On Thursday, December 13, 2018, the IEEE Sendai Student Awards 2018 ceremony was held at the main building of the Research Institute of Electrical Communication in Tohoku University. At the ceremony, Kagome NAYA (1st year master student of Computer Science and Engineering student supervised by Professor Toshiaki MIYAZAKI （※1） ）was awarded the Best Paper Prize.
The prize winners were decided based on the evaluation results of the presentations made by students at the 2018 Tohoku-Section Joint Convention of Institutes of Electrical and Information Engineers （※2）, which was held at the Ueda Campus of Hirosaki University on September 6 (Thu) and 7 (Fri), 2018.
IEEE Sendai Section （※3） is one of the regional sections of IEEE, the world's largest society for electrical engineering and electronics. This award was established by the IEEE Sendai branch, and was given to a student who had submitted the highest completion of the technical papers and presentations in English.
〈Comments from Kagome NAYA〉
I am very glad to receive this prize. I am full of gratitude for Prof. Miyazaki and my seniors in the lab who supported my research.