The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced that it has decided on the recipients of the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Award in the field of science and technology in 2016. On April 2016, 4, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will hold an awards ceremony for each award, including the Science and Technology Special Award, the Science and Technology Award, and the Young Scientist Award.

 The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology commendation aims to increase the motivation of those involved in science and technology by praising those who have achieved remarkable results in research and development, promotion of understanding, etc. related to science and technology, and is at the level of science and technology in Japan. The purpose is to contribute to improvement.

 In the "Science and Technology Award Development Category", 32 awards were received, including Mr. Masaki Nakagawa (Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology) who developed "Handwritten User Interface for Tablets". The "Young Scientist Award" for young researchers under the age of 40 is Mr. Shoko Ishida (Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology, Meiji University) who conducted "Research on Design and Engineering Application of Expanded Shrinkage Structure Using Mathematical Origami". A total of 99 people, including a lecturer and a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Mathematical Sciences, received the award.

 In addition, in the "Science and Technology Special Award" for those who achieved particularly excellent results in 2016, "Artificial synthesis of element 113 and confirmation of its decay process", which became a hot topic in the discovery of the first new element in Asia, was given. Mr. Kosuke Morita (National Research and Development Corporation RIKEN) who performed the award.

Reference: [Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] Regarding the decision of the 28 Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology commendation winners, etc.

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