International Affairs Office of Engineering threw a reception party on Friday, November 10 for the new international students. 125 students from the three different engineering-related faculties (Faculty, Graduate School and School of Engineering/ Chemical Sciences & Engineering/ Information Science & Technology) participated and enjoyed the varieties of foods including sushi and halal dish. Their supervisors and some Deans also participated in this party. Not only savory dishes, participants enjoyed live music played by the band called “Asterism”. Our annual event “Bingo game” made the students even more excited. First three participants who won the game were given special prizes(electric griddle, JR Tower observatory tickets, and Hokudai T-shirt) ) and first … Continued
Assoc.Dean Prof. Jaewon Chung and 9 administrative staff from the College of Engineering, Korea University visited the Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University on Friday June 23. Prof. Yukinori Kobayashi (Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering) welcomed the delegation. After the courtesy visit, the group went to a campus tour with two Korean students who currently studying in Graduate School of Engineering, Jihee Kim (Master’s course student) and Yongho Chung (Doctoral course Student).
The delegation members from the Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University were welcomed by the Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University on Thursday June 15. Asso. Prof. Prapat Wangskarn (Dean of Faculty of Engineering), Asso.Prof. Chainarong Chaktranond (Assistant to the Rector), Asst.Prof. Monchai Pruekwilailert (Deputy Dean of Faculty of Engineering), and Ms. Jantima Thongpiam, Secretary of Twining Engineering Program visited our campus to discuss future collaboration specially in the filed of mechanical engineering. Prof. Yukinori Kobayashi (Dean of Graduate School of Engineering), Prof. Norihiro Izumi (Director of International Exchange Office), Prof. Nobuyuki Oshima and Prof. Masao Watanabe joined the discussion.
Prof. King Lun YEUNG, Associate Dean of Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology(HKUST), made a courtesy visit on Friday, April 14. Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Prof. Takeshi OHKUMA, Dean of the Graduate School of Chemical Sciences and Engineering, and Prof. Hideyuki IMAI, Vice-Dean of the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology Hokkaido University warmly welcomed teh guest from Hong Kong. Prof. Toshiro OHASHI, who has a strong tie with HKUST also joined the meeting. Prof. YEUNG was the first guest for the new Director of IEO, Prof. Norihiro IZUMI and the new Director of International Affairs Office of Engineering, Ms.Hitomi SATO after … Continued
Three guests from Philippines made a courtesy visit to Dean Nawa on Thursday, March 24. The guests were from the Department of Science and Technology(DOST), Secretary, Dr. Fortunato T. de la Pena and Acting Director, Dr. Joel Marciano (Advanced Science And Technology Institute: ASTI), and Assoc. Prof., Dr. Gay Jane Perez from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. Along with Dean Nawa, three Vice Deans of the Faculty of Engineerng, Prof. Takao MASUDA, Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, and Prof.Toshifumi IGARASHI welcomed the guests. Assist. Prof. Carlito Tabelin from the Division of Sustainable Resources Engineering also joined the visit. A brief introduction of Hokkaido University was presented by Director Prof. Osamu Fujita, International … Continued
Four delegation members from Hokkaido Univeristy made a courtesy visit to the President of KAIST, Prof. Sung-Chul SHIN on Monday, March 20. The members are Prof. Toyoharu NAWA, Dean, Faculty of Engineerng, Prof. Yukinori KOBAYASHI, Vice Dean, Faculty of Engineerng, Mr. Toshiyasu SUGIYAMA, Director, International Affairs Office of Engineering, and Prof. Joo Young CHA, Director of Hokkaido University Seoul Office. Hokkaido University concluded the University-level exchange agreement with KAIST in 2016. During the visit, the delegation members discussed student exchange and reserach collaboration as well as Nitobe College. Along with the talk, they were invited to the research facilities in the field of robotics.
Dr. Dmitry Bespalov, Vice President and Mr. Taskin Andrei, Cheif Specialist at the Department of Innovation Development, Far Eastern Federal University, Russia visited Faculty of Engineering on Wed., March 8th to discuss future collaboration in the field of reserach and academic exchange. They were wecolmed by Dean Toyoharu NAWA and Prof. Tsuyoshi SETOGUCHI, Division of Architectual and Structural Design, and Prof. Osamu Fujita, from International Exchange Office.
A Doctoral student from India, Mr.Abhijeet Ravankar shared us his unique opprtunity to meet the First Lady of Japan. He is curently studying at the Laboratory of Robotics and Dynamics, Division of Human Mechanical Systems and Design. Here is the report written by Mr. Abhijeet. As a student representative of Hokkaido University, I had the opportunity to meet the First Lady of Japan, Mrs. Abe Akie, at the Prime Minister’s residence (Shusho Kotei) in Tokyo on December 2, 2016. 24 international students representing 15 Japanese universities joined the meeting with the First Lady. Mrs. Abe had personally organized the meeting to interact with the international students on topics of international and … Continued
7 students from South Korea, who joined “Japan-Korea Joint Government Scholarship Program in Science and Engineering Departments” last October, have completed their preliminary course for Bachelor’s program. The certificate of course completion was awarded by Dean Nawa to each student on Thursday, February 16th 2017. All seven students gave a short speech in Japanese and shared their ambitions for the coming academic year. We wish all of them the best of luck!
Assistant Prof. Somchai Pornchaiviat and 10 students from Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering at Kingmongkut’s Univeristy of Technology, North Bangkok visited the Faculty of Engineering on Tues., January 17th. Coordinator Natalya SHMAKOVA gave a brief overview of Hokkaido University and e3 English Engineering Education program. The group then visited Laboratory of Energy Conversion Systems, Division of Energy and Environmental Systems. They listened to the explanation about the research topics by Assoc. Prof. Tabe, and looked experimental equipment of the laboratory with great interest.
Prof. Young-Ho CHO, Dean, Office of External Cooperations /Director, International Language Education Center/ Professor of Japanese Language and Literature at Dong-eui University, South Korea visited Faculty of Engineering on Wed., January 11th to further discuss future joint symposium with Dean NAWA and Assoc. Prof. Yuji YAMAUCHI.