[Summary of the lecture] Made-in-Japan products have been renowned world-wide for their high quality, and energy saving and eco-friendly production processes, which are based on various advanced technologies. This course consists of lectures and site visits to the factories and research institutes, and the applications of the technology in manufacturing production as well as the innovations in cutting-edge technology will be taught.
[Aim of the lecture] This course aims to survey advanced technologies used at Japanese companies in various fields through on-site visits.
By the end of this course, students acquire the following ability:
(1) Explain the cutting edge technologies in Japan.
(2) Explain applications of cutting edge technologies to industries.
cutting edge technology, research and development
|✔ Specialist skills||Intercultural skills||Communication skills||Critical thinking skills||Practical and/or problem-solving skills|
Site visits to factories and research institutes and related lectures
|Course schedule||Required learning|
|Class 1||Factory and research institute (1) lecture and tour||To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (1).|
|Class 2||Factory and research institute (2) lecture and tour||To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (2).|
|Class 3||Factory and research institute (3) lecture and tour||To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (3).|
|Class 4||Factory and research institute (4) lecture and tour||To explain the advanced technology in factory and research institute (4).|
Handout and supplemental materials will be distributed.
Evaluation is based on written reports.
This course is opened for the foreign exchange students. The exchange students under specific exchange programs, such as AOTULE and Tokyo Tech Summer program, are only eligible to register this course.