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Inspire Talks Session 18 - Cutting-edge Projects from Design and Science

Updated: Mar 10, 2022

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Inspire Talks is an exciting opportunity to enjoy hearing about cutting edge topics from science and design. In the next session we will feature three speakers from Institute of Industrial Science, DLX Design Lab, and the Royal College of Art, talking about their latest research and experiments created in the nanoscale world.

Professor Hiroshi Toshiyoshi (Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo) will introduce his latest research on MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) Vibrational Energy Harvester, which leads to a significant step forward to the future battery-free electronics.

Yu Uchikura (Master Student, DLX Design Lab, the University of Tokyo) will introduce his master thesis: DYNAMIC TEXTURES, focusing on the communicative possibilities through altering the tactile quality of surfaces. He will talk about his experimental journey regarding mmscale tactile sensations.

Dr Elif Ozden Yenigun (Senior Tutor, MA Textiles, the Royal College of Art) will introduce “Material Dichotomies” in functional textile design, and talk about her latest research on the potential of smart textile design using nanoscale technologies, with a focus on applicability and sustainability.

The talks will be followed by a Q&A session, where the speakers will answer questions from the audience and discuss among them across specialties.

Date/Time: Wednesday March 9th, 2021 - 19:00-20:30 hrs (Japan) / 10:00-11:30 hrs (UK)

Please book from the above page.

Participation Fee: Free

Language: Dr Elif will speak in English and will be translated into Japanese. The other speakers will present in Japanese but there will be no translation into English.


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