Category: Other Internships

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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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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Found My Tokyo

By Meng Luo — On July 3rd, 2016, I arrived at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Although this was already my third time visiting this city, I still could not help myself capturing the beauty of Tokyo Skytree with my camera before landing. This time, I was selected by the University of Tokyo and University…
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A Journey of Explorations: Research Internship at Prof. Aida’s Lab

by Qiaochu Li — I have long been curious of the working atmosphere and research environment in Japan, where so many outstanding academic achievements are carried out. So it’s not hard to imagine how excited I was when I received FUTI fellowship that supports my summer research internship in the University of Tokyo. In fact, this…
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Friends of UTokyo Completion Report

Michael C. Kotson — Friends of UTokyo Completion Report For this past summer, I worked as an intern at the University of Tokyo under the guidance of Prof. Yasushi Suto, whose research is focused on cosmology and astrophysics. Prof. Suto’s team was studying the SFD Galactic Extinction Map, a tool used by astronomers to determine…
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