ISCE EE Award 2009 / ISCE BP Award
The IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics
Engineering Excellence Award 2009
Dr. Masatoshi SHIMA
Masatoshi Shima is a former professor at Aizu University in Japan.
Previously, he was manager of the Intel Japan Design Center.
While an employee at Busicom Corp. in Japan, he worked as a programmer of Mitsubishi-Melcom-3100 computer at computer division for six months, and as a logic design engineer at desktop calculator division for 9 months. Then, in 1968, he developed the printing desktop calculator, for which he introduced ROM-based stored programming technology with decimal-plus-binary computer architecture. After working on the development of the 4000 series products with Intel, he joined Intel, where he developed the 8080, and several peripheral chips as supervising engineer. As manager of high-end microprocessors, at Zilog, he developed the Z80 and Z8000.
He was born in 1943 in Shizuoka. He received a BS in chemistry from Tohoku University in 1967 and a Dr.ENG. from Tsukuba University in 1992, Japan.
He published "The Birth of The Microprocessor: My Recollection", Iwanami Shoten in 1987. He received The Kyoto Prize in 1997, "Inventor of MPU" in 1998 at the 50th Anniversary of the semiconductor Industry, and Funai Achievement Award at FIT2006 in 2006.
The 13th IEEE International Symposium on Consumer Electronics
Horst Weissleder Award (This is the old ISCE Best Paper Award.)
FIRST PLACE WINNER
SECOND PLACE WINNER
Dr. Hiroyuki Umemuro, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
For the paper entitled "Affective Technology: Beyond Usability