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RCAST NAVI 2013/11

2013/11/18

  RCAST NAVI 
  2013/11
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/


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[Awards]
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  1 November, 2013
  Takahiro Ezaki(D1 from Nishinari Laboratory), Professor Katsuhiro
  Nishinari (Mathematical Physics of Emergent Systems):
  Best Poster Award (RIAM Symposium)
  "Assembly Process of Materials as a Particle Exclusion Process"
  https://sites.google.com/site/riamnonlinearwavemeeting2013/home

  24 October, 2013
  Professor Hiromasa Suzuki (Fine Digital Engineering):
  Achievement Award (The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)
  http://www.jsme.or.jp/dsd/
   
  October, 2013
  Ryusuke Hisatomi(M1 from Nakamura/Usami Laboratory):
  Student Presentation Award (JPS 2013 Fall Meetings, The Physical Society
  of Japan)
  "Optical measurement of spin noise in ferromagnet"
  http://www.jps.or.jp/

  October, 2013
  Yuta Masuyama (D1 from Nakamura/Usami Laboratory):
  Student Presentation Award (JPS 2013 Fall Meetings, The Physical Society
  of Japan)
  "Observation of nonlinear phenomena in discrete AC Stark shift of
  superconducting qubit"
  http://www.jps.or.jp/


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[Topics]
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  Special lectures for students at the Department of Advanced
  Interdisciplinary Studies(AIS) will be held from 22 November, 2013 to 17
  January, 2014.
  All are welcome and no registration required.
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ja/research/ais/curriculum/pdf/2013_special.pdf

  Empirical research between RCAST and Microsoft has commenced.
  Research on new methods to learn English using Microsoft tablet and
  digital text book, has been demonstrated at a junior high school in
  Kanazawa city, Ishikawa Pref.
  http://www.microsoft.com/ja-jp/news/Press/2013/Oct13/131031_surface_kanazawa.aspx

  Planetarium documentary "KIROBO and MIRATA - Challenge of robot
  astronauts -" presented by TOYOTA will be shown at Tenku, Tokyo Skytree
  Town from 30 November, 2013.
  KIROBO and MIRATA were developed by Project Professor Tomotaka Takahashi
  (Assistive Technology) and Project Professor Takahashi joins KIBO ROBOT
  PROJECT.
  http://www.planetarium.konicaminolta.jp/tenku/program/cg/winter_13/


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[Report]
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## Topics ##

  14 November, 2013
  Professor Katsuhiro Nishinari(Mathematical Physics of Emergent Systems):
  Professor Nishinari's research was featured on nature.
  "Traffic jams follow the laws of physics"
  http://www.nature.com/nature/index.html

  Press magazine "RCAST NEWS" Vol. 85 has been published.
  http://www.rcast.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ja/rcast/newsletter/index.html

## TV/Radio ##

  17 November, 2013
  Professor Hisashi Nakamura (Climate Science Research):
  Professor Nakamura appeared on World Now (BS asahi) on 17 November, 2013
  and contributed a comment on the typhoon No. 30 which hit the central
  Philippines directly on November 8, 2013.
  http://www.bs-asahi.co.jp/

  26 October, 2013
  Professor Hisashi Nakamura (Climate Science Research):
  Professor Nakamura appeared on NHK Special (NHK) on 26 October, 2013 and
  contributed a comment on record breaking heavy rain and the 26th typhoon
  which caused enormous damage to Oshima Island.
  http://www.nhk.or.jp/

## Newspapers ##

  21 October, 2013
  Professor Izuru Makihara (Political Administrative System):
  Professor Makihara contributed a comment to Tokyo Shimbun dated 21
  October, 2013 about current politics in Japan.
  http://www.tokyo-np.co.jp/
 
## Magazine ##

  November, 2013
  Professor Yutaka Kagawa (High Performance Materials), Project Professor
  Shu Yamashita (Strategic Planning) and Project Professor Kiyoshi
  Nishioka (High Performance Materials):
  High Performance Materials consortium was featured on Kensa Gijyutu.
  http://www.nikko-pb.co.jp/

  November, 2013
  Professor Hisashi Nakamura (Climate Science Research):
  Professor Nakamura's research about heat wave and guerrilla heavy rain
  was featured on Shincho 45.

  7 October, 2013
  Professor Ryohei Kanzaki (Intelligent Cooperative Systems):
  Professor Kanzaki's research about insect brains was featured on Nikkei
  Business.
  http://business.nikkeibp.co.jp

  Ocotober, 2013
  Professor Yutaka Kagawa (High Performance Materials):
  Professor Kagawa's research about high performance materials was
  featured on Kogyo Zairyo.
  http://www.nikkan.co.jp/

## Event ##
 
  Project Professor Toshiaki Tanaka (Human Information Engineering):
  Easy-to-assemble cardboard beds for evacuation centers in the Tohoku
  area after the March 2011 disaster and mobility and transfer assistive
  devices that make it easier for the elderly and the disabled persons
  to stand up and lie down, invented by Project Professor Tanaka, were
  exhibited in Iki-iki Fukushi/Kenko Fair 2013 held from 18 to 20 October,
  2013 in Sapporo, Hokkaido.
  http://www.axes.or.jp/ikifuku/

 

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