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On January 18, 2019, a 100-ton rocket lifted off from Uchinoura in Kagoshima Prefecture. Piercing the crisp blue sky of winter, the 26-meter long Epsilon-4 rocketed heavenward with a payload of satellites developed by private businesses and universities under the auspices of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
In this Alumni Story, Natt Leelawat, D.Eng '16, M.Eng '13 discusses his path from Tokyo Tech graduate student to lecturer and researcher at the forefront of disaster management in Thailand.
Fifty-four students from universities in China, India, Japan, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and the United States gathered for the 2018 Robocon International Design Contest (IDC), held at Tokyo Tech from August 6 to 18.
Researchers at Tokyo Tech report a unipolar n-type transistor with a world-leading electron mobility performance of up to 7.16 cm2 V–1 s–1. This achievement heralds an exciting future for organic electronics, including the development of innovative flexible displays and wearable technologies.
Scientists at Tokyo Tech developed a micro-electromechanical energy harvester that allows for more flexibility in design, which is crucial for future IoT applications.
Researchers at Tokyo Tech, Imperial College London and the University of Tokyo have demonstrated that physical coordination is more beneficial in larger groups.
Scientists at Tokyo Tech have developed a new method for scheduling the turning on and off of power generators that minimizes costs and ensures reliability while addressing the issues prevalent in multiple previous methods.
Scientists at Tokyo Tech, Ricoh co. and The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology have developed an ultra-low-power atomic clock (ULPAC) for small satellites to enable future communication systems beyond 5G. The proposed device outperforms the current industry standards in various benchmarks, such as size, stability, and power consumption.
3.5 billion years ago Earth hosted life, but was it barely surviving, or thriving? A new study carried out by a multi institutional team with leadership including the Earth-Life Science Institute (ELSI) of Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) provides new answers to this question.
In January 2019, fifty scientists from thirty institutes across the world, led by Dr. Vlada Stamenković from JPS/NASA, including Dr. Atsuko Kobayashi and Prof. Joe Kirschvink from ELSI, published an invited commentary on the next frontier for planetary and human exploration in Nature Astronomy.