Soo-Young Lee, an EE department professor, earned an Outstanding Achievement Award from the APNNA (Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly) for her research achievements in understanding the mechanisms of information processing involving the brain and its engineering applications.
Since 2004, the APNNA Outstanding Achievement Award and the APNNA Excellent Service Award have been granted to only a few special applicants. Especially, the Outstanding Achievement Award is awarded once a year to one hornorable researcher for his or her life-long work.
So far, Shun-ichi Amari, a chief in RIKEN Brain Science Institute, and Kunihiko Fukushima, inventor of the Neocognitron, neural network model, have won this award.
This award was presented at the ICONIP2009 in Bangkok, Thailand on December 1-5.