Ryuichi Fukatsu received the Graduate School Research Award at Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan. The award is for graduate students who have contributed outstanding research in the related fields of automotive engineering.

The awarded research is on the mmWave V2V communications with cooperative perception for automated driving, in which he analyzed the required amount of dynamic information to be exchanged for the cooperative perception in order to enable safe and reliable automated driving, and the simulation results confirm the indispensability of millimeter-wave communications in automated driving systems.