Chairman Masada Awarded the Gaston Maggetto Medal from EPE

October 04, 2018 Railway Technical Research Institute

Dr. Eisuke Masada, Chairman of the Railway Technical Research Institute was awarded the Gaston Maggetto Medal at the 20th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE) for his years of contribution to the development of power electronics technology, for the first time as a Japanese. The medal-award ceremony took place on September 18 this year in Riga, Latvia.

EPE is an European conference where researchers and engineers in the field of power electronics gather from around the world. This conference was started in 1985 and its 20th meeting was held this year. The Gaston Maggetto Medal, award of the highest honor given by EPE, was established in recognition of Professor Gaston Maggetto of the Free University of Brussels, who served as the first chairperson of EPE conference and made an outstanding contribution to EPE.
Chairman Masada at the award ceremony
Gaston Maggetto Medal and certificate