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Awards

Medal of Honour  (Domestic)  (1)

2011 Medal with Purple Ribbon, Japanese Government (Masatoshi Ishikawa)

Awards from Academic Society  (Domestic)  (19)

2017 Niwa Takayanagi Best Paper Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Leo Miyashita, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2016 Advanced Robotics Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Kohei Okumura, Keiko Yokoyama, Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2015 Best Paper Award, the Virtual Reality Society of Japan (Tomohiro Sueishi, Keisuke Hasegawa, Kohei Okumura, Hiromasa Oku, Hiroyuki Shinoda, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2014 Best Paper Award and Hasunuma Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Kohei Okumura, Masato Ishii, Eri Tatsumi, Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Video Contents Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Kohei Okumura, Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2013 Best Paper Award, the Virtual Reality Society of Japan (Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takashi Komuro, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Kohei Okumura, Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Award for Encouragement of Research, the Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology (Masahiro Yamada, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2011 Best Paper Award, the Virtual Reality Society of Japan (Yoshihiro Watanabe, Alvaro Cassinelli, Takashi Komuro, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2010 Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Hiromasa Oku, Takahiko Ishikawa, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Paper Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Takaaki Nishino, Makoto Shimojo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2008 Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takashi Komuro, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2005 Major Contribution Award in integration of opto-electronics, the Society of Applied Physics in Japan (Izuo Hayashi Award) (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2004 Best Technique Award, Tomoda Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa, Takashi Komuro, Idaku Ishii, Atsushi Yoshida, Yoshiaki Inada, and Yasuhiro Komiya)
-    Best Development Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Intelligent Vision System Development Group [Hamamatsu Photonics, RIKEN, the University of Tokyo, Haruyoshi Toyoda, Yoshihiro Nakabo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa] )
2001 Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1998 Best Paper Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Yoshihiro Nakabo, Idaku Ishii, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1990 Best Optics Paper Award, the Optical Society of Japan, the Society of Applied Physics in Japan (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1984 Best Paper Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)

Awards from Division of Academic Society  (Domestic)  (10)

2016 Award for Encouragement of Research, Technical Division of System Integration, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kennichi Murakami, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2014 Best Paper Award, Technical Division of Measurement, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Kohei Okumura, Masato Ishii, Eri Tatsumi, Hiromasa Oku, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    ROBOMEC Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Shohei Noguchi, Miho Tamei, Masahiro Yamada, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2013 ROBOMEC Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Yuji Yamakawa, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2011 Award for Encouragement of Research, Technical Division of System Integration, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Yuji Yamakawa, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2007 ROBOMEC Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Noriatsu Furukawa, Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2005 ROBOMEC Award, Division of the Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Makoto Kaneko, Hieyong Jeong, Mitsuru Higashimori, Idaku Ishii, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2003 Award for Encouragement, Technical Division of System Integration, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Akio Namiki, Yoshiro Imai, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    ROBOMEC Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Makoto Shimojo, Ryota Makino, Hironori Ogawa, Takafumi Suzuki, Akio Namiki, Takashi Saito, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Kunihiko Mabuchi)
1999 Major Contribution Award, Division of Robotics and Mechatronics, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa)

Fellow from Academic Society  (Domestic)  (4)

2014 Fellow, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2012 Fellow, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2010 Fellow, the Robotics Society of Japan (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1997 Fellow, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Masatoshi Ishikawa)

Awards from non-Academic Society  (Domestic)  (24)

2015 Oe Ohama Award of 2015 Toretama, World Business Satellite, TV TOKYO (Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory)
-    Innovative Technologies 2015, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan and Digital Content Association of Japan (Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory)
-    Best of Toretama Finalist, the commemorative 4000th Toretama, Toretama Award Selection Committee, World Business Satellite, TV TOKYO (Faculty of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
2014 Innovative Technologies 2014, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan and Digital Content Association of Japan (Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory)
2013 Best Paper Award, FA Foundation (Kenji Suzuki, Yousuke Suzuki, Hiroai Hasegawa, Aigou Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
-    Special Award of Innovative Technologies 2013 (Industry), Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan and Digital Content Association of Japan (Ishikawa Oku Laboratory)
-    Innovative Technologies 2013, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan and Digital Content Association of Japan (Ishikawa Oku Laboratory)
-    Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists, the Inoue Fondation for Science (Yuji Yamakawa)
2012 Ericsson Telecommunications Award, Ericsson Japan K.K. (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Houkou Award, the Hattori Houkou Foundation (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Funai Research Award, the Funai Fundation for Information Technology (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Shimazu Award, the Shimazu Science and Technology Foundation (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2010 Excellence Prize, Entertainment Division of Japan Media Arts Festival (Alvaro Cassinelli, Daito Manabe, Yusaku Kuribara, and Alexis Zerroug)
-    Best Paper Award, the FANUC FA and Robot Foundation (Makoto Shimojo, Takaaki Nishino, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2009 Ericsson Young Scientist Award, Ericsson Japan K.K. (Yoshihiro Watanabe)
2006 Grand Prize, Art Division of Japan Media Arts Festival (Alvaro Cassinelli)
2002 Ericsson Young Scientist Award, Ericsson Japan K.K. (Takashi Komuro)
-    IP Award (LSI IP Design Award), the Steering Committee of LSI IP Design Award (Masatoshi Ishikawa, Shingo Kagami, Takashi Komuro, and Idaku Ishii)
2000 Research Award, the Research Foundation for Opto-Science and Technology (Makoto Naruse)
-    Inoue Research Award for Young Scientists, the Inoue Fondation for Science (Makoto Naruse)
-    Best IP Award (LSI IP Design Award), the Steering Committee of LSI IP Design Award (Masatoshi Ishikawa, Takashi Komuro, Kazuya Ogawa, and Idaku Ishii)
1999 Kenjiro Sakurai Memorial Prize, the Optoelectronic Industry and Technology Development Association (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1998 Award for Progress in Advanced Automation Technology, the Foundation for Promotion of Advanced Automation Technology (Yoshihiro Nakabo, Idaku Ishii, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1988 Best Researcher Award, the Agency of Industrial Science and Technology (Masatoshi Ishikawa)

Best Paper Awards of International Journal or Conference  (36)

2016 T. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics Award, 2016 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biominetics (ROBIO 2016) (Taku Senoo, Yuuki Horiuchi, Yoshinobu Nakanishi, Kenichi Murakami, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Presentation Award, 2016 3rd Int. Conf. on Geological and Civil Engineering (ICGCE 2016) (Tomohiko Hayakawa)
2015 Best Paper Award, Int. Display Workshop (IDW '15) (Yoshihiro Watanabe, Gaku Narita, Sho Tatsuno, Takeshi Yuasa, Kiwamu Sumino, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Finalist of Best Student Paper Award, 2015 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biominetics (ROBIO 2015) (Kenichi Murakami, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Young Scientist Award, 2015 Asia-Pacific Symposium on Measurement of Mass, Force and Torque (APMF2015) (Yuji Yamakawa)
2014 Best Student Paper Award, 2014 Int. Conf. on Advanced Computer Science and Information Systems (Muhammad Sakti Alvissalim, Masahiko Yasui, Chihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Paper Award, Winter Conf. on the Applications of Computer Vision (Shohei Noguchi, Masahiro Yamada, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Honorable Mention, 5th Augmented Human Int. Conf. (Takehiro Niikura, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2013 Young Author Award, 2013 Asia-Pacific Symposium on Measurement of Mass, Force and Torque (APMF2013) (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Poster Award, International Workshop on Optical Terahertz Science and Technology (OTST) 2013 (Yasuaki Monnai)
2012 Best IROS Jubilee Video Award, 2012 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (Masatoshi Ishikawa, Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo, and Yuji Yamakawa)
2011 Young Author Award, 2013 Asia-Pacific Symposium on Measurement of Mass, Force and Torque (APMF2011) (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Best Presentation Award, 42nd IEEE VAIL Computer Elements Workshop (Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Le Grand Prix du Jury, 13th Int.Conf.on Virtual Reality (Laval Virtual) (Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory)
2010 Young Author Award in IROS2010, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Japan Chapter (Yuji Yamakawa)
2009 Best project in the category of Medicine and Health, 11th Int. Conf. on Virtual Reality (Laval Virtual) (Ishikawa Komuro Laboratory)
2008 Young Author Award in ICRA'08, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Japan Chapter (Takeshi Hasegawa)
2007 Best Paper Nomination Finalist, 2007 IEEE/RSJ Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems (Makoto Shimojo, Takuma Araki, Aiguo Ming, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2006 Best Paper in Biomimetics, 2006 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics (Anchelee Davies, Naoko Ogawa, Hiromasa Oku, Koichi Hashimoto, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Best Manipulation Paper Award, 2006 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (Noriatsu Furukawa, Akio Namiki, Taku Senoo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2004 Best Vision Paper Award Finalist, 2004 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (Yoshiro Imai, Akio Namiki, Koichi Hashimoto, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2003 Excellent Paper Award, 2003 6th Japan-France Congress on Mechatronics & 4th Asia-Europe Congress on Mechatronics (Makoto Shimojo, Ryota Makino, Hironori Ogawa, Takafumi Suzuki, Akio Namiki, Takashi Saito, Masanori Kunimoto, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Kunihiko Mabuchi)
1996 Best Video Award Finalist, 1996 IEEE Int.Conf.on Robotics and Automation (Yoshihiro Nakabo, Idaku Ishii, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
     IEEE Sensors Council, 50 Most Accessed Articles
 2017. 5  No.41  2017. 4  No.35  2017. 3  No.50  2016. 12  No.32  2016. 11  No.16  2016. 10  No.21  
 2016. 9  No.49  2014. 10  No.10  2014. 9  No.37  
     IEEE Sensors Council, Most Cited from All Time by April 2014
 2014. 4  No.8  
     IEEE Sensors Council, 25 Most Accessed Articles
 2014. 4  No.22  2012. 6  No.10  2012. 4  No.15  
    (Makoto Shimojo, Akio Namiki, Masatoshi Ishikawa, Ryota Makino, and Kunihiko Mabuchi)  

Awards from non-Academic Society  (International)  (1)

2017 Third Prize winner in the Internet and Mobile Internet (IT) Industry Final of The First China (Shenzhen) Innovation & Enterpreneurship International Competotion (Shouren Huang, Yuji Yamakawa, Dengji Guo)
2010 Nissan Research Challenge Innovative Concept Award, Nissan Research Center (Carson Reynolds, Alvaro Cassinelli, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Masatoshi Ishikawa, Tomoko Hayashi, Isao Kanemaki, Takehiro Goto, Takashi Asari, Yuichi Nakamura, Koutaro Furukawa)

Awards for Young Researcher from Academic Society  (Domestic)  (19)

2017 Award for Encouragement of Research, The Virtual Reality Society of Japan (Takatoshi Yoshida)
-    Yamashita Memorial Research Award, Information Processing Society of Japan (Masahiro Hirano)
-    Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Shouren Huang)
-    Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers(Yuji Yamakawa)
2016 Young Excellence Award, the System Integration Technical Division of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Taku Senoo)
-    Best Student Research Presentation Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Kenjiro Saito)
-    Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Satoshi Tabata)
-    Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Masahiko Yasui)
2014 Young Engineers Award (Research), the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Yuji Yamakawa)
2012 Young Excellence Award, the System Integration Technical Division of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Suzuki Memorial Incentive Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Kohei Okumura)
2011 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Yuji Yamakawa)
2009 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Hiromasa Oku)
2006 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Naoko Ogawa)
2005 Young Author Award, the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Taku Senoo)
2004 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Shingo Kagami)
2002 Best Author Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Takashi Komuro)
2000 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Akio Namiki)
1999 Young Investigation Excellence Award, the Robotics Society of Japan (Idaku Ishii)

Best Paper Awards of Domestic Conference  (30)

2017 Rsearch Encouragement Award, Dynamic Image-processing for Real Application Workshop 2017 (Chaerim Yeo, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2016 Best Research Presentation Award, Information Processing Society of Japan, The Special Interest Group of Computer Graphics and Visual Informatics (Masahiro Hirano)
-    Excellent Paper Award, Robotics Symposia (Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kennichi Murakami, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2014 Best Paper Award, Symposium on Sensing via Image Information SSII2013 (Hiromasa Oku, Kohei Okumura, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Young Fellow Award for Best Presentation, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (Shohei Noguchi)
2013 Audience Award, Symposium on Sensing via Image Information SSII2013 (Hiromasa Oku, Kohei Okumura, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    Award for Encouragement of Research Presentation, the Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology (Masahiro Yamada, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2012 Award for Encouragement of Research and Technology, the Measurement Technical Division of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Excellent Student Presentation Award, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (Kohei Okumura)
-    Excellent Paper Award, Symposium on Sensing via Image Information SSII2011 (Hideshi Arima, Koutaro Itoyama, Masahiro Yamada, Takashi Komuro, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2011 Audience Award, Symposium on Sensing via Image Information SSII2011 (Hideshi Arima, Koutaro Itoyama, Masahiro Yamada, Takashi Komuro, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2009 Best Paper Award, 3D Image Conference 2008 (Yutaka Sugihara, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Takashi Komuro, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2008 Best Poster Award, Global COE ADIST Symposium, Toyohashi University of Technology (Yuji Yamakawa)
-    Best Poster Award, Image Media Processing Symposium (Kota Yamaguchi)
2000 Award for Encouragement, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Japan Chapter (Shingo Kagami, Takashi Komuro, Kazuya Ogawa, Idaku Ishii, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
1998 Best Paper Award, Robotics Symposia (Idaku Ishii, Tatsuya Murata, Ryosuke Matsuuchi, Takashi Komuro, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
     Award from the System Integration Technical Division of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2015 SI2015 Best Presentation Award (Massahiko Yasui, Yoshihiro Watanabe, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    SI2015 Best Presentation Award (Koichiro Ito, Tomohiro Sueishi, Yuji Yamakawa, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    SI2015 Best Presentation Award (Taku Senoo, Masanori Koike, Kenichi Murakami, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    SI2015 Best Presentation Award (Shouren Huang, Niklas Bergström, Yuji Yamakawa, Taku Senoo, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2014 SI2014 Best Presentation Award (Masahiko Yasui, M. Sakti Alvissalim, Hirotsugu Yamamoto, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2012 SI2012 Best Presentation Award (Naoto Kouda, Yousuke Suzuki, Aigou Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
2010 SI2010 Best Presentation Award (Kazuki Terada, Hiroaki Hasegawa, Naoto Kouda, Yousuke Suzuki, Aiguo Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
-    SI2010 Best Presentation Award (Hiroaki Hasegawa, Yu Mukoyama, Yousuke Suzuki, Aiguo Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
-    SI2009 Best Presentation Award (Seiichi Teshigawara, Satoru Shimizu, Aiguo Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
2008 SI2008 Best Presentation Award (Yoshitomo Mizoguchi, Kenjiro Tadakuma, Aigou Ming, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
2006 SI2006 Best Presentation Award (Noriatsu Furukawa, Taku Senoo, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
-    SI2006 Best Presentation Award (Yuji Yamakawa, Akio Namiki, Masatoshi Ishikawa, and Makoto Shimojo)
2005 SI2005 Best Session Presentation Award (Hiromasa Oku, Theodorus, Koichi Hashimoto, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)
2004 SI2004 Best Session Presentation Award (Daisuke Shiokata, Akio Namiki, and Masatoshi Ishikawa)

University of Tokyo  (7)

     Dean's Award, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
2017 Department of Information Physics and Computing, Doctor Course (Leo Miyashita)
-    Department of Information Physics and Computing, Master Course (Takatoshi Yoshida)
2016 Department of Information Physics and Computing, Master Course (Masahiko Yasui)
2014 Department of Creative Informatics, Doctor Course (Shouren Huang)
2013 Department of Creative Informatics, Master Course (Daniel Heffernan)
2011 Department of Information Physics and Computing, Doctor Course (Yuji Yamakawa)
2008 Department of Creative Informatics, Master Course (Kazuhiro Terajima)
Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory, Department of Information Physics and Computing, Department of Creative Informatics,
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
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