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JST sponsored: 7 days at TUAT/Tokyo: “SAKURA” Exchange Program in Science 採択

2015/7 approved by Japan Science and Technology Agency..“Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science” (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science)”

AIMS: Raising the interest of Asian youths toward the leading Japanese science and technologies at Japanese universities. (Support from intellectuals)

TOPIC:
Functional Materials and Chemical Engineering Tour in Tokyo-Tama Area

SCHEDULE (Tentative):
12 Nov. Arrival in Tokyo
13 Nov: Lecture by professors (guest) from TUAT, and TUAT Science Museum (afternoon)
14 Nov: Visit four labs (Lenggoro, Akai, Tominaga, Inasawa, at BASE)
15 Nov.: TUAT Festival (Fuchu campus)
16 Nov: Rigaku Corp., and JEOL Ltd.
17 Nov: JASCO Corp., and Bridgestone Corp.
18 Nov: Museums in Tokyo: Edo-Tokyo Museum, and National Museum of Emerging Science & Innovation),
and “Dinner” with TUAT students.
19 Nov. 2015 (Departure from Tokyo)

NUMBER OF FELLOWS: 10 (Highest priority: Master-course students)

INSTITUTION:
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Faculty of Applied Sciences
Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM, Faculty of Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology
Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) Dept. of Chemical Engineering

HOST: Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology (TUAT) Graduate School of BASE

Person-in-charge (Professors at BASE): Y. Tominaga*, S. Inasawa, N. Akai, W. Lenggoro.

ELIGIBLE FELLOWS:
– Students (mainly at master course, or in some cases a post-doc (under 40 years of age) who have never stayed in Japan, as a basic principle.

SPONSOR:  Japan Science and Technology Agency.

WILL BE FULLY SUPPORTED:
– Accommodation fee
– An economy-class air ticket to and from Japan (round trip)
– …(TBA)

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SELECTION PROCESS:
* Sending CV (with a copy of transcript) and 1-page introduction letter (“My future plan/dream”) to person-in-charge at TUAT side. Deadline : 10 August 2015 (for fellows from ITB and ITS)
* TUAT side may ask the candidate to get a recommendation from a supervisor.

JSTサイト:平成27年度第2回採択 交流計画一覧

【受け入れ機関名】国立大学法人 東京農工大学
【コース】A.科学技術交流活動コース
【送り出し機関名】
・マラ工科大学 (UiTM), マレーシアプトラ大学 (UPM), マレーシア工科大学(UTM)
・バンドン工科大学(ITB), セプルーノペムバー工科大学 (ITS)
【趣旨】
本学の基盤研究の一つである機能材料・化学工学のリソースを起点に、研究交流を目的として東南アジア各国の優れた大学から将来有望な大学生や大学院生を招聘する。機能材料・化学工学に特化した研究室の訪問や講演会などを通じて最先端の研究内容を紹介し、将来的な本大学院への進学および博士号の取得を促す。在学生との懇談会や科学系企業への訪問を通じ、本学を中心とする多摩地域の特色を活かしたキャリアプランを提案する。

A report of TUAT program in 2014.
http://ssp.jst.go.jp/report/k_vol171.html