2018

Programmable Droplets for Interaction

CHI Golden Mouse Award (Best Video Showcase)

Videoshowcase: Udayan Umapathi, Patrick Shin, Ken Nakagaki, Daniel Leithinger, Hiroshi Ishii

Honorable Mention in Experimental Category

Fast Company Innovation By Design

Udayan Umapathi, Patrick Shin, Ken Nakagaki, Daniel Leithinger, Hiroshi Ishii

2017

Transformative Appetite: YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017 - Finalist

Wen Wang, Lining Yao, Chin-Yi Cheng, Teng Zhang, Daniel Levine, Hiroshi Ishii

ChainFORM: YouFab Global Creative Awards 2017 - Finalist

Ken Nakagaki, Artem Dementyev, Sean Follmer, Joseph A. Paradiso, Hiroshi Ishii

2016

bioLogic: Platinum A’ Design Award in the Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design Category

https://competition.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=46909

Lining Yao, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Helene Steiner, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana Anilionyte and Hiroshi Ishii

bioLogic: Silver A’ Design Award in the Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design Category

https://competition.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=46909

Lining Yao, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Helene Steiner, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana Anilionyte and Hiroshi Ishii

bioLogic: Golden A’ Design Award in the Wearable Technologies Design Category

https://competition.adesignaward.com/design.php?ID=46909

Lining Yao, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Helene Steiner, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana Anilionyte and Hiroshi Ishii

LineFORM: Golden A’ Design Award in Interaction Design Category

Ken Nakagaki, Sean Follmer and Hiroshi Ishii

IxDA Interaction Award finalist - Disrupting category

Jifei Ou, Lining Yao, Daniel Tauber, Hiroshi Ishii

Materiable: CHI 2016 Best Paper Honorable Mention

Ken Nakagaki, Luke Vink, Jared Counts, Daniel Windham, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer and Hiroshi Ishii

aeroMorph - UIST2016 Honorable Mention

https://uist.acm.org/uist2016/schedule#awards

Jifei Ou, Melina Skouras, Nikolaos Vlavianos, Felix Heibeck, Chin-Yi Cheng, Jannik Peters, Hiroshi Ishii

Fast Co.Design 2016 Innovation By Design Award

bioLogic: Fast Co.Design 2016 Innovation By Design Award Winner

Lining Yao, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Helene Steiner, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana Anilionyte and Hiroshi Ishii

bioLogic: Design Intelligence Award (DIA Excellence)

Lining Yao, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Helene Steiner, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Oksana Anilionyte and Hiroshi Ishii

2015

TRANSFORM: A'Design Award Platinum

https://news.mit.edu/2015/transform-wins-adesign-platinum-0403

Hiroshi Ishii, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Amit Zoran, Philipp Schoessler

CHI 2015 Golden Mouse Award (Best Video Showcase)

Luke Vink, Viirj Kan, Ken Nakagaki, Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Philipp Schoessler, Amit Zoran, Hiroshi Ishii

bioLogic: CHI 2015 Best Talk Award

Lining Yao and Jifei Ou

CHI 2015 Best Paper Honorable Mention Awared

Lining Yao, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Helene Steiner, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, and Hiroshi Ishii.

bioLogic: CHI 2015 Best Talk Award

Lining Yao, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Helene Steiner, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Hiroshi Ishii

bioLogic: CHI 2015 Best Paper Honorable Mention

Lining Yao, Jifei Ou, Chin-Yi Cheng, Helene Steiner, Wen Wang, Guanyun Wang, Hiroshi Ishii

Core77 Community Choice Prize Winner

Jifei Ou, Lining Yao, Daniel Tauber, Hiroshi Ishii

iF Student Design Award

Jifei Ou, Lining Yao, Daniel Tauber, Hiroshi Ishii

2014

nFORM: Laval Virtual 2014 Award - INDUSTRIAL DESIGN & SIMULATION

Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii

inFORM: IDSA IDEA Award Bronze

Student Award: Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii

inFORM: Core 77 Award - Interaction Student Winner

Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii

inFORM: Dot Award: Best of the Best - Design Concept

Daniel Leithinger, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii

UIST 2014 People's Choice Best Demo Honorable Mention,

Sang-won Leigh, Philipp Schoessler, Felix Heibeck, Hiroshi Ishii

George Takei visits the MIT Media Lab and the MIT AgeLab, George Takei Gets Schooled at MIT | Takei's Take Boston

Press: Takei's Take https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdU7LWHJbvi4QsIDoofsbNA?sub_confirmation=1

2013

UIST 2013 Best Paper Award

Best Paper: Lining Yao, Ryuma Niiyama, Jifei Ou, Sean Follmer, Hiroshi Ishii

2012

Jamming User Interfaces wins Best Paper Award at UIST 2012

UIST 2012 Best Paper Award

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Best Paper: Sean Follmer, Daniel Leithinger, Alex Olwal, Nadia Cheng, Hiroshi Ishii

2011

Snail Interface wins People's Choice Award at UIST 2011 Student Innovation Contest

UIST 2011 Student Innovation Contest

1st People's Choice: Anthony DeVincenzi, David Lakatos, Daniel Leithinger, Lining Yao

Recompose wins RTT Emerging Technology Contest 2011

RTT Emerging Technology Contest 2011

Student Contest: : Matthew Blackshaw, Anthony DeVincenzi, Dávid Lakatos, Daniel Leithinger, Hiroshi Ishii

2010

Sourcemap wins Honorary Mention at Ars Electronica

Honorary Mention in Digital Communities at Ars Electronica

Honorary Mention: Sourcemap / Leonardo Bonanni and Matthew Hockenberry

Netexplorateur Award for Sourcemap

Palmares Netexplorateur 2010

Palmares: Sourcemap/Leonardo Bonanni

Relief finalist at Siggraph Research Challenge

Siggraph Research Challenge

Finalist: Daniel Leithinger

Gold Medal / Korean Open Source Software Challenge

Leonardo Bonanni and Matthew Hockenberry

"The stake that sticks out too far cannot be hammered in" (in Japanese) 人間発見 石井裕さん 出過ぎた杭は打たれない

Press: Nikkei Shimbun (Japanese newspaper) 日経新聞 5回連載

The Nature of Science

Press: IEEE Spectrum, Vol 47, pp 10-11, January 2010

2009

WoW Pod

SHASS's Peter de Florez Fund for Humor

Grant: Cati Vaucelle

Lasting Impact Award at UIST 2009

UIST '97 metaDESK paper received Lasting Impact Award at UIST 2009

Lasting Impact Award: Brygg Ullmer and Hiroshi Ishii

Aesthetic Sciences

Press: IEEE Spectrum, Vol 46, pp 10-11, November 2009

MAPPED:Where Do Computers Come From

Press: The Huffington Post

Faux Pod

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Press: L.A. Times

Future design by the Media Lab

Press: Asahi-Shimbun GLOBE

All We Can Say Is, WoW

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Press: Make: Volume 19

Game womb in play at MIT

Press: Boston Herald

Creativity and Research: Bridging Digital and Real with Sense of Touch (in Japanese) 独創性と探究心:デジタル・現実、触感で結ぶ

Press: Nikkei Shimbun(日経新聞)

hands-on: making virtual tangible

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Press: MIT web home page

2008

Vision for the future (in Japanese) 未来に残すビジョン

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Press: VALUES, Diners Club Magazine

Front Runner Professor Hiroshi Ishii at MIT Media Lab (in Japanese) フロントランナー デジタルの感触を創造する 石井 裕

Press: Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞)

Next Generation User Interfaces and Collaboration with Japanese Industries (in Japanese) ユーザー・インターフェース、「次世代型」大きなうねりに

Press: Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun (日経産業新聞)

Value of Universities: Creation of Intellectual Architecture (in Japanese) 大学の価値 知の体系創造

Press: Yomiuri Shimbun

Prof. Ishii, Associate Director of the MIT Media Lab (in Japanese)  MITメディアラボ副所長に石井氏、NTT出身、95年教授に

Press: Nikkei Sangyo Shimbun(日経産業新聞)

MIT Media Lab Invents the Future (in Japanese)  MITに見る「自ら創る未来」「人」が21世紀の研究テーマ

Press: Nikkei Computer(日経コンピュータ)

Where innovation happens (in Japanese)

Press: Diamond Harvard Business Review March 2008

2007

Ask "Why?" (in Japanese) 大切なのは本質を見極めようとする意識。 "WHY?"という絶え間ない問いが独創性を生み出す。

Press: ITOKI magazine Vol. 07, p24-25, 2007

Interview with Cati Vaucelle

Press: We Make Money Not Art

2005

Sina: World Class Design

Press: Sina Technology

2004

Topobo

Honorable Mention, Interactive Art, 2004 Ars Electronica Festival

Cyberarts Festival, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst. Linz, Austria September 2004

Amanda Parkes
Hayes Raffle

Topobo

Design Distinction, 2004 Interactive Media Design Review - I.D. Magazine

September/October 2004 Paper Issue

Hayes Raffle
Amanda Parkes

Audiopad

Honorable Mention, Interactive Design Awards Design of Interactive Systems 2004

ACM DIS 2004, Cambridge MA.

Honorable Mention: James Patten Ben Recht

Audiopad

2004

September/October 2004 Paper Issue

James Patten
Ben Recht

Audiopad

Industrial Design Excellence Awards - Bronze award, Student designs

IDEA, 2004

James Patten and Ben Recht

Audiopad

DIS2004 - Best Interactivity, Best in Academic Category, Best in Show

ACM DIS 2004, Cambridge MA.

James Patten Ben Recht

2003

Easy Design Tool for Communication / Distribution Networks

Press: Nikkei Shimbun

2000

musicBottles

2000 IDEA Winners (Design Exploration: Silver) musicBottles Concept

BusinessWeek Online: June 12, 2000 Issue

Design Exploration: Silver: Tangible Media Group

A Little Corner of the Luminous Room

2000 I.D. Interactive Media Design Review

"This project enables hologram simulation, shadow mapping, storage of digital items in physical objects and more. It transforms a common surface such as a desk or a blackboard into a digital workspace and, with its experimental interfaces, blurs the line between real and virtual."

Bronze: John Underkoffler

IDSA Design Gumbo International Conference

Press: Core77

1998

Nauticoluratura

1998 I.D. Interactive Media Design Review

From 1998 MIT Reports to the President: "John Underkoffler won silver award from ID magazine for Nauticoloratura, a visual mechanism for teaching and studying orchestral scores."

Silver Award: John Underkoffler