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Toyohashi University of Technology and Nagoya City University Sign an Agreement on Comprehensive Collaboration

From left, President Kori (NCU) and President Terashima (TUT).
From left, President Kori (NCU) and President Terashima (TUT).

On November 29, 2021, a signing ceremony was held at Nagoya City University (Sakurayama Campus) to commence comprehensive collaboration between Toyohashi University of Technology (TUT) and Nagoya City University (NCU). President Kazuhiko Terashima, President Kenjiro Kori, and other staff from both universities attended the ceremony and signed the agreement.

After the signing ceremony, a symposium commemorating the conclusion of the comprehensive collaboration agreement, "New Challenges for Pharmaceutical and Industrial Collaboration," was held at the university, with about 70 public and university staff attending.
At this symposium, Professor Shigeki Nakauchi of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering gave a lecture entitled "Human Understanding in the Age of Artificial Intelligence," and Associate Professor Rika Numano of the Department of Applied chemistry and Life Science gave a lecture entitled "Safe iPS Cells Made with Numbing Electricity.

Professor Nakauchi gave a talk at the symposium.
Professor Nakauchi gave a talk at the symposium

Following the lecture, a panel discussion entitled "How Collaboration between TUT and NCU can Change the Future of the Pharmaceutical and Engineering Fields". Speaking on behalf of TUT at this lively gathering were Professor Kazutaka Shibatomi of the Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS), Associate Professor Takeshi Kawano of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Information Engineering, and Associate Professor Moeto Nagai of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

By the terms of this agreement, TUT and NCU will promote collaboration focusing on each university’s areas of specialization; robotics, sensing, IoT, and AI for TUT and medicine and pharmaceuticals for NCU. Both universities will welcome visiting faculty members to promote joint research that fuses different fields. In addition, they will also collaborate in education, including the mutual dispatch of faculty members to lecture courses at graduate schools. The project also includes making use of TUT's robot technology in medical facilities such as the Nagoya City University Hospital. It is expected that through this initiative, outstanding research results and education will be produced.
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11月29日に名古屋市立大学(桜山キャンパス)において、豊橋技術科学大学と名古屋市立大学との包括連携に関する協定締結式が開催され、寺嶋一彦学長、郡 健二郎学長をはじめ両大学の関係者が出席し、協定書に署名が行われました。




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