DNI Hosts Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Seminar

The AJ Drexel Nanotechnology Institute hosted representatives from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science at Drexel University on Friday, April 26, in a seminar highlighting JSPS’s fellowships and programs for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty members.

The speakers were welcomed by Drexel’s Vice Provost for Global Initiatives Dr. Julie Mostov, followed by DNI Director Dr. Yury Gogotsi, who is a former JSPS fellow. JSPS Director Osamu Shimomura then introduced Deputy Director Fumiyo Kaneko, who discussed the Society’s fellowship and research collaboration programs. Students and faculty members from across Drexel were in attendance.

The event was co-sponsored by the Office of International Programs, the Office of Research, and the College of Engineering.

Information on JSPS Fellowships for US Researchers and information about research collaborations are available at http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/programs/

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JSPS Director Osamu Shimomura

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JSPS Deputy Director Fumiyo Kaneko