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Sherman Fairchild University Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University

Awards and Honors

1958-1961: Sugiyama Scholarship, University of Tokyo.
1960-1961: RCA David Sarnoff Scholarship, University of Tokyo.
1965-1966: Orson Desaix Munn University Fellowship, Princeton University
1970: IBM Invention Achievement Award
1973: IBM Invention Achievement Award
1974: IBM Outstanding Contribution Award, “For Queueing Network Theory and Algorithms.”
1977: Fellow of IEEE (the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), “For contributions to data transmission and to modeling and performance analysis of computer communication systems.”
1979: Silver Core Award from IFIP (International Federation of Information Processing).
1980: IBM Japan Outstanding Contribution Award.
1984: Elected to the Engineering Academy of Japan (Japanese counterpart of the US National Academy of Engineering).
1992: Fellow of IEICE (the Institute of Electronic, Information and Communication Engineers) of Japan.
2005: 2005 Technology Award (with François Dolivo and Evangelos Eleftheriou of IBM Zurich Lab), Eduard Rhein Foundation, Germany, “For pioneering roles in the introduction of innovative digital signal processing and coding techniques into hard disk drives,”
2005: Commendation List for Outstanding Teaching , School of Engineering and Applied Science, Princeton University.
2006: Guest Speaker at the Entrance Ceremony, Graduate School, University of Tokyo, held at Budo-kan, 04/10/2010. Speech in JapaneseEnglish translation.
2010: 2012 C&C Prize , NEC C&C Foundation, “
2012: For pioneering and leading contributions both to the invention of high-density and highly reliable data recording technology and to the creation and development of a performance-evaluation methodology for computer and communication systems.”

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