Author: futi

International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) at the University of Tokyo

Ellen Underwood This summer has been an absolutely incredible experience so far! For the first part of my research internship, I have been based in Tokyo, studying at the International Research Center for Neurointelligence (IRCN) at the University of Tokyo with Dr. Yoko Yazaki-Sugiyama. I first had the opportunity to work with Dr. Yazaki-Sugiyama last…
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My UTRIP 2018 Experience in a Nutshell

Riya Shah Thanks to the generosity of Friends of UTokyo, Inc, I was able to participate in a six-week internship at the University of Tokyo over this summer. As an intern at the University, I was fortunate enough to be placed in Professor Suto’s group. As an Astrophysics major at the University of California, Berkeley,…
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Harvard Summer School Report

Tomohiro Nakano University of Tokyo, Faculty of Arts and Sciences As the program of my choice for the GLP-GEfIL Abroad Program of the University of Tokyo, I have participated in Harvard Summer School (HSS), starting from 23rd of June until 11th of August, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. I took two courses in HSS: one is Introduction…
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Microscopic Musings and Mouthwatering Matcha: Six Weeks at the University of Tokyo

Jasper Miura My last class of the day had just ended when I read the email accepting me to the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP)—quite an unexpected surprise! Thanks to the generous support of the FUTI Scholarship, I was selected to participate in this six-week program at the University of Tokyo, working in…
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Yale University Summer Session Report

Basic Information Name:Kentaro Matsumura UTokyo Faculty/Department:Faculty of Law Title of Summer Program:Yale Summer Session A Information about your SP 2-1 Other participants (class size, nationalities, home universities, gender distribution) I took two courses and both courses had 8 students. Participants were from Singapore (mostly Yale-NUS College), China, the United States (US citizens and Chinese high-school-students)…
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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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