Honors / Awards

Awards (Last 10 years)

2017 KAN, Daisuke
SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi
The 41st JSPM Award for Inovatory Research, Japan Society of Powder and Powder Metallurgy (31 May 17)
  SATO, Ryota
Nanoscale Horizons Award, The 15th Annual Meeting of Society of Nano Science and Technology (11 May 17)
  UESUGI, Motonari
The 49th Ichimura Prize in Science for Distinguished Achievement (26 Apr 17)
  KAN, Daisuke
The Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (19 Apr 17)
  SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi
Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category) of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (19 Apr 17)
  SOHRIN, Yoshiki
Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category) of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (19 Apr 17)
  KAWABATA, Takeo
The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award ’17 (24 Mar 17)
  IHARA, Toshiyuki
The 11th Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (Division 5) (18 Mar 17)
  NAKAMURA, Yasuyuki
The 31st Chemical Society of Japan Lecture Award for Young Chemists (18 Mar 17)
  NAKAMURA, Masaharu
The 34th Academic Award, The Chemical Society of Japan (17 Mar 17)
  IWAMOTO, Takahiro
Showa Denko Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (16 Feb 17)
  DOI, Yuya
The 33rd Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists (3 Feb 17)
  TAHARA, Hirokazu
The 33rd Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists (3 Feb 17)
2016 TAHARA, Hirokazu
NF Foundation R&D Encouragement Award (25 Nov 16)
  SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi
TAKANO, Mikio
SAITO, Takashi
Daiwa Adrian Prizes 2016, Daiwa ANGLO-JAPANESE FOUNDATION (15 Nov 16)
  MIZUHATA, Yoshiyuki
Progress Award in Silicon Chemistry, Japan, The Society of Silicon Chemistry, Japan (8 Oct 16)
  TSUJII, Yoshinobu
The Cellulose Society of Japan Award, The Cellulose Society of Japan (14 Jul 16)
  SAKAKIBARA, Keita
The Young Researcher Award of The Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (8 Jun 16)
  MASAI, Hirokazu
International Exchange Encouragement Award: The Motoharu Kurata Award, The Ceramic Society of Japan (3 Jun 16)
  AKUTSU, Tatsuya
Fellow Award, Information Processing Society of Japan (3 Jun 16)
  SHIMOAKA, Takafumi
2016 Young Scientist Presentation Award of The Spectroscopical Society of Japan (2 Jun 16)
  OHKANDA, Junko
The 21st Incentive Award of the Society of Japanese Women Scientists (22 May 16)
  SOHRIN, Yoshiki
The JOS Prize, The Oceanographic Society of Japan (1 Apr 16)
  UEDA, Yoshihiro
The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kinki Branch Award for Young Scientists (8 Jan 16)
2015 IWASHITA, Yoshihisa
The JSNS Technology Prize, The Japanese Society for Neutron Science (10 Dec 15)
  TAKEUCHI, Toshihide
The Young Investigator Award, The Biomedical Society for Stress Response (6 Nov 15)
  WATANABE, Hiroshi
The Bingham Medal, The Society of Rheology (USA) (13 Oct 15)
  SATO, Ryota
Presentation Award for Young Scientists, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, The Chemical Society of Japan (3 Oct 15)
  HASEGAWA, Takeshi
SAS Fellow, The Society for Applied Spectroscopy (29 Sep 15)
  ONO, Teruo
The IEEE Magnetics Society 2016 Distinguished Lecturer (28 Sep 15)
  WAKAMIYA, Atsushi
The Nozoe Memorial Award for Young Organic Chemists (25 Sep 15)
  SAKAMOTO, Masanori
Japanese Photochemistry Association Prize for Young Scientist for 2015 (10 Sep 15)
  TAKEUCHI, Toshihide
The Young Investigator Award, The Japanese  Association for RNAi, The Japanese Society of Extracellular Vesicles (28 Aug 15)
  NAKAMURA, Yasuyuki
Young Scientist Lecture Award, The Society of Polymer Science, Japan, Kansai Regional Chapter (17 Jul 15)
  TOSAKA, Masatoshi
Progress Award, The Adhesion Society of Japan (19 Jun 15)
  TOSAKA, Masatoshi
Prize of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan (10 Jun 15)
  SAKABE, Shuji
Fellow Award, The Laser Society of Japan (29 May 15)
  WAKAMIYA, Atsushi
2015 Step-up Award of Japan Association for Chemical Innovation (27 May 15)
  HARUTA Mitsutaka
Research Encouragement Award, The Japanese Society of Microscopy (14 May 15)
  YAMAGO, Shigeru
Commendation for Science and Technology
by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports,
Science and Technology (15 Apr 15)
  TAKANO, Shotaro
Sasakawa Scientific Research Encouragement
Prize (13 Apr 15)
  NAKAMURA, Yasuyuki
Excellence Lecture Award, The Chemical Society of Japan (13 Apr 15)
  HASEGAWA, Takeshi
The 32nd Academic Award, The Chemical Society of Japan (28 Mar 15)
  WATANABE, Bunta
Society Awards 2015 (on high prospectiveness), Pesticide Science Society of Japan (18 Mar 15)
  IHARA, Toshiyuki
Young Researcher Award, 174th Committee on Molecular Nanotechnology JSPS University-Industry Cooperative Research Committees (3 Mar 15)
  YOSHIDA, Hiroyuki
Japan OLED Forum, the 8th Achievement Award  (27 Feb 15)
∗Prof Em NAKAHARA, Masaru
2015 IAPWS Honorary Fellow Award, The International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (2 Jul 15)
∗Prof Em MUKOYAMA, Takeshi
Hungarian Knight Cross Medal(6 Aug 15)
2014 GOTO, Susumu SIGBIO (Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics) Contribution Award (18 Dec 14)
  AKUTSU, Tatsuya SIGBIO (Special Interest Group on Bioinformatics) Contribution Award (18 Dec 14)
  FURUTA, Takumi The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan, Kansai Branch Award (2 Dec 14)
  INOUE, Shunsuke Young Scientist Oral Presentation Award, Plasma Conference 2014 (21 Nov 14)
  KARASUYAMA, Masayuki
MAMITSUKA, Hiroshi
Best Performer in the DREAM 9 (11 Nov 14)
  AKUTSU, Tatsuya InTech Award Diploma (26 Oct 14)
  ONO, Teruo DOCOMO Mobile Science Award (17 Oct 14)
  IWASHITA, Yoshihisa PASJ Award for Technical Contributions (10 Aug 14)
  YOSHIDA, Hiroyuki Grand Renewable Energy 2014 International Conference, Best Oral Presentation Award (1 Aug 14)
  FUTAKI, Shiroh Best Reviewer Award of 2013, JSPS’s Screening Committee for Young Researcher Fellowships (31 Jul 14)
  KAJI, Hironori Outstanding Achievement Award of the Organic LED Forum (18 Jul 14)
  GOTO, Susumu 2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researchers (18 Jun 14)
  SAITO, Takashi
SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi
JSPM Award for Inovatory Research (3 Jun 14)
  SASAMORI, Takahiro Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award (6 May 14)
  KURIHARA, Tatsuo Nagase Foundation Award (25 Apr 14)
  SATO, Ryota The Best Oral Presentation Award, the 94th Annual Meeting of the Chemical Society of Japan (10 Apr 14)
  INOUE, Shunsuke Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (29 Mar 14)
  HARUTA, Mitsutaka The Best Oral Presentation Award, the Japan Society of Applied Physics (17 Mar 14)
  HAYASHIDA, Morihiro IPSJ Yamashita SIG Research Award (11 Mar 14)
  AGOU, Tomohiro Ube Industries, Ltd. Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (20 Feb 14)
  TAKEUCHI, Katsuhiko Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists (4 Feb 14)
2013 INOUE, Rintaro Promortive Award of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan, Kansai (22 Nov 13)
  TOKITOH, Norihiro Alexander von Humboldt Research Award (Re-invitation) (8 Oct 13)
  HASEGAWA, Takeshi Advanced Analysis Technology Award-JAIMA Instrument Development Award 2013 (11 Sep 13)
  SOHRIN, Yoshiki The Steel Foundation for Environmental Protection Technology President Award (6 Sep 13)
  TERANISHI, Toshiharu Materials and Structures Laboratory Director Award 2013 (17 Jul 13)
  YAMAGO, Shigeru Technology Award, the Adohesion Society of Japan (21 Jun 13)
  ONO, Teruo The German Innovation Award, the Gottfried Wagener Prize 2nd Prize (18 Jun 13)
  WAKAMIYA, Atsushi The New Chemical Technology Research Encouragement Award (30 May 13)
  IMANISHI, Miki The Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (16 Apr 13)
  HATAKEYAMA, Takuji The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists for 2013 (23 Mar 13)
∗Prof Em SAKKA, Sumio ICG President’s Award (1 Jul 13)
2012 CHIBA, Daichi The 14th Sir Martin Wood Prize (14 Nov 12)
  MASAI, Hirokazu The Best Presentation Award, 7th Symposium of the Ceramic Society of Japan Kansai Branch (13 Jul 12)
  MASAI, Hirokazu The 66th CerSJ Awards for Advancements in Ceramic Science and Technology (8 Jun 12)
  CHIBA, Daichi Honda Memorial Young Researcher Award (13 May 12)
  HATAKEYAMA, Takuji The New Chemical Technology Research Encouragement Award (25 May 12)
  KAWABATA, Takeo

Molecular Chirality Award 2012 (17 May 12)

  WATANABE, Hiroshi The SRJ Award (10 May 12)
  YAMAGO, Shigeru Ichimura Academic Award ( 27 Apr 12)
  WAKAMIYA, Atsushi The Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (17 Apr 12)
  IMANISHI, Miki The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Young Scientists (28 Mar 12)
  SHIMAKAWA, Yuichi The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work for 2011 ( 26 Mar 12)
  KAN, Daisuke The Best Oral Presentation Award, the Japan Society of Applied Physics (15 Mar 12)
  KOBAYASHI, Kensuke Marubun Award for Research Promotion (7 Mar 12)
  ONO, Teruo 8th (FY2011) JSPS PRIZE (27 Feb 12)
  SASAMORI, Takahiro Sumitomo Chemical Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (17 Feb 12)
  YAMAGO, Shigeru SSOCJ DIC Award for Functional Material Chemistry 2011 (17 Feb 12)
  YOSHIMURA, Tomoyuki The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kinki Branch Award for Young Scientists (6 Jan 12)
2011 NAKAMURA, Masaharu Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (14 Dec 11)
  INOUE, Rintaro Award for Research Promotion, the Japanese Society for Neutron Science (22 Nov 11)
  NAKASE, Ikuhiko Young Investigator Award, the Japanese Peptide Society (28 Sep 11)
  MURATA, Yasujiro

The Nozoe Memorial Award for Young Organic Chemists ( 22 Sep 11)

  CHIBA, Daichi

Ando Incentive Prize for the Study of Electronics (18 Jun 11)

  MASUBUCHI, Yuichi The Bridgestone Softmaterial Frontier Award, Encouraging Prize 2010 (30 May 11)
  KOBAYASHI, Kensuke Funai Prize for Science (28 May 11)
  MATSUMIYA, Yumi The SRJ Research Award, 2011 (19 May 11)
  UESUGI, Motonari The German Innovation Award, the Gottfried Wagener Prize 2010 1st Prize (12 May 11)
  SASAMORI, Takahiro The Young Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (11 Apr 11)
  KOBAYASHI, Kensuke TheYoung Scientists’ Prize of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the MEXT (11 Apr 11)
  UESUGI, Motonari The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Divisional Scientific Promotions (28 Mar 11)
  TAYAGAKI, Takeshi The 5th Young Scientist Award, the Physical Society of Japan (26 Mar 11)
  KOBAYASHI, Kensuke The 3rd Yukawa-Tomonaga Memorial Prize (23 Feb 11)
  HATAKEYAMA, Takuji 3rd Fluorine Chemistry Research Incentive Award (16 Feb 11)
2010 YAMAGO, Shigeru Asian Core Program Lectureship Award (10 Nov 10)
  TOKITOH, Norihiro Award for the Best Reviewers of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (29 Oct 10)
  KANEMITSU, Yoshihiko Outstanding Achievement Award of the 125th Research Committee
on Mutual Conversion between Light and Electricity (25 Oct 10)
  MASAI, Hirokazu The Best Oral Presentation Award, the Japan Society of Applied Physics (14 Sep 10)
  TOKITOH, Norihiro The 3rd Kim Yong Hae Lectureship Award (1 Sep 10)
  YAMAGO, Shigeru The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Creative Work (27 Mar 10)
  SASAMORI, Takahiro The Chemical Society of Japan Award for Young Chemists for 2009 (27 Mar 10)
  FURUTA, Takumi Takasago Koryo Kogyo Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (19 Feb 10)
∗Prof Em SHINJO, Teruya Toray Science and Technology Prize (17 Mar 10)
2009 MASUBUCHI, Yuichi Award of Molecular Simulation Society of Japan (1 Dec 09)
  CHIBA, Daichi The 4th Condensed -Matter Science Prize (29 Nov 09)
  SASAMORI, Takahiro Progress Award in Silicon Chemistry (31 Oct 09)
  ONO, Teruo The 27th Osaka Science Prize (11 Sep 09)
  NISHIDA, Koji The Award of the Society of Fiber science and Technology, Japan (10 Jun 09)
  KOBAYASHI, Kensuke 3rd Young Scientist Award of the Physical Society of Japan (28 Mar 09)
  IWASHITA, Yoshihisa The Nishikawa Prize, Foundation for High Energy Accelerator Science (23 Mar 09)
2008 ONO, Teruo Japan IBM Prize (26 Nov 08)
  MATUBAYASI, Nobuyuki Award for Distinguished Achievement and Nose Memorial Award, the Japan Society of Molecular Simulation (18 Nov 08)
  ONO, Teruo The 10th Sir Martin Wood Prize (12 Nov 08)
  TAKAHASHI, Masahide Award for Promising Young Researchers, the Ceramics Society of Japan (24 Jul 08)
  GOTO, Atsushi Young Scientist Presentation Award, 54th Annual Kobe Polymer Research Symposium, the Society of Polymer Science, Japan (18 Jul 08)
  WATANABE, Hiroshi The Award of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan (29 May 08)
  ONO, Teruo FUNAI Information Technology Prize (19 Apr 08)
  MIZUHATA, Yoshiyuki Mitsubishi Chemical Award in Synthetic Organic Chemistry ,the Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan (20 Feb 08)
∗Prof Em HORII, Fumitaka Anselme Payen Award, Cellulose and Renewable Materials Division, American Chemical Society (8 Apr 08)
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Nobel Prize

    Period of one’s tenure of ICR
1949 YUKAWA, Hideki Physics 1943-1968

Order of Culture

    Period of one’s tenure of ICR
1994 MITSUDA, Hisateru Food Science 1955
1977 SAKURADA, Ichiro Polymer 1936-1967
1972 HAYAISHI, Osamu Biochemistry 1959-1976
1943 YUKAWA, Hideki Atomic Physics 1943-1968

Persons of Cultural Merits

  Period of one’s tenure of ICR
2011 TAMAO, Kohei Organometallic Chemistry (1970-1993) 1993-2005
1993 HORIO, Masao Polymer, Materials 1955-1970
1989 MITSUDA, Hisateru Nutrition, Food Science 1955
1977 SAKURADA, Ichiro Polymer 1936-1967
1972 HAYAISHI, Osamu Biochemistry 1959-1976
1966 HORIBA, Shinkichi Physical Chemistry 1927-1947
1951 YUKAWA, Hideki Atomic Physics 1943-1968

The Japan Academy Prize

  Period of one’s tenure of ICR
2007 TAMAO, Kohei   (1970-1993) 1993-2005
1980 MITSUDA, Hisateru   1955
1979 SUZUKI, Tomoji   1957-1965
1967 HAYAISHI, Osamu   1959-1976
1960 KATAGIRI, Hideo   1942-1960
1959 KIMURA, Ren   1939-1956
1959 INOUE, Yoshiyuki   1943-1959
1955 SAKURADA, Ichiro   1936-1967
1944 SASAKI, Nobuji   1942-1959
1934 TAKEI, Sankichi   1936-1967

Medal of Honor with Purple Ribbon

  Period of one’s tenure of ICR
2004 TAMAO, Kohei   (1970-1993) 1993-2005
2000 SHINJO, Teruya   1966-2002
1997 SODA, Kenji   1965-1996
1996 SAKKA, Sumio   1953-72/1983-94
1987 TAKADA, Toshio   1963-1986
1977 SUITO, Eiji   1951-1975
1972 ODA, Ryohei   1955-1970
1961 TAKEI, Sankichi   1937-1959
1956 SAKURADA, Ichiro   1936-1967
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