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The Most Interesting Readings Award

1. Introduction

  1. The Most Interesting Readings Award has been given to authors of outstanding articles except research and educational papers, that has been published on JSDE journal “Design Engineering”, within time period from last January to December in each year, in order to spread out the latest outcomes of our research, development and educational activities and to repraise author’s contribution for our society.
  2. The number of awarding is limited only One as a general rule, however, if it was difficult to choose a winner among candidates, the limitation can be expanded up to Three.
  3. Winners are decided based on public voting by JSDE members, readers of JSDE journal. A voting slip is attached on the 1st issue of each year.
  4. The announcement of the winners and award ceremony are held at general meeting in the next year. Testimonial and prize medal are given to winners. It is also announced on JSDE journal.

2. List of Honors

Names and titles in Italic font are generated by machine translation.

  • 2021 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2022 Spring Annual Conference
    • 鈴木健司(工学院大学)
    • 鈴木伸哉(長野工業高等専門学校)
    • 伊藤恵利(株式会社メニコン)
  • 2020 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2021 Spring Annual Conference
    • 砂見 雄太(東海大学工学部)
    • 山岸 和子(慶應義塾大学大学院)
  • 2019 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2020 General Meeting
    • 岡根 利光(産業技術総合研究所)
      解説:「3D 積層造形技術による鋳造鋳型の造形とその応用」,54巻6号, (2019)
    • 三原 雄司(東京都市大学)
      解説:「機械装置実働中の接触面の状態及び熱流れを知るための薄膜センサの開発とその応用」,54巻12号, (2018)
  • 2018 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2019 Spring Annual Conference
    • 安藤 英由樹(大阪大学大学院情報科学研究科)
      解説:「視覚だけじゃないAugmentedRealityの設計理論」,53巻4号, (2018), pp. 294-301
    • 辰巳 恵三,増田 英之,末永 雄一朗,大野 徹(ヤマハ)
      解説:「カジュアル管楽器Venovaのテクノロジーとデザイン」,53巻5号, (2018),pp. 366-370
  • 2017 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2018 Spring Annual Conference
    • 佐田 隆(ジェイテクト)
      解説:「転がり軸受の定格寿命に関する規格の進歩」52巻3号, (2017), pp. 151-157
    • 西脇 眞二(京都大学大学院工学研究科)
      解説:「トポロジー最適化による構想設計法の開発」, 52巻7号, (2017), pp. 439-444
    • 鈴森 康一(東京大学)
      解説:「いいかげんなロボット」, 52巻10号, (2017), pp. 585-589

  • 2016 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2017 Spring Annual Conference
    • Noriyoshi MACHIDA(Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co., Ltd.),Kenji SUZUKI(Fuji Electric FA Components & Systems Co., Ltd.)
      Explanation: Design of Operation and Safety Property of Industrial Operation Switch, Vol. 51, No.2, (2016), pp.69-74
    • Koichi OHTOMI(The University of Tokyo)
      Explanation: 1DCAE for Monozukuri and Engineers, Vol. 51, No. 3, (2016), pp.129-138
  • 2015 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2016 Spring Annual Conference
    • Toshinosuke AKUTSU (Kanto Gakuin University)
      Explanation: Fluid Dynamical Evaluation and Challenges for Prosthetic Heart Valve (Historical Evolution of Mechanical Type Prosthetic Heart Valve and Flow Visualization View of Fluid Dynamical Evaluation), Vol. 50, No. 3, (2015), pp.105-111
    • Tetsuya FUJIMOTO (Sophia University)
      Explanation: Our Challenges Against the World through Formula SAE, Vol. 50, No. 1, (2015), pp.17-27
  • 2014 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2015 Spring Annual Conference
    • Toshihiro MAKI (Univ. of Tokyo)
      Explanation: AUV Tri-TON – Toward 3D Imaging of Hydrothermal Vent Field -, Vol.49, No.5, (2014), pp.225-229
    • Norihiro KOIZUMI (Univ. of Tokyo), Hiroyuki TSUKIHARA (Univ. of Tokyo), Mamoru MITSUISHI (Univ. of Tokyo)
      Explanation: Construction Methodology for Non-Invasive Ultrasound Theragnostic System (NIUTS) Based on Technologizing and Digitalizing Medical Professional Skills (TDMPS), Vol.49, No.6, (2014), pp.280-287
    • Shun KITAHARA (NSK-Warner Co. Ltd.), Kenji MARUO (NSK-Warner Co. Ltd.)
      Explanation: Recent Technology of Wet Friction Materials Applied to Automatic Transmission, Vol.49, No.10, (2014), pp.518-524
  • 2013 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2014 Spring Annual Conference
    • Takao HIGASHIMACHI (Sojo Univ.)
      Explanation: Research and Its Future Prospects for Extension of Teeth and Ear Lifetime (Application of CAD/CAE to Biomechanics) Vol.48, No.11, (2013), pp.487-493
    • Ryuji YOKOKAWA (Kyoto Univ.)
      Explanation: Nanomanipulations by Integrating Motor Proteins and Micro/nano Fabrications, Vol.48, No.1, (2013), pp.2-10
    • Minori KAKIZAWA (Shieido Research Center Co. Ltd.)
      Explanation: Development of Wearable Sensing System for Quantifying Cosmetic Procedure, Vol.48, No.10, (2013),pp.461-465
  • 2012 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2013 Spring Annual Conference
    • Kazuteru NAGAMURA (Hiroshima Univ.), Kiyotaka IKEJO (Hiroshima Univ.), Natsuhiko SEYAMA (Hiroshima Univ.)
      Explanation: Development and Design of Special Tooth Profile(Non-Involute)Gears Vol.47, No.1, (2012), pp.2-8
    • Kanta NIHEI (Kawasaki Technology Co., Ltd.)
      Explanation: Life Estimation Technology of Welded Structure by Fatigue Damage Sensor, Vol.47, No.11, (2012), pp.507-511
    • Shinobu YOSHIMURA (The Univ. of Tokyo), Hideki FUJII (The Univ. of Tokyo)
      Explanation: Intelligent Simulation Based of Environmentally Conscious Artifacts and Society, Vol.47, No.12, (2012), pp.551-558
  • 2011 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2012 Spring Annual Conference
    • Kazuyoshi TSUCHIYA (School of Engineering, Tokai University)
      Explanation: Development of Health Monitoring System, Vol.46, No.2, (2011), pp.74-81
    • Taro NAKAMURA (Faculty of Science and Engineering, Chuo University)
      Explanation: Design and Application of Robots Based on Motion-Mechanism of Various Creatures, Vol.46, No.6, (2011), pp.308-316
    • Shoji MORIMOTO (Department of Biomedical Engineering, Osaka Electro-Communication University)
      Explanation: Recent Design and Development of External Lower Limb Prothesis Vol.46, No.12, (2011), pp.676-681
  • 2010 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2011 Spring Annual Conference
    • Yoshihiro YASUKAWA, Kazunori MIURA(Rengo Co., Ltd.)
      Explanation: Packege Design of Corrugated Box, Vol.45, No.3, (2010), pp.114-122
    • Yutaka NOMAGUCHI(Dept. of Mech. Eng., Osaka Univ.)
      Explanation: Toward Knowledge Management of Engineering Analysis Modeling Process for Design Verification Vol.45, No.6, (2010), pp.289-297
    • Takanao UCHIDA(Automobile R&D Center, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.)
      Explanation: Introduction and Practical Usage Examples of CAE Analysis by “Designers” at Honda R&D Vol.45, No.8, (2010), pp.359-367
  • 2009 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2010 Spring Annual Conference
    • Takafumi ASADA (Panasonic Shikoku Electronics Co., Ltd.)
      Explanation: Hydrodynamic Bearing Spindle for HDD, Vol.44, No.3, pp.137-148 (2009)
    • Tetsuya HAMAGUCHI (Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
      Explanation: Importance of Problem Setting Manifested by Analogy between Method of Creation and Learning from Failure, Vol.44, No.10, pp.517-525 (2009)
  • 2008 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2009 Spring Annual Conference
    • Masaaki MOCHIMARU (Degital Human Research Center National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)
      Explanation: Digital Human Modeling for Product Design, Vol.43, No.1, pp.2-8 (2008)
    • Toshinari TANAKA (Port and Airport Research Institute)
      Explanation: Design Case of Shoreline Survey Robot Applied Watertight Module Structure, Vol.43, No.3, pp.130-127 (2008)
  • 2007 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2008 Spring Annual Conference
    • Tohru YAGI (Graduate School of Informatics, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
      Explanation: An Artificial Organ for Vision: Visual Prosthesis, Vol.42, No.3, pp.140-146 (2007)
    • Tetsu TAKEHARA (NSK Ltd.)
      Explanation: Recent Technology of Hub Unit, Vol.42, No.8, pp.452-461 (2007)
  • 2006 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2007 Spring Annual Conference
    • Satoshi KANAI (Graduate School of Science and Technology, Hokkaido University)
      Explanation: Computer-Aided Industrial Design and its Issues, Vol.41, No.1, pp.2-10 (2006)
    • Hiromasa SUZUKI (Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo)
      Explanation: Shape Modeling using Industrial X?|ray CT Scanning Data, Vol.41, No.2, pp.57-62 (2006)
    • Yutaka YAMAGATA (RIKEN Discovery Research Institute)
      Explanation: Fabrication of Microstructures by Ultra?|Precision Micro Mechanical Machining Method, Vol.41, No.11, pp.543-548 (2006)
  • 2005 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2006 Spring Annual Conference
    • Tomoya SAKAGUCHI (NTN Corp.)
      Explanation: Run-out Analysis of Rolling Element Bearings, Vol.40, No.10, pp.508-514 (2006)
    • Masao NISHIOKA (Nishioka Mechanisms Laboratory)
      Explanation: Recent Technology of Cams, Vol.40, No.4, pp.159-165 (2005)
  • 2004 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2005 Spring Annual Conference
    • Tomomasa KODERA (ELYSIUM Co. Ltd.)
      Explanation: Technical Issues of 3D CAD Data Exchange, Vol.39, No.6, pp.289-294 (2004)
    • Masakazu UMEZAWA (THK Co. Ltd.)
      Explanation: Measurement Technology for Linear Guide, Vol.39, No.2, pp.74-81 (2004)
  • 2003 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2004 Spring Annual Conference
    • Yoshiharu AMANO (Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University)
      Explanation: Ammonia Refrigerator Apparatus, Vol.38, No.11, pp.552-557 (2003)
    • Masaaki KUROSU (National Instiotute of Multimedia Education)
      Explanation: Universal Design and Usability, Vol.38, No.4, pp.151-158 (2003)
    • Ahoji NOGUCHI (Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science)
      Explanation: Rolling Beanngs for Swing Motion, Vol.38, No.3, pp.130-134 (2003)
  • 2002 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2003 Spring Annual Conference
    • Shigehiko KANEKO (Graduate School of Engineering, The university of Tokyo), Tatsuro WATANABE (Graduate School of Engineering, The university of Tokyo)
      Explanation: An Example of PBL Program in the University of Tokyo, Vol.37, No.4, pp.157-164 (2002)
    • Takechi IKEDA (NTN Corp.)
      Explanation: History of Automotive Constant Velocity Universal Joints Design, Vol.37, No.8, pp.400-407 (2002)
  • 2001 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2002 Spring Annual Conference
    • Hideaki MADONO (SHARP Corp.)
      Explanation: Environmental Issues and Enterprise’s Role for Environmental Protection, Vol.36, No.11, pp.461-467 (2001)
    • Koichi OHTOMI(Toshiba Corp.), Masanori OZAWA(Toshiba Corp.)
      Explanation: Collaborative Design Technology and its Application, Vol.36, No.6, pp.251-258 (2001)
    • Tomiharu MATSUSHITA (Kobe Steel Ltd.), Taiji ADACHI(Kobe University)
      Explanation: Current and Future Technology in Design of Artificial Hip Joint, Vol.36, No.8, pp.338-343 (2001)
  • 2000 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2001 Spring Annual Conference
    • Takashi KOBAYASHI (Mitsubishi Electric)
      Explanation: Thermal Design of a Slim Notebook PC, Vol.35, No.9, pp.329-334 (2000)
    • Shinzo MANMOTO (MAYEKAWA MFG Co. Ltd.), Akira ERYU (MAYEKAWA MFG Co. Ltd)
      Explanation: Design of Processing Machineries for Meat and Marine Products, Vol.35, No.1, pp.2-7 (2000)
  • 1999 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 2000 Spring Annual Conference
    • Yoshiyuki NARISAWA (RION Co. Ltd.)
      Explanation: Design for Miniaturization of Hearlng Aids, Vol.34, No.5, pp.143-147 (1999)
    • Nobuo MACHIDA (Nihon University)
      Explanation: The Ride-Quality Design of the Amusement Facilities, Vol.34, No.6, pp.184-187 (1999)
    • Koji TANIDA (IHI Corp.)
      Explanation: Applied Examples of Active Control Technique to Large Scale Structures, Vol.34, No.1, pp.2-8 (1999)
  • 1998 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 1999 Spring Annual Conference
    • Toshiyuki OGURA, (Fujifilm Corp.), Shoichi UCHIDA (Fujifilm Corp.)
      Explanation: Recycling Technology of the Lens with Film, Vol.33, No.3, pp.80-84 (1998)
    • Shigeo HIROSE (Tokyo Institute of Technology), Hiroyuki KUWAHARA (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
      Explanation: Design of Moon & Planetary Rover in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Vol.33, No.12, pp. 440-454 (1998)
  • 1997 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 1998 Spring Annual Conference
    • Kazuo IWAKIRI (HORIKAWA Inc.)
      Explanation: Design and Manufacture of Spectacle Frames in Fukui Prefecture, Vol.32, No.6, pp.225-228(1997)
    • Koichi SUZUMORI (Toshiba Corp.)
      Explanation: Pipeline Inspection Robots Driven by Pneumatic Rubber Actuators, Vol.32, No.5, pp.193-197 (1997)
    • Hiroshi MAKI (Faculty of Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science)
      Materials for Education: On Restructuring of Mechanical Design Education, Vol.32, No.1, pp.35-39 (1997)
  • 1996 The Most Interesting Readings Award Awarded at 1997 Spring Annual Conference
    • Yoshiyuki NAKANO (NIKON Corp.)
      Explanation: Camera Design History of Recent 40 Years, Vol.31, No.1, pp.19-26 (1996)
    • Yasunori BABA (Research into Artifacts, Center for Engineering, The University of Tokyo)
      Explanation: Challenge of Design: New Possibilities in the 21st Century, Vol.31, No.6, pp.189-192 (1996)