Dr. Kozo Saito, director of IR4TD, Mark Pittman, IR4TD Business/Liaison Officer , and Dr. Fazleena Bauderdeen, Assoc. Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, will be featured speakers at an AE Risk Management Meeting at Gray Construction April 12, 2013.
Dr. Saito will speak about the recently published Seeds of Collaboration, a compilation of essays about the Toyota Production System. The title of Mr. Pittman’s presentation is “So you Want to Start a Company: Brief Reflections on Culture, History and Toyota.” Dr. Badurdeen will talk on “The Total Lifecycle-Based Approach to Enabling Sustainable Manufacturing.” Dr. Saito and Pittman will also join a panel discussion during the meeting.
The 2010 Painting Technology Workshop is on it’s way! Please visit the site for information on registration.
We have added more pictures to our photo gallery! Please check them out.
The Lean Systems Program is merging with IR4TD!! We are currently in the process of combining offices for all program instructors and support staff in Suite 210/220 CRMS. This is an exciting time for IR4TD, the Lean Program is a valuable addition to our growing Institute and we are very excited about moving forward with them.
The Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship invited IR4TD to present at the Creative Cities Summit and the UKTECH10 demo recently. Please visit their page and check out all of the pictures of our FireWhirl Demonstration!
We have added two English versions of the Nippon Steel publication of Mr. Futumura-san’s face-to-face discussion with Dr. Saito.
We have updated several sections of our website. Links have been added in the Accomplishments section to several publications, and presentations and to the History section. There is also a new photo gallery link in the Labs and Equipment section.
We would like to share Nippon Steel’s publication of Mr. Futumura-san’s face-to-face discussion with Dr. Kozo Saito. The article is currently only available in Japanese, translations may be available later this year.
We would like to extend the sincerest congratulations to Professor Yuji Nakamura, an IR4TD trained reseacher, on his recent recognition from two seperate Japanese agencies as one of the most promising young researchers. He has received the Young Researcher Encouragement Award from the Japan Society of Microgravity and the Young Researcher Encouragement Award from the Combustion Society of Japan. Congratulations Professor Nakamura!
We would like to welcome Dr. Wageh Swelm who is a visiting researcher from Menoufia University, Egypt. Dr. Swelm will be working with us through July, 2009.
The College of Engineering, IR4TD, and Tohoku Institute of Fluid Science have created an Exchange Program for students and scholars.
IR4TD is sponsoring the International Symposium on Scale Modeling in Hawaii, in September of 2009. Please visit the website for more information.
The 10th anniversary of the Painting Technology Workshop has been postponed. This program has been a big success every year and we expect big things from the Painting Technology Workshop again in the future but due to the current economic and health safety situations we have decided to reschedule the Workshop to a later date. We will have more information on the website when it becomes available.