Date : 15th July –4th August, 2017 at
Yokohama National University
Join an intensive three‐week programme of coursework, lectures, laboratory exercisesandexcitingnon‐academicactivitiesinvibrantcityYokohama.
In this summer school students will attend the lectures given by world‐leading experts in Civil Engineering, Structural Dynamics and Control, and Smart Structures Technology; and will participate in exciting laboratory projects where they will learn about
fundamental and practical use of sensing principles and technologies for monitoring infrastructure.
The programme is opened for students currently enrolled in a civil engineering or relatedgraduateprogramme,andpost‐doctoralresearchers.
The registration fee is probably around 50,000 yen or approx. 500US$ that includes attendance to the 13th International Workshop on Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology (ANCRiSST2017), which will be taking place at the UniversityofTokyofrom22nd to23rd July2017.
Summer school progamme consists of lectures given by world‐leading experts in the following subjects:
Thestudentswillparticipateinexcitinglaboratoryprojectswheretheywilllearnabout fundamental and practical use of sensing principles and technologies for monitoring infrastructure.
• Founded in 1949, one of public universities in Japan
• Five graduate schools (Engineering, Environment and Information Science, Urban Innovation, Education, and International Social Science)
• Four undergraduate colleges (Engineering Science, Education and Human Science, Economics, and Business Administration)
• Over 600 faculty members, 7,400 undergraduate students, 2,400 graduate (460 of them are international students).
For further information, please visit website (http://www.ynu.ac.jp/english/index.html)
Accommodation during three‐weeks stay at Yokohama is prepared for all participants. Three residences with easy access to campus as well as Yokohama city centerare provided to ensure convenience during the stay. The cost of stay will be 4,500‐5,500 yen per day, depending on the type of rooms. Cost of accommodation is not included intheregistrationfee.
Yokohamaisavibrantportcitylocated30‐mintrainridetothesouthofTokyo.Itisthe capital of Kanagawa Prefecture and Japan's second largest city with a population of overthreemillion.TowardstheendoftheEdoPeriod(1603‐1867),duringwhichJapan maintainedapolicyofself‐isolation,Yokohama'sportwasoneofthefirsttobeopened to foreign trade in 1859. Consequently, Yokohama quickly grew from a small fishing village into one of Japan's major cities. Until today, Yokohama remains popular among expats, has one of the world's largest Chinatown and preserves some former Western residencesintheYamatedistrict.
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