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Long-time IEEE ComSoc Member Hisashi Kobayashi Receives the C and C Prize

Long-time IEEE ComSoc Member Hisashi Kobayashi Receives the C and C Prize

Hisashi Kobayashi, the Sherman Fairchild University Professor Emeritus of Princeton University and a long-time member of the IEEE Communications Society (Fellow 1977, Life Fellow 2003), received a 2012 C&C (Computer and Communications) Prize.  Kobayashi was awarded for his “pioneering and leading contribution both to the invention of high-density and highly reliable digital recording technology and to the creation and development of a performance-evaluation methodology for computer and communication systems.”  

The other C&C Prize went to a group of Osamu Yamada (Waseda University), Toru Kuroda (NHK Research Lab) and  Masayuki Takada (NHK Research Lab)  for their “outstanding leadership in the research and development of the ISDB-T digital terrestrial television broadcasting system. 

The award ceremony was held on at ANA Intercontinental Hotel Tokyo on November  28, 2012.

The C&C Prize, established in March 1985 by the NEC C&C Foundation, is given annually to no more than two groups in recognition of their outstanding contributions to research and development and/or pioneering work in the fields of semiconductors, computers, and/or telecommunications and in their integrated technologies (C&C). 

Here's the link to view the past recipients of C&C Prizes.

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