Hall of Fame



2013 ISSCC (IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference) Author-Recognition Award
As a Leading Contributor with more than 30 Papers for the past 60 years
As a Leading Contributor with more than 20 Papers for the decade 2003 to 2013


2013 United Airlines - 2 Million Miler


2011 IEEE SSCS Kansai Chapter Academic Research Award, Workshop on LSIs and Systems
"System-on-a-Film Implementation of 100V AC Cumulative Power Meter based on 100V/20V Organic Digital-Analog Mixed Circuits", IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Kansai Chapter

2010 IEEE EDS Paul Rappaport Award
For the outstanding paper entitled Large-Area Flexible Ultrasonic Imaging System With an Organic-Transistor Active Matrix appeared in the May 2010 issue of Transactions on Electron Devices, with Yusaku Kato, Takayasu Sekitani, Yoshiaki Noguchi, Tomoyuki Yokota, Makoto Takamiya, Takayasu Sakurai, and Takao Someya


2010 IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) Electronics Society Award
For pioneering contributions to arge-area integrated circuit technologies and applications using organic transistors.


2010 IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits with the following citation:
For pioneering contributions to the design and modeling of high-speed and low-power CMOS logic circuits.


2009 IEEE EDS Paul Rappaport Award
For the outstanding paper entitled "Printed Nonvolatile Memory for Sheet-Type Communication System" published in the IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices, Vol. 56, pp. 1027-1035, May 2009.


2009 IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) Achievement Award
"For pioneering development and practical application of low-power circuit technology for CMOS LSI's.


2009 IEICE (The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers) Fellow


2009 LSIとシステムのワークショップ IEEE SSCS Kansai Chapter Academic Research Award
「8×8のコイルアレーと2V有機CMOSデコーダとEMI検出用LSIで構成 された伸縮可能なEMI計測シートの提案と動作実証」、IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Kansai Chapter


2009 LSIとシステムのワークショップ2009 ICD優秀ポスター賞
「三次元積層NAND型フラッシュSSD向けプログラム電圧(20V)生成回路」、 電子情報通信学会


2005 IEEE ICICDT AWARD WINNER
"In Recognition and Appreciation of Contributions to the Creation and Dissemination of Knowledge About Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Design and Technology, and also For Outstanding Achievements in Promoting the Interaction and Collaboration Among Multi-discipline Technical Fields - Design/Device/Process - to Accelerate the Implementation of the State-of-the-Art Designs and Technologies into Manufacturing."


2005 IEEE ISSCC the Takuo Sugano Award
for the paper "Cut-and-Paste Organic FET Customized ICs for Application to Artificial Skin"


2005 P&I patent of the year award for low-power integrated circuits

2005年11月 米国タイムズ紙 invention of the year 電子人工皮膚に開発


2003 Fellow, IEEE, "for contributions to the modeling and design of high speed VLSI circuits," The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

2003 International Solid-State Circuit Conference 11th most frequent contributor for 50 years.


2003 IP優秀賞
「ゼロVth、FDD-SOIを用いた低電力高速Vddホッピングプロセッサ」、LSI IPデザイン・ アワード運営委員会

2002 IEEE 2002 ISSCC Evening Panel Award


2002 IP優秀賞
「75%電力節減可能な離散FV制御機構を有する低電力リアルタイ ムOS:μITRON-LP」、LSI IPデザイン・アワード運営委員会


2001 IP優秀賞
「電圧ホッピングとアプリケーションスライシングによるリアルタイムアプリケーション 向け低電力プロセサシステム」LSI IPデザイン・アワード運営委員会

1985 Nikkan Kyogyou Annual Top Ten Product Development of 256Kbit CMOS Static RAM

1985 Nihon-Keizan-Shinbun-Sha award Development of 256Kbit CMOS Static RAM

1984 IR100 for the Development of 256Kbit CMOS Static RAM

1983 IR100 for the Development of 64Kbit CMOS Static RAM


Miscellaneous awards

2009 - present Steering committee chair for IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference (A-SSCC)
2009 - present Executive committee chair for IEEE Symposia on VLSI
2007 - 2009 Steering committee vice-chair for IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference (A-SSCC)
2007 - 2009 Executive committee member for IEEE Symposia on VLSI
2006 - 2008 IEEE distinguished lecturer for Solid-State Circuit Society (SSCS)
2006 - 2007 Executive committee member for VLSI Multilevel Interconnection Conference (VMIC)
2005 - 2005 Technical program committee chairman for IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC)
2005 - 2007 Steering committee member for IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference (A-SSCC)
2005 - present Technical program committee member for European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC)
2005 - 2006 Technical program committee member for Nano-Net
2004 - 2004 General conference chair for IEEE International Conference on Integrated Circuits Design and Technology (ICICDT)
2003 - 2005 IEEE distinguished lecturer for Circuits and Systems (CAS) society
2002 - 2008 Elected AdCom member of IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society
2000 - 2009 Technical program committee member for IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC)
2000 - 2002 General conference chair for IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits
2000 - 2001 Technical program committee vice chair for ASP-DAC
1998 - 1999 Technical program committee member for Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC)
1997 - 1999 Technical program committee member for India VLSI Design Conference
1997 - 1998 Technical program committee member for International Workshop on Timing Issues in the Specification and Synthesis of Digital Systems (TAU)
1996 - present Technical program committee member and executive committee for IEEE International Symposium on Low-Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED)
1996 - 1997 Technical program committee member for Design Automation Conference (DAC)
1995 - 1997 Technical program chairman for IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits
1995 - 1996 Technical program committee member for International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD)
1994 - 1995 Technical program committee member for International Conference on VLSI and CAD
1994 - 1995 Technical program committee member for Symposium on Low-Power Electronics
1993 - 1996 Technical program committee member for ACM FPGA Workshop (FPGA)
1992 - 2005 Technical program committee member for IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC)
1992 - 1997 Technical program committee member for IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits
1991 - 1992 Secretary and Technical program committee member for IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits

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