Japan cellphone pioneer awarded Draper Prize

Feb 21, 2013

Japan cellphone pioneer awarded Draper Prize

Japanese researcher Yoshihisa Okumura and four others received the prestigious Charles Stark Draper Prize at a ceremony in Washington on Tuesday for pioneering contributions to the world’s first cellular telephone networks, systems and standards. Okumura, an 86-year-old honorary professor of Kanazawa Institute of Technology, ...