NICT proudly announces that Professor Dr. Andreas Dengel*, Executive Director of German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), awarded "the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon" of Japan in the autumn of 2021. DFKI and NICT have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on research and development of IoT/AI mainly focused on flexible factory wireless communications.
This famous and high-ranking award of Japan was given to his remarkable contribution to the promotion of academic exchange and mutual understanding between Germany and Japan.
The President of NICT, Hideyuki Tokuda, offers his congratulations: “I congratulate Professor Dr. Andreas Dengel on his receiving the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon, which is one of the most prestigious awards in Japan. I realize that it is the result of his outstanding achievements to academic exchange between Germany and Japan, including the research cooperation between German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and NICT in the field of IoT and AI.”
*Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Andreas Dengel
- Professor, Technical University of Kaiserslautern
- Executive Director, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)
- Chairperson, Flexible Factory Partner Alliance