As part of the ongoing expansion of our international exchange activities towards becoming one of the top global universities in Japan, Toyohashi Tech signed an agreement for collaborative research and education partnership with institutions in Mongolia and Uzbekistan.
Shine Mongol Academy (Mongolia)
Shine Mongol Academy is a private educational institute consisting of Shine Mongol High School, New Mongol Technique Engineering College (Kosen) and New Mongol Institute of Technology. Shine Mongol High School, which was opened in 2000, was the first Mongolian high school to be modelled after the Japanese educational system. Similarly, the Technical Engineering College, which was established in 2014, pioneered the use of the unique engineering education system of Japan’s Kosen in Mongolia .Thanks to Toyohashi Tech and Shine Mongol High School sharing the same educational system, and the long history of Toyohashi Tech accepting Shine Mongol High School students , both parties agreed on 5th October 2015, to sign an agreement to endeavor to carry out specific initiatives to further strengthen the partnership.
Tashkent State Technical University (Uzbekistan)
Tashkent State Technical University (TSTU) was established in 1929 in Uzbekistan, and is one of largest universities for technology in Central Asia. When Prime Minister Abe visited Uzbekistan on 24-26th October 2015, he welcomed Uzbekistan’s suggestion to establish an Uzbekistan-Japan Youth Center for Innovation in TSTU. Between 2004 and 2008 Toyohashi Tech accepted 12 international students from Uzbekistan. Currently there is one student from TSTU enrolled in our doctoral program. Delegates from TSTU visited Toyohashi Tech on 9th September 2015, and both parties agreed to start discussions toward possible future collaboration. The Memorandum of Understanding to start this process was signed on 13th November 2015 in Uzbekistan at the Japan Rector’s conference held in Tashkent.
10 high school students, representing 4 high schools from Malaysia, Vietnam and Mongolia were invited to join a program at Toyohashi Tech which ran from October 26th to October 30th. This kind of program, inviting high school students from Asian countries to visit our university in order to promote study abroad in Japan, represented a first for Toyohashi Tech. The schools we invited are all top-level high schools that typically send many graduates to study abroad. The students themselves were all candidates for the first crop of students to join our upcoming new “Global Technology Architect Course”, which launches in April 2018. They got to experience various lectures and experiments as well as visiting research centers and other university facilities. They had the chance to sample various aspects of Japanese technology and culture, such as Toyota Motor Corporation plant, Hamamatsu Science Museum, Okazaki castle and a writing-brush craft center. Toyohashi Tech will continue to enhance this program so as to promote our university in Asia, and to increase the intake of international high school graduates to study technology at Toyohashi Tech in Japan.
This program is supported by Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science) 2015 of Japan Science and Technology Agency.
Toyohashi Tech displayed its research results at the World Engineering Conference and Convention in Kyoto (WECC2015).
WECC is an international conference on all fields of engineering; it is held by the World Federation of Engineering Organizations (WFEO) every four years to discuss the progress of technology and social contribution. The Science Council of Japan and the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies invited the conference to Kyoto this year.
Dates: Sunday, 29th November – Wednesday, 2nd December
Exhibition contents of Toyohashi Tech
International Conference of Global Network for Innovative Technology - IGNITE 2016
Toyohashi Tech, in collaboration with University Sains Malaysia (USM), will jointly host the International Conference of Global Networks for Innovative Technology (IGNITE) 2016. The conference will take place from 27th to 29th January 2016 on Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang, which is located in Penang, Malaysia. USM and TUT decided to hold IGNITE-2016 due to the success of the previous IGNITE Conference in 2014. This time however there will be a more specific theme, which is: Advanced Materials for Innovative Technologies. The conference welcomes researchers, scholars, scientists, and professionals to present their works and share on their recent findings. During the event, a series of workshops will also be conducted as all as tutorials.
|Date||27th – 29th January 2016|
|Time||See the detailed timetable|
|Place||Evergreen Laurel Hotel Penang|
■ Toyohashi Tech Symposium:
A challenge toward the future – stand on the next stage –
These are exciting times for researchers at Toyohashi Tech. Toyohashi Tech was selected by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) as one of the universities to be involved in the prestigious “program for promoting the enhancement of research universities” . Toyohashi Tech’s research facility, Electronics Inspired-Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS) has also been producing some unique results. Most recently, the "Mind & Brain Laboratory for Perceptual and Cognitive Processing" and "AIST-TUT Advanced Sensor Collaborative Research Laboratory" were established in Toyohashi Tech on July 1st 2015. The stated aim is to promote the advancement and diversification of Toyohashi Tech’s research by collaborating with world-leading global research institutions. The symposium, “A challenge toward the future”, will explore our leading research projects and consider their progress.
|Date||21 January 2016|
|Place||My Plaza Hall in Marunouchi, Tokyo|