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Leading and Advanced Molecular Chemistry and Engineering III (Engineering directed production of useful chemicals)

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Special omnibus English lectures by six professional teacher in this field of applied material chemistry. This program deals with study on textures of advanced molecular and material chemistry (syntheses, reactions, analyses, applications,fabrications, observations etc), self-studying, and active learning for encouraging the global leaders.

Leading and Advanced Molecular Chemistry and Engineering II (Small Molecule Activation and Green Catalysts)

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Goal of this course is to discuss fundamental inorganic and bioorganometallic chemical principles established from the natural energy processes and the adaptation of such concepts to future catalyst designs for energy applications. We will focus on understanding various biological catalytic reactions, particularly those based on the activation of energy-related small molecules (such as N2, H2, CO2/CO, H2O/O2 and NOx) and then seek to accomplish similar catalytic activation using a biomimetic methodology.

Leading and Advanced Molecular Chemistry and Engineering I (Advanced Studies on Organic Reactions with Organometallic Complexes)

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The course is intended as an advanced introduction to modern fluorine chemistry and includes aspects of both organic and inorganic/organometallic fluorine-containing compounds.

Introduction to PARE III: Populations-Activities-Resources-Environments Chain

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This course will focus on how we monitor and improve the environmental burdens caused by human activities through the PARE chain.

The concept of sustainable campus and university campus assessment

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The course aims that students learn what a university campus ought to be in the context of sustainable lifestyle, role of a university in a local society, sustainable campus design and management, and a method of holistic assessment of university campus.
Note: This courses uses the Educational Information System called “ELMS Portal” for class preparation assignments.

Research Ethics <This course has been cancelled.>

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<This course has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.>

The purpose of this class is to provide basic ideas and skills ethically to conduct research and other research-related activities. Students are expected to acquire those ideas and skills through case studies and group discussion.

Gene Designing

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Advanced Biomechanics

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The objective of this course is to overview the significance of biomechanics, as well as providing anatomies in living body and mechanical fundamentals that are required to study the area. This course will then provide the opportunity to understand how mechanical forces affect tissues and cells and how biomechanics knowledge is applied to solve medical problems. The area of tissue engineering and bioMEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) will also be introduced.

Catalysis Principle and Catalyst Design

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This course provides lectures on catalysis principles and methods for catalyst design. The lectures are appropriate for master and Ph.D. students and covers electronic structure theory of catalysis, catalytic mechanism, surface structure analysis, and high-throughput screening method for catalyst development.

Special Lecture of Cosmosciences 1 (Exploration of Requirement for Remote-Sensing in Asia)

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Through invited lecturers by representatives of top universities, governmental institute or national academy in several Asian countries, introducing the latest status of the space development and the potential needs for remote-sensing in their countries.

Special Lecture of Cosmosciences 1 (Practice of optical remote-sensing)

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Through the spectral measurement of plants in lab and natural vegetation, and its analysis, you will learn the importance of remote-sensing and how to utilize optical remote-sensing data obtained by satellite, airplane and drone.

Basic and Clinical Aspects of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiation Therapy

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This course deals with fundamentals of biomedical-engineering, MR physics and physiology, diagnostic radiology, radiation biology, medical informatics, and medical physics.

Leading and Advanced Biological and Polymer Chemistry and Engineering II (Hydrogen Bond-rich Dendrons and Dendritic Polymers)

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Dendritic molecules (dendrons) exhibit well defined, three-dimensional branched architectures, and compose a unique nanoscale structure. This lecture focuses on the facile synthesis of hydrogen bond-rich dendrons and the covalent incorporation of these dendrons into polymers along with examples in various functional usages such as dendritic surfactants, self-assembly, shape-memory effects, etc.

Introduction to Big Data and Cybersecurity for Graduate Students

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This course offers an introduction to big data science and cybersecurity technologies by featuring basic concepts and ideas of these fields such as cyber attack, information retrieval, data mining, cryptography and next-generation ultra-high speed network.

Modern Day Materials

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In this course, you will synthesize your own functional material and measure its magnetic properties using state of the art apparatus.
Throughout the process, you will learn how the functionalities of modern day materials supported our everyday life and how new materials are being designed for shaping the future of technology.

Seminar I for PARE: Population-Activities-Resources-Environments Chain

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During this two-week course, students study ecosystems of Tokachi River. This course will focus on how we monitor and improve the environmental burdens caused by human activities through the PARE chain. [Note: this course is taught concurrently with “Field Work Training I for PARE: Population-Activities-Resources-Environments Chain”; students must enroll in both courses.]

Field Work Training I for PARE: Population-Activities-Resources-Environments Chain

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During this two-week course, students study ecosystems of Tokachi River through fieldwork and lectures. This course will focus on how we monitor and improve the environmental burdens caused by human activities through the PARE chain.
[Note: this course is taught concurrently with “Seminar I for PARE: Population-Activities-Resources-Environments Chain”; students must enroll in both courses.]

Regional Development and Natural Resources in Cold Climate

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This course gives the knowledge on regional development in cold climate with natural resources such as cold climate, landscape, history etc. In addition, students obtain the basic skills of field study by GIS. The course is given by the combination of lectures and workshop. In the workshop, students are asked to plan the winter event to encourage the target area in Moere Park.
Note: This courses uses the Educational Information System called “ELMS Portal” for class preparation assignments.

Satellite Views of the Arctic

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During this course, we will explore natural environment of the Arctic regions using Earth observation technology.
Students will learn an overview of environmental issues and sciences in the Arctic and the surrounding regions.
Computer exercises for beginners will also be provided for analysis of Earth observation data.
Note: This courses uses the Educational Information System called “ELMS Portal” for class preparation assignments.

Fundamental Plasma Science

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This course gives the students the fundamental knowledge of plasma science which is necessary to apply plasmas to various industrial problems. In addition, students can obtain an experience of spectroscopic diagnostics of plasmas. This course consists of lectures and an exercise. In the exercise, students are asked to carry out the analyses of an optical emission spectrum from an atmospheric-pressure helium plasma and an optical absorption spectrum of an inductively coupled argon plasma.

Note: Students are highly recommended to take ”Plasma simulation and applications” together with this course.

Fisheries Engineering I

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Comprehensive theory about fisheries sciences from engineering aspect to utilize sustainable fisheries stocks and search. Mastering fundamental knowledge and technique of fisheries engineering.

Plasma Simulation and Applications

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This course gives the students the fundamental knowledge of representative applications of plasmas: dry etching, thin film deposition, and laser-based material processing. In addition, students can obtain the basic skills for numerical computation, analysis of electrostatic field, and magnetohydrodynamics. The course consists of lectures and an exercise. In the exercise, students are asked to write computer programs for analyzing an electrostatic field and/or for solving a problem of electrohydrodynamics.

Note: Students are highly recommended to take ”Fundamental Plasma Science” together with this course.

Leading and Advanced Materials Chemistry and Engineering III (Solid State and Surface/Interface Nano Chemistry)

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This course is designed to acquire basic knowledge in functional materials chemistry, such as solid state chemistry, energy band structure, and
surface/interface nano structures, which are essential for the research and development of functional materials. Approaches in design and construction of materials in nano, micro and macro scales will also be introduced for exploring photo functionality of materials.

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