In this course, students conduct a research project on civil and environmental engineering under the guidance of their supervisor, including literature research, research proposal, problem-solving, discussion and presentation. The contents of projects will vary with each laboratory.
This course is intended to provide students majoring in civil and environmental engineering with research experience to prepare in advance research for graduation thesis. Through discussions with their academic supervisor, students carry out a research project independently by integrating comprehensive knowledge and skills that have been acquired through enrolling in various courses. It is expected that this course provides students with opportunities to experience the fun and challenges of cutting-edge research at Tokyo Tech and to understand research process.
By the end of this course, students will acquire fundamental abilitis to:
1. Understand research process, including literature research, research proposal, problem-solving, discussion and presentation
2. Study independently.
3. Communicate for logical discussion, presentation and writing.
4. Prepare for Bachelor's thesis.
research project, research process, self study, writing report, presentation
|✔ Specialist skills||✔ Intercultural skills||✔ Communication skills||✔ Critical thinking skills||✔ Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Conduct a research project under the guidance of your academic supervisor. The contents of project are determined through discussions with your supervisor.
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||・ Guidance from your academic supervisor ・ Discussions on the direction of your research ・ Decide your project theme ・ Literature search ・ Problem-solving ・ Interpret results and draw conclusions ・ Write report ・ Prepare presentation materials and get instructions for presentation from your advisor ・ Technical presentations in Japanese and English||Follow instructions from your academic supervisor.|
presentation (70%), report (25%), attendance in classes (5%)
The student is required to take trial civil service exam conducted by our department in advance.