8th JSPS Club Meeting in Japan / October 7, 2019

Time: October 7, 2019, 13:30–19:00
Venue: Carl Zeiss Japan  |  Sumitomo Fudosan Kojimachi Bldg. No. 4, 2-10-9 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083, Japan
Map: see program PDF
1 min. walk from exit 1 of Subway station Hanzōmon / Hanzōmon line
or 4 min. walk from exit 3 of Subway station Kōjimachi / Yūrakuchō line

Program (230 KB)


13:30   Greetings

Dr. Stefan SACRÉ (President, Carl Zeiss Japan)

Prof. Dr. Heinrich MENKHAUS (Chair for German Law, Faculty and Graduate School of Law, Meiji University; Chairman of the JSPS Club)

Dr. Lothar MENNICKEN (Science Attache, German Embassy in Japan)

KATO Hisashi (Advisor for International Affairs, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS))

YUOKA Kazuaki (Managing Director, Japanese German Association (JDG))

Scientific Presentations

14:00   Dr. Jonas FISCHER (Department of Advanced Material Science, University of Tokyo): Multiferroics – basis of next-gen data storage?Multiferroics – basis of next-gen data storage?

14:30   Prof. Dr. Thomas BOCK (Chair for Building Realisation and Robotics, Technische Universität München; Project Professor of the University of Tokyo): Construction Robotics

15:00   Dr. Martin SCHULZ (Senior Research Fellow, Fujitsu Research Institute): AI in a Digital Learning Economy

15:30   Coffee break

16:00   Prof. Dr. Hans-Georg MATTUTIS (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, University of Electro-Communications): On the origin of modern physics in the ‘dark’ middle ages

16:30   Dr. Saskia SCHIMMEL (Institute of Materials and Systems for Sustainablility, Nagoya University): Experience of a first year JSPS fellow working on functional nitride materials for power electronic devices

17:00   Dr. Anton MYALITSIN (Nissan Analysis and Research Center): Dissecting Surface Properties with Laser Spectroscopy

Special Lecture

17:30   Dr. Stefan SACRÉ: Zeiss in Japan

Group photo and Discussion

18:00   Photo session

18:15   Discussion on Role of the JSPS Club in Japan (Chair: Heinrich Menkhaus)

19:00   Reception

20:00–22:00 European Research Night (see separate program)

Neues vom Club 01/2024

JSPS Club Chairman Prof. Dr. Heinrich Menkhaus is awarded the “The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette” (旭日小綬章) of the Japanese Government in 2024.

Club member Prof. Dr. Uwe Czarnetzki is awarded the “Plasma Materials Science Hall of Fame Prize” in March of 2024.

Club member Prof. Dr. med. Tanja Fehm is awarded the “Klüh Foundation Award” 2023