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Swiss-Japanese Nanoscience Workshop: Materials Phenomena at Small Scale

(Last updated: 26 September 2013)

In 2014 Japan and Switzerland are celebrating the 150th anniversary of their diplomatic relations and several events and conferences will take place to further strengthen the ties between the two countries. Within this context NIMS, JST and ETH Zurich as Leading House of the Japanese-Swiss bilateral Science and Technology Program are organizing a workshop to connect top researchers from leading Japanese and Swiss institutions and promote cooperation and exchange among young scientists (senior students). The workshop will show the frontiers of nanoscience research in Japan and Switzerland and include presentations on respective policies and key centers.

Date : 9-11 October 2013
Location : 1F Auditorium, WPI-MANA Bldg., NIMS (Namiki 1-1, Tsukuba)
Organizers : Louis Schlapbach (formerly ETH-EMPA/NIMS)
Masakazu Aono (NIMS-MANA)
Program : Program (PDF: 88.0KB) *Tentative Version
Confirmed Invited Speakers (in alphabetical order) :
Masakazu Aono (NIMS-MANA) Masashi Kawasaki (Tokyo University)
Yasuhiko Arakawa (Tokyo University) Kensuke Kobayashi (Osaka University)
Harald Brune (EPFL) Daniel Loss (University of Basel)
Klaus Ensslin (ETH Zurich) Yasunobu Nakamura (Tokyo University)
Oliver Gröning (EMPA) Hideo Ohno (Tohoku University)
Masahiko Hara (Tokyo Tech) Heike Riel (IBM)
Xiao Hu (NIMS-MANA) Christian Schönenberger (University of Basel)
Hans-Josef Hug (EMPA) Kunio Takayanagi (Tokyo Tech)
Patrick Hunziker (University of Basel) Seigo Tarucha (Tokyo University)
Sumio Iijima (Meijo University) Yoshinori Tokura (RIKEN)
Kohei Itoh (Keio University) Thomas Wandlowski (University of Bern)
Matthias Kaiserswerth (IBM) Christoph Weder (University of Fribourg)
Contact for Inquiries : Japan Science and Technology Agency
Dept. International Affairs
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