Author: futi

Research on Non-standard peptide synthesis and selection in Tokyo

Shaopeiwen Luo First, I want to thank to the UTRIP committee, for choosing me as a participant to the summer research at University of Tokyo, and Ito Foundation U.S.A. and Friends of UTokyo, Inc., for selecting me as a FUTI scholar and providing me with financial support. During my summer internship, I studied at professor…
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FUTI Report: Six weeks in Tokyo

Jiujiu Joey Liu This summer, I participated in University of Tokyo’s Engineering Summer Education Program (ESEP). Starting late June, I worked at Dr. Yoshimura’s lab in the department of systems of innovation. Dr. Yoshimura’s lab mainly has two areas of study. One focuses on large scale traffic simulations and predictions, while the other on mechanical…
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My summer experience at Stanford

Yuxiu Lin Looking back of that day two months ago when I just arrived at Stanford with curiosity, anxiety, as well as excitement, it seems like just yesterday. I was curious about everything around campus, as Stanford is one of the most prestigious institutes in the world. I was also anxious about the classes I…
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UTSIP 2018: New Material Synthesis

Michelle Lin // Haverford College Class of 2020 Over a period of six weeks throughout this summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the University of Tokyo Summer Internship Program in Kashiwa (UTSIP). I would like to thank FUTI for the opportunity to participate in UTSIP and study in Japan; this was an experience…
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The best summer I have ever had

Yuanqi Gu (Genki Ko) Six weeks. It seemed so long for me before the start, but it turned out that it’s rather too short at all. This summer, I took part in UC Berkeley Summer Session for six weeks. It was my first time to study abroad. Although I had long wanted to have such…
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Japan in Today’s World Summer 2018

Cassandra Hsiao Cultural Excursion  In Spirited Away, a giant monster of dirt, mud, and slush enters the bathhouse. Chihiro is the only one who dares approach this pile of stink and gets to work right away, turning on the giant water faucet and dousing the creature. Then, she finds a handle curiously sticking out from…
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UTokyo Summer 2018 Engineering Research

Michael Hong I will always remember the feeling I had when I first arrived in Tokyo. From the humidity, to hearing Japanese spoken everywhere, to seeing tons of vending machines and restaurants; everything was so different from America. It was all very exciting, and I was so happy that I finally had the chance to…
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Friends of University of Tokyo (FUTI) Scholarship Report

Sarim Abbas This summer, I am grateful to have received the FUTI Global Leadership Award, a scholarship that helped me fund my studies at the University of Tokyo (UTokyo). There, I was enrolled in the IARU Global Summer Program, and studied an Introduction to Japanese Language and Sustainable Urban Management. The award helped clear away…
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Summary Report for Urban Planning program, Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (GSAPP), 2016-2018

Ito Foundation U.S.A.-FUTI Scholarship Final Report Eri Furusawa It feels like only yesterday that I flew to New York to start my Urban Planning master’s program at Columbia GSAPP. The past two years have been one of the most challenging but rewarding time I have ever experienced. This report first summarizes the highlights of my…
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The Technology to Gain Knowledge About the Ocean

September 28, 2018 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tiger Pacific Capital, 101 Park Avenue, 48th Fl, New York, NY 10178 (In Japanese) タイトル:海を知るためのテクノロジー 東大執行役・副学長でおられる藤井輝夫教授を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。 皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。教授は東京大学社会連携本部長もなされています。 マイクロフルイディクス分野で国際的に著名な研究者でおられる藤井教授には[海を知るためのテクノロジー]というテーマでお話いただきます。 非常にタイムリーなテーマであるため、皆様からの質問も多いと思われますので、質疑応答の時間も十分に取ってございます。