Award Program

KDDI Foundation Research Award

List of awarded researchers

2017

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Akira HIROSE
The University of Tokyo
Generation mechanism of singular points in interferometric synthetic aperture radar
Project Associate Prof. Namie TSUJIGAMI
The University of Tokyo
A Study on Information Communication and Gender Relations after the Arab Spring

2016

Recipient Title of Research Project
Associate Prof. Ashir Ahmed (Kyushu University) Implementation of the back-end service of remote healthcare system for developing countries
Junior Assistant Prof. Yugo Hayashi (Ritsumeikan University) Supporting collaborative learning activities using conversational agents

2015

Recipient Title of Research Project
Associate Professor Yuichiro KATO (The University of Tokyo) Basic research on carbon nanotube quantum communication devices

2014

Recipient Title of Research Project
Associate Professor Masahiro Yukawa (Keio University) Kernel Learning and Super-Resolution Beam forming Method
Associate Professor Kiyoshi Kotani (The University of Tokyo) Construction of online biological signal processing system for human healthcare

2013

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Yutaka OYAMA (Tohoku University) Continuous Wave (CW) Teraherts Light Source for the Application of Ultra High Density Optical Communication
Prof. Hideki OCHIAI (Yokohama National University) High Throughput Coded Modulation System with Hybrid ARQ

2012

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Fumiyuki ADACHI (Tohoku University)
Haris GACANIN (Tohoku University*)
*Now:Alcatel-Lucent Bell Belgium
Practical Aspects of Channel Estimation in Relay-assisted Wireless Networks

2011

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Nei KATO (Tohoku University) A study on reliable ad hoc networks
Associate Prof.Shintaro OKAZAKI (Autonomous University of Madrid) Usage motivations, ubiquitous concept, and social network formulation in mobile internet services: An international comparison

2010

Recipient Title of Research Project
Associate Prof. Shoji KASAHARA (Kyoto University) Traffic engineering with autonomous distributed control for overlay networks
Associate Prof. Akimasa Hirata (Nagoya Institute of Technology) Power Absorption and Temperature Increase in Humans and Animals Exposed to Radio Waves

2009

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Hitoshi Kawaguchi (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) International collaborative research of optical RAM in the wavelength region of optical fiber communication
Associate Prof. Takahiro Hara (Osaka University) A study on data management mechanisms in wireless networks

2008

Recipient Title of Research Project
Assistant Prof. Kazunori Hayashi (Kyoto University) Ultra high-speed single carrier block transmission
Associate Prof. Shoichi Hirose (Fukui University) Bounds on the efficiency of cryptographic schemes

2007

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Masahiro Asada (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Research for sub-terahertz and terahertz devices for high-capacity wireless communications
Associate Prof. Katsunori Yamaoka (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Router control algorithm to reduce negative interaction between stream and non-stream flows

2006

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Takashi Inoguchi (Chuo University) Achieving the system of international academic transmission and discussion through Asia Barometer
Associate Prof. Tomoaki Ohtsuki (Keio University) Research for capacity increase of UWB systems
Prof. Takaaki Hasegawa (Saitama University) A study on implementation of the real-time seamless communication function and the real-time precise positioning function for ITS platform

2005

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Takao Nishizeki, Associate Prof. Takaaki Mizuki (Tohoku University) Communication protocols for absolutely secure secret sharing
Prof. Yoshio Karasawa (The University of Electro-Communications) Study on radio propagation modeling for next-generation mobile radio systems

2004

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Yasuo Kokubun (Yokohama National University) Large scale integration of optical filters and switches for wavelength division access network based on cross grid microring resonator circuit
Prof. Susumu Noda (Kyoto University) Ultra-small optical circuit by semiconductor photonic crystals

2003

Recipient Title of Research Project
Associate Prof. Isao Yamada (Tokyo Institute of Technology) A study of efficient robust adaptive filtering based on convex projection techniques toward advanced multi-channel acoustic echo canceling systems
Assistant Prof. Hirozumi Yamaguchi (Osaka University) A methodology for designing and evaluating communication protocols

2002

Recipient Title of Research Project
Prof. Tomoyuki Miyamoto, Prof. Emer. Ken-ichi Iga and Prof. Fumio Koyama (Tokyo Institute of Technology) Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers for high capacity network