On Saturday, January 21, 2023, the Annual Conference of Joint Doctoral Program for Sustainability Research was held at the University of Electro-Communications (UEC). Twelve students (D1 and D2) presented their research progress.
All students presented their research findings in the morning session with a poster presentation. Participants listened to each presentation with great interest, and a lively discussion followed.
In the afternoon session, five students gave a detailed research presentation.
Awards were given at the end of the conference.
Mr. Brandon Bodenstein (TUFS, Prof. Takeuchi Lab) won the Best Poster Award,
Mr. Baoligao (TUAT, Prof. Chitose Lab) won the Best Paper Award, and
Ms. Patricia McGahan (TUAT, Prof. Misawa Lab) won the second place Paper Award.
Overall, the conference has been an interesting and lively discussion. It was the first in-person meeting after the COVID-19 pandemic. All participants gained insights into their research, which will lead to future study.