2016 Leading-Edge Technology and Innovation II

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
Instructor(s)
Sengoku Shintaro  Nakamaru Mayuko 
Course component(s)
Exercise     
Day/Period(Room No.)
Thr11-12(W931)  
Group
-
Course number
TIM.D511
Credits
1
Academic year
2016
Offered quarter
2Q
Syllabus updated
2016/4/27
Lecture notes updated
2016/6/15
Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

This course (lecture series) deals with recent topics of R&D and innovation in advanced scientific and technological fields.
This also provides a learning opportunity for the discovery of research themes and the invention and innovation processes. The advanced fields include material science, applied chemistry, production engineering, mechanical science, robotics, physical electronics, electrical and electronic engineering, biotechnology, nanotechnology, mechanical and environmental informatics, computer science, natural science etc., and 6 topics are selected from this pool every year. This course targets all students and does not require scientific and technological background.

Student learning outcomes

This course aims that students learn trends of R&D in the advanced fields of science and technology, and a way of commercialization of scientific and technological outcomes.

Keywords

Advanced science, advanced technology, research and development, innovation.

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

The first class provides the overview of this course. The following classes deal with selected topics in an omnibus format where each appointed lecturer covers two classes for a single topic. The final class is dedicated to group discussion and presentations.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Introduction
Class 2 Biotechnology, nanotechnology: part 1 Pre-learning of basic knowledge of the field
Class 3 Biotechnology, nanotechnology: part 2 Review and reflection
Class 4 Mechanical and environmental informatics, computer science: part 1 Pre-learning of basic knowledge of the field
Class 5 Mechanical and environmental informatics, computer science: part 2 Review and reflection
Class 6 Natural science: part 1 Pre-learning of basic knowledge of the field
Class 7 Natural science: part 2 Review and reflection
Class 8 Group discussion and presentation

Textbook(s)

Deliverables in each lecture

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None

Assessment criteria and methods

Physical attendance, collective conbribution to the classes, and presentations will be taken into consideration. Details are to be informed of in the Class 01.

Related courses

  • TIM.D510 : Leading-Edge Technology and Innovation I

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

None

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