RTRI’s Researcher Given an Award for His Contribution to Railway Technology Standardization
March 31, 2022
Railway Technical Research Institute
Mr. Kazumasa KUMAZAWA, Assistant Senior Researcher, at RTRI, received the Year 2021 Award for Contribution to Standardization by the Railway Technology Standardization Survey Committee. The award ceremony took place on March 30 at Plaza F in Tokyo.
Mr. Kazumasa KUMAZAWA, Assistant Senior Researcher, Signalling Systems, Signalling and Operation Systems Technology Division
Joining a domestic working group to deliberate international standards on railway timetabling since 2016, Mr. Kumazawa has contributed to working out the Japanese policy for international standardization. In particular, he has been a core person in preparing technical details of the international standard draft, ISO WD 24675 (Running time calculation for timetabling - Requirements). He has also served as an international expert of ISO/TC 269/SC 3/WG 3 (Railway timetabling), appointed by the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee, and is expected to further contribute to these activities. For all these contributions and accomplishments, the award was given to him.
* Award for Contribution to Standardization is given to persons who contribute to international and domestic standardization activities in the railway field. This award giving is started in 2007 by the Railway Technology Standardization Survey Committee (Chairperson: Hiroyuki Osaki, Prof. of the University of Tokyo Secretariat: Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and RTRI) for the purpose of supporting the activities of award winners and raising the awareness of the importance of standardization among related people. The Encouragement Award has been given to those who are expected to keep contributing to these activities.
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