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Ten OU professors win 2015 Commendation for Science and Technology

2015-4-8(Wed)

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced the recipients of the 2015 Commendations for Science and Technology. From Osaka University, ten faculty members received awards. Four faculty members were awarded Prizes for Science and Technology commending them on outstanding performance; six were awarded Young Scientists' Prizes commending them on their ability to develop advanced research.

 Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category)

  • ISHIGURO Hiroshi, Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Science -- Research regarding robots involved with people
  • INOUE Katsurou, Dean, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, KUSUMOTO Shinji, Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology -- Research regarding detection of similar code fragments
  • FURUKAWA Takahisa, Professor, Institute for Protein Research -- Research regarding elucidation of retinal generation and functional architecture at a molecular level

 Young Scientists' Prize

  • SEKITANI Tsuyoshi, Professor, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research -- Research regarding application of flexible organic transistors to integrated circuits
  • TAKEUCHI Hiroko, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences -- Research regarding olfactory modulation systems in molecular cascade in the olfactory cilia
  • TARUMI Ryuuichi, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Engineering -- Research regarding resonance oscillation and mechanical characteristic of of solid materials
  • NIIMI Yasuhiro, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science -- Research regarding exogenous spin hall effect and spin relaxation system
  • HIROTA Keiji, Specially Appointed Associate Professor (full-time), Immunology Frontier Research Center -- Research regarding function of inflammatory T helper cells and their regulation system
  • YASUDA Takehiko, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Science -- Research regarding significant points of an algebraic variety

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

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