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World Premier Research in Japan (JSPS) 1/25

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

Friday, January 25, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Friday JAN 25 at 1:30pm Symposium (Stanford University) 57 Tickets Jan 25, 2019 Free  
Friday JAN 25 at 5:30pm Networking Reception (Stanford University) 60 Tickets Jan 25, 2019 Free  

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ABOUT EVENT:

Since its establishment in 2003, the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science’s San Francisco Office (JSPS SF: http://www.jspsusa-sf.org/index.php) has been supporting exchange between the Japanese and American researcher communities while acting as a hub for Japanese universities’ West Coast offices and their networking activities. This 15th anniversary event is to highlight the achievements of the international research centers established by the World Premier International Research Center Initiative (WPI). These globally visible research centers focus on a wide range of fields such as energy, chemistry, plant biology and astrophysics. This 15th anniversary event goes for two days. The program will be followed by networking receptions at the end of each day. 

 

DATE & VENUE:

Day 1
Thursday, January 24, 2019 | 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
International House, University of California, Berkeley
299 Piedmont Avenue Berkeley, CA 94720-2320

Day 2
Friday, January 25, 2019 | 1:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Paul G. Allen Building, 101X Auditorium, Stanford University
420 Via Palou Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

Note: Networking reception will start 5:30 pm. The same program is planned on each date. The plan might be changed in the future.


PARTICIPATING JAPANESE UNIVERSITIES:

Kavli IPMU (The University of Tokyo)
"Cross-Disciplinary Research Center for Addressing the Origin and Evolution of the Universe"
https://www.ipmu.jp/

AIMR (Tohoku University)
"Aiming to Establish a Premier Research Center for Materials Science
https://www.wpi-aimr.tohoku.ac.jp/en/index.html

I2CNER (Kyushu University)
"The Grand Highway for a Carbon-Neutral Energy Fueled World"
http://i2cner.kyushu-u.ac.jp/en/

ITbM (Nagoya University)
"Changing the World with Molecules: Synthetic Chemistry and Plant/Animal Biology"
http://www.itbm.nagoya-u.ac.jp/

 

TOPICS:

(1) Kavli IPMU
  -  Kavli IPMU 
      (Hitoshi Murayama)
  -  Lyman-Alpha Forest Tomography: Mapping the Shadows of the Cosmic Web at High Noon 
      (Khee‐Gan Lee)

(2) AIMR
  -  Materials research in the digitalized society 
      (Motoko Kotani)

  -  Oxide electronics: converting insulators into electronic materials 
      (Tomoteru Fukumura)

(3) I2CNER
  -  Engineering Carbon‐Neutral Energy Solutions and Cultural Bridges Across the Pacific 
      (Petros Sofronis)

  -  Efficient and Stable Metal Halide Perovskite Solar Cells 
      (Toshinori Matsushima)

(4) ITbM
  -  Institute of Transformative Bio‐Molecules (ITbM): Changing the World with Molecules 
      (Tsuyoshi Matsumoto)

  -  A bump-and-hole strategy toward freehand manipulation of plant hormone signaling 
      (Naoyuki Uchida)

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Palo Alto, CA

Friday, January 25, 2019 from 1:30 PM to 7:00 PM (PST)


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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

The Japan Society of the Promotion of Science is an independent administrative institution under the jurisdiction of Japan's Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Originally founded as a non-profit foundation in 1932 through an endowment by Emperor Showa, JSPS has functioned as Japan's core funding agency to promote scientific research in all fields including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and medicine. JSPS established the San Francisco Office in Berkeley, California in 2003 as its 9th overseas office.

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