Awards

FY 2022

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2022.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-speed direct-drive system saving energy in high-speed fluid machinery Kenichiro Tanaka
Mototsugu Omura
Manabu Nohara
2022.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Description of mechanism increasing resistance of zinc oxide elements for surge arresters Yuuya Komatsu
Atsushi Seki
Masayuki Takada
2022.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of onboard inverter evaluation equipment assisting EV development and validation Oguma Kota
Shintaro Bushisawa
Isamu Hasegawa

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FY 2021

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2021.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of charging/discharging equipment for evaluating large-capacity EV batteries Sho Shibata
Kodachi Keiichi
Jun Mitsuda
2021.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Improving inverter manufacturing process efficiency by developing automatic guided vehicle (AGV) equipped with collaborative robot Keisuke Yoneno
Yuya Matsushita
Naohiro Matsushita
2021.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of chassis dynamometer system using drive robot to improve vehicle testing efficiency Akihiko Kodama
Takashi Yamaguchi
Koji Hironaga
2021.10 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of more high-efficiency, high-frequency technology using high voltage-multilevel inverter fixed-pulse pattern method Ryuichi Ogawa
Masashi Takiguchi
2021.11 Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award) The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of sewage pipe water level monitoring system protecting communities from sudden downpours Chiho Mori
Akihiro Wakita
Masato Kawakita
2021.11 Electrical Science and Engineering Promotion Award (OHM Technology Award) The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of automatic guided vehicle (AGV) equipped with collaborative robot Keisuke Yoneno
Yuya Matsushita
Naohiro Matsushita

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FY 2020

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2020.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of chassis dynamometer system using hub nut clamp-based vehicle restraint device to enable highly reproducible test conditions Kenta Ariyoshi
Yohei Iwasa
2020.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Practical application of photovoltaic power generating system with storage cell batteries having variation mitigation function Takemasa Iwama
Hiroomi Aihara
Akihiro Kimura
2020.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of electrical contact degradation trend sensor used to monitor corrosive environments Kazuhiro Noda
Hirofumi Uchino
2020.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Practical application of on-site hands-on safety experience education program provided by hands-on safety education vehicles Norio Takekawa
Takashi Miura
Masato Kobayashi
2020.04 Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Science and Technology Award Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Development of image analysis-based overhead contact line inspection system Makoto Niwakawa
Seiji Tabayashi
Yusuke Watanabe
2020.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association High-Voltage Vacuum Interrupter Development Group Yoshihiko Matsui
Yoshihiro Fukatsu
Yo Sano
Hideki Komatsu
Kenta Yamamura

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FY 2019

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2019.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of SUNGENEC SP1000-500 PCS for photovoltaic power generation Tatsuya Obara
Rikiishi Maki
Yoshiaki Harada
2019.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-response inverter for dynamometers; provides industry-leading excitation capacity from equipment of smallest size class Masahiko Hirota
Nobutaka Kezuka
Shuichi Akaike
2019.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-performance inverter for steel production lines; provides industry-leading torque control accuracy Masashi Takiguchi
Koji Abe
Eiichi Shiomatsu
2019.11 Ohm Technology Award The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of SUNGENEC SP1000-500 power conditioning system for photovoltaic power generation; provides industry-leading efficiency Tatsuya Obara
Nobuhide Sato
Toshiya Inoue
2019.11 Ohm Technology Award The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and practical application of image analysis technology-based elevator rope inspection system Shoki Noda
Yutaka Shoji
2019.11 Ohm Technology Award The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and practical application of lithium ion capacitor-based momentary power failure compensator Yusuke Nakajima
2019.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association Industrial Network-Based Hydraulic Next-Generation Switchgear Development Group Emiko Ozeki
Toshinori Hoshino

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FY 2018

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2018.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Outstanding Performance Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) with world’s leading vacuum circuit breaker (204 kV class) Hisashi Harada
Yusuke Agata
Hideki Watanabe
2018.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Practical application of AC/DC converter with CGS assistance function Shigeyuki Suzuki
Koichi Masuda
Takuto Nakamaru
2018.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of inverter for dynamometers providing improved output in ultralow frequency range from equipment in industry’s smallest size class Shuichi Akaike
Shohei Tokunaga
Yuya Fujiwara
2018.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development and product release of high-torque vibration motor Kyoichi Nomura
Takahiro Shimizu
Masato Kono
2018.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association Development of cubicle-type gas-insulated switchgear (C-GIS) Shin Homma
2018.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association Lithium Ion Capacitor-Based Instantaneous Voltage Drop Compensator Development Group Takayuki Yamamoto
Yusuke Nakajima
2019.02 Excellence in Energy-Saving Equipment/System Award Agency for Natural Resources and Energy Commissioner’s Award The Japan Machinery Federation Electric high-torque vibration transmission testing device(PCDY Ⅳ) Dynamic Measurement System Division

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FY 2017

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2017.04 Outstanding Work Award Japan Railway Electrical Engineering Association Image processing-based automatic construction limit measurement method Hironobu Fukai
Seiji Tabayashi
2017.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of small protective relay for Top Runner motors Takashi Ishii
2017.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-voltage inverter test system complying with international standards Kenji Kobori
Satoshi Hashimoto

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FY 2016

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2016.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of PWM regenerative inverter for electric rail DC feeding applications; provides industry-leading efficiency and larger capacity Takayuki Aoki
Takuya Sugai
2016.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Vacuum capacitor with automatic variable capacitance; specialized for advanced plasma control Masahiko Ieda
2016.11 Ohm Technology Award The Promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and product release of 36 to 84 kV Eco Tank lineup of tank vacuum circuit breakers (VCBs) Kazuhiro Nagatake
Yukihiro Takeshita
Hideki Komatsu

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FY 2015

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2015.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-voltage transformerless five-level inverter with power regeneration function; provides world’s highest efficiency from world’s smallest capacity Isamu Hasegawa
Hiromi Sako
2015.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of converter for small hydroelectric power plants; enables power generating system simplification Masashi Takiguchi
Junya Yano

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FY 2014

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2014.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Multifunctional PCS for energy storage systems; conforms to EU directives Hiroshi Saatsu
Takahiro Murai
2014.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of uninterruptible power supply (THYRIC7000) providing industry-leading equipment efficiency Hisakazu Baba
Yu Sasaki
2014.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of mobile transformer vehicle for ultra-lightweight mobility; with integrated VCB mounted on 20 tonne truck Takeyoshi Mochizuki
Yusuke Agata
2014.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of PCS (SP310) for photovoltaic power generation from 750 VDC systems Takamitsu Ito
Kazuho Hasegawa
Takashi Gon
2014.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of multifunctional PCS for energy storage systems; conforms to EU directives Saburo Maehira
Junichi Watanabe
Yasushi Sakata
2014.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Technology and practical application for contact force measurement by non-contact method Yusuke Watanabe
2014.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association International and domestic standardization activities for rail sector Hiroto Ikeda

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FY 2013

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2013.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development and product release of low-inertia dynamometer for simulating FF engine torque pulsation; provides industry-leading performance Masayuki Amari
Kenji Kawakubo
2013.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of position sensor-free control technology for non-salient pole PM motors Masashi Takiguchi
Yasuhiro Yamamoto
2013.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of new artificial ground fault test method that adds impedance for factory testing to enable smaller size, lighter weight, improved safety and shorter test time Nobuhide Akashi
Hirofumi Uchino
Masaharu Inoyama
2013.10 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association Overhead contact line inspection system Makoto Niwakawa
Seiji Tabayashi
Yoshiharu Katada
Kenzo Kawamoto
Yusuke Watanabe

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FY 2012

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2012.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development and practical application of microgrid controller for Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) Saburo Maehira
2012.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-voltage inverter providing industry-leading equipment efficiency Shinsuke Yamauchi

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FY 2011

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2011.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of SP100-250T photovoltaic PCS providing highest level of transformation efficiency in world Tatsunori Sato
Takashi Gon
2011.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of converter for 2 MW wind turbine generators Yumeki Ono
Yuji Fujiyoshi
2011.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of converter for wind turbine generators; can be installed in wind turbine generator nacelles Takashi Kodama
Toshitake Masuko
Yuji Fujiyoshi

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FY 2010

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Grand Prize The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development and product release of motor and inverter for i-MiEV electric vehicle Yoshinori Nakano
Koji Nagata
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of ultra-responsive inverter for dynamometers Kunio Hirao
Hitomi Kamio
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of gearless permanent magnet generator for wind power generation Taketora Ito
Tomomi Takei
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of elevator motor for high-speed 15 tonne elevators with cantilevered sheave structures Keiichi Korogi
Masayuki Kawaguchi
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of unit digital relays (MRR Series) compatible with existing shapes Tetsuya Kanayama
Koji Hosoya
2010.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of large-capacity, wide-range dynamo Kenji Kawakubo
Mitsuru Arakawa
2010.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Inverter for ultra-high capacity, low-inertia dynamos Kazuya Ogura
Kunio Hirao
Kazuhiro Ogawa

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FY 2009

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2009.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of large-capacity, low-inertia dynamo Minoru Matsumoto
Tokusei Oguchi
2009.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of VT240EL inverter for elevators; equipped with load sensor-free control technology Koji Yamada
Yumeki Ono
2009.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association UPS for regular commercial power supply MEIPOSS-BP Yoichi Watanabe
Junichi Watanabe
2009.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of 7.2 kV hybrid insulated switchgear Kenji Tsuji
Shinji Ochi
2009.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and practical application of AC/DC converter for NAS batteries; with function for handling instantaneous voltage drops Yuichi Manabe
Issei Hirayama

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FY 2008

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2008.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellent Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of AC/DC converter for NAS batteries; with large-capacity (4 MW class) uninterruptible power supply function Nobuhide Kusumoto
Manabu Teramoto
2008.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of serial multiplexing direct high-voltage inverter with power regeneration function Takuji Hayashi
Kazuya Ogura
2008.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Excellence Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of 168 kV, 40 kA tank vacuum circuit breaker Shinya Shinada
Kiyohito Katsumata
2008.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development of image analysis-based overhead wire wear detection equipment Seiji Tabayashi
Makoto Niwakawa

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FY 2007

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2007.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Progress Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of large-capacity (10 MW class), high-voltage capacitor-based instantaneous voltage drop compensator Yoshitaka Sakai
Minoru Nishitoba
2007.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of virtual engine bench Sugaya Masayasu
Minoru Kobayashi
2007.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Product release of anechoic chamber chassis dynamo for large vehicles Kazuhisa Otsuki
Kotaki Declaration
2007.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of insulation level monitoring system (high voltage/low voltage) Kazuo Tsuyuki
Kazushige Inoue
2007.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and product release of high-voltage, large-capacity capacitor-based instantaneous voltage drop compensator Narihiko Fukuda
Minoru Kaneda
2007.11 Ohm Technology Award The promotion Foundation for Electrical Science and Engineering Development and product release of electric double-layer capacitor-based regenerated energy absorbing system for DC electric rail applications Tadashi Uemura
2007.11 Shibusawa Prize The Japan Electric Association Development and product release of high-voltage, large-capacity capacitor-based instantaneous voltage drop compensator Junichi Shimomura

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FY 2006

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2006.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Progress Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of continuous pure ozone generator Yoshiki Morikawa
Goji Noyori
2006.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of microgrid power source optimization plan Hitomi Otoguro
Yoshimichi Okuno
2006.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of Shinkansen high-speed overhead contact line inspection system Hiroyuki Kamiya
Kenzo Kawamoto
2006.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of photocatalytic air purifier for corrosive gas removal Hiroshi Noguchi
Takashi Sato

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FY 2005

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2005.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-voltage, large-capacity, electric double-layer capacitor-based equipment for handling instantaneous voltage drops Minoru Kaneda
Hiroshi Saatsu
2005.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of energy consumption recording system Karakama Toshio
2005.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of wireless telemetry system applying 3G mobile phone technology Masayuki Tatsuta
Toshiyuki Okitsu
2005.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of GPS Express global positioning system Tatsuya Oguro
Masaaki Tajima
2005.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of system for studying power grid interconnection technology Takamitsu Ito

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FY 2004

Date of award Name of award Award organization Award-winning topic Winner
2004.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Progress Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of high-voltage SIS (solid-insulated switchgear) for industrial applications Toshitake Masuko
2004.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development and practical application of protective interlock for Tohoku/Kyushu Shinkansen lines Koichi Ide
Koji Matsugane
2004.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Development Award The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of dynamometer with high power rate and ultra-small diameter Kenji Kawakubo
Mamoru Kohno
2004.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of photocatalytic deodorizer Hiroshi Noguchi
Yoshihiko Tagawa
2004.04 Commendation for Achievements in Electrical Industry Technology Honorable Mention The Japan Electrical Manufacturers' Association Development of insulation monitoring system (TELEMOT) and monitoring server Kazushige Inoue
Yutaka Hayashi

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