AUN/SEED-Net is pleased to announce the recent publication of E-Newsletter Volume 17, Issue 2 for the Japanese Fiscal Year 2021 for distribution to all Member Institutions and subscribers. The activity highlights of each AUN/SEED-Net program from June to December 2021 are presented for your review. The full version can be found here. We look forward to publishing some of your captivating stories in the June 2022 issue!
As a Member Institution, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) is an active, long-standing, supportive partner of AUN/SEED-Net. As a world-class research university, UGM pays significant attention to research activities by motivating its faculty members and students to conduct various innovative research projects. The Department of Geological Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM), Indonesia, successfully organized the 13th Regional Conference in Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering under the theme “Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering for a Sustainable Earth” from December 20 to 21, 2021. [...]
COVID-19 has swept across the globe, causing millions of deaths, shutting down economies, closing borders, and wreaking havoc on an unprecedented scale. The world must change and adapt to fight the global health threat; and science is the key to do so. JICA and AUN/SEED-Net, in response to the pandemic crisis, created the “Special Program for Research against COVID-19 (SPRAC),”
New Year is Just Right Around the Corner, Let us Send our Love to You through this Sparkled-with-happiness HNY Video!
Farewell 2021, it’s been an incredibly memorable and wonderful year of collaboration. Just like the past years, we, JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net, would like to send you best wishes for the New Year, but unlike other years, it’s not on an e-card. You’ll get to see all our HAPPY FACES this time!!! Check out this clip made with lots of love from all of us specially for you, our dear network members, partners, and friends. HAPPY NEW YEAR 2022!!! [...]
The 9th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Natural Disaster (RCND) 2021: an academic event representing the long-standing partnership between Japan, ASEAN, and Malaysia
Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, successfully organized the 9th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Natural Disaster (RCND) 2021 from December 15–16, 2021. Formed as an autonomous institution under the UTM, MJIIT is a government-to-government initiative with the objective of incorporating a novel Japanese style of education in Malaysia. The institution is the first Japanese-oriented engineering educational establishment in Malaysia. Under the support of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) [...]
The AUN/SEED-Net Joint Regional Conferences in Transportation, Energy, and Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (RCTEMME2021) was organized by Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) this year. It also provided a great occasion to celebrate the 65th anniversary of HUST., The theme of this joint Regional Conference was “Integration and Innovation for Sustainable Development” working toward the future of our society and it drawed the interdisciplinary knowledge between Energy and Mechanical Engineering . The two-day conference was held from December 10–11, [...]
The First Periodic Meeting of Collaborative EdUcation on UrBan GEology in the ASEAN Region (CUBE-ASEAN)
On November 29, 2021, as the main facilitator, Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) conducted its first periodic meeting through an online platform to report on the achievements of the consortium over the past six months, its future strategic plan, as well as the challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic. The meeting resulted in several fruitful discussions. Details of the progress made on the scholarship program, collaborative research, mobility activities, and financial management were shared with representatives from Kyoto [...]
The 14th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference in Materials Engineering Organized by the School of Materials and Mineral Resources Engineering, Universiti Sains Malaysia
On December 1–2, 2021, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), with the support of AUN/SEED-Net, held the 14th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Materials in conjunction with the 4th International Postgraduate Conference on Materials, Minerals, and Polymer. The focus of the event this year was “Development of emerging, novel, and advanced materials with superior functionalities in design, production, and fundamental understanding”. The aim of the event was to provide an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary platform for the exchange of current innovations, issues, and [...]
The Water and Waste Water Treatment Engineering Research Consortium (WATER) held a virtual periodic meeting, headed by Prof. Ts. Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Othman, Director of Advanced Membrane Technology Research Centre (AMTEC), School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The meeting was attended by 24 stakeholders, including WATER Consortium members, scholars, and the JICA Project for AUN/SEED-Net. A report of achievements and financial issues encountered over the past six months was reviewed, and [...]
ICPTech 2021 in conjunction with RCCIE 2021 organized by the Institute of Plantation Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia (Virtual Event)
AUN/SEED-Net together with the Institute of Plantation Studies, Universiti Putra Malaysia, organized the 1st International Conference on Plantation Technology (ICPTech 2021) in conjunction with the 14th Regional Conference on Computer and Information Engineering, from November 23–24, 2021. Regional Conferences of AUN/SEED-Net in various engineering fields have long been hosted by leading Member Institutions across the ASEAN, but this was the first time the Institute of Plantation Studies has hosted the Regional Conference on Computer and Information Engineering under the [...]