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Report of the 6th Kisoi Motohiro Award Presenting Ceremony
We, International Rescue System Institute held the 6th Kisoi Motohiro Award Presenting Ceremony on 14th January 2011 in Kobe.
The winner of the academic achievement is Dr. Hiroaki Nakanishi who is a lecturer of Kyoto University, and the winner of the technological achievement is Dr. Takeshi Aoki who is an associate professor of Chiba Institute of Technology.
(PHOTO: Winners and Selection Committee Members)
Dr. Nakanishi won the award for his efforts, "Development of an Autonomous Unmanned Helicopter and Research of Its Activities at Disaster Sites". And Dr. Aoki won the award for his efforts, "Development of Unified Pneumatic Pillars for Rescue Operation".
And we also honored Mr. Adam Jacoff, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) with the special award for technological contribution for his outstanding achievement in standardization of rescue robots.
Dr. Nakanishi and Dr. Aoki were given the commendation certificate, extra prize JPY300,000, and memorial trophy given by the members of the selection committee. The trophies were produced by the Art Grass Club who have sympathy for this award.
And Mr. Jacoff was given the commendation certificate, extra prize JPY100,000, and a memorial plate.
And also, three winners of the award for encouragement were introduced.
Winners of academic and technological achievement delivered lectures about subjects of their study or development.
(PHOTO: Lecuture by Award Winners)
All winners received generous applause from attendance with celebration and expection.
The Program of The Ceremony(J)(PDF)
The Introduction of the Winners(J)(PDF)
The Introduction of Trophy Designer(J)(PDF)