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Consort of the Father Emir of the State of Qatar, Her Highness Sheikha Moza Visits NIMS

2014.04.22
(2014.04.30 Update)


(April 22, 2014) Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) visited NIMS on the occasion of her visit to Japan.

Her Highness was accompanied by His Excellency Mr. Yousef Mohamed Bilal, Qatar’s Ambassador to Japan and a high-level scientific delegation, including President of QF Research and Development Mr. Faisal Alsuwaidi and Executive Director of the Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), Dr. Mohammad Khaleel.

Her Highness and the delegation received a presentation about NIMS and its work in the filtering and purification of water research, and the supercomputer, K computer. Her Highness had a discussion with President Prof. Ushioda and executives regarding bilateral research collaboration. Both sides explored potential synergies in materials technology energy and environment issues between NIMS and QF, especially QEERI. The meeting concluded with the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding to encourage joint research activities.

It is hoped that fruitful collaboration and people to people exchanges between NIMS and QF will be developed.


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