Kavli Frontiers of Science banner

 12th Japanese-American Symposium

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science - U.S. National Academy of Sciences

December 3-5, 2010

Sessions:

Video Available

 Advances in Graphene-Based Science and Application

Organizers: Chekesha Liddell and Yuka Tabe

Chair:
Advances in Graphene-based Science and Technology
Hiroki Hibino, NTT Basic Research Laboratoriespeaker:

Speakers:

What’s So Interesting about Graphene?
Michael Fuhrer, University of Maryland

More Than New Material – Advances in Graphene-Based Science and Application
Yasuhiro Hatsugai, University of Tsukuba

 Body Fat: Hidden Organ, New Source of Hormonal Regulation


Organizers: Lena Hileman, Takeharu Nagai, and Haruhiko Bito

Chair:

Body Fat: Hidden Organ, New Source of Hormonal Regulation
Yasutomi Kamei, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Speakers:

Body Fat: Hidden Organ, New Source of Hormonal Regulation
Toshimasa Yamauchi, University of Tokyo Hospital

Early Life Origins of Obesity: Role of Brain Development
Sebastien G. Bouret, University of Southern California

 Collective Intelligence


Organizers: Koji Mizoguchi, Jake Hofman and Don Cooper

Chair:

Collective Intelligence: Quality Management and Scalability
Panagiotis Ipeirotis, New York University

Speakers:

Collective Intelligence for Solving Interdisciplinary Issues
Yuya Kajikawa, the University of Tokyo

Collective Intelligence and Reconciliation
Toby Segaran, Google

 Modeling Brain Circuits, Brain/Machine Interface – Learning


Organizers: Haruhiko Bito and Don Cooper

Chair:

Creating Robots/Knowing Human
Taketoshi Mori, University of Tokyo

Speakers:

Robot Learning and Brain-Robot Interface
Jun Morimoto, Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR)

Ila Fiete, University of Texas at Austin

 Quantum Effects of Motion

Organizers: Heather Lewandowski and Mihoko Nojiri

Chair:

Quantum Effects in Mechanical Motion
Konrad Lehnert, JILA, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Speakers:

Optomechanical Systems as a Testbed for Quantum Measurement
Jack Harris, Yale University

Hiroshi Yamaguchi, NTT Basic Research Laboratory

 Solar Activity and Climate


Organizers: Cin-Ty Lee and Yusuke Yokoyama

Chair:

Solar Activity and Climate
Yukihiro Takahashi, Hokkaido University

Speakers:

Solar Activity and Climate Change
Hiroko Miyahara, University of Tokyo

The Climate Oscillations: Analysis, Implications and their Astronomical Origin
Nicola Scafetta, Duke University

 Super-Resolution Imaging


Organizers: Teri Odom and Yasuteru Urano

Chair:

Super-Resolution Imaging: Breaking Barriers
Derek Toomre, Yale University

Speakers:

Super-Resolution Imaging
Katsumasa Fujita, Osaka University

STORM: Super-Resolution Light Microscopy with Twinkling Molecules
Bo Huang, University of California, San Francisco

 Web-Scale Computation


Organizers: Jake Hofman and Katsuhiro Nishinari

Chair:

Web-Scale Computation
Hilary Mason, Bit.Ly Inc.

Speakers:

How to Construct A Distributed Data Store – A Study on Routing Algorithm
Kazuyuki Shudo, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Astrophysics on the Scale of the Web
Andrew Connolly, University of Washington

Top

Powered by Convio
nonprofit software