Misk /The University of Tokyo Program for Sustainable Energy Systems

  • Location: Japan

  • Date: Starting date 17 June 2019 to 17 July 2019

  • Duration: 5 weeks

  • Target: 3rd to 4th year undergraduate students and post-graduates

  • Close date: 18/03/2019

Introduction

Misk Foundation and Manga Productions are launching an opportunity for young leaders in the Engineering field and Environmental Sciences to develop their abilities through a comprehensive learning experience at The University of Tokyo.

This is a unique opportnity to play your part in shaping the future of renewable energy by learning from a team at the cutting-edge knowledge and experience.

About The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, UTokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. The University aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills.

Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the University of Tokyo 27th in the world in 2013 and 1st in the Asia University ranking in 2013. The university has graduated many notable alumni, including 17 Prime Ministers, 7 Nobel Prize laureates, 3 Pritzker Prize laureates, 3 astronauts, and 1 Fields Medalist.

Program details

Department of Technology Management for Innovation and the Presidential Endowed Chair for Global Solar plus Initiative Supported by the Foundation for the Promotion of Engineering Research.

The program will offer Intensive courses for advanced energy technology management which will cover the following topics:

  • Status quo of the global energy systems
  • Photovoltaic cells
  • Solar thermal and geothermal power
  • Wind power
  • Hydrogen and synthetic fuels
  • Energy storage and transmission
  • Biomass energy
  • Nuclear energy
  • Future energy scenarios

Eligibility & Qualifications

  • Students who aim to be future leaders in renewable energy
  • 3rd/4th grade of Undergraduate students to Graduate students.
  • Fields/Major: Science, Engineering, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Economic, and Management
  • Fluent in English 
  • 0/4.0 GPA minimum

Application

Close date: 18/03/2019