Prize-winners information

Prize-winners information (2012-2018)

(Preliminary version)

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The list below shows the prize-winners from 2012 till 2018. Note that this list is not complete nor accurate. We listed them with the information from each societies belong to JpGU. (English version is not completely same as Japanese, because some societies only give us information only in Japanese)

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Latest update: 11 June, 2018, since 23 August, 2017

Date Association Prize Paper title Prizewinner Prizewinner affiliation Notes
2012/1/1Earth, Planets and SpaceEPS AwardChanges to magnetic minerals caused by frictional heating during the 1999 Taiwan Chi-Chi earthquakeToshiaki MishimaKobe University
2012/04/17Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeLiu HuixinKyushu University
2012/04/17Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeHiroko MiyaharaMusashino Art University
2012/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardDynamics of the ring current and its role in the magnetosphere-ionosphere couplingYusuke EbiharaKyoto University
2012/05/24The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardTheoretical Computation of Long-term Postseismic Relaxation due to a Great Earthquake Using a Spherically Symmetric Viscoelastic Earth ModelYoshiyuki TanakaThe Earthquake Research Institute
2012/05/26The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Construction of Demand-Responsive-Transportation Management System in Kita-Hiroshima TownKensaku TanakaThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2012/07/16Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)COSPAR ZELDOVICH MEDAL 2012 Innovative modeling and experimental studies that helped resolve several outstanding problems concerning E and F region coupling processesTatsuhiro YokoyamaNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2012/08/13Asia Oceania Geosciences Society (AOGS)2012 AOGS Axford medalOutstanding and pioneering research accomplishments in the field of solar- terrestrial science, long-term and invaluable service in the international geophysical community, and efforts in establishing AOGSYohsuke KamideNagoya University
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Science AwardEiichi NakakitaKyoto University
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Excellent Article AwardUncertainty in land cover datasets for global land-surface models derived from 1-km global land cover datasetsTosiyuki NakaegawaMeteorological Research Institute
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardInterannual change in the distribution of paddy field in Sanjiang Plain, Northeast China by Satellite Remote Sensing海蘭Weathernews Inc.
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardPeak flow responses and recession flow characteristics after thinning of Japanese cypress forest in a headwater catchmentBui Xuan DungTokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardKim, Joong HoonKorea University
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardJinno KenjiYachiyo Engineering Co., Ltd.
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardKazumasa ItoCTI Engineering Co., Ltd.
2012/09/27Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Lifetime achievement AwardToshiharu KojiriKyoto University
2012/10/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardTakayuki UmedaNagoya University
2012/10/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardNobutatsu MochizukiKumamoto University
2012/10/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardStudy of ionospheric disturbances using dense GPS receiver networksTakuya TsugawaNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2012/10/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)SGEPSS Frontier AwardToru Ogawa
2012/10/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)SGEPSS Frontier AwardTokyo Metropolitan University Lidar Research Group, Chikao Nagasawa, Makoto Abo, Yasukuni ShibataTokyo Metropolitan University
2012/11/05Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)Person of Cultural MeritsAtsuhiro Nishida
2012/12/01Geochemistry Research AssociationMiyake AwardStudies of the impacts of ozone and black carbon on atmospheric environment based on advanced measurement techniquesYutaka KondoThe University of Tokyo
2013/1/1The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)Hall of Fame AwardOutstanding service to the EMC Society Board of Directors and to the Japan EMC Chapter as well as for numerous technical contributions throughout his careerTakeo Yoshino
2013/1/1International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)Honorary Member, International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA)Masaru Kono
2013/02/04Inoue Foundation for ScienceInoue Research Award for Young ScientistsMariko TeramotoKyoto University
2013/4/1The Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space SciencesTechnology Award [Basic Technology Category]Development of GBAS Adapted to Middle and Low Latitude Ionosphere EnvironmentSusumu SaitoElectronic Navigation Research Institute
2013/04/16Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and TechnologySusumu Kokubun and others
2013/04/16Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and TechnologyKazunari Shibata and othersKyoto University
2013/04/16Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeYoshizumi MiyoshiNagoya University
2013/05/16Meteorological Society of JapanFujiwara AwardAdvances in the studies of atmospheric ozone and aerosol within the framework of global atmospheric environmentYutaka KondoThe University of Tokyo
2013/05/18The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Current Conditions in Labor Market and Vocational Training in Juba, Southern SudanMika OwadaThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2013/05/21The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardTomofumi KozonoNational Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience
2013/05/21The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardEruption History of Shinmoedake of Kirishima Volcanoes in Edo Period.Teruki Oikawa ,Masaaki Tsutsui, Yasuhiro Daigaku, Jun’ichi Itoh
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardHideyuki UsuiKobe University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Magnetic property based on mapping of the coercivity – blocking temperature diagramTakuma TeradaTokyo Institute of Technology
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Detection of NO enhancement in MLT region with a microwave radiometer at Syowa StationYasuko IsonoNagoya University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)The altitude distribution of Jovian near-IR auroral emission using highly spatial resolved ground-based observationTakeru UnoTohoku University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Acceleration mechanism of neutral wind in the polar lower thermosphere simulated by a whole atmosphere general circulation modelOda AyumiKyushu University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Numerical modeling of cloud-level convection on VenusTakehito HiguchiThe University of Tokyo
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Development of the miniaturized waveform receiver with the built-in preamplifier and onboard measurement systemHiromune IshiiKyoto University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Study of the spin modulations of the electron density and plasma wave measurements in the sounding rocket S-520-26 experimentKen EndoTohoku University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Generation and propagation characteristics of dual-band chorus emissions observed by GeotailToshihiro HabagishiKanazawa University
2013/05/23The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Development of MHD turbulence simulation code: Effects of turbulence in magnetic reconnectionKatsuaki HigashimoriThe University of Tokyo
2013/05/25The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)JAALS awardResearch works on development of revegetation techniques and improvement of production environment in drylandSatoru TakahashiTokyo University of Agriculture
2013/05/25The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardSafty net in Zambia, semi-arid tropics: a case study using mobile phoneYudai IshimotoResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature with 3 co-authors
2013/7/1National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Group Achievement AwardToshinori Mukai
2013/9/1Asia-Pacific Conference on Systems EngineeringDistinguished Pioneer AwardToshinori Mukai
2013/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Meritorious Deed AwardTakehiko OhtaThe University of Tokyo
2013/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Science AwardYuichi OndaUniversity of Tsukuba
2013/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardSimulation of Global Water Cycle in Land Using a Crop Calendar Specified by Phenological Analysis of NDVIShunji KotsukiKyoto University
2013/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardA. W. JayawardenaThe University of Hong Kong
2013/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Scholarly Publishing AwardWater crisis real storyTaikan OkiThe University of Tokyo
2013/10/10Cabinet OfficeCulture, Sports, Science and Technology Minister’s Award in the 1st Space Development and Application AwardThe Satellite Design Contest Executive Committee
2013/10/30The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardStudies of Internal Structure of the Earth and Geodynamics based on GeodesyTakeo ItoNagoya University
2013/10/30The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardStudy of the 2011 off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake based on Seafloor and Terrestrial Geodetic ObservationSeafloor and Terrestrial Geodetic Observation Group, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku UniversityTohoku University
2013/11/04The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Hasegawa and Nagata AwardYoshimori Honkura
2013/11/04The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardShinsuke ImadaNagoya University
2013/11/04The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardYasuhiro NariyukiUniversity of Toyama
2013/11/04The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardYuusuke SuganumaNational Institute of Polar Research
2013/11/04The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)SGEPSS Frontier AwardKimio Hirooka
2014/01/01Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardRoy C. SidleSustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast
2014/03/18Toray Science FoundationToray Science and Technology PrizeYutaka KondoThe University of Tokyo
2014/04/15Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and TechnologyKaoru Sato, Toru Sato, Masaki Tsutsumi and othersThe University of Tokyo, Kyoto University, National Institute of Polar Research and others
2014/04/30European Geosciences Union (EGU)Julius Bartels Medal 2014Outstanding contributions to the understanding of the complex plasma physical processes within the magnetosphere and the magnetotail of the Earth through all phases of the substorm cycleRumi NakamuraAustrian Academy of Sciences
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Initial rise in the horizontal magnetic component induced by the tsunami passageTakuto MinamiKyoto University
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Multi-timescale statistical analysis of ionospheric trough with long-term EISCAT datasetTetsuro IshidaPolar Science, SOKENDAI
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Investigation of the solar UV/EUV heating effect on the Jovian radiation belt based on radio/infrared observationHajime KitaTohoku University
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Basic development of a small balloon-mounted telemetry with its operation systemHiroki KonoKochi Univ. of Tech
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Variations of the neutral temperature inside an SSL during a night of high auroral activity above TromsoeToru TakahashNagoya University
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Harmonic spectral features of upstream whistler-mode waves near the MoonYasunori TsugawaTohoku University
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)The effect of ion outflow on maintenance and decay of magnetic reconnection rateKenya Shimizu[The University of Tokyo
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Subsurface magnetization source inferred from magnetic anomalies on the nearside of the MoonTakashi YokoyamaTokyo Institute of Technology
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Sub-packet structures in the EMIC triggered emission observed by the THEMIS probesSatoko NakamuraKyoto University
2014/04/30The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Electromagnetic Ion Cyclotron Waves in Multiple Component Plasma Including Heavy Ions Observed by the Akebono SatelliteShoya MatsudaKanazawa University
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowMinoru Ojima
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowIwane Kimura
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowMineo Kumazawa
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowMasaru Kono
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowYutaka KondoThe University of Tokyo
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowAkio Takagi
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowAtsuhiro Nishida
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowYoshimori Honkura
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowHiroshi MatsumotoRIKEN
2014/05/01Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowTakeshi Yukutake
2014/05/02The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardTakahiro MiwaKyusyu University   
2014/05/02The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardThe Tenmei Eruption of Asama Volcano:Ash-fall Distribution and Sequence of the Eruption Review from Old DocumentsMasashi TsukuiChiba University
2014/05/02The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardVertical Ground Deformation Associated with the Volcanic Activity of Sakurajima Volcano, Japan during 1996 – 2010 as Revealed by Repeated Precise Leveling SurveysKeigo Yamamoto, Tadaomi Sonoda, Tetsuo Takayama, Ichikawa Nobuo, Takahiro Ohkura, Shin Yoshikawa, Hiroyuki Inoue, Takeshi Matsushima ,Kazunari Uchida, Manami Nakamoto
2014/05/02The Volcanological Society of JapanVolcanological Society of Japan AwardToshitsugu FujiiEarthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
2014/05/02Earth, Planets and SpaceEPS AwardIonospheric disturbances detected by GPS total electron content observation after the 2011 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku EarthquakeTakuya TsugawaNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2014/05/17The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Ancient Deforestation and Surface Environmental Change at Tagajyo Archeological Site, Northeastern Japan, from High-resolution Vegetation ReconstructionAkihiro YOSHIDAThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2014/05/31The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Treatise awardYoshinobu KitamuraTottori University
2014/05/31The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Encouragement awardYudai IshimotoResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature
2014/05/31The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardThe use of Animal-powered irrigation system and transformation in Semi-Arid South Rajasthan, Northwest IndiaHitoshi EndoResearch Institute for Humanity and Nature with 3 co-authors
2014/05/31The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardEvaluation of vegetative envitonment using vegetation structural scattering index from MODIS BRDF data Mongolian grasslandHiromi GosekiGraduate school, Tokyo University of Agriculturewith 3 co-authors
2014/06/19National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)Space Station Top Results for DiscoveriesTop results for the Global Lightning and Sprite Measurements on the Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility (JEM-GLMIS): First Qualitative Nadir Observations of Lightning and Transient Luminous Events (TLE)Mitsuteru SatoHokkaido University
2014/07/29Asia Oceania Geosciences SocietyBest Student Poster AwardTest particle simulation of relativistic electrons interacting with EMIC triggered emissions in the radiation beltsYuko KubotaKyoto University
2014/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Meritorious Deed AwardKengo SunadaYamanashi University
2014/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Meritorious Deed AwardTetsuzo YasunariThe Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
2014/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Excellent Article AwardGlobal flood risk under climate changeYukiko Hirabayashi et. Al.,The University of Tokyo
2014/09/26Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Excellent Article AwardInitial flux of sediment-associated radiocesium to the ocean from the largest river impacted by Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power PlantYosuke YamashikiKyoto University
2014/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardShin SuzukiAichi University
2014/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardYukitoshi NishimuraUCLA
2014/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardKeiichiro FukazawaKyoto University
2014/11/06The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardElucidation of Seafloor Crustal Movements off Northeastern Japan by GPS/Acoustic Technique with Comprehensive Evaluation of Positioning PrecisionMariko SatoJapan Coast Guard
2015/1/1The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)IUGG FellowMasaru Kono
2015/1/1The International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG)IUGG, Early Career Scientist AwardFutoshi TakahashiKyushu University
2015/02/04 Inoue Foundation for ScienceInoue Prize for ScienceYoshifumi SaitoInstitute of Space and Astronautical Sceince
2015/03/10Society for Promotion of Space ScienceSociety for Promotion of Space Science AwardKazuo YoshiokaThe University of Tokyo
2015/04/15Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeTakayuki UmedaNagoya University
2015/04/15Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeRyuho KataokaNational Institute of Polar Research
2015/04/15Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeFutoshi TakahashiKyushu University
2015/04/15Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and TechnologyAkinori Saito, Takuya Tsugawa and othersKyoto University, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2015/05/13The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)The IEEE MilestoneKyoto University, MU radarKyoto University
2015/05/16The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Prevention Mechanism of Farmland Abandonment in a Mountain Village in Nishi-Aizu TownGen ShojiThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2015/05/18International Union of Radio Science (URSI)URSI, AT-RASC 2015 Young Scientist AwardYukitoshi NishimuraUCLA
2015/05/23The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Encouragement awardEvaluation of pasture land productivity using landscape-ecological zoning in the scale of villageAkihiro ObaKeio University
2015/05/23The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardRelationship between soil properties and saxaul (Haloxylon aphillum) growth in a plantation site of the Aral Sea region, KazakhstanKayo MatsuiGraduate school, Kyoto Universitywith 2 co-authors
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardShumpei YoshimuraYamagata University
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardTetsuya SakuyamaOsaka City University
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardYuta MaedaNagoya University
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardEruptive History of Phreatic Activity of Kuju Volcano during the Recent 5,000 Years.Junʼichi Itoh, Hideo Hoshizumi,Yoshihisa KawanabeNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardVolume change of the magma reservoir relating to the 2011 Kirishima Shinmoe-dake eruption-Charging, discharging and recharging process inferred from GPS measurements recharging process inferred from GPS measurements.Shigeru Nakao,Yuichi Morita,Hiroshi Yakiwara,Jun Oikawa,Hideki Ueda,Hiroaki Takahashi,Yusaku Ohta,Takeshi Matsushima,Masato Iguchi
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanVolcanological Society of Japan AwardShintaro HayashiAkita University
2015/05/26The Volcanological Society of JapanVolcanological Society of Japan AwardEiichi TakahashiTokyo Institute of Technology
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardNozomu NishitaniNagoya University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardAkimasa YoshikawaKyushu University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Three-dimensional inversion of magnetotelluric data using unstructured tetrahedral elementsYoshiya UsuiTokyo Institute of Technology
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Imaging observation of mesoscale patch structure in the mesosphere airglow from the ISSYuta HozumiKyoto University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Spatial structure of midlatitude sporadic-E with GPS total electron content observationsJun MaedaHokkaido University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Neutral mass density anomaly in the polar cap region: Simultaneous measurements with CHAMP and optical instrumentsRyuichi MurakamiThe University of Electro-Communications
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Formation of flux ropes in the Venusian ionosphere by fast resistive magnetic reconnectionHitoshi SakamotoTohoku University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Simulation study of WPIA for direct measurements of pitch angle scattering of electrons by chorus emissionsMasahiro KitaharaTohoku University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Distribution of equivalent ionospheric currents associated with dayside Pi 2 pulsationsShun ImajoKyushu University
2015/05/26The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Magnetospheric structure and plasma convection associated with theta auroras: A next-generation MHD simulationYusuke KonakaharaKyushu University
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowHiroshi Oya
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowSusumu Kokubun
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowYohsuke Kamide
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)The Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience Takeru SuzukiThe University of Tokyo
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)The Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience Hiroshi HasegawaInstitute of Space and Astronautical Sceince
2015/05/27Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)The Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience Yoshizumi MiyoshiNagoya University
2015/06/01The Japan AcademyJapan Academy PrizeYutaka KondoThe University of Tokyo
2015/06/25International Association of GeodesyGuy Bomford AwardYoshiyuki TanakaThe Earthquake Research Institute
2015/07/10Japan Geoscience UnionBest Student Presentation AwardRelativistic electron precipitation induced by EMIC triggered emissions forming subpackets in the plasmasphereYuko KubotaKyoto University
2015/07/16Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Ministry of the EnvironmentThe Eighth National Maritime Award in the “Excellent Contribution to Maritime Affairs” categoryDevelopment of the world’s first MST/IS radar system in Antarctica Mesosphere-Stratosphere-Troposphere / Incoherent Scatter (MST/IS) radar team at Syowa Station in Antarctica National Institute of Polar Research, Research Organization of Information and Systems
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Meritorious Deed AwardYoshihiro FukushimaThe Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Science AwardToshio KoikeThe University of Tokyo
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Excellent Article AwardSuccess Factors in Realizing Major Recommendation Items of “United Nations Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation”Kenzo HirokiMinistry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardTrial of Rainfall Detection by Multi-fractal Analysis from Fluctuation of Electric Field around A Leaky Coaxial CableTsukasa MizutaniThe University of Tokyo
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardAkiyo YatagaiThe Research Institute for Humanity and Nature
2015/09/10Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources International AwardM. Levent KavvasCivil and Environmental Engineering, University of California at Davis
2015/09/17KODANSHAThe 31st Kodansha Prize for Science BooksHiroko MiyaharaMusashino Art University
2015/10/15The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardStudy on the Improvement of Real-Time Kinematic GNSS Data Analysis and Development of Rapid Coseismic Fault Determination Method Based on Those DataYusaku OhtaTohoku University
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Hasegawa and Nagata AwardKoichiro Tsuruda
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Hasegawa and Nagata AwardHiroshi Fukunishi
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardKunihiro KeikaThe University of Tokyo
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardTakanobu AmanoThe University of Tokyo
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardYoichi UsuiJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
2015/11/02The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)SGEPSS Frontier AwardHisao Yamagishi
2015/12/05IEEE Nagoya Section Young Research AwardMitsunori OzakiKanazawa University
2016/01/01Institute of Physics of the Earth (Russia)Schmidt medalKiyofumi YumotoKyushu University
2016/04/20Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeSeiji ZenitaniNational Astronomical Observatory of Japan
2016/04/20Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeYukitoshi NishimuraUCLA
2016/04/20Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, The Young Scientists’ PrizeYuusuke SuganumaNational Institute of Polar Research
2016/04/21Yomiuri Techno-forumGold-medal special prizeSuccess of the orbit insertion of the Venus probe “Akatuski” Akatsuki project teamInstitute of Space and Astronautical SceincePI: Nakamura Masato
2016/05/14The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Bike-sharing System Utilization Characteristics in Setagaya Ward, TokyoErina MatsumotoThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2016/05/24The Volcanological Society of JapanYoung Scientist AwardRyunosuke KazahayaNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
2016/05/24The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardThe Depth of a Magma Chamber Associated with the Aira Caldera FormationAtsuhi Yasuda,Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto,Toshitsugu Fujii
2016/05/24The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardPreparatory and precursory processes leading up to the 2014 phreatic eruption of Mount Ontake, Japan.Aitaro Kato,Toshiko Terakawa,Yoshiko Yamanaka,Yuta Maeda,Shinichiro Horikawa,Kenjiro Matsuhiro,Takashi Okuda
2016/05/24The Volcanological Society of JapanVolcanological Society of Japan AwardSetsuya NakadaEarthquake Research Institute, University of Tokyo
2016/05/24Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowContributions to solar-terrestrial physics through research on physical process of magnetospheric response to solar wind and long term activities in archives and distribution of data on earth and planetary scienceTohru Araki
2016/05/24Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowToshinori Mukai
2016/05/24Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowSusumu Kato
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardStudy of ionospheric dynamics of Earth and planets using numerical simulationHiroyuki ShinagawaNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)A new method for Chemical Demagnetization of Carbonate rocksChisato AnaiKumamoto University
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Development of geocoronal hydrogen Lyman Alpha Imaging CAmera (LAICA) and observational resultsShota IkezawaRikkyo University
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Radio holographic analysis of Venus’ radio occultation dataMayu MiyamotoThe University of Tokyo
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Gravity waves in the mesosphere observed by the PANSY radar and a numerical simulation using NICAMRyosuke ShibuyaThe University of Tokyo
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Propagation characteristics of mesospheric gravity waves observed by Antarctic Gravity Wave Imaging/Instrument Network (ANGWIN) Takashi MatsudaSokendai
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Statistical analysis of plasmaspheric magnetosonic mode waves from Van Allen Probes observations Koji NomuraNagoya University
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Comparison of the effects of lunar magnetic anomalies on the solar wind protons and alpha particlesDaiba KatoThe University of Tokyo
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Nonlinear evolution of MRI by an MHD simulation with the compact difference and the LAD methodKenichiro HiraiTohoku University
2016/05/24The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Radiation belt electron precipitation induced by large amplitude EMIC rising-tone emissionsYuko KubotaKyoto University
2016/05/27The Institute of Electrical Engineers of JapanIEEJ Technical Development AwardMitsuteru Sato, Makoto Suzuki, Masayuki Kikuchi and othersHokkaido University, Institute of Space and Astronautical Sceince, National Institute of Polar Research
2016/05/28The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)JAALS awardResearch works on development of silvicultural techniques and ecophysiological studies on tree species under arid conditionKen YoshikawaOkayama University
2016/05/28The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardEffects of irrigation water amounts on the root distribution and yield of soybean (Glycine max) under drip irrigationKirui Samwel KipkemoiGraduate school, Tokyo University of Agriculturewith 3 co-authors
2016/05/28The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardEffects of agricultural policies on farmland development: Socio-economic investigation on Senegal River bank, MauritaniaYuki MaruyamaGraduate school, University of Tsukubawith 4 co-authors
2016/09/16Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardApplication of a modified digital elevation model method to correct radar reflectivity of X-band dual-polarization radars in mountainous regions “Comparison of rainfall nowcasting derived from the STEPS model and JMA precipitation nowcasts”Shakti P. C.National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience
2016/09/16Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Scholarly Publishing AwardSiberia – Water Environment and Society in Global WarmingTetsuya HiyamaNagoya University
2016/09/16Japan Society of Hydrology and Water Resources Young Author Excellent Article AwardEstimating watershed-scale storage changes from hourly discharge data in mountainous humid watersheds: toward a new way of dominant process modelingSyuhei KobayashiVSN, Inc
2016/10/20The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardConstraints on the Deep Lunar Interior Based on Parameters on the Tidal ResponseYuji HaradaMacau University of Science and Technology
2016/10/20The Geodetic Society of JapanTsuboi AwardLeading Multi-university GPS Observation Campaigns in Japan to Study Crustal DeformationsThe Japanese University Consortium for GPS Research
2016/11/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Hasegawa and Nagata AwardKatsuhide MarubashiNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2016/11/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardStudy of the Jovian inner magnetosphere on the basis of the space-based EUV spectroscopyKazuo YoshiokaThe University of Tokyo
2016/11/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardGeoelectromagnetic studies on investigation of generation processes of earthquakes and tsunamisHiroshi IchiharaJapan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
2016/11/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Obayashi Early Career Scientist AwardStudy of the thermosphereionosphere-magnetosphere coupling system of the Jovian planets using numerical modelsChihiro TaoNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2016/11/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)SGEPSS Frontier AwardHiroshi Matsumoto, Isamu Nagano, Minoru Tsutsui, Tatsundo Yamamoto, Frederik L. Scarf
2016/12/01The French governmentL’ordre national de la légion d’honneurHiroshi MatsumotoRIKEN
2016/12/14American Geophysical Union (AGU)AGU FellowMasahiro HoshinoThe University of Tokyo
2016/12/14American Geophysical Union (AGU)AGU Macelwane MedalYukitoshi NishimuraUCLA
2017/01/05Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)The third ISAS AwardStudy on plasma waves in the magnetosphere observed by the VLF wave instrument on board the Akebono satelliteYoshiya KasaharaKanazawa University
2017/02/01Elizabeth IIHonorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British EmpireHiroshi MatsumotoRIKEN
2017/03/27The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE)IEEE, Excellent Student AwardKoji NomuraNagoya University
2017/04/19Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and TechnologyResearch on the Venus orbot insertioncontrol of the Venus probe “Akatsuki” Masato NakamuraInstitute of Space and Astronautical Sceince
2017/05/17The ITU Association of JapanITU-AJ Encouragement AwardNoneMamoru IshiiNational Institute of Information and Communications Technology
2017/05/20The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Environmental Conditions of Small Stands of Abies mariesii Forest in Pseudo-alpine Zone on Mt. Akita-Komagatake, Northern JapanAsaka KonnoThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2017/05/20The Tohoku Geographical AssociationTGA Study incentive award (Hasegawa prize)Management System of a Village Farming Group Located on the Consolidated Farmlands along the Kitakami River── From a View Point of Redistribution of Cultivation Lands ──Gen ShojiThe Tohoku Geographical Association
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Paper AwardReconstruction of a phreatic eruption on 27 September 2014 at Ontake volcano, central Japan, based on proximal pyroclastic density current and fallout depositsFukashi Maeno,Setsuya Nakada,Teruki Oikawa,Mitsuhiro Yoshimoto,Jiro Komori,Yoshihiro Ishizuka,Yoshihiro Takeshita,Taketo Shimano,Takayuki Kaneko,Masashi Nagai
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanDistinguished Public Awareness AwardTatsuro Chiba, Asia Air Survey CompanyAsia Air Survey Company
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanDistinguished Academic AwardNobuo GeshiNational Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Paper AwardVolcanic eruption volume flux estimations from very long period infrasound signalsTaishi YamadaNational Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Paper AwardResistivity structure and geochemistry of the Jigokudani Valley hydrothermal system, Mt. Tateyama, Japan Kaori SekiTokyo Institute of Technology
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Presentation AwardMineralogical Record of the Mechanism of Mt. Fuji 1707 EruptionTakafumi ArugaTohoku University
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Presentation AwardAscent process of the basaltic Magma during the Fuji 1707 eruption: constraints from plagioclase microliteYamato AmanoShizuoka University
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Presentation AwardCompositional variation of Tholeiitic and Calc-alkaline Magma Series at Akita-komagatake main strato coneTaeka YanagisawaIbaraki University
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Presentation AwardRelative hypocenter determination of eruption earthquakes at Stromboli volcano based on a temporary observation in June 2015(2)Shunsuke SugimuraTohoku University
2017/05/22The Volcanological Society of JapanBest Student Presentation AwardDistinctive acoustic wave forms of non-periodic continuous slug flow: Toward understanding non-periodicityYo KannoUniversity of Tokyo
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardTheoretical studies on collisionless shocksShuichi MatsukiyoKyushu University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardStudies on cross-energy coupling processes in the inner magnetosphere via plasma transportation and acceleration, and wave-particle interactionsYoshizumi MiyoshiNagoya University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Tanakadate AwardStudies of the polar upper mesosphere and lower thermosphere by using the EISCAT radars and the Tromsø sodium LIDARSatonori NozawaNagoya University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Relative dating using full-vector archaeomagnetic information -A case study of 3 relics in Oku kiln complex in Okayama-Yu KitaharaKyushu University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Long-term variation of phase velocity spectra of mesospheric and thermospheric waves observed in airglow images at ShigarakiDaiki TakeoNagoya University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Evaluation of hydrogen absorption cells for observation of the planetary coronasMasaki KuwabaraThe University of Tokyo
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Simulation of the ancient Martian climate with denser pure CO2 atmosphere using a general circulation model, DRAMATIC MGCMArihiro KamadaTohoku University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Occurrence property of flickering auroraYoko FukudaThe University of Tokyo
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Statistical analyses of AKR polarization in lunar orbits using KAGUYA wave dataKeita SawadaKanazawa University
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Lunar magnetic poles estimated from small isolated magnetic anomalies on the SVM mapYuuya IkeuchiTokyo Institute of Technology
2017/05/22The Society of Geomagnetism and Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences (SGEPSS)Student Presentation Award (Aurora Medal)Performance Evaluation of Direction Finding Method using Spectral MatrixMamoru OtaKanazawa University
2017/05/23Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)Japan Geoscience Union fellowFor outstanding contributions to magnetospheric and space physics by the developments of innovative instruments for research in VLF radio propagation and electric fields in space plasmaKoichiro TsurudaInstitute of Space and Astronautical Sceince
2017/05/23Japan Geoscience Union (JpGU)The Nishida Prize for Promotion of Geoscience Understanding of magnetospheric dynamics based on large-scale simulationsYusuke EbiharaKyoto University
2017/05/27The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardMitigation of salt accumulation in soil by Zoysia matrella Merr.Souichirou SugiuraGraduate school, Tokyo University of Agriculturewith 3 co-authors
2017/05/27The Japanese Assoziation for Arid Land Studies (JAALS)Best poster awardFunctionalities and agendas of forest hills surrounding deserted arable paddy “Yatoda”Maiko TakeuchiGraduate school, Chiba University of Technologywith 2 co-authors
2017/08/20International Union of Radio Science (URSI)Appleton PrizeFor significant contributions to nonlinear wave-particle interaction theory, simulations of chorus and ion cyclotron emissions and the associated acceleration and precipitation of relativistic electrons in the radiation beltsYoshiharu OmuraKyoto University