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2019 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership

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November 28, 2019

Recipients of the Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership for the 2019 academic year were acknowledged on October 29. Awarded annually since 2002 to 2nd-, 3rd-, and 4th-year bachelor-level students with extraordinary intellect, humanity, creativity, and energy, the award aims to encourage highly motivated students to continue with their studies and work towards becoming global leaders.

2019 commemorative photo

2019 commemorative photo

Each of the students received certificates and prizes from President Kazuya Masu, after which they discussed their achievements and plans openly with the president, executive vice presidents, and deans.

Congratulations to all the winners!

2019 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership recipients and award-winning activities

Akihito Kimura
4th year, Systems and Control Engineering
  • Prosthetic leg development project team member at International Development Academy
  • Team leader, winner of English presentation contest at Global HR Development Forum 2016
  • Organizer of VR space workshop for elementary school students
Yukika Hayashi
3rd year, Industrial Engineering and Economics
  • Moderator, student rep at AY2017 A Day in the Life of a Tokyo Tech Student event
  • Manager of Handball Club
  • Planning and volunteer at Children's Cafeteria
  • Best final presentation in Tokyo Tech Abroad Short-Term Education program
Hajime Fujita
4th year, Life Science and Technology
  • iGEM Tokyo Tech team leader
  • Second place at Stanford's Health Hackathon health++ 2018
  • Team leader and winner of IoT-focused student idea contest Babycathon
Shoki Hasegawa
3rd year, Architecture and Building Engineering
  • Finalist at Mars City Design Competition 2019 with TNL Space Architecture club
  • TNL Space Architecture club rep at NASA and University of Houston events
  • Head of student club Current Issues Society
Moe Kobayashi
4th year, Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
  • Study abroad at Technical University of Denmark, internship at Japanordic.
  • Tokyo Orienteering, Special Survival project leader at Student Association for Global Exchange
  • Captain of Triathlon Club
Maythawee Ratchatawijin
4th year, Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering
  • Head of planning for research conference at Thai Students' Association in Japan under Royal Patronage
  • Science Communication Internship in London, active participation in short-term programs at University of Washington, Georgia Institute of Technology

2019 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership recipients

2019 Tokyo Tech Award for Student Leadership recipients

Contact

General Administration Group, Student Division, Student Services Department

Email kyo.som@jim.titech.ac.jp

Tel +81-3-5734-3003

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