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International Visitors 2015

  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) from the University of Melbourne visits Tokyo Tech

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    Professor Richard James, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) and Director of the Melbourne Centre for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne, visited Tokyo Tech on December 15. He was welcomed to the Ookayama Campus by Executive Vice President for Education and International Affairs Toshio Maruyama and Vice President for Global Planning Isao Satoh.

    December 15, 2015

  • Director of UNESCO Bangkok Office visits Tokyo Tech

    unesco-bangkok

    President Yoshinao Mishima met with Dr. Gwang-Jo Kim, Director of UNESCO Bangkok Office, at Tokyo Tech on December 11. A signing ceremony was held to conclude a Memorandum of Understanding between the UNESCO Bangkok Office and the Institute.

    December 11, 2015

  • President of Tongji University visits Tokyo Tech

    tongji

    On December 2, President Yoshinao Mishima and Executive Vice President for Education and International Affairs Toshio Maruyama welcomed President Gang Pei and his delegation from Tongji University, China.

    December 2, 2015

  • Visit by Rector of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology

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    Professor Vu Dinh Thanh, Rector of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) and his delegation met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama at Tokyo Tech on November 19. Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering Professor Katsunori Hanamura, who is involved in the AYSEAS student dispatch program to Southeast Asian countries, attended the meeting.

    November 19, 2015

  • Vice President of South China University of Technology visits Tokyo Tech

    Kanan

    A delegation from South China University of Technology (SCUT), led by Vice President Qijin Liu, visited Tokyo Tech on November 5 for a meeting with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama. In attendance were Department of Architecture and Building Engineering Professors Koichi Yasuda and Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, who are conducting student and research exchanges with SCUT counterparts.

    November 5, 2015

  • Rector of the University of Salamanca visits Tokyo Tech

    Salamanca

    Rector Daniel Hernandez Ruiperez of the University of Salamanca met with President Mishima at Tokyo Tech on November 5.

    November 5, 2015

  • University of Maine provost visits Tokyo Tech

    Maine

    Dr. Jeffrey Hecker, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, from the University of Maine, met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama at Tokyo Tech on October 27.

    October 27, 2015

  • Cambodia's undersecretary of state for MoEYS visits Tokyo Tech

    Tunisia

    Cambodia's Undersecretary of State for the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS), H.E. Sivathana Samedy, accompanied by an 11-member delegation, paid a courtesy call to President Mishima on October 19.

    October 19, 2015

  • Tunisia's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research visits Tokyo Tech

    Tunisia

    Tunisia's Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Mr. Chiheb Bouden, and his delegation met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi at Tokyo Tech on October 8.

    October 8, 2015

  • Visit to Tokyo Tech by Skoltech president

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    President Edward Crawley of Russia's Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) visited Tokyo Tech on October 7. He met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi.

    October 7, 2015

  • Durham University dean visits Tokyo Tech

    Durham

    Professor Daniel Donoghue, Dean of Internationalization at Durham University, UK, paid a call to Tokyo Tech on October 7. The meeting with Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi was attended by Professor Takehiko Mori of the Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials. Tokyo Tech and Durham signed a university-wide cooperation agreement in 2010.

    October 7, 2015

  • Tecnológico de Monterrey School of Engineering and Sciences dean visits Tokyo Tech

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    Dr. Manuel Zertuche, dean of the School of Engineering and Sciences at Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico, visited Tokyo Tech on October 2. The meeting with Vice President for International Affairs Hidetoshi Sekiguchi was attended by Professor Yutaka Majima of the Materials and Structures Laboratory and Dr. Victor Sergio, a Monterrey graduate and postdoc in Professor Majima's laboratory.

    October 2, 2015

  • Tashkent State Technical University president visits Tokyo Tech

    TSTU

    A delegation led by Professor Ravshan Saydakhmedov, president of Tashkent State Technical University, Uzebekistan met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi on September 7.

    September 7, 2015

  • Chancellor of UC Santa Barbara visits Tokyo Tech

    UCSB

    Chancellor Henry T. Yang of the University of California, Santa Barbara met with President Yoshinao Mishima on August 26. The meeting was attended by Vice Presidents Hidetoshi Sekiguchi and Isao Satoh of Tokyo Tech and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at UC Santa Barbara, Professor Tim Cheng.

    August 26, 2015

  • US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visits Tokyo Tech

    Ambassador Kennedy

    US Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy met with President Yoshinao Mishima on July 13. Executive Vice Presidents Kiyoshi Okada, Toshio Maruyama, Makoto Ando, and Kiyoshi Otani attended the meeting. Kennedy was on campus to share remarks at a panel discussion on Women in STEM.

    July 13, 2015

  • Research Centre Juelich board member visits Tokyo Tech

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    Professor Harald Bolt, member of the Board of Directors for Energy and Climate Research, Research Centre Juelich (Forschungszentrum Juelich), Germany and a delegation met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama on July 9. Prior to the meeting, the delegation visited the Environmental Energy Innovation (EEI) Building and met with Tokyo Tech faculty involved in energy-related research.

    July 9, 2015

  • Visit to Tokyo Tech by Southwest Jiaotong University president

    Southwest Jiaotong University

    President Xu Fei and a delegation from Southwest Jiaotong University, China visited Tokyo Tech on July 8. They met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Professor Ji Shi of the Graduate School of Science and Engineering.

    July 8, 2015

  • University of New South Wales pro-vice-chancellor visits Tokyo Tech

    Univeristy of New South Wales

    Pro-Vice-Chancellor (International) Fiona Docherty of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia met with Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi on June 26.

    June 26, 2015

  • Visit to Tokyo Tech by Technion vice president

    Visit to Tokyo Tech by Technion vice president

    Vice President for External Relations and Resource Development Boaz Golany of the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology visited Tokyo Tech on May 26. He met with Vice President for International Affairs Hidetoshi Sekiguchi.

    May 26, 2015

  • Visit by vice president and delegation from Taiwan Tech

    Visit by vice president and delegation from Taiwan Tech

    Vice President Tuchung Lee and a delegation from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech) paid a visit to President Yoshinao Mishima on May 21. Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Professor Kikuo Kishimoto, dean of the Graduate School of Engineering, attended the meeting.

    May 21, 2015

  • Visit by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn to Tokyo Tech

    Visit by HRH Princess Sirindhorn

    On April 21, Tokyo Tech was honored to receive a visit by Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand, accompanied by a delegation of top officials representing PTT Public Co., Ltd (PTT).

    April 21, 2015

  • President of Middle East Technical University visits Tokyo Tech

    President of Middle East Technical Univeristy visits Tokyo Tech

    President Ahmet Acar of Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey, visited Tokyo Tech on April 20. He met with President Yoshinao Mishima, Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama, and Vice President Isao Satoh.

    April 20, 2015

  • E-JUST president visits Tokyo Tech

    Courtesy call by E-JUST President

    Dr. Ahmed Magdy Ibrahim El-Gohary, president of the Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), Masaaki Suzuki, first vice president of E-JUST, and a delegation visited Tokyo Tech on April 16. The meeting with President Yoshinao Mishima was attended by Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi.

    April 16, 2015

  • President of Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology visits Tokyo Tech

    President of Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology Visits Tokyo Tech

    President Bandhit Rojarayanont of the Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology (TNI) met with President Yoshinao Mishima, Executive Vice President for Research Makoto Ando, and Professor Kikuo Kishimoto, dean of the Graduate School of Engineering, on April 14.

    April 14, 2015

  • Visit to Tokyo Tech by vice president of Technische Universität Berlin

    Visit to Tokyo Tech by vice president of Technische Universitat Berlin

    On April 2, Vice President for International Relations and Teacher Training Angela Ittel of Technische Universitat Berlin (TU Berlin) visited Tokyo Tech. Ittel met with Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi, Professor Masaaki Okuma of the Graduate School of Science and Engineering's Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Professor Masaaki Fujii of the Solutions Research Laboratory.

    April 2, 2015

  • University of British Columbia provost visits Tokyo Tech

    University of British Columbia provost visits Tokyo Tech

    Provost and Vice President Academic David Farrar of the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, met with President Yoshinao Mishima on April 1.

    April 1, 2015

  • Visit to Tokyo Tech by the rector of RWTH Aachen University

    Visit to Tokyo Tech by the rector of Aachen Univ

    President Yoshinao Mishima welcomed Dr. Ernst Schmachtenberg, rector of RWTH Aachen University (RWTH), Germany, and his delegation on March 30. Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Professor Toshiharu Kagawa of the Department of Mechano-Micro Engineering joined the meeting.

    March 30, 2015

  • Official from Egypt's Ministry of Higher Education visits Tokyo Tech

    Official from Egypt's Ministry of Higher Education visits Tokyo Tech

    Mr. Elsayed Abdalah Atta Mohamed Halema, head (first undersecretary) of the sector of education at the Ministry of Higher Education, Egypt, met with President Yoshinao Mishima on March 9. Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Professor Teijiro Ichimura, advisor to the dean of E-JUST's School of Energy, Environmental and Process Engineering, also joined the meeting.

    March 10, 2015

  • Delegation from the Thai National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission visits Tokyo Tech

    Delegation from the Thai NBTC visits Tokyo Tech

    On March 9, Tokyo Tech received a visit from a delegation representing the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) of Thailand. The group met with Executive Vice President Makoto Ando and Vice President Hidetoshi Sekiguchi.

    March 9, 2015

  • Minister of Science and Technology, Ethiopia visits Tokyo Tech

    Minister of Science and Technology, Ethiopia visits Tokyo Tech

    A delegation led by Ethiopia's Minister of Science and Technology, Mrs. Demitu Hambisa, and accompanied by that country's ambassador to Japan, H.E. Mr. Markos Tekle Rike, met with President Yoshinao Mishima on February 17. Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama also joined the meeting.

    February 17, 2015

  • Skoltech president visits Tokyo Tech

    Courtesy Call Paid by Professor Edward Crawley, President of Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Russia

    Professor Edward Crawley, president of the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech), Russia, met with President Yoshinao Mishima on February 10. Tokyo Tech's Executive Vice President Toshio Maruyama and Vice Presidents Tetsuya Mizumoto and Hidetoshi Sekiguchi attended the meeting.

    March 13, 2015

  • Mongolia's Minister of Education, Culture and Science visits Tokyo Tech

    Mongolia's Minister of Education, Culture and Science visits Tokyo Tech

    President Yoshinao Mishima welcomed Mongolia's Minister of Education, Culture and Science (MECS) L. Gantumur and his delegation on February 5. Professor Shinobu Yamaguchi of the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center (GSIC), Professor Junichi Takada of the Department of International Development Engineering, and Professor Masahiko Hara of the Department of Electronic Chemistry joined the meeting.

    February 5, 2015

  • Rector General of the University of Guanajuato visits Tokyo Tech

    Rector general of the University of Guanajuato visits Tokyo Tech

    On February 2, President Yoshinao Mishima welcomed the rector general of the University of Guanajuato, Dr. Jose Manuel Cabrera Sixto of Mexico. Executive Vice Presidents Kiyoshi Okada and Toshio Maruyama attended the visit.

    February 2, 2015