Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project

Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project

 Late Dr. Eiji SUGATA (1908-1988) worked for Osaka Imperial University / Osaka University from 1933 until 1971, had professorship in Department of Electrical Engineering (the second chair), Department of Telecommunication Engineering (the forth chair), and Department Electronic Engineering (the first chair). He accomplished outstanding achievements such as the construction of the first electron microscope of magnetic field type in Japan, founding of Department of Electronic Engineering, founding of Electron Beam Research Facility, construction of the world-highest 3MV ultra-high-voltage electron microscope. Mr. Julius Cohen, who had stayed in Sugata Laboratory concerning thin films research, passed away in 2011 and a part of the heritage of him was donated to Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering.

 Thanking Dr. Sugata and Mr. Cohen for their posthumous benefaction, Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering has applied the donated fund to start Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project, consisting of the following programs.

1) Commemoration of Professor Eiji SUGATA

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 A framed portrait relief and motto inscriptions of Professor Sugata, with the statement panel describing the outline of the project, has been produced and displayed.

Location of display : Wall of the Memorial Hall (E1-115)

Design and Production : Japan Mint

2) Prizes for excellent graduate students

 Prizes will be given to graduate students of M.Sc. Course who accomplished excellent academic study and research results, and graduate students of Ph.D. Course who accomplished excellent academic research results. For more information see Sugata-Cohen Prizes.

Award name : Sugata-Cohen Prize (Master) and Sugata -Cohen Prize (Doctor)

Prize includes : A diploma and a medal awarded

Design and Production : Japan Mint

3) Grant for research study abroad of outstanding graduate students

 Grant will be given to graduate students of Ph.D. Course accomplishing outstanding research achievement, in order to aid studying abroad in world renowned universities or institutes in short term (6 months- 1 year) for further development of the research work, with travel costs and living expenses. Please refer to Sugata-Cohen Special Grant for Research Study Abroad for details.

Name of Grant : Sugata-Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad

Amount : JPY 1,500,000 Max

4) Projects briefing

 A meeting was (will be) held to report the establishment of Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project to Relatives of Professor Sugata, Emeritus Professors with deep connection with Professor Sugata, and Deans and related Faculty Members of Graduate School of Engineering.

Sugata-Cohen Prizes

1) Background of Sugata-Cohen Prizes

 Late Dr. Eiji SUGATA (1908-1988) worked for Osaka Imperial University / Osaka University from 1933 until 1971, had professorship in Department of Electrical Engineering (the second chair), Department of Telecommunication Engineering (the forth chair), and Department Electronic Engineering (the first chair). He accomplished outstanding achievements such as the construction of the first electron microscope of magnetic field type in Japan, founding of Department of Electronic Engineering, founding of Electron Beam Research Facility, construction of the world-highest 3MV ultra-high-voltage electron microscope. Mr. Julius Cohen, who had stayed in Sugata Laboratory concerning thin films research, passed away in 2011 and a part of the heritage of him was donated to Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering.

 Thanking Dr. Sugata and Mr. Cohen for their posthumous benefaction, Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering has applied the donated fund to start Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project. Sugata –Cohen Prizes were founded in the year 2013 as a part of this project.

2) Objectives of Sugata -Cohen Prizes

 Sugata –Cohen Prizes will be given to graduate students of M.Sc. Course, who accomplished excellent academic study and research results, and has received M.Sc degree, and graduate students of Ph.D. Course who accomplished excellent academic research results, and has received Ph.D. degree, in order to praise their efforts and encourage them to have further success after graduation and academic contribution.

3) Name of Prize:

 Sugata-Cohen Prize (Master), and Sugata-Cohen Prize (Doctor)

4) Number of prize winners:

 Sugata -Cohen Prize (Master) : Annually, one person in each course, or up to approximately 4% of the number of the M.Sc. degree recipients.

Sugata-Cohen Prize (Doctor) : At maximum, approximately 20% of the Ph.D. degree recipients.

5) Prize programs:

 Diploma and Medal awarded at the end of each academic year.

6) Selection process:

 Winners will be selected each year, in each course, in the way prescribed by the Division.

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Sugata-Cohen Prize (Doctor) Silver Medal
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Sugata-Cohen Prize (Master) Bronze Medal

Sugata-Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad

1) Background of Sugata-Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad

 Late Dr. Eiji SUGATA (1908-1988) worked for Osaka Imperial University / Osaka University from 1933 until 1971, had professorship in Department of Electrical Engineering (the second chair), Department of Telecommunication Engineering (the forth chair), and Department Electronic Engineering (the first chair). He accomplished outstanding achievements such as the construction of the first electron microscope of magnetic field type in Japan, founding of Department of Electronic Engineering, founding of Electron Beam Research Facility, construction of the world-highest 3MV ultra-high-voltage electron microscope. Mr. Julius Cohen, who had stayed in Sugata Laboratory concerning thin films research, passed away in 2011 and a part of the heritage of him was donated to Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering.
 Thanking Dr. Sugata and Mr. Cohen for their posthumous benefaction, Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering has applied the donated fund to start Professor Eiji SUGATA Memorial Project. Sugata –Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad was founded in the year 2013 as a part of this project.

2) Objectives of Sugata –Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad

 Sugata–Cohen Special Grant for Study Abroad will be given to graduate students of Ph.D. Course, Division of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering, who has been accomplishing outstanding research achievement, in order to aid studying abroad in world renowned universities or institutes in short term (6 months- 1 year) for further development of the research work.

3) Amount of grant

 JPY 1,500,000 Max

4) Total Number of grants

 About one person per 1-2 year(s)

5) Use of the grant

 The grant is provided to cover the travel costs and living expenses for the above described study abroad. In cases where the total amount required is larger than the above maximum amount of the grant, other fund can be used jointly with the grant.

6) Selection process:

 Based upon Recommendation Document (designated form) written by a Professor of the Division of Electric, Electronic and Information Engineering (including the Cooperation Laboratories) supervising the candidate (or a Professor of the Division who was requested by a supervisor of the candidate) and submitted to the Head of Division, the application is discussed and selected in the Professor Meeting of the Division.

7) Obligations of graduate students who received the grant

 Ph.D students who received the grants must submit Study Abroad Report (designated form) to the Head of Division within 1 month after returning home from study abroad.