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

Preparation of Iron Disilicide Thin Films by Sputtering and Their Physical Properties

Program: Collaborative Research for Alumni Members (CRA) Field: Materials Engineering Principal Investigator: Asst. Prof. Dr. Nathaporn Promros Sending University: King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tsuyoshi YOSHITAKE Japanese University: Kyushu University Year: 2016

Characteristics of alteration and mineralization of gold and copper deposit at Angdong Bor prospect, Banteay Meanchey province, NW Cambodia

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. BUN KIM NGUN Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tetsuya NAKANISHI 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 [...]

Development of Upgrading Systems for Structural Performances of Existing Concrete Bridges in Thailand

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Tidarut Jirawattanasomkul Sending University: Kasetsart University (KU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasuhiko SATO Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016 Abstract: This research aims to implement the innovative and upgrade schemes in Department of Highway (DOH)™s bridges using the Image Measurement System (IMS) and 3D FEM together with strengthening by FRPs. Throughout Thailand, a national highway network together with one thousand bridges consists of 12 key routes of [...]

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 [...]

A toxic-free future for artisanal and small-scale gold mining (Case study: the northern part of Laos)

Program: Collaborative Research Program for Alumni (CRA) Field: Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Sengpasith HOUNGALOUNE Sending University: National University of Laos (NUOL) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Mayumi ITO Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016 Abstract: Artisanal and small-scale gold mining provides an important source of income for the miners in many developing countries across Africa, Asia and South America, particularly in rural communities and regions where economic alternatives are extremely limited. This type of mining varies but typically employs [...]