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Award

Our laboratory member and Satellite Lab member won the award as follows:

Outside our university
August 10, 2016The paper "Report on Microgravity Experiments of Self-Deployable Truss Structure Consisting of BCON Booms" written by Mr. Inoue, Mr. Tamura, Mr. Hyodo, and Prof. Miyazaki won the Paper Award at The 8th Asian Conference on Multibody Dynamics.
March 26, 2015Prof. Miyazaki received the award "Space Frontier" from Space Engineering Dvision of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers as a member of SIMPLE project team.
Nov. 28, 2014Mr. Shimazaki, Mr. Murata, Mr. Maruki, and our laboratory "Nihon University Space Structure Systems Laboratory" won the 1st prize of the 11th micro-gravity experiment contest by airplane by the research topic "Research on the analysis of the deployment behavior of inflatable membrane space structure". Mr. Maruki had an invited presentation at APRSAF.
November 9, 2013The junior team of Satellite Lab (My. Kai Yoshihara, Mr. Daishi Kawarabayashi, Mr. Yukiteru Sekiguchi, Mr. Yuuki Tatematsu, Mr. Akinori Tamura, Mr.Satoshi Yamada, and Mr. Shota Yamada) won the Astronomical Society of Japan Award, and Best Model award at 21st Satellite Design Contest.
April 25, 2012Prof. Miyazaki won the award "Best Paper in Gossamer Systems" with Dr. Hirotaka Sawada (JAXA) and co-researchers by the paper entitled "Mission Report on The Solar Power Sail Deployment Demonstration of IKAROS" at 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference..
March 29, 2012Prof. Miyazaki was awarded "Uchuu Shou" from the Space Engineering Division of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Dec. 12, 2010Ms. Shoko Inoue, Mr. Ryo Hayase, Mr. Daisuke Fujii, Mr. Hiroyuki Kamemura, Mr. Keiji Ainoura, and Ms. Miyuki Saitoh won the UNISON Award by their presentation "Satellite Development and Freshman Training in Nihon University" in 9th UNISEC Workshop.
July 9, 2009Ms. Shoko Inoue won the Student session Tsukuba Executive Committee Award by her paper "Prediction Methods of Wrinkling in Thin-Membrane" in The 27th International Symposium on Space Technology and Science.
March 25, 2007Mr. Kosuke Arita won the student award of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science 2006.
October 29, 2006Mr. Masahiko Yamazaki, Mr. Akira Yamaguchi, Mr. Yuta Araki, Mr. Kosuke Arita, Mr. Akira Urita, Mr. Ikko Okazaki, Mr. Takashi Kameyama, Mr. Junya Taneda, Mr. Yuta Chiba, and Mr. Takafumi Masuda won the Best Design Award by their design proposal "PRIMROSE" in 14th Satellite Design Contest.
March 25, 2005Mr. Nobuaki Kinoshita won the student award of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science 2004.
March 26, 2004Prof. Miyazaki won the achievement award from the Space Engineering Division of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.
March 25, 2004Mr. Satoshi Okino won the student award of Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science 2003
March 25, 2003Ms. Kanako Daigo won the student award of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science 2002.
October 27, 2002Ms. Yuka Iwai, Mr. Masataka Hirajo, Mr. Yohei Hamamoto, Ms. Kanako Daigo, Mr. Shigeki Uchiyama, Mr. Satoshi Okino, Mr. Kazuma Sase, and Mr. Masakatsu Nakane won the Encouragement Award by their design proposal "LIVE=SAT" in 11th Satellite Design Contest.
October 27, 2002Ms. Kanako Daigo, Mr. Masataka Hirajo, Ms. Yuka Iwai, Mr. Shigeki Uchiyama, Mr. Satoshi Okino, Mr. Kazuma Sase, Mr. Masakatsu Nakane, and Mr. Takeshi Maruki won Society for Promotion of Space Science Award by their concept proposal "Space Cooking" in 11th Satellite Design Contest.
March 25, 2002Mr. Hiroyuki Tsukamoto won the student award of Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science.
October 21, 2001Mr. Masataka Hirajo, Mr. Masahisa Inoue, Mr. Yusuke Ohkawa, Mr. Masanori Sakaino, Mr. Koji Nomura, and Mr. Shunsuke Hinuma won "Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Science" Award by their design proposal "Egg-shaped satellite SUCUSUCU" in 9th Satellite Design Contest.
October 22, 2000Mr. Koji Nomura, Mr. Hiroshi Isobe, Ms. Taeko Mizuno, Ms. Yukiko Yamazoe, and other 6 member won the Eoncouragement Award by their concept proposal "Storm Insider" in 8th Satellite Design Contest.
October 17, 1999Ms. Yukiko Yamazoe, Ms. Taeko Mizuno, Mr. Hiroshi Isobe, Mr. Koji Nomura, and Mr. Toshiaki Fujii won Jury's Special Award by their design proposal "Survaival Satellite" in 7th Satellite Design Contest.
October 18, 1999Mr. Masatoshi Okeda, Mr. Masaki Namaizawa and other laboratory member won Japan Society of Aeronautical and Space Science Award by theier design proposal "Flying Object Observation Satellite in Lunar Orbit" in 6th Satellite Design Contest.
Inside our university
March 25, 2014Mr. Akinori Tamura won an honor prize of Nihon University 2014.
March 25, 2013Mr. Kento Ohinata and Mr. Shota Ohinata won hornor prizes of Nihon University 2013.
March 25, 2005Mr. Nobuaki Kinoshita won a honor prize of Nihon University 2004.
March 25, 2004Mr. Yohei Hamamoto won the Kimura Memorial Award.
November 2013Prof. Miyazaki won the Research Award (education and technology division) of Nihon University College of Science and Technology by the activity "Practical education project of space engineering through development of nano-satellite".
March 25, 2003Ms. Yuka Iwai won the Kimura Memorial Award.
March 25, 2003Ms. Yuka Iwai won a honor prize of Nihon University 2002.
March 25, 2002Mr. Hiroshi Isobe won the Kimura Memorial Award.
March 25, 2001Mr. Tsuyoshi Kodama won a honor prize of Nihon University 2000.
March 25, 1995Mr. Toru Nagai won a honor prize of Nihon University..

College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Miyazaki and Yamazaki Laboratory
College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
7-24-1 Narashinodai, Funabashi, Chiba 274-8501, Japan
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