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New Year Issue (Jan.)

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Participation in the China International Industry Fair

Co-hosting the "Electric Car Research Group Exchange" as part of Japan-China industry and academia cooperation activities

On November 4, the Research Collaboration and Promotion Center, in order to promote industry and academia activities as part of the accord with China's Pudong Energy Efficiency Center, hosted the "Electric Car Research Group Exchange" at the Shanghai World Financial Center together with the Efficiency Center and the New Pudong Foreign Merchant Investor's Association. In addition to Professor Yasuhiro Daisho (Faculty of Science and Engineering) and Visiting Professor Toshio Hirota (Waseda University Environmental Research Institute), Professor Zhang Jianbo (Tsinghua University) and Japan-China Automobile Association President Akira Watanabe gave lectures on the latest electric car research and trends in Japan and China. About 100 people were in attendance and a feverish debate took place.

Also, an exhibit was displayed at the November 1-5 "2011 China International Industry Fair", and, with over 1500 companies and 50 universities participating, was awarded the special exhibit award by Science Portal China.

Electric Car Research Group Exchange

Lecture by Professor Yasuhiro Daisho (Graduate School of Environment and Energy Engineering)