19 students from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) visited Kyutech from March 14th to 25th, 2017, as a mobility program between Kyutech and UPM.
Through this program they took classes and laboratory tours offered by Kyutech professors. These include lectures and an experiment on superconductivity by Prof. Otabe (Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering) and also by Dr. Jha (Factulty of Engineering) and on heat transfer by Dr. Tranchant (Factulty of Engineering). In the laboratory tours, they also got lectures on laser forming by Assoc. Prof. Kitamura (Factulty of Engineering) and on small satellites by Assist. Prof. Kim (Laboratory of Spacecraft Environment Intereaction Engineering).
They also attended workshops on sustainability offered by Learning & Teaching Center and a lecture on Kitakyushu city’s global warming measures by Environmental Bureau of Kitakyushu city. Students visited Eco-town Center, Shabondama Soap Co., Ltd., and Toyota Motor Kyushu, Inc. as well. Participants were able to experience Japanese culture through Japanese classes, interaction with Kyutech buddies, and Japanese traditional games taught by GCL student staffs at Iizuka campus.