Contact

Overseas Fellowship Division,
International Program Department,
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)

5-3-1 Kojimachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0083 JAPAN

TEL+81-3-3263-1730
FAXsdialogue@jsps.go.jp

Science Dialogue Program

FY2008

<March>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
March 13 Ehime Prefectural Matsuyama Chuo High School  Dr. Darren C. Peets
Kyoto University, CANADA
Physics Introduction to Superconductivity
Photo
March 16 Shizuoka Prefectural Kakegawa Nishi Senior High School  Dr. Luca Baiotti Kyoto University, ITALY Physics New Windows on the Universe
Photo
March 16 Ishikawa Prefectural Kanazawa Izumigaoka Senior High School  Dr. Guy D. Williams
Hokkaido University, AUSTRALIA
Earth Planet Science Antarctic Bottom Water
Photo
March 19 Aomori Prefectural Hachinohe Kita Senior High School  Dr. Francisco J. Jimenez-Espejo
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, SPAIN
Environment Studies Climate Change and Marine Sciences
Photo


<February>

Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
February 4 Niigata Prefectural Niigata Minami High School  Dr. Yana Supriatna
Gunma University, INDONESIA
Internal Clinical Medicine A Brief Study from My Country on Unity in Diversity, and Learn from My Research about Gastrointestinal Studies from Gene to Disease
Photo
February 4 Shizuoka Prefectural Iwata Minami High School  Dr. Yuri Bolshan
The University of Tokyo, CANADA
Pharmaceutical Science Transition Metals in Organic Synthesis
Photo
Dr. Nicolas Delsuc
Kyoto University, FRANCE 
Compound Chemistry Selective Recognition and Detection of Proteins on Cell Membrane
Photo
February 9 Chiba University Faculty of Education Attached Junior High School (Chiba) Dr. Farid Kendoul
Chiba University, ALGERIA
Mechanical Engineering Aerial Robotics and Its Application in Our Daily Life
Photo
February 10 Seishin Girls' High School (Okayama) Dr. Shubash C. Das
Hiroshima University, BANGLADESH
Livestock Science/Veterinary Science
Prolonged Sperm Survivability in Hen Oviduct
Photo
February 12 Wakayama Prefectural Koyo Junior High School  Dr. Mark J. Doubell
Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, AUSTRALIA
Environment Studies Oceans, Light and Life
Photo
February 16 Nara Prefectural Nara High School Dr. Michael S. Chae
Saitama University, CANADA
Basic Biology The Mechanisms of Ageing: Lessons from a Fungus 
Photo
February 20 Kyoto Senior High School Attached to Kyoto University of Education (Kyoto) Dr. Erik D. Reese
The University of Tokyo, USA
Astronomy Cosmology: The Universe in Under an Hour
Photo
February 20 Saitama Prefectural Warabi High School  Dr. Robert C. Johns
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, CANADA 
Forestry Insect Ecology―The Foundation of Forest Ecosystem Management
Photo
February 20 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School  Dr. Aqil Muhammad
Tokyo University of Agriculture, INDONESIA 
Agricultural Engineering Development of Environmental Restoration Measures for Degraded River Basin in Tropical Countries
Photo
February 24, 25 Fukui Prefectural Fujishima Senior High School  Ms. Ramona T. Bajema
Waseda University, USA
History Japanese Artists in the United States, 1840-1942
Photo


<January>

Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
January 9 Wakayama Prefectural Koyo High School Dr. Sabine S. S. Gouraud
Wakayama Medical University, FRANCE
Fundamental Medicine Looking for Causes of Essential Hypertension in the Brain: An Application of Molecular Biology Technologies 
photo
January 10 - 11 Ritsumeikan Senior High School (Kyoto)
Dr. Thi Thi Zin
Osaka City University, MYANMAR
Informatics Current Topics in Image Processing
photo
Dr. Qian-Ming Wang
Ritsumeikan University, CHINA
Compound Chemistry Lanthanide Complexes and Luminescence
photo
Dr. Sebastien Lemire
Osaka University, FRANCE 
Biological Science Bacterial Evolution and Challenges for the 21st Century's Microbiologist
photo
Dr. Erik M. Muller
Nagoya University, AUSTRALIA
Astronomy Our Place in Space
photo
January 15 Okayama Prefectural Okayama Ichinomiya High School  Prof. Ibrahim E. El-Sayed
Okayama University, EGYPT
Environment Studies Chemistry for Better Human Health and Society Development
photo
January 16 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School Dr. Simon G. Hill
Tokyo Metropolitan University, AUSTRALIA 
Mechanical Engineering Too Much Noise
photo
January 19 Gifu Prefectural Gizan Senior High School  Dr. Shafi M. Tareq
Nagoya University, BANGLADESH 
Environment Studies Lignin Biomarker Geochemistry
photo
January 21 Kanagawa Prefectural Yokohama Ryokuen Sogo High School  Dr. Robert P. Olinski
Tokyo Institute of Technology, POLAND
Biological Science A Journey to Europe with a DNA in the Backpack
January 26 Ikeda High School (Kagoshima) Dr. Khanh D. Tran
University of the Ryukyus, VIETNAM
Agriculture Utilization of Allelopathy for Sustainable Agricultural Production
photo
January 26 Shizuoka Kita High School (Shizuoka)
Dr. Paul Kuad
Osaka University, FRANCE
Compound Chemistry A Look on Chemistry
photo
January 27 Hyogo Prefectural Kakogawa Higashi High School  Dr. Christian W. Becker-Asano
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International, GERMANY
Informatics Emotions & Laughter for Robots and Androids
photo
January 27 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School  Dr. Julie Bellerose
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, CANADA
Earth Planet Science Challenges of Space Exploration
photo
January 28 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Casey M. Lambert
The University of Tokyo, CANADA
Integrated Engineering When a Satellite Needs an Attitude Adjustment
photo
January 28 Gifu Prefectural Ena High School  Dr. Albert Djemetio
Meiji Gakuin University, CAMEROON
Environment Studies Sustainable Management of Wetland Ecosystems for Human Well-Being and Ecological Balance
photo
January 31 Mukogawa Women's University Junior & Senior High School (Hyogo)
Dr. Zenobia Lewis
Okayama University, UK
Basic Biology  My country, My Research, and Why You Should Become a Scientist Too!
photo


<December >

Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
December 6 Yamanashi Prefectural Yoshida Senior High School  Dr. Jean-Baptiste Leca
Kyoto University, FRANCE
Basic Biology Stone Handing in Japanese Macaques: Different Approaches to Studying A Behavioral Tradition photo
December 8 Kumamoto Prefectural Kumamoto Kita High School  Dr. Gergely M. Juhasz
Kyushu University, HUNGARY
Compound Chemistry Future of Chemistry photo
December 10 Aichi Prefectural Zuiryo High School  Dr. Barry J. Ripley
Osaka University, UK
Fundamental Medicine The Science of Green Tea photo
December 10 Shizuoka Prefectural Iwata Minami High School  Dr. Feroz Khan
The University of Tokyo, INDIA
Genome Science Importance and Use of Restriction Enzymes photo
December 10 Miyazaki Prefectural Miyazaki Kita High School  Dr. Markus Kriener
Kyoto University, GERMANY 
Physics About Germany, Me, and Physics photo
December 16 Kanagawa Prefectural Yokohama Ryokuen Sogo High School  Dr. Robert P. Olinski
Tokyo Institute of Technology, POLAND
Biological Science A Journey to Europe with a DNA in the Backpack photo
December 16 Fukui Prefectural Takefu High School  Dr. Galina P. Zamfirova
Kobe University, BULGARIA
Agriculture Science and Life Choices photo
Dr. Prem N. Sharma
Kobe University, NEPAL
Agriculture Introduction about Nepal and my Research Works in Japan photo
December 18 Fukushima Prefectural Soma High School  Dr. Louis J. Irving
Tohoku University, UK
Agricultural Chemistry My Life doing science photo
December 19 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School  Dr. Mohamed F. El-Amin
Kyushu University, EGYPT
Mechanical Engineering Modeling and Simulation of the Hydrogen Leakage in the Air  photo
December 19 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Matthew J. Flood
Teikyo University of Science, AUSTRALIA
Fishery Studies Fish Research – Behaviour and Feeding photo
December 22 Hyogo Prefectural Kobe High School  Dr. Markus Bischofberger
Nara Women's University, SWITZERLAND
Physics A Short Introduction to Particle Physics photo

<November >
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
November 8 - 9 Gunma Prefectural Takasaki High School  Prof. Ibrahim E. El-Sayed
Okayama University, EGYPT
Environment Studies Chemistry for Better Human Health and Society Development photo
Dr. Jerome M. Petit
Tokyo Institute of Technology, FRANCE 
Mathematics Knots in Mathematics photo
Dr. Chi Wai Wong
The University of Tokyo, UK 
Integrated Engineering Flow Control Studies on Airfoils photo
Dr. Julian M. Rosalie
National Institute for Materials Science, AUSTRALIA
Material Science Materials Engineering: An Introduction photo
Dr. Lok K. Shrestha
Yokohama National University, NEPAL
Material Chemistry Colloid and Polymer Science: Fundamentals to Applications photo
Dr. Oleg Gusev
National Institute of Agrobiological
Sciences, RUSSIA
Biological Science "Sleeping" Chironomid and Its Utilization in Space Life Science photo
Dr. Hsinyi S. Tsang
National Hospital Organization Nagoya Medical Center, USA
Fundamental Medicine Bioinformatics: Is It Really a Science? photo
Dr. Anthony N. David
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, FRANCE
Informatics Tourism, Gastronomy and Robots—An Introduction to France and Humanoid Robotics photo
Dr. Hussein T. Znad
Toyo University, IRAQ
Environment Studies Solar Photo-Catalyst for Clean Environment photo
Dr. Xingjun Wang
The University of Electro-Communications, CHINA
Applied Physics/Engineering Basics
Nano-Science and Silicon Photonics photo
November 14 Shizuoka Kita High School (Shizuoka) Dr. Julie K. Pearce
Nagoya University, UK
Environment Studies Atmospheric Chemistry, My Research, and My Home Country England photo
November 18 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School  Dr. Gergely M. Juhasz
Kyushu University, HUNGARY
Compound Chemistry Future of Chemistry  photo
November 22 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Yannick Klein
Waseda University, FRANCE
Physics Superconductivity: Science or Magic? photo

<October>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
October 4 Tochigi Prefectural Utsunomiya Girls' High School  Dr. Ronald J. Christie
The University of Tokyo, USA
Human Medical Engineering Biocompatible Polymers: Design, Function and Uses photo
Dr. Abdullah M. Shohael
University of Tsukuba, BANGLADESH
Boundary Agriculture Advantages of Plant Tissue Culture photo
Dr. Farid Kendoul
Chiba University, ALGERIA
Mechanical Engineering Aerial Robotics and Its Application in Our Daily Life photo
Dr. Francisco J. Jimenez-Espejo
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, SPAIN
Environment Studies The Climate System photo
October 20 Ikeda High School (Kagoshima) Dr. Hakim Saibi
Kyushu University, ALGERIA
Integrated Engineering The Advantages of Measuring Gravity in Geothermal, Volcanological and Seismological Studies photo
October 21 Saitama Prefectural Urawaichijo High School  Dr. Casey M. Lambert
The University of Tokyo, CANADA
Integrated Engineering When a Satellite Needs an Attitude Adjustment photo
October 21 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Albert Djemetio
Meiji Gakuin University, CAMEROON
Environment Studies The Environmental and Human Health Impact of Waste Invasion in Mega-cities photo
October 23 Nagano Prefecture Suwa Seiryo High School  Dr. Ling Bai
The University of Tokyo, CHINA
Earth Planet Science China and Earthquake photo
October 24 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. K. B. Shameen N. Jinadasa
Saitama University, SRI LANKA
Civil Engineering About My Country and My Research photo
October 29 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School  Dr. Jianhui Wang
Kagoshima University, CHINA
Livestock Science/Veterinary Science
A Brief Introduction to Cloning photo
October 30 Niigata Prefectural Niitsu High School  Dr. Md. R. Islam
The University of Tokyo, BANGLADESH  
Agricultural Chemistry Arsenic Contamination in Soil, Water and Plants photo

<September>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
September 9 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Liyong Ren
The University of Electro-Communications, CHINA
Applied Physics / Engineering Basics Periodic Photonic Structure:A New Frontier in Modern Optics photo
September 19 Shizuoka Kita High School (Shizuoka) Dr. Barry J. Ripley
Osaka University, UK
Fundamental Medicine The Science of Green Tea photo

<July>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
July 2 Akashi National College of Technology (Hyogo) Dr. Christopher J. Rasmussen
Kyoto University, USA
Mathematics Shapely Numbers photo
July 7 Kumamoto Prefectural Kumamoto Kita High School Dr. Paul Kuad
Osaka University, FRANCE
Compound Chemistry A Look on Chemistry photo
July 14 Ikeda High School (Kagoshima) Dr. Grigor T. Zehirov
Kagoshima University, BULGARIA
Basic Biology Bulgaria, Tradition and Culture; Nitrogen Fixation, a Benefit for Legume Plants photo
July 15 Ritsumeikan Senior High School (Kyoto) Dr. Pradeep Verma
Kyoto University, INDIA
Forestry Biofuels and Future Challenge photo
July 16 Shizuoka Prefectural Iwata Minami High School  Dr. Abid A. Shah
Tokyo Institute of Technology, PAKISTAN
Civil Engineering Introduction to Pakistan and My Research on Non-Linear Ultrasonic Testing of Damaged Concrete photo
Dr. Dirk Spengler
Kyoto University, GERMANY
Earth Planet Science The Role of Plate Tectonics in Earth Sciences photo
July 23 Miyazaki Prefectural Miyazaki Kita High School 
Dr. Amgad S. A. Salama
Kyushu University, CANADA
Integrated Engineering Environmental Progress in Our Era with Application to Groundwater photo

<June>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
June 2 Gifu Prefectural Gizan Senior High School Dr. Aaron W. Hunter
University of Tokyo, UK
Earth Planet Science Fossils, Palaeontology, and the Lost World of the Jurassic photo
June 4 Shizuoka Prefectural Iwata Minami High School  Dr. Yannick Klein
Waseda University, FRANCE
Physics Superconducting Materials photo
Dr. Yiyong Huang
Nagoya Institute of Technology, CHINA
Pharmaceutical Science Principles and Applications of Asymmetric Synthesis photo
June 10 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School Dr. Beatriz Prieto Simon
Tokyo University of Technology, SPAIN
Compound Chemistry Biosensors: Screening Tools for Food Assessment photo
June 11 Kumamoto Prefectural Daini High School Dr. Russell S. Deacon
The University of Tokyo, UK
Physics Nanoscience and Nanotechnology photo
June 12 Saga Prefectural Takeo High School  Dr. Choon Kiat Sim
The University of Tokyo, SINGAPORE 
Pedagogy Science Education in Singapore photo
June 18 Saitama Prefectural Warabi High School  Dr. K. B. Shameen N. Jinadasa
Saitama University, SRI LANKA
Civil Engineering Introduction to Constructed Wetlands photo
June 21 Senior High School Attached to Kyoto University of Education(Kyoto) Dr. Julie K. Pearce
Nagoya University, UK
Environment Studies Atmospheric Chemistry, My Research and My Home Country England photo
June 26 Fukui Prefectural Fujishima Senior High School  Dr. Tanvir T. Chowdhury
Shiga University of Medical Science, BANGLADESH
Social Medicine 1) Meet Bangladesh and 2) Being Epidemiologist - The Medical Detective photo

<May>
Date School Lecturer Area of
Research
Title Photo
May 13 Yamanashi Prefectural Tsuru High School  Dr. Kittiphong Paiboonsukwong
Saitama Medical University, THAILAND
Fundamental Medicine An Introduction to Gene Therapy photo
May 26 Shizuoka Kita High School (Shizuoka) Dr. Jan Jurcak
National Astronomical Observatory of Japan, CZECH
Astronomy Solaratmosphere as observed by the new Japanese satellite HINODE photo