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Oct 2, 2023

Signing ceremony and commemorative symposium held at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology

On September 28, 2023, an OMU delegation* led by President Masahiro Tatsumisago and Vice President Makoto Tsubota, visited the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) to sign a new agreement and hold a commemorative symposium.

The event began with a welcome speech by VAST President Chau Van Minh, followed by a speech by OMU President Tatsumisago.

President Chau Van Minh

OMU President

At the commemorative symposium, Professor Yamasaki and Professor Maeda, an OMU guest researcher, presented their research topics. They spoke about food safety, focusing on zoonotic pathogens, and biomass energy generated from waste as an effective measure to mitigate climate change, respectively.

Professor Yamasaki

Professor Maedat

After the signing ceremony and commemorative symposium, the participants toured VAST's Institute of Environment Technology and Institute of Chemistry where they exchanged opinions on a wide range of topics.

OMU looks forward to further collaboration and promotion of joint research activities with VAST.

Institute of Environmental Technology, VAST

Group photo

Institute of Chemistry, VAST

Group photo

*OMU delegation: President Masahiro Tatsumisago, Vice President Makoto Tsubota, Professor Shigeo Takenaka, Professor Shinji Yamasaki, Specially Appointed Professor Yoshiaki Kitaya, Visiting Researcher Yasuaki Maeda, Dean of the Graduate School of Medicine Norifumi Kawada, Professor Hisashi Motomura, Associate Professor Hidetomi Terai, Associate Professor Le Thi Thanh Thuy, Senior Lecturer Ryu Watanabe and Doctor Naoki Takada.

Japanese article


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