The AES recognizes and honors those who have made outstanding
contributions to the field of audio in engineering, technology,
service, and the arts through its Awards Program.
In 2011, Kimio Hamasaki was presented with the
AES Board of Governors Award in recognition of co-chairing the AES 40th International Conference on “Spatial Audio: Sense the Sound of Space” in Tokyo, October 8–10, 2010.