Best Student Contribution Award

On ISSTT 2019, The Student Competition has been held to identify and recognize outstanding technical contributions from individual students.


​To participate the competition, the student had to be the first author of the contribution and personally present that at ISSTT 2019.  Total 10 student contributions had been submitted to participate the competition.

The Committee was formed to judge the student contributions based on their scientific excellence and presentation quality. The Committee consisted of:

  • Jeffrey Hessler, Chairman, Virginia Diodes Inc., USA

  • Urs Graf, University of Cologne, Germany

  • Victor Belitsky, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden


The Committee unanimously decided to grant the ISSTT 2019 Best Student Contribution Award to Hayato Takakura, JAXA/ISAS Sekimoto Lab, Department of Astronomy, School of Science, the University of Tokyo.

Congratulations, Takakura-san!