MERIT

Japanese/English

MERIT Coursework & Research Training

MERIT Special Lectures
2017.9.14
FY2017 MERIT Special Lectures Schedule

*More information will be uploaded later.

◆ Dr. Dario Gil(IBM)
    Date: Monday, May 15, 2017 / 13:00-14:45
    Location: Room 53, Bldg.5, Faculty of Engineering
    Title: The Cognitive Era and the New Frontiers of Information Technology
    Detail:Click here to download

◆Hitachi, Ltd

Date:Thursday, 27, July, 2017. 13:30-
Location:Central Research Laboratory
(Higashi-Koigakubo 1-280, Kokubunji-shi, Tokyo)

◆TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.

Date:Wednesday, 6, September, 2017. 13:00-
Location:TORAY INDUSTRIES, INC.
(21-9, Suehiro-cho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka)

◆Prof. Fred Brouwer (University of Amsterdam)

Date:Friday, September 8, 2017 / 16:00-18:00
Location:Room 8b04, Bldg.3, Faculty of Engineering
Title:Fluorescense Microscopy Visualization of Contact between Objects

◆Daicel Corporation./Daikin Industries, Ltd.

Date: Monday, February 19 - Tuesday, February 20, 2018.
Date: Thursday, February 22 - Friday, February 23, 2018.
Location: Daicel Corporation.(Hyogo)/Daikin Industries, Ltd.(Osaka)
Schedule:
Feb. 22 Daicel Corporation. Tour, and stay at H.R. Training Center.
Feb. 23 Daikin Industries, Ltd.

◆ HARUKA Patent & Trademark Attorneys (Winter)

Lecturer: Kenji Yokouchi
Date and time: Thursday, January 25, 2018 / 15:00-17:00
Location: Seminar Room AD, Bldg.6, Faculty of Engineering

2017.1.17
FY2016 MERIT Special Lectures Schedule

◆ Professor. John Ralston (University of South Australia)
    Date: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 / 15:30-17:30
    Location: Room 56, Bldg.5, Faculty of Engineering
    Title: The Critical Role of Leadership in Blending Research, Innovation With Industry Engagement in an International
    Research Institute
    Detail:Click here to download

◆ MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Corporation
    Date:Friday, July 29, 2016 / 11:50-
    Location:MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Corporation, Advanced Technology R&D Center
    (8-1-1, Tsukaguchi-honmachi, Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture)

Schedule:
11:50 Gathering at Tsukaguchi Station, JR Fukuchiyama line
12:15 Arrived at MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Corporation, Advanced Technology R&D Center
12:15-13:00 Lecture, Q & A
13:00-14:30 Lab tour
(Break time)
14:45-17:15 Lecture Meeting
①Koji Yasui, EM (MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC Corporation)
②Prof. Masashi Kawasaki (University of Tokyo)
17:30-19:00 Banquet & Group Discussion

◆ Bridgestone Corporation * Schedule is changed.
Date:Thursday, February 2, 2017 / 13:30-
  Date:Thursday, February 23, 2017 / 13:30-
  Location:Bridgestone Corporation, Technical Center
  (3-1-1, Ogawahigashi-cho, Kodaira City, Tokyo)

◆ Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
  Date:Friday, February 24, 2017.
  Location:Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

2015.11.26
FY2015 MERIT Special Lectures: Schedule

Four Special Lectures are scheduled in FY2015. Further details on date, time, and location will be provided when available.

Summer term
◆ TSMC
   Date: Wednesday, August 5- Friday, August 7, 2015
   Location: Taiwan

・ Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited(TSMC)
・ National Chiao Tung University(NCTU)

Program:
[August 5 (Wed)]
11:40 arrival at Sonsang airport
12:30-14:00 to NCTU (have lunch box in the car)
14:00-17:00 facility tour of 2 National labs (in NCTU campus)
evening downtown culture tour (tentative)
[August 6 (Thu)]
9:00-10:00 Introduction
10:00-11:30 Lecture on R & D
11:30-13:00 Lunch
13:00-14:30 Lecture on modern philosophy for PhD
14:30-15:30 Young managers' forum
15:30-16:30 Site tour
16:30-17:00 Check out
[August 7 (Fri)]
leave Tsinchu/arrive at Tokyo

◆ Prof. Thomas Laurell (Lund University)

   Date: Friday, August 21, 2015 / 15:45-19:30
   Location: Room 53, Bldg.5, Faculty of Engineering

Program:
15:45-17:45 From a failed experiment to a start-up company
Experiences in bridging academic research and industry
18:00-19:30 Banquet & Group Discussion(Location:Faculty of Engineering Bldg.2, 2F, Room 213)

Winter term
◆ Eisai Co., Ltd.
   Date: Friday, January 29, 2016 / 13:00-17:10
   Location: Eisai Co., Ltd., Tsukuba Research Laboratories
   (Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki)
  Program : Click here to download

◆ Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
   Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
   Location: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

2015.1.28
FY2014 MERIT Special Lectures: Schedule

Four Special Lectures are scheduled in FY2014. Further details on date, time, and location will be provided when available.

Summer term
◆ BASF Japan Ltd.
   Guido Henze
   Date and time:Tuesday, July 29, 2014 / 13:00-18:00
   Location:Amagasaki Research Incubation Center

Agenda:
- Introduction
- Lecture 1 (45 min presentation + 15 Q&A) presented by Dr. Markus Hoelzle (Regional Director Asia, Cathode Materials)
- Lecture 2 (45 min presentation + 15 Q&A) presented by Dr. Martin Schulz-Dobrick (Senior Manager - Battery Materials Laboratory - Amagasaki R&D center)
- Break (10 min.)
- Lab tour (1 hour)
- Banquet & Group Discussion (1.5 hours)

◆ The Asahi Shimbun Company
   Mariko Takahashi
   Date and time:Thursday, July 31, 2014 / 14:00-18:45
   Location:Room 63, Bldg.6, Faculty of Engineering

14:00 - 15:30 Mariko Takahashi
15:45 - 17:15 Shiro Namekata
17:30 - 18:45 Banquet & Group Discussion(Location:Faculty of Engineering Bldg.2, 2F, Room 213)

Winter term
◆ Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
   Mitsuyuki Ueda
   Date:Friday, February 20, 2015
   Location:Room 63, Bldg.6, Faculty of Engineering

15:15-16:30 Yuka Suzuki
16:45-18:00 Mitsuyuki Ueda
18:15-19:30 Banquet & Group Discussion(Location:Seminar Room AD, Bldg.6, Faculty of Engineering)

◆ Asahi Kasei Corporation
   Masaya Yamashita
   Date:Monday, February 23, 2015
   Location:Asahi Kasei Corporation, Fuji branch (Fuji-shi, Shizuoka)

14:00- Guidance
14:05- Ryosuke Ozawa
     Masato Mikawa
14:55- Masaya Yamashita
16:10- Lab tour
17:20-18:40 Banquet & Group Discussion
2013.3.27
FY2013 MERIT Special Lectures: Schedule

In addition to the MERIT Special Lecture to be held on April 12, 2013, four Special Lectures are also scheduled, two in the summer term and two in the winter term.
Further details on date, time, and location will be provided when available.

Summer term
(1) Koichi Morimoto, Deputy Director General of the Minister's Secretariat, Cabinet Office
    Date and time:Saturday, July 20, 2013 / 13:00
    Location:Lecture Room 61, 2nd Floor, Engineering Building 6, Hongo Campus
(2) Miyoko Watanabe, Councilor, Toshiba Corporation
    Date and time:Friday, August 9, 2013 / afternoon
    Location:Main plant, Keihin Product Operations, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa

Winter term
(3) Tetsuya Iizuka, Chairman of the Board, THine Electronics / MERIT Course instructor
    Date and time:Tuesday, January 28, 2014 / 13:30 (tentative)
    Location:THine Electronics HQ (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) (tentative)
    Places available:approx. 40
(4) Masahiro Asami, Corporate Vice President / Director, Frontier Core-Technology
  Laboratories, FUJIFILM Corporation

2013.3.25
MERIT Special Lecture: Announcement
Date and time:
Friday, April 12, 2013  Time has been changed from 2:00–5:00 to 1:00–4:00
Location:
Seminar Room A, 3rd Floor, Engineering Building 6, Hongo Campus
Program:
(1)Fuji Electric Technology and Business: Future Trend of "Power Electronics" in Industrial Applications
Hisao Shigekane, Representative Director, Fuji Electric
 
(2)Corporate R&D and Business: A Case Study on Solar Cells
 
(3)Free discussion with students
Akihiro Takano, Senior Chief Expert
Photovoltaics Department, Business Planning Division
Electronics Devices Business Group, Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
  • SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
  • SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
  • GRADUATE SCHOOL OF FRONTIER SCIENCES, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO

Copyright(c) MERIT - Materials Education program for the future leaders in Research,Insudtry, and Technology. All Rights Reserved.