Honors & Awards

Professor YOSHIMURA Kei Won INNO-vation Generation Award 2022

Release:Dec 9, 2022 Update:Dec 15, 2022
  • Honors & Awards

Professor YOSHIMURA Kei in the Department of Environmental Studies and Institute of Industrial Science won the INNO-vation Generation Award 2022 of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' INNO-vation Program.

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Changing the Weather Forecast with Heavy Water Vapor Observed from Space

Reason for selection
This was selected for being the first in the world to demonstrate that as a result of this research, the accuracy of atmospheric pressure and windspeed forecasts can be improved. It's believed that many industries will see dramatic improvements in their operations as a result of more accurate weather forecasting, and we look forward to the future applications of this technology

The List of Winners

Video of Awardee Announcement (Professor Yoshimura is announced at 18:06)