Norio Okada Distinguished Implementation Science Award:

To acknowledge someone who is not only active in research but also has workedon its implementation in the private, public and/or non-profit sectors.

2023: Prof. Paul Kovacs, (Executive Director, Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction; Western University, Canada)

2022: Prof. Rajib Shaw (Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan)

2021: Dr. Fumihiko Inagaki (“Hito-Furusato Kaigi” Support Center (U-turn Career Development Support Center),Tokyo, Japan)

2020: Prof. Mohsen Ghafory-Ashtiany (International Institute of Earthquake Engineering and Seismology (IIEES), Iran)

2019: William Siembieda (California State Polytechnic University) and Bijay Anand Misra (School of Architecture and Planning, New Delhi)

2018: Tomohide Atsumi (Osaka University) and Katsuya Yamori (Kyoto University)

2017: Dennis Mileti (University of Colorado-Boulder)