Japan cellphone pioneer awarded Draper Prize

National 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, is ...