Tsutomu Kanai Award

 The Kanai Award was discontinued after the 2012 award.

The Tsutomu Kanai Award was established in 1997 by a generous endowment from Hitachi Ltd., and named in honor of Dr. Tsutomu Kanai who served as Hitachi's president for 30 years. 

The Kanai Award recognized major contributions to the state-of-the art distributed computing systems and their applications. 

The award consisted of a crystal model, certificate, and $10,000 honorarium. The Kanai Award was discontinued after the 2012 award.

Past Recipients - View Tsutomu Kanai Award Past Recipients (pdf)

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Kanai Crystal



The last Tsutomu Kanai Award
was presented to Dr. Beng Chin Ooi
on 13 June 2012