Awards

The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and TechnologyApril 20, 2016
AIST and Zeon Corporation won Prizes for Science and Technology of the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Congratulations!
The 45th Japan Industrial Technology AwardsApril 6, 2016
AIST won The Judge Committee's Special Prize of Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Award in the 45th Japan Industrial Technology Awards. Congratulations!
AIST Best Paper AwardApril 1, 2016
Dr. Takeo Yamada, Dr. Kazufumi Kobashi, Dr. Atsuko Sekigchi, Dr. Futaba N. Don, Dr. Motoo Yumura and Dr. Kenji Hata won the AIST Best Paper Award for "One Hundred Fold Increase in Current Carrying Capacity in a Carbon Nanotube-Copper Composite." Congratulations!
Dr. Karolina Urszula Laszczyk, the 12th Iijima Award for Young ScientistsFebruary 21, 2016
Dr. Karolina Urszula Laszczyk won the 12th Iijima Award for Young Scientists for "On tip monolithic integration of microcapacitors with tunable performance." Congratulations Karolina!
July 3, 2015
Dr. Atsuko Sekiguchi won the NT15 Poster Presentation Award for "Lithographically patternable and lightweight CNT-Cu composite interconnects showing longer lifetime and comparable conductivity to pure Cu." Congratulations Atsuko!
January 31, 2014
Our research partner, ZEON Corporation, won the Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Award of nano tech 2014. Congratulations!
Ms. Hiroe Kimura, the 1st Encouragement Prize of TIA Nanoelectronics Summer School September 2, 2013
Ms. Hiroe Kimura won the 1st Encouragement Prize of TIA Nanoelectronics Summer School for "Super Growth: Unexpectedly High Yield Carbon Nanotube Synthesis from Low Activity Carbon Feedstocks at High Concentrations." Congratulations Hiroe!
Dr. Chandramouli Subramaniam, the 9th Iijima Award for Young Scientists March 12, 2013
Dr. Chandramouli Subramaniam won the 9th Iijima Award for Young Scientists for "A patternable CNT-Cu composite possessing hundred-times higher electrical current-carrying-capacity than metals." Congratulations Subbu!
Dr. Chandramouli Subramaniam, the INC8 Japan Nano Day Best Poster Award May 8, 2012
Dr. Chandramouli Subramaniam won The INC8 Japan Nano Day Best Poster Award for "Efficient electrical power transport using carbon nanotube-copper composite with over 100 times higher current carrying capacity than metals." Congratulations Subbu!
December 7, 2011
Ms. Yoko Iizumi won the Poster Session Best Award of the 25th Diamond Symposium for "Coronene encapsulated single-walled carbon nanotubes for imaging probes targeted to cancer cells" Congratulations Yoko!
Dr. Ming Xu, the 7th Iijima Award March 9, 2011
Dr. Ming Xu won the 7th Iijima Award for "Temperature Invariant Rubberlike Viscoelasticity from -196°C to 1000°C." Congratulations Ming!
April 27, 2010
Ms. Yoko Iizumi won the CSJ Student Presentation Award 2010 of the 90th CSJ Annual Meeting for "Transport properties and electronic structures of azafullerene encapsulated in single wall carbon nanotubes" Congratulations Yoko!
Dr. Kenji Hata, The 6th Japan Academy Medal Prize March 1, 2010
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 6th Japan Academy Medal Prize for "Research on Carbon Nanotube Syntheses and its Applications." Congratulations Kenji!
Dr. Kenji Hata, The 6th JSPS Prize March 1, 2010
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 6th Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Prize for "Research on Carbon Nanotube Syntheses and its Applications." Congratulations Kenji!
Dr. Yuhei Hayamizu,the 5th Iijima Award March 3, 2009
Dr. Yuhei Hayamizu won the 5th Iijima Award for "Integrated Three-Dimensional Microelectromechanical Devices from Processable Carbon Nanotube Wafers." Congratulations Yuhei!
Dr. Kenji Hata, The 18th Tsukuba Incentive Award October 10, 2008
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 18th Tsukuba Incentive Award for Young Investigator for "Super growth -an innovative CNT synthesis method-." Congratulations Kenji!
Dr. Yuhei Hayamizu, the 24th JSAP Incentive Award for Excellent Presentation September 2, 2008
Dr. Yuhei Hayamizu won the 24th JSAP Incentive Award for Excellent Presentation for "Integrated 3-dimensional Micro-electro-mechanical devices from aligned carbon nanotube wafer." Congratulations Yuhei!
March 4, 2008
Dr. Minfang Zhang won the 4rd Iijima award of the Fullerene and Nanotube Research Society for her work entitled "Fabracation of ZnPc-nanohorn-Protein nanohybrid for photodynamic therapy" at the 34th Fullerene and Nanotube Symposium. Congratulations Minfang!
Dr. Kenji Hata, the 2007 Young Scientist Award from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for Study on synthesis of ultra highly-efficient single-walled carbon nanotubes. April 17, 2007
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 2007 Young Scientist Award from the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology for "Study on synthesis of ultra highly-efficient single-walled carbon nanotubes." Congratulations Kenji!
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 2006 AIST President's Award. April 2, 2007
Dr. Kenji Hata won the 2006 AIST President's Award. Congratulations Kenji!
Dr. Don Futaba won the 3rd Iijima award of the Fullerene and Nanotube Research Society at the 32th Fullerene and Nanotube Symposium. February 14, 2007
Dr. Don Futaba won the 3rd Iijima award of the Fullerene and Nanotube Research Society for his work entitled "Shape engineerable single-walled carbon nanotube bulk solid" at the 32th Fullerene and Nanotube Symposium. Congratulations Don!
See full-size image. Feb./2005
We, Super-Growth, won the material award of "Nano Tech Fair 2005." [See full-size image.]