8th Fraunhofer Symposium in Sendai

The 8th Fraunhofer Symposium takes place November 20th, 2012 in Sendai. It is commonly organized by Fraunhofer ENAS, the Fraunhofer Representative Office Japan and the city Sendai.

Date: November 20th, 2012
Venue: Sendai Sun Plaza

10.00 a.m. Greetings
Dr. Granrath, Fraunhofer Representative Office, Tokyo, Japan
Mr. Ito, Vice Mayor of Sendai, Japan
10.15 a.m. With Mathematics and Materials Science collaborations
Prof. Kotani, Director of WPI-AMIR, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
10.45 a.m. The role of micro and nano systems research in the context of the strategic research focus of the Technical University Chemnitz
Prof. van Zyl, Rector of Technical University Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
11.15 a.m. Open collaboration for MEMS development in Tohoku University
Prof. Esashi, Professor at WPI-AIMR, Tohoku University Sendai, Japan
11.45 a.m. Smart systems for a better life
Prof. Gessner, Director of Fraunhofer ENAS, Chemnitz, Germany
12.15 a.m. Future Challenges for Electronic Design Automation
Dr. Schneider, Devision Director of Fraunhofer IIS/EAS Dresden, Dresden, Germany
12.45 a.m. lunch
2.00 p.m. Photonic Smart systems: New Opportunities for Smart System Integration
Dr. Scholles, Fraunhofer IPMS, Dresden, Germany
2.25 p.m. Hybrid materials for micro systems technology
Dr. Popall, Fraunhofer ISC, Wuerzburg, Germany
2.50 p.m. Numerical Simulation and Virtual Material Design
Dr. Hamaekers, Fraunhofer SCAI Germany
3.15 p.m. Japanese-German collaboration between WPI-AIMR and Fraunhofer ENAS in the field of innovative material MEMS
Prof. Lin, WPI-AIMR, Sendai, Japan
3.40 p.m. Fraunhofer Project Center Sendai
J. Froemel, Fraunhofer ENAS, Sendai, Japan
3.50 p.m. Closing remarks
4.00 p.m. break
4.30 p.m. presentations by AIST
6.00 p.m. reception