On February 20, 2018, Head of Department of Civil Engineering of UTokyo, Prof. Kato, Prof. Meguro, Proj. Prof. Kawasaki made a courtesy call on Head of Department of Civil Engineering of Yangon Technological University (YTU), Prof. Nyan Myint Kyaw at YTU. Based on a Memorandum of Understanding between School of Engineering of UTokyo and YTU signed on the same day, both parties discussed possible future collaborations.
In the scheme of UTokyo Strategic Partnership Project, the School of Engineering (Civil Engineering Dept. and Applied Chemistry Dept.), in collaboration with Institute of Industrial Science, has established a platform of educational programs for science and technology infrastructure in the past years. This MOU aims to accelerate further academic interactions including student exchange and joint research as well as sustainable relationships in broader fields.
This visit is expected to promote the mobility of faculty and students, and expand opportunities of research collaborations between the University Departments.