The Takeda Award Message from Chairman Awardees Achievement Fact Awards Ceremony Forum 2001


Social/Economic Well-Being
Isamu Akasaki
Hiroshi Amano
Shuji Nakamura

Individual/Humanity Well-Being
Patrick O. Brown
Stephen P. A. Fodor

World Environmental Well-Being
Charles Elachi
Nobuyoshi Fugono
Ken'ichi Okamoto

World Environmental Well-Being
The Development of Spaceborne Microwave Radar for Monitoring the Global Environment

Technical Achievement: The development of spaceborne microwave precipitation radar.

Nobuyoshi Fugono
Nobuyoshi Fugono
1959 B. S., Microwave Electronics, Kyoto University
1961 M.S., Microwave Electronics, Kyoto University
1971 D.S., Upper Atmospheric Physics, Kyoto University
1961 Radio Research Laboratory of Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (currently) Communications Research Laboratory)
1989-1993 Director General of Communications Research Laboratory
1993-present Professor of Research Institute of Science and Technology of Tokai University Professor of Tokai University
1993-1995 Visiting Senior Research Scientist of Texas A&M University and Visiting Senior Researcher of GSFC/NASA
1994-1996 Visiting Professor of University of Maryland
1995-1996 Visiting Professor of University of Tokyo
1997-2001 President of Support Center for Advanced Telecommunication Technology Research Foundation (SCAT)
2001 Vice President of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)
2001-pressent President of Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)

1983 Exceptional Research Award of the Minister of Science and Technology of Japan
1990 Group Achievement Award of NASA
1998 Distinguished Public Service Medal of NASA
2000 Medal with Purple Ribbon, Government of Japan

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