Yokogawa Employee Receives SICE Award

Tokyo, Japan - September 9, 2022

An employee of Yokogawa Electric Corporation has received the International Standardization Award: Achievement Prize from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE)*. This prize is given to individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the establishment of international standards in fields in which SICE is involved.

Award details

  1. Recipient
    Kaoru Onodera
  2. International standards
    - IEC 62832-1~3 ED1: Digital factory framework
    - IEC TR 63082-1: Intelligent device management
  3. Reason for winning the award
    Ms. Onodera served as an expert on the IEC TC65 technical committee of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), an international standards organization that prepares and publishes standards for electrical, electronic, and related technologies. She contributed to the development and promotion of the IEC 62832 standard concerning the basic technology of smart manufacturing. She also was a leader in the development of the IEC 63082 series on intelligent device management, in which role she ensured that opinions from Japan were given proper consideration. In Japan, Ms. Onodera has also served as secretary of many working groups for the IEC TC65 domestic committee, and has helped to promote Japan as a destination for international conferences. And as a temporary member of the Japanese Industrial Standards Committee, she is assisting in the establishment of Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS). These achievements have been highly evaluated, leading to this award.

* Founded in 1961 to promote collaboration among scientists and engineers from various fields. In such areas as measurement, control, and information systems, SICE is working hard to address issues faced by the oil, petrochemical, iron and steel, chemical, telecommunication, and other industries. Since its establishment, SICE has supported advanced academic research in Japan.


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