Inaugural issue of 'Toyohashi University of Technology e-Newsletter' launched
25 Oct 2010
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This inaugural of the Toyohashi Tech e-Newsletter includes an interview President Yoshiyuki Sakaki--internationally renowned molecular biologist who led Japan's International Human Genome Project--about his ambitious plans on enhancing the university's research and education infrastructure.
One of Sakaki's major initiatives has been the launch of the Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS)--Toyohashi Tech's new flagship research complex formally opened on 1st October 2010. "The aim of EIIRIS is to produce world-class innovative research," says Sakaki. "To do this we are bringing together ambitious young researchers from diverse fields to collaborate on pioneering new frontiers in science such as brain/neuro-electronics as well as tackling some of the major issues mankind faces today: issues such as environmental changes and aging societies."
Other articles include news about the 'Omotehama Blue Walk' along the 50 km long beach a stone's throw from the Toyohashi Campus, where students do their annual clean up to preserve this precious beach for migrating sea turtles to lay their eggs: https://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/news/index.html
Research at Toyohashi Tech is in the 'Research Highlights' section, with easy to understand description of recent research publications: https://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/research_highlights/index.html
In 'Club Activities', members of the Robotics club describe the secrets of their success in winning the national robotics context: https://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/club_activities/index.html
International students have their say in 'Excursions'--a video story of their visit some of the famous sites and industries of Aichi prefecture on a trip organized by Toyohashi Tech: https://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/excursions/index.html
Toyohashi Tech inventions and inventors are under the spotlight in 'Tech-Overtures', with a feature on the optical quantification of the spatial distribution of cosmetic facial foundation: https://www.tut.ac.jp/english/newsletter/tech_overtures/index.html