matsubushi Town, Board of Education)
  4. One-day hands-on experience school for science and technology-Machinery school
    Kou Executive Committee Of One-Day Hands-On Experience School For Science And Technology-Machinery School
    (Representative: Yamada (Gunma UNIV.))

JSME Excellent Product Award

JSME Women of the Future Award

    1. Vision-based in-hand manipulation by pose detection of a grasped object
      Yuzuka Isobe (Chuo University)
    2. Study of Unsteady Interference-Flow at Compressible Low-Reynolds-Number using Functional Molecular Sensors
      Miku Kasai (Tohoku University)
    3. Development of a durable and blood-friendly hydrodynamically levitated rotary blood pump by utilizing plasma skimming
      JIANG MING (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
    4. Evaluating the oxidation resistance of Ni-base superalloys based on S segregation and interfacial strength
      Chihiro Tabata (Waseda University)
    5. Clarification of the aerotaxis of eukaryote
      Satomi Hirose (Tohoku University)