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2013 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership - Award Ceremony


Published: October 31, 2013

The awarding of the Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership for the 2013 academic year took place in the Office of the President on October 24. The award seeks to cultivate global student leaders from among 2nd-, 3rd- and 4th-year undergraduate students. Every year since 2002 students with abundant intelligence, creativity, energy and comprehensive abilities as human beings are presented with the award in order to encourage them to continue in their studies. At the ceremony, President Yoshinao Mishima awarded the students with their certificates and extra prizes. At the conclusion of the ceremony, recipients had a pleasant talk with the president, executive vice presidents and deans.

2013 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership Recipients and their award-winning activities
Atsushi Shouji
3rd Year, Department of Chemistry, School of Science
Tokyo Tech Science Techno, including science projects for elementary school students
Taketora Hatai
3rd Year, Department of Inorganic Materials, School of Engineering
IDAcademy social club, including the charcoal project in Kenya
Toru Kawamura
4th Year, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, School of Engineering
Volunteer group, Tokyo Tech VG and TEDxTitec
Takumi Ohashi
4th Year, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering
Tokyo Tech association for transfer students and Monotsukuri workshops
Taku Nakayama
4th Year, Department of Biotechnology, School of Bioscience and Biotechnology
Bio Creative Staff cultural club and iGEM2012 (an international synthetic biology competition)

(Left) Taku Nakayama, Toru Kawamura, Taketora Hatai, Atsushi Shouji
(Right) Takumi Ohashi was absent from the award ceremony due to an internship in Bangladesh