Upcoming Events

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  • Thu

    Urban Sanitation and International Development: Future of Decentralized Infrastructure

    7:00 pm ETOnline

    Young Professional Series: Lecture by FUTI Scholarship Recipient and Current Harvard/MIT Graduate Student, Tomohito Okuda

    (In Japanese only)

     [2月11日(木)Zoom, 7pm~ EST] 申込締切:2 月8日 (月)

    Harvard 大学(Master in Public Administration in International Development [MPA/ID]プログラム)/MIT (Master of Business Administration (MBA)プログラム)在学中の奥田朋仁さん(東大OB)を囲む講演・懇親会を企画致しました。奥田さんは2020-21年度米国伊藤財団—FUTI奨学金を受賞されています。ヤングプロフェッショナルの将来性と熱気のある革新的な講演に皆様、是非御参加ください。お友達、ご家族の参加も大歓迎です。

    奥田さんには上記の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、 質疑応答の時間も十分に取ってございます。 講演とQ&Aの後に懇親会も 予定しています。東大体験プログラムでNYを訪問中の学部生10名ほどが参加しますので、OB/OGの皆様との対話を楽しみにしています。




    日時:2021年2月11日 [木曜日]

    午後7時〜8時 [講演及びQ&A ]、8時〜8時30分[懇親会]



    申し込み:2月8日 (月)必着

    Google Drive 申込:

    [お申込みの方に Zoom invitation をお送りいたします。]

    Google Driveにアクセスできない方は、こちらまで。 info [at]お名前、卒業学部, 年度、住所、勤務先をご記入ください。)



    共催:東大友の会、FUTI Alumni Association (TBD)


    奥田朋仁(おくだともひと)。慶應義塾大学主席卒業後、東京大学大学院都市工学専攻及びフランス国立土木学校にてセネガルのスラム改善を研究。NGO(セネガル)、国連(ケニア)、世界銀行(ケニア)でのインターンシップを経て、三菱商事にて5年間、中東・アジアにおける水・電力インフラの開発に取り組む。2019年に退職し、米国伊藤財団—FUTI並びにフルブライト奨学生として、Harvard Kennedy School及びMIT Sloan School of Managementに留学。留学中、Sanergyフェローとして同社のビジネス拡大に携わる。2022年修了予定。

Past Events

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  • Fri

    New York Lecture by Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Recipient of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine

    5:30pm - 7:15pmPaul Hastings, LLC - MetLife Building, 200 Park Avenue, 26th floor, New York, NY, 10166

    On April 21, 2017, Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, Professor Emeritus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology, will give a lecture in New York titled “Reflections Since Receiving the Noble Prize”. The event will be organized by Satsuki-kai America and supported by Friends of UTokyo, Inc.

    Professor Ohsumi, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 2016 for his work on "Elucidation of the Mechanisms of Autophagy," received his B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo. He subsequently enrolled at Rockefeller University in New York for three years after which he returned to his alma mater as first a research assistant and then lecturer in the science division (Rigakubu) where his area of focus was the intracellular transport of vacuoles in yeast. In 1988, he was appointed associate professor at the UTokyo’s Rigakukei Kenkyuka where he started his research on autophagy (the mechanism by which cells break down and recycle cellular components) which ultimately led to his receipt of the Nobel Prize in 2016.

    Date/Time: Friday, April 21, 2017, 5:30pm - 7:15pm

    Venue: Paul Hastings, LLC, 26th floor, Metlife Building, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166

    Lecturer: Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi

    Theme:  Reflections Since Receiving the Noble Prize

    Language: Lecture will be given in Japanese.

    Fees: $30 (General), $20 (for those under 18 years old)

    Soft drinks and appetizers will be provided.

    Organizer: Satsuki-kai America

    Co-sponsor: Friends of UTokyo, Inc.

    Photos: Photos taken during the lecture may be used in FUTI’s online and offline publications. Please inform the organizer prior to the lecture if you do not wish to be included in the photos.

    RSVP: Closed