Ken Sakamura

  • Born 1951, Tokyo, Japan
    • Ph.D. Keio University
    • Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo
    • Life Fellow of IEEE and the Golden Core Member of IEEE Computer Society
      As a leader of TRON Project since 1984, he has pioneered the open approach, and produced TRON RTOS family, used widely for IoT edge nodes. One of them was adapted as IEEE Std 2050-2018.
  • January 2002
    Director of YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory


  • 2003 The Medal with Purple Ribbon by the Japanese Government
  • 2006 The Japan Academy Prize
  • 2015 ITU 150 Award as one of the six world contributors who improved lives of people across the world through the innovation, acceleration, and development of information communication, on the occasion of the ITU’s 150th Anniversary
  • 2023 IEEE Masaru Ibuka Consumer Technology Award
  • 2023 the Grand Prize of Institute of Environmental Art and Design Award.