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Announcement of NIMS Evening Seminar

2011.10.13
(2011.10.28 Update)


National Institute for Materials Science

NIMS announced that it will hold the NIMS Evening Seminar jointly with the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies, with the cooperation of the JIST Forum, beginning in October 2011.

Abstract

The National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS; President: Sukekatsu Ushioda) announced that it will hold the NIMS Evening Seminar jointly with the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies, with the cooperation of the Japan Interaction in Science & Technology (JIST) Forum, beginning in October 2011.
The NIMS Evening Seminar which begins in October is planned to enable active involvement in more advanced training of engineers and smoother two-way communications between researchers and seminar participants.
The NIMS Evening Seminar is certified as a materials fundamentals ECE program of the Japan Federation of Engineering Societies, and issues Engineering Capacity Enhancement program certificates to participants who meet certain conditions.

The general outline of the program is shown below (in principle).

Date:     
Last Friday of each month

Time:     
Lecture 17:00-18:30
Seminar 18:30-19:30

Venue:     
Center for National University Finance and Management (Takebashi, Tokyo)
National Center of Sciences 11th Floor Meeting Room

The schedule of lectures during the current fiscal year (ending March 31) is as follows:

FY2011 Lecture topic
<Organizer: Kotobu Nagai>

October 28
Outline of Element Strategy (Dr. Kohmei Halada)

November 25
Frontline of Nanomaterials (Fullerenes, Nanotubes) (Dr. Kunichi Miyazawa)

December 16
Nano/Advanced Characterization Responding to Needs of Materials Research (Dr. Daisuke Fujita)

January 27
Frontline of Progress in Materials Science by Computational Science (Dr. Takahisa Ohno)

February 17
Nanotechnology Learning from Nature (Dr. Naoe Hosoda)

March 23
Social Acceptance of Nanotechnology (Dr. Masahiro Takemura)

Method of application to participate: Persons who wish to participate should apply using the following Email address.
 Please note that applications will be closed after reaching the full seminar capacity of 60 persons. Also, seminar will be held only in Japanese.

Email: evening-seminar=nims.go.jp
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