Institute of Innovative Research, 
Tokyo Institute of Technology.



2021 Tokyo Tech Challenging Research Award Winners Announced

Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) announced on June 18, 2021, ten winners of the 20th Tokyo Tech Challenging Research Awards. Three of the awardees were also selected for the Suematsu Challenging Research Awards for outstanding research. The award ceremony was held on July 28 via online video conference.

Recipients Faculty Position Title
Granted Suematsu Challenging Research Award
Laboratory for Materials and Structures,
Institute of Innovative Research
Associate Professor Research on stress-induced phase transformation in shape memory alloy
Takamasa KAWANAGO Laboratory for Future Interdisciplinary Research of Science and Technology,
Institute of Innovative Research
Assistant Professor Demonstration of High Gain CMOS Inverter at 0.5 V operation Based on WSe2 FET
Takahiro NOMOTO Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science,
Institute of Innovative Research
Assistant Professor Development of innovative drug delivery systems utilizing amino acid transporters and systematic analysis of associated factors affecting intravital microenvironment