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Study in USA: 2-, 6-, and 12-month courses from August 2014 - 2015

24 graduate students of Nagoya University participated in the program. The number of students.


・Short term course (2 months)
①U of M: from August 3 to September 28, 2014
②UCLA: from August 3 to September 28, 2014
・Medium term course (6 months)
③U of M: from August 5 to February 8, 2015
④UCLA: from August 3 to February 7, 2015
・Long term course (12 months)
⑤U of M: from August 5 to August 3, 2015


Reserch Internship
Participants of short-term course
Name Reserch theme Advisor at UM/UCLA
Takayuki Hasegawa On-Chip Multiplexed Cellular Immunophenotyping with LSPR Barcode Microarray Prof. Katsuo Kurabayashi
Ikuma Higo Quantifying Foot Kinematics during One Legged Balance Prof. James Ashton-Miller
Akira Hirota Modeling and Simulation of the Effects of a Therapeutic Low Frequency Vibration Device for the Human Body Prof. Bogdan Epureanu
Kodai Imaeda A Study of Biodegradable Polymers as Candidates for Temporary Packaging of Implanted Magnetoerastic Resonators Prof. Yogesh Gianchandani
Masato Ishii Task Scheduling with Energy Optimization Prof. Galip Ulsoy
Yuki Makanae Sr and N CO-Doped TiO2 as a Visible-Light Photocatalyst by Liquid-Feed Flame Spray Pyrolysis Prof. Richard Laine
Kimihide Odagiri DOptimization of Evaporator Structure for Loop Heat Pipe Prof. Massoud Kaviany
Kohkan Sai Design and Analysis of a Device for Therapeutic Low Frequency Vibration of the Human Body Prof. Bogdan Epureanu
Shoko Kodama Solvent Effects for Redox Flow Battery Prof. Levi Thompson
Mamiko Sano Screening Cells Using 2-D Depth Filtration Prof. Amy Rowat
Takuya Yamanouchi Ceramic Matrix Composite Made by CVI-Process Prof. Jenn-Ming Yang
Kouhei Yamada Experimental Investigation of Advanced Working Fluid in a Flat Heat Pipe Prof. Ivan Catton

Participants of medium-term course
Name Reserch theme Advisor at Nagoya University
Yoshihiko Hagiyama Effect of Coolant Temperature on EGR Cooler Fouling on GDI Engine Prof. Andre Boehman
Kai Ito Dual Particle Imaging System Prof. Sara Pozzi
Eitaro Nakatani Synthesis of Al2O3-TiN Composite Nanopowders Liquid-Feed Flame Spray Pyrolysis of TiO2/Al2O3 Followed by Ammonolysis Prof. Richard Laine
Keita Fujii Spreading of Drops under Gravity Influence Prof. Pirouz Kavehpour
Takayuki Kawasaki Optimisation of Foams for Impact Absorption Prof. Vijay Gupta
Shuji Nota Effect of Thermal Annealing on Microstructure Evolution in 3D IC Microbumps Prof. King-Ning Tu
Keisuke Uematsu Atmospheric Plasma Treatment of Titanium for Bonding of Different Materials Prof. Jenn-Ming Yang
Takahiro Yamashita Gut on a Chip Prof. Benjamin Wu
JAkira Tsuzuki Level Set Method for Image Segmentation Prof. Stanley Osher

Participants of long-term course
Name Reserch theme Advisor at Nagoya University
Tatsuya Kitabayashi Micro-Droplet Sorting Utilizing an On-Chip Dielectrophoresis Device Prof. Katsuo Kurabayashi
Kazuma Kato Adaptive Driving Behaviors with Cell Phone Usage Dr. James Sayer
Naoaki Saeki Human-Computer Interaction for Part Selection in Product Design Prof. Panos Papalambros
Shun Arakane Fabrication of Radio Frequency Devices by Use of 3D Printing Technology Prof. Jay Guo

Research Internship
The students had research internship at laboratories of University of Michigan and UCLA. They worked on the specific research projects under their supervisors at each university.
They wrote a research report and gave the final presentation at the workshop which took place at Nagoya University after they came back. The presentation was evaluated by each NU advisor while the report was evaluated by each supervisor at UM/UCLA. 4 credits (at maximum) were awarded from Nagoya University depending on their results.

Workshops (8/6 for UM, 9/2 for UCLA)
Workshops for the short-term students were held on September 15 and 17at UCLA and UM. They gave presentations on their research projects and were evaluated by their advisors at UCLA and UM.
Medium-term students had the workshop on February 19 at Nagoya University. Their presentations were evaluated by advisors at NU. Long-term students gave the presentations at their laboratory individually after their came back to Nagoya.



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