SPSJ International Award
Year Winner Title
2023 Jae-Suk Lee Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology Founding and Utilization of Living Anionic Polymerization of Isocyanates
Bruno Ameduri Institut Charles Gerhardt Montpellier (CNRS) Pioneering Contribution on Synthesis of Fluoropolymers for Advanced Applications
Suwabun Chirachanchai Chulalongkorn University Development of Functional Environmentally Friendly Polymers for Advanced Materials
Rigoberto C. Advincula University of Tennessee at Knoxville / Oak Ridge National Laboratory Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Polymers and Layered Materials
2022 Jun Okuda RWTH Aachen University Structurally Well-defined Metal Complexes for Controlled Polymerization of Olefins and Heterocycles
Hung-Jue Sue Texas A&M University Mechanical and Scratch Behaviors of Reinforced Polymeric Systems
Rong-Ming Ho National Tsing Hua University Well-Ordered Nanonetwork Materials from Chiral and Stronglysegregated Block Copolymer for Metamaterial Applications
Jan Genzer North Carolina State University For the Design, Synthesis, and Modeling of Engineered Surfaces and Interfaces
2021 Kurt Kremer Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research Development of Multi-scale Modeling of Polymer for Basic Science and Application
Richard J. Spontak North Carolina State University Functionalization of Block Polymers: From Fundamental Understanding to Advanced Technologies
2020 Kookheon Char Seoul National University Pioneering Research on Processible Polymeric Sulfur Films for Advanced Applications
2019 Ludwik Leibler Ecole Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielles Fundamental Understanding of Self-assembly in Polymer Systems and the Discovery of New Materials Based on Dynamic Bonds
Redouane Borsali Centre de Recherches sur les Macromolécules Végétales(CERMAV)- CNRS Self-assembly of Carbohydrate-based Block Copolymer Systems
2018 Karel Dušek Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry of Czech Academy of Sciences Theoretical Studies of Formation, Structure and Property of Polymer Networks and Polymer Gels
Wen-Chang Chen National Taiwan University Contributions to the Development of the Organic Polymers and Nanostructured Materials for Electronic and Optoelectronic Applications
2017 Swaminathan Sivaram Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Functional and Porous Polymers with Well Defined Structures: Chemistry and Applications
Axel H. E. Müller Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz Fundamental Mechanistic Studies on Precision Polymerization and Creation of Novel Supramolecular Polymer Structures
A. Dieter Schlüter ETH Zurich Pioneering Studies of 1D Nanoobject Polymers and Discovery of Synthetic 2D Polymers
Moonhor Ree Pohang University of Science and Technology Pioneering Contributions to the Structure Characterization of High-performance Functional Polymers by Synchrotron X-ray Scattering
2016 Harry R. Allcock The Pennsylvania State University Polyphosphazenes: Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Polymers with Special Properties
Stephen Z. D. Cheng The University of Akron Pioneering Contributions to the Fundamental Understanding of Phase Structural Transformation and Metastability of Polymers and Hybrid Materials
Chang-Sik Ha Pusan national University Functional Organic/Inorganic Nanohybrid Materials
2015 Kenneth J. Wynne Virginia Commonwealth University Nanostructural Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Polymer Surfaces
Michael Buback University of Göttingen Contribution to Polymer Chemistry with Special Emphasis of Kinetics and Mechanism on Conventional and Controlled Radical Polymerizations
Thomas P. Russell University of Massachusetts Amherst Pioneering Research and Fundamental Elucidation of the Surface and Interfacial Behavior of Polymers
2014 Taihyun Chang Pohang University of Science and Technology Innovative Approaches to Molecular Characterization and Separation of Polymers by Chromatographic Techniques
Alexei R. Khokhlov Moscow State University Contribution to the Statistical Physics of Macromolecules
Thomas James McCarthy University of Massachusetts-Amherst Surface Chemistry and Surface Properties of Polymeric Materials: Wetting of Polymeric Solids
2013 Gert Strobl University Freiburg Contribution to the Solid-state Physics of Polymers, with Special Emphasis on Polymer Crystallization
Shaw Ling Hsu University of Massachusetts Vibrational Spectroscopic Studies on Microstructure of Polymers
Samuel I. Stupp Northwestern University Development of Self-Assembly Strategies in Polymer Science to Create Ordered Functional Materials
Chain-Shu Hsu National Chiao Tung University Development of Conjugated Polymers for Organic Solar Cell Applications
2012 Richard M. Laine University of Michigan Studies on New Functional Inorganic/Organic Polymer Materials
Françoise M. Winnik University of Montreal Studies on Thermoresponsive and Amphiphilic Polymers
Christopher Kemper Ober Cornell University Development of Resists for Microlithography and Related Advanced Polymeric Materials
Gero Decher Université de Strasbourg Development of Layer-by-Layer Polymer Assembly Technique for Widespread Applications
2011 André Persoons Catholic University of Leuven Studies on Nonlinear Optics for Polymers
David A. Tirrell California Institute of Technology Development of New Biological Polymerization by Genetic Control
E. W. “Bert” Meijer Eindhoven University of Technology Development of Supramolecular Polymers and Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry
2010 Charles C. Han The Chinese Academy of Sciences Phase Separation Control of Multicomponent Polymer Systems
Alain Deffieux CNRS and University of Bordeaux Precision Synthesis and AFM Visualization of Cyclic and Branched Polymers
Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Carnegie Mellon University Development of Controlled Radical Polymerization Based on Redox System
2009 Hugo Berghmans Catholic University Leuven Physico-Chemical Study of Polymer Gels
Timothy P. Lodge University of Minnesota Structure and Dynamics of Multi-component Polymeric Systems
2008 Jean M.J. Fréchet University of California Studies on Functional Polymers from Fundamentals to Applications
Klaus Müllen Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung New Breakthroughs in Polymer Synthesis and Organic Electronic Materials
Der-Jang Liaw National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Development of New Functional Polymers for Optoelectronic Application
2007   Christopher W.Macosko University of Minnesota Study on New Micro-and Nano-Structured Polymer Materials Created Using Flow and Chemical Reaction
  Virgil Percec University of Pennsylvania Studies on Bridging between Polymer,Supramolecular and Bioorganic Chemistry to Create New Functions
  Seung Soon Im Hanyang University Synthesis and Characterization of Biodegradable Aliphatic Polyesters
  Yusuf Yagci Istanbul Technical University Development of Light -Induced Reactions and Their Applications to Photo-Reactive and Functional Materials
2006   Fu-Mian Li Peking University Studies on Synthesis and Development of Functional Polymers
  Tohru Takekoshi Cyclics Corporation Invention of Novel Engineering Plastics and Industrial Applications
  Nikos Hadjichristidis University of Athens Synthesis and Characterization of Star-Branched and Hyperbranched Polymers
2005   Allan S. Hoffman University of Washington, U.S.A. Studies on Synthesis, Functionality and Development of Biomaterials
  Sung Chul Kim KAIST, Korea Studies on Science and Technology of Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
  Alan D. English DuPont Central Research and Development Experimental Station, U.S.A. Studies on Polymer Structure/ Property/Processing Relations of Industrial Polymers
2004   Francisco J. Balta Callejá Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientficas Creative Studies on Micromechanical Properties of Polymers by Using Synchrotron Radiation Techniques and Nanoindentation Methods and Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japan and Spain
  Francesco Ciardelli University of Pisa Distinguished Contributions to Scince of Stereoregular and Functional Polymers and to Academic Exchange between Japan and Italy
2003   Takeshi Ogawa Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Studies on Diacetylene-Containing Polymers and Educational Contributions to Polymer Science in Mexico
  Jung-Il Jin Korea University Distinguished Contributions to Science of Conjugated and Liquid Crystalline Polymers and to Academic Exchange between Japan and Korea
2002   Ging-Ho Hsiue National Tsing Hua University Distinguished Contributions to Science of Functional Polymeric Materials and to Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japan and Taiwan
2001   Fosong Wang Chinese Academy of Sciences Contributions to Studies of Stereoregular Polymers and Electrically Active Polymers and to Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japan and China
  Un Young Kim Korea Institute of Science and Technology Distinguished Contributions to Science of Polymer Membrane and Biomedical Polymer Materials and to Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japan and Korea
2000   Owen W.Webster University of Pennsylvania Creative Studies on Group Transfer Polymerization and Promotion of Academic Exchange with Japanese Researchers
  Nikolai A.Platé Russian Academy of Sciences Pioneering Studies on Functional Polymer Systems and Promotion of the Academic Exchange between Japan and Russia
1999   Marcel Van Beylen K.U.Leuven Creative Studies on Living Anionic Polymerization and Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japanese and Belgian Researchers
  David J.T.Hill The University of Queensland Contribution to Academic Exchange between Japan and Australia in the Field of Polymer Radiation Chemistry and Radical Polymerization
1998   Ying-Yan Jiang Chinese Academy of Sciences Research on Advanced Macromolecular Complexes with Catalytic Activeties and Promotion of Academic Exchange between Japan and China
  James Edwin Guillet University of Tronto Creative Studies on Polymer Photochemistry and Photophysics and Promotion of Japan-Canada Cooperation in Polymer Science and Technology
1997   Eloisa B.Mano Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Distinguished Contributions to Science of Hybridization of Natural and Synthetic Polymers and to Promotion of Japan-Brazil Cooperation in the Field of Polymer Science and Technology
  Wolfram Schnabel Hahn-Meitner-Institut Creative Studies on Polymer Radiation- and Photo-chemistry, and Promotion of Academic Exchange Between Japan and Germany
1996   Xin-De Feng Peking University Contribution to Academic Exchange between Japan and China in the Field of Radical Polymerization and Function Polymers
  Pierre Sigwalt Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Creative Studies on Ionic Polymerizatin and Promotion of Academic Exchange with Japanese Reseacheres
1995   Binglin He Nankai University Development of Academic Exchange in The Field of Polymer Science and Technology between Japan and China
  Victor A.Kabanov Moscow State University Studies on Functional & Bioactive Polymeric Systems
1994   Ren-yuan Qian Chinese Academy of Sciences 日中高分子科学交流
  Jyong Sup Shim Seoul National University 日韓高分子学会交流の基礎確立