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33th(2021)IP Award

Assoc. Prof. Satoshi Watanabe

  • Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University

Brief personal history

Month of Birth August 1976
2005 Dr. Eng., Kyoto University
2005 to 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University
2015 to 2019 Junior Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University
2019 to present Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Kyoto University

Achievements:

Dr. Satoshi Watanabe is Associate Professor at Kyoto University and has been working on researches on the self-assembly of colloidal particles and the liquid-phase synthesis of functional particles, both of which are closely related to the powder technology. His outstanding research achievements are characterized by the introduction of appropriate “fields” for the structure formation and reaction on the basis of in-depth understanding of target phenomena, aiming at the control of micorscopic structures through macroscopic process parameters to fully exploit resultant material functions. The achievements are highly evaluated from both engineering and scientific aspects, for which he was awarded from several academic societies. He has been actively engaged in industry–academia collaborations to utilize the knowledge and findings obtained through his research activities. He has also contributed to the Society of Powder Technology, Japan (SPTJ) by serving as a symposium organizer and editors of journals. Furthermore, he has carried out international collaborations as a project leader to build up an international academic network. Taking into consideration the facts mentioned above, he is expected to further contribute to the development of the academic study and the fostering of human resources in the field of the powder technology, and hence he deserves to be a winner of the IP Award.

32th(2020)IP Award

Chiharu Tokoro

  • Department of Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
September 1975 Birthday month
2003 PhD (Engineering), The University of Tokyo
2004 to 2007 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2007 to 2009 Lecturer, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2009 to 2015 Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2015 present: Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
2016 present: Project Professor, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo

Achievements:

Prof. Dr. Chiharu Tokoro is Professor at Waseda University and extensively studies separation technologies for natural and secondary resources based on powder technologies such as grinding, physical separation, and solid/liquid separation. Her outstanding research is mechanism investigation for surface complexation of toxic elements at the solid/ liquid interface using solid analysis, and development of innovative solid/solid separation technologies using computer simulation. The originality and effectiveness of these research works are highly accepted in the filed of resources recycling and environmental purification. Hence, she has won some of the scientific awards. At present, she holds important posts such as director and committee member in several academic societies including the Society of Powder Technology of Japan (SPTJ) and Association of Powder Process Industry and Engineering, JAPAN (APPIE). She eagerly carries out the industry-university collaborations in the SPTJ and APPIE. She also actively develops policy proposals and cross-sectoral social contribution as a member of the Science Council of Japan, and national and local governments. In aditions, she is a pioneer of female researchers, and her activities are supported across generations and genders. Taking into consideration the facts mentioned above, she is expected to further contribute not only to the academia but also to the industries, and hence she deserves to be a winner of the IP Award.

IP AWARD WINNERS

No.
(year)
Name Organization
(Post at time of award)
Achievment
33
(2021)
Satoshi Watanabe Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Kyoto University Outstanding research achievements on the colloidal self-assembly and the functional particle synthesis for controlling structures and functions through processing
32
(2020)
Chiharu Tokoro Professor, Department of Resources and Environmental Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University Outstanding research of solid/solid separation and solid/liquid separation based on powder technology for resources recycling and environmental purification
31
(2019)
Mikio Sakai Resilience Engineering
Research Center,
School of Engineering,
The University of Tokyo
Achievements in the development of innovative technologies on numerical simulations for granular and multi-phase flows
30
(2018)
Kenji Iimura Department of Chemical Engineering,
Graduate School of Engineering,
University of Hyogo
(Associate Professor)
Development of novel synthesis process of functional materials by morphology, structure and size control based on powder technology
29
(2017)
Hidekazu Tanaka Department of Chemistry,Graduate School of Scuennce and Engineering, Shimane University (Professor) Functionalization of inorganic particles by morphology control and surface modification and its application to corrosion engineerng
28
(2016)
Hiroyuki Shinto Department of
Chemical Engineering,
Fukuoka University
(Professor)
Outstanding fundamental research achievements on the mechanism and modeling of soft particulate materials such as interfacial structures, surface forces, particle dispersions, and cell-particle interactions.
27
(2015)
Hiromitsu Yamamoto Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering, School of Pharmacy,
Aichi Gakuin University(Professor)
The winner of this award has addressed the design of polymeric nanoparticle for drug delivery system based on the powder technology and particulate design engineering.
26
(2014)
Ryoichi Kurose Department of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Graduate School of Engineering,
Kyoto University(Associate Professor)
Outstanding basic and applied research achievements on the mechanism and modelling of particle dispersion in turbulent flows for environmental and energy problems
25
(2013)
Hiroya Abe Joining and Welding Research Institute,
Osaka University
(Associate Professor)
Design and development of powder processing technology for enhancing performances of materials, including energy and environmental related materials
24
(2012)
Kunihiro FUKUI Department of Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Hiroshima University(Professor) Outstanding basic and applied research achievements to establish the fundamentals in powder technology, and to solve the energy problem and the environmental issues from the viewpoint of powder technology
23
(2011)
Hideki ICHIKAWA Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Kobe Gakuin University Prof. Hideki Ichikawa has been working on" nanostructure designs" for the functionalization of pharmaceutical preparations composed of nano- and micron-sized particulate systems and the development of the novel particulate DDS (drug delivery system).
23
(2011)
Junya KANO Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials, Tohoku University The winner of this award has addressed the establishment of a new simulation method for media behavior during ball grinding precisely, and the development a new and novel method to predict the particle diameter of powder in grinding process.
22
(2010)
Yoshiyuki
SHIRAKAWA
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Doshisha University
(Professor)
The winner of this award has addressed the process development for fabrication of composite materials consisting of nano-particles, and proposed new and highly sophisticated unit operations
21
(2009)
Toshiyuki
Nomura
Department of Chemical Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering
Osaka Prefecture University
(Associate Professor)
Study on (1) the clarification of the mechanism for particle electrification, (2) the particle formation and growth by a build-up process, (3) the clarification of mechanical behavior of aerosol particles and (4) the research on the industrial use of microorganisms
20
(2008)
Satoru
Watano
Graduate School of Engineering
Osaka Prefecture University
(Professor)
Analysis of particle dynamic behavior in supercritical and high centrifugal force fields and study on design and production process of fine particles with several smart functionalities
19
(2007)
Tatsushi
Matsuyama
Department of Environmental Engineering for Symbiosis
Faculty of Engineering
Soka University
(Professor)
Study on dry powder handling operations. Especially establishment of the precise experimental methods for impact charging of a single particle.
18
(2006)
Kuniaki
Gotoh
The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
Okayama University
(Professor)
Study on The Evaluation Methods of Powder Handing Characteristics and Systematization of Designing Procedures of Powder Handling Unit Operation Based on The Evaluated Characteristics
17
(2005)
Masayoshi
Fuji
Ceramics Research Laboratory
Nagoya Institute of Technology
(Associate Professor)
Development of the powder surface studies on (1)Surface characterization of inorganic powder (2)Adhesive force of contaminative Particles(3)Wetting dispersability of inorganic powder (4)Functionalizing inorganic powder using surface modification
16
(2004)
Toshitugu
Tanaka
Oosaka University
(Professor)
 
15
(2003)
Makio
Naito
Oosaka University
(Professor)
Development of the new hybridized particles based on pulverizing technology and the research of high performance and high value added particle systems based on synthesizing technology
14
(2002)
Syuji
Matsuzaka
Kyoto University
(Associate Professor)
Development of the evaluation method for particle adhesion, continuous micro-feeder using ultrasonic vibration and electrostatic measurement system of simultaneous phenomenon of particle flow rate and electric charge.
13
(2001)
Hidehiro
Kamiya
Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
(Associate Professor)
Development of the evaluation method for particle adhesion, continuous micro-feeder using ultrasonic vibration and electrostatic measurement system of simultaneous phenomenon of particle flow rate and electric charge.
12
(2000)
Toshihiko
Myojo
National Institute of Industrial Health
(Head Researcher)
Development of filter collection efficiency with dust load, measurement and estimation for deposition of fibrous aerosol and evaluation method of dust-proof mask
11
(1999)
Hisao
Suzuki
Shizuoka University
(Associate Professor)
Processing of Fine Oxide Powders and Films by Chemical Solution Deposition, Coagulation Control of Ultra-fine Particles for Ceramic Processing
10
(1998)
Yoshio
Otani
Kanazawa Univserity
(Professor)
Evaluation of collection performance of various particle separators, and contribution to contamination control by clarifying the deposition mechanism of fine particles and developing its countermeasures
9
(1997)
Makoto
Ohtsuka
Pharmaceutical Univserity
(Associate Professor)
Powder Technological study in Pharmaceutical Field, - Evaluations of Pharmaceuticals for Mechanochemical Reaction during Grinding, Dissolution Behaviors and Tabletting Compression -
8
(1996)
Hirobumi
Takeuch
Gifu Pharmaceutical Univserity
(Associate Professor)
Design and development of new pharmaceutical particles
7
(1995)
Michitaka
Suzuki
Himeji Institute of Technology
(Lecturer)
Experiments and numerical simulation of particle configuration of packed bed
6
(1994)
Shigeyuki
Endo
Agency of Industrial Science & Technology MITI
(Chief Researcher)
Produce of ultra fine particle by laser
5
(1993)
Minoru
Takahashi
Nagoya Institute of Technology
(Associate Professor)
Basic study on material manufacturing processes
4
(1992)
Hideto
Yoshida
Hiroshima University
(Associate Professor)
Computer simulation of particle classification by cyclone and measurements of contact electric potential between particles and metal
3
(1991)
Fumikazu
Igasaki
Agency of Industrial Science & Technology MITI
(Section Manager)
Interdisciplinary study on particle technology and chemistry
2
(1990)
Ko
Higashitani
Kyushu Institute of Technology
(Professor)
agglomeration and dispersion of fine particles in liquid
1
(1989)
Kikuo
Okuyama
University of Osaka Prefecture
(Associate Professor)
Study on nano-sized aerosol particles

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