2021 B2D Practical Pre-research B in EEE J

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Undergraduate major in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Miyajima Shinsuke 
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Course description and aims

The B2D scheme enables students to develop an individualized course of study tailored to meet their academic goals.
Students will:
Initiate their research project in the fall semester of the second year of their bachelor’s program, at an earlier stage than usual at Tokyo Tech
 Compose and implement a customized study plan connecting undergraduate and graduate programs in a seamless manner
Students are expected to:
Be proactive in pursuing their own goals
Become doctoral graduates with a multidisciplinary perspective
Play unique roles in society, transcending existing frameworks
Students must pass the B2D special selection to be admitted to study in this scheme.
The B2D academic supervisor and student will discuss and come up with an agreed-upon research theme. The student will then start preliminary research related to the theme:
1. Expanding knowledge of the specialized field of study, while conducting a search of the literature
2. Developing focal point of research
3. Training in research methods, and enhancing oral and written communication skills necessary to disseminate research findings

Student learning outcomes

B2D Pre-research Training will enable the student to:
1. Acquire knowledge sufficient for conducting full-fledged research in their specialized field
2. Evaluate the impact that the research could have on society, further enhancing its significance
3. Acquire fundamental skills and competencies necessary to complete a full-fledged research project



Competencies that will be developed

Specialist skills Intercultural skills Communication skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
critical thinking skills, practical skills

Class flow

Classes will be held in the laboratory of the B2D academic supervisor. The B2D student and the academic supervisor will work together to develop a tailored study plan.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Guidance on the B2D Pre-research Training coursework Brainstorm for research ideas Identification of general research theme Acquiring specialized knowledge necessary for the chosen research theme Conducting a search of the literature Developing focal point of research Training in research methods, and enhancing oral and written communication skills necessary to disseminate findings Instructions to be given by the B2D academic supervisor


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Assessment criteria and methods

To be notified following decision by relevant Department, based on learning outcomes 1 to 3 listed above

Related courses

  • B2D Research Basics

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

Students must have acquired one credit or more from B2D Research Basics courses

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