Global

Tokyo Tech Global Webinars

Overview

Though the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily halted international mobility, Tokyo Tech remains committed to collaboration and exchanges with education and research institutions around the world. In AY 2021, the Institute launched the Tokyo Tech Global Webinar series to promote ongoing communication with partner institutions in Japan and abroad. These events highlight the latest research and initiatives related to science, technology, and international engagement while exploring possibilities for education and research cooperation in the post-COVID-19 era.

Events in the Series

Event Name

Date & Time

Contents and Speakers

Number of participants

Details

1

Tokyo Tech Global Webinar:
International Cooperation in Science and Technology Higher Education

May 20, 2021 (Thu.)
15:00–16:30

Presentation 
Romny OM 
(Director General, Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC))

Moderation
Jun-ichi TAKADA
(Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Approx.100

2

ASPIRE Symposium:
Better Living for All in a New Normal

June 28, 2021 (Mon.)
14:00–17:00

Presentations
Davis BOOKHART

(Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST))
Shin-Hyun KIM
(Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST))
Hallam STEVENS
(Professor, Nanyang Technological University (NTU))
Jian LIU
(Professor, Tsinghua University)
Shigeki SAITO
(Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

Moderation
Jun-ichi TAKADA
(Professor, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

73

3

Laboratory for Zero-Carbon Energy Launch Symposium:
Achieving Carbon-Neutral Society with Zero-Carbon Energy Sources

August 31, 2021 (Tue.)
15:00–17:00

Complimentary Addresses
Makoto UEKI
(Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)
Akira YOSHINO
(Director of Global Zero Emission Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST))
Congratulatory Speech
Jacopo BUONGIORNO
(TEPCO Professor of Nuclear
Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT))
Speech by the Director
Kenji TAKESHITA
(Director of the Laboratory for Zero-Carbon Energy)
Special Speeches
Kenji YAMAJI
(President/Director-General, Research Institute of Innovative Technology
for the Earth (RITE))
Takao KASHIWAGI
(Director of Tokyo Institute of Technology Solution Research Center for Advanced Energy Systems)
Panel Discussion
Kenji YAMAJI, Takao KASHIWAGI, Kenji TAKESHITA

Moderation
Yukitaka KATO
(Vice Director of the Laboratory for
Zero-Carbon Energy)

Approx.700

4

2021 Tokyo Tech Admissions Fair Online Thailand

December 18, 2021 (Sat.)
14:00-15:30
/Bangkok
(16:00-17:30
/Tokyo)

1. Opening remarks
Prof. Vilas Wuwongse
(President of Tokyo Tech Alumni Association (Thailand Chapter))
Prof. Jun-ichi Takada
(Vice President for International Affairs of Tokyo Tech)
2. Alumni keynote speaker
Dr. Natt Leelawat
(Assistant Professor, Faculty of Eng., Chulalongkorn University)(D.Eng.,2016)
3.Thai alumni speaker
Ms. Fai Huntrakool
(Data analyst in Japan(M.Sci.,2021))
4.Current Thai student speaker
Mr. Teerapat Suteerapongpun
(Doctoral degree student, Dept. of Mechanical Eng.)
5.Introduction of Tokyo Tech and Q&A session
Tokyo Tech faculty

[Open for Registration]

Contact

Planning and Coordination Group,
International Engagement Division

Email kokuren.kik.cho@jim.titech.ac.jp
Tel 03-5734-2982