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Past Projects and Events

MIRAI 2.0 Kick-off 2020

On October 7-8, we organized a digital kick-off to celebrate the start of MIRAI 2.0. The event was co-organized by Nagoya University and the University of Gothenburg.

MIRAI2.0 Joint Kickoff_Report

Seminar 2019

November 13-14 2019
MIRAI Seminar 2019

The overall programme can be found here. Please find the conference catalogue here.

Programme of parallel sessions (13-14 November)

Ageing

Sustainability

Materials Science

Innovation/Entrepreneurship

Workshop 2019

MIRAI Workshops 2019
Innovation Eco-System and Entrepreneurship, 2-5 June, Tokyo/Japan

Materials Science for Sustainable Development, 21-23 May 2019, Linköping/Sweden,

Pathways to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 28-29 March 2019

Seminar 2018

MIRAI Seminar 2018
October 11-12 2018 in TOKYO/Japan
「“Sustainable Social System and Technology for an Ageing Society”」
The preliminary programme can be found here.

Parallel sessions, 11-12 October 2018

Ageing, Waseda University

Materials Science, Hokkaido University

Sustainability, Sophia University

Innovation, Waseda University

Workshop 2018

MIRAI Workshop 2018
October 17-19 2018

Ageing, 14-15 June 2018, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Materials Science, 14-16 May 2018, Kyushu University, Japan

Sustainability, 7-8 June 2018, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Seminar 2017

MIRAI Seminar 2017
May 16-19 2017

Seminar program

Parallel Sessions: Innovation, Ageing, Materials Science, Sustainability

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PhD courses

One of the important MIRAI mission, it develops young researcher to the leader of the fields. MIRAI provide short-term courses for such researchers to encourage them to train their skills.

Sustainable Mobility and Control, 8-11 September 2019, Lund University, Sweden

This is a short-term Couse for PhD candidates. It aims to introduce new technologies for sustainable automotive powertrain system.

Date and Place September 8-11, 2019 Lund/Sweden
Application Deadline August 15, 2019

Sustainable Mobility and Control, 8-11 September 2019, Lund University, Sweden

Electronic And Magnetic Properties Of Materials Using Large Scale Facilities, 20 Oct-2 Nov, Japan

This is a two week course for PhD students. It focuses on large-scale facilities like synchrotrons and spallation sources.

Date and Place October 20–26, 2019, Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center (HiSOR), Japan.
October 28 –November 2, 2019, Japan proton Accelerator Complex (J-PARC), Japan.
Application Deadline August 31, 2019
Contact Person Dr. Yasmine Sassa and Dr. Eike Schwier or Helena Balogh

Electronic And Magnetic Properties Of Materials Using Large Scale Facilities, 20 Oct-2 Nov, Japan

Membranes for a sustainable future, 17-21 November, Lund/Sweden
Date and Place November 17-21, 2019 Lund/Sweden
Application Deadline September 30, 2019
Contact Person Prof. Lipnizki, Lund University

Membranes for a sustainable future, 17-21 November, Lund/Sweden

Portraying Old Age and Ageing to Counteract Ageism

This is a multidisciplinary Master Class course for PhD students and postdocs. It is held with the 9th Congress of IAGG-ER – European Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics, in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Theme Portraying Old Age and Ageing to Counteract Ageism”
Date and Place May 22 – 26, 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden
Application and Information Dr. Boo Johansson
Dr. Susanne Iwarsson

Portraying Old Age and Ageing to Counteract Ageism

Membranes for a sustainable water cycle, 14-18 October, Japan

This is a short-term courses for PhD candidates.

Content of the course

  1. Comprehensive understanding of state-of art membrane technology for water treatment.
  2. General introduction on water system for sustainable water use/recycle.
  3. General introduction on membrane technology for sustainable development goals.
  4. Membrane technology, include membrane fabrication (polymer and ceramic membranes) and transport phenomena such as solution-diffusion model and concentration polarization.
  5. Drinking water production membrane application to water treatment.
  6. Membrane fouling and solving the problems.
  7. Membrane bio-reactor, including ANNOX.
  8. Practical water treatment using membrane, including field test of Cl-tolerant membranes.
  9. Visit to Toray Industries, Inc., one of the largest chemicals manufactures, including membranes (RO/NF/UF/MF) (http://www.toray.com/).
  10. Mutual understanding and exchange of idea among participants though discussion.
Date and Place October 14-18, 2018 Tokyo/Japan
Registration and Information Prof. Tsuru, Hiroshima University
Prof. Yamaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Prof. Lipnizki, Lund University

Membranes for a sustainable water cycle, 14-18 October, Japan

Sustainable Mobility and System Control Sciences, 19-25 August, Japan

This is a short-term courses for PhD candidates, aiming to learn the topics below.

-System identification
-Learning dynamical systems
-Model predictive control (MPC)
-Optimization to fundamentals of extreme learning machine (ELM) and future trends of machine learning

An interactive poster session will be held during the course. It will be to hold an overnight industrial technical tour at Higashi-Fuji Technical Center of Toyota Motor Corporation in Shizuoka Prefecture

Date and Time August 19-26, 2018 Tokyo/Japan
Registration and Information Dr. YahuiZhang
Dr. XunShen

Sustainable Mobility and System Control Sciences, 19-25 August, Japan