Utilization of Recycled Glass Aggregates and Fly Ash in Concrete Cured under Steam Condtition for Sustainable Construction Development

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. TRAN VAN MIEN Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Toyoharu NAWA Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016

Effectiveness of Outdoor Ventilation under the Influence of Surrounding Roofed Dwellings in the Idealized Tropical Residential Areas

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Energy Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Zaki Bin Shaikh Salim Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aya HAGISHIMA, Asst. Prof. Dr. Ikegaya NAOKI Japanese University: Kyushu University Year: 2016

Development of Molecularly Imprinted Polymer (MIP)-based impedimetric and mass-sensitive sensors for fluoroquinolone antibiotics (FQs) analysis: Toward instrument for monitoring antibiotic residue

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Materials Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. TRUONG THI NGOC LIEN Sending University: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Eiichi TAMIYA Japanese University: Osaka University Year: 2016 Abstract: Vietnam is one of the largest seafood exporters in the world. However, the prevalence of antibiotic residues reamains in aquaculture products has been extremely limiting its quallity and market value, owing the lack of effective controll tools for overuse of [...]

Occurrence and fate of estrogenic chemicals and estrogenicity in river waters of Indonesia and Malaysia

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Environmental Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Tony Hadibarata Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Ike MICHIHIKO Japanese University: Osaka University Year: 2016 Abstract: Recently, environmental research has increasingly focused on endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), which have proven to cause fertility reduction, feminization and other adverse effects in male animals within natural and laboratory settings. Among the endocrine disruptors, 17b-estradiol, estrone and 17a-ethynylestradiol are the major contributors of estrogenic activity [...]

Extraction of Valuable Metals from Industrial Wastes and Their Application in Photocatalytic Degradation and Mitigation Towards Urban Heat Island

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. SHREESHIVADASAN CHELLIAPAN Sending University: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hiroshi TAKAHASHI Japanese University: Tohoku University Year: 2016 Abstract: Significant quantities of metal bearing waste (for example nickel, copper, titanium and zinc) either in solid or liquid form is generated by the industrial activities such as automotive, printed circuit board and metal finishing sectors without recovery of the valuable materials from waste [...]

Investigation of gaseous and particle emissions from in-use motorcycles

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. PHAM HUU TUYEN Sending University: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kazuhiro YAMAMOTO Japanese University: Nagoya University Year: 2016 Abstract: Motorcycles emit substantial quantities of hydrocarbons (HCs), carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx) and some particulate matter (PM). These pollutants have significant adverse health effects and deteriorate environmental quality. The contribution to urban air pollution where [...]

New Generation Zeolites from Indonesian Natural Zeolite base for Adsorption Cooling and Refrigeration Application

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Energy Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Nasruddin Sending University: Universitas Indonesia (UI) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. BIDYUT BARAN SAHA Japanese University: Kyushu University Year: 2016 Abstract: This research intended to develop and characterization of new generation zeolite from based on Indonesia natural zeolite as adsorbents and water will be used as the refrigerant. However, the main drawback of parent zeolite materials is their low thermal conductivity. To properly address this issue [...]

Estimation of Subsurface Structure of the Ground and Structural Response Assessment for Earthquake Risk Mitigation in Low to Moderate Seismic Hazard Countries

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Natural Disaster Principal Investigator: Dr. Lau Tze Liang Sending University: Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hitoshi MORIKAWA Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2016 Abstract: Due to the lack of advancement in knowledge and technology for earthquake hazard mitigation, this research project is proposed to gather and integrate the strength of the researchers from Japan and ASEAN countries (member and non-member institutions in the region) for formulating [...]

Seismic Risk Analysis for Critical Structural Systems: The Case Study of a Medical Center and its Supporting Systems in Yangon, Myanmar and Metro Manila, Philippines

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Khin Aye Mon Sending University: Yangon Technological University (YTU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Junji KIYONO Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2016 Abstract: Major cities in Myanmar and the Philippines are located near fault lines which might move when an accumulated ground strain exceeds the critical level. Once a fault line moves, it can produce ground motions such as large strains and permanent ground deformations. [...]

Geochemical conditions affecting the fate of arsenic in soil and groundwater and its release mechanisms to the groundwater of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam and Cambodia

Program: Collaborative Research for Common Regional Issues (CRC) Field: Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. DANG Thuong Huyen Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Toshifumi IGARASHI Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016 Abstract: Arsenicals, in varying concentrations, are natural in the environment. The arsenical form is dependent upon pH, Eh, organic matter content, adsorption to solid matrices and the presence of other substances, such as iron and magnesium. In the Mekong [...]