Category: Recipient Reports

Master of Landscape Architecture Candidate 2018

by Junpei Asai — 1. Academic Work 1.1 Case Study in SF bay area In Spring 2017, I did a collective case study as a member of a class called Underwater Seminar. The objective is to address the urgent problem of adapting urbanized regions in Sf bay area to rising sea levels and other water…
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My Experience at the University of Tokyo

by Surbhi Bharadwaj — This July I participated in the International Alliance of Research Universities – Global Summer Program (IARU-GSP) at the University of Tokyo. I took a course titled TOK3: Japan in Today’s World and had the opportunity to learn about Japanese public policy and its evolving position in international politics and economy. The…
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UTRIP 2017 : Six weeks in Tokyo

by Camille Biscarrat — This summer, I had the opportunity to participate in the University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP) thanks to the financial support from Friends of UTokyo, Inc. I was a research intern in Professor Goda’s Molecular Imaging and Spectroscopy lab. At my home institution, University of California, Berkeley, I work in…
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Coolest Summer at Berkeley

by Anna Cheung — I could hardly believe that two months had passed and my time at Berkeley had ended when I finally arrived the Narita Airport in Tokyo. During this summer, I had taken two courses, one about “Business Speaking” and the other one about “Analytic Decision Modeling Using Spreadsheets”, in order to learn…
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IARU’s Sustainable Urban Management at the University of Tokyo

by Beatrice Ciabattoni — When I first discovered the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), I was utterly enthralled in the various programs that were offered for the summer of 2017. I finally chose the University of Tokyo’s course on Sustainable Urban Management as this topic was closest to my course of study and interests.…
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Exploring Japan while Broadening my Research Interest

by Yasin Kaya — My first time ever Asia experience has begun with the arrival of 13-hour non-stop flight to Tokyo on the first week of April. I was really excited about spending the next four months at Goda Lab in the University of Tokyo (UTokyo) to broaden my research experience by working on ultrafast…
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A Summer With “Team N”

by Grace Kuffner — This summer, I worked in Dr. Shinji Nagata’s laboratory (or as the lab members call themselves, “Team N”) at the University of Tokyo Kashiwa campus. It was truly an unforgettable experience, and I learned so much about various scientific ideas and techniques, as well as Japanese language and culture. This internship…
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UTSIP Yasushi Ono Lab

by Jensen Lo — Thanks to the support of FUTI and the University of Tokyo, I was able to spend a wonderful summer studying in Professor Yasushi Ono’s lab as part of the UTSIP program. Professor Ono’s research focuses on the fundamental study of magnetic reconnection, an important phenomenon related to a variety of natural…
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What made my experience at Harvard amazing?

by Maria Matsumoto — With great support from Friends of UTokyo, I spent this summer studying business management in Harvard Summer School. People at Harvard love learning. Since people have strong desire to learn new things in common, the academic atmosphere there is inspiring. People always respect others, listen to others’ opinion actively, and try…
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Medical Exchange and Discovery at Stanford University

by Keita Morikawa — The three weeks at Stanford was full of hands-on experiences and first-hand exposure to US healthcare. In this report, I would like to summarize my studies there, but before that I would like to express my sincerest gratitude for giving me this opportunity. Without FUTI Summer Scholarship, this would not have…
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