Hokkaido University Top Collaboration Program: Ireland – Japan Energy Seminars

Event | March 23, 2015

Join the Graduate School of Engineering on March 23, 2015  from 13:00~18:00 as they welcome the Dublin Institute of Technology and Ambassador of Ireland to Japan!

Venue: Frontier Research in Applied Sciences Building, Faculty of Engineering, Hokkaido University (2nd floor, lecture hall)

More details are here.


Hokkaido University Top Collaboration Program

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) and Hokkaido University (HU)

Ireland – Japan Energy Seminars

Registration and Coffee 12:30
Welcome address 13:00

Prof. Toyoharu Nawa, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, HU

Commemorative speech 13:05

Ms. Anne Barrington, Ambassador of Ireland to Japan

Key Note Lectures 13:20

Prof. Brian Norton, President of DIT

“Advances in solar thermal and photovoltaic devices”


Prof. Katsunori Nagano, Presidential advisor of HU

“Developments of the Ground Source Heat Pump System in Japan”

Coffee Break 14:35
Lectures 14:50 -1755

Dr. Marek Rebow, Head of Research, College of Engineering and Built Environment, DIT

“Research, Development & Demonstration at the Dublin Energy Lab DIT with particular focus on thermal energy storage”


Prof. Tomohiro Akiyama, Head of Center for Advanced Research of Energy and Materials, HU

“Questing for Innovative Energy Media Materials”


Prof. Ryuzo Ohoka, Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo

“Present Situation of the Net Zero Energy Building in Japan”


Mr. Hirose, Director, Heat Pump Technology Centre of Japan (HPTCJ)

“Recent situation of heat pump and thermal energy storage in Japan” (Tentative)


Prof. Takemi Chikahisa, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, HU

“Distributed energy system for the smart community” (Tentative)


Assoc. Prof. Taro Mori, Division of Human Environmental System, HU

“New methodology for analysis of urban thermal environment using GIS data”


Mr. Philippe Lemarchand, PhD student, DIT

“Integration of smart and intelligent technologies for energy efficient building”


Mr. Hiroto Katayama, Manager, Dimplex Japan Co. Ltd., Glen Dimplex Group

“Global renewable energy strategies of Glen Dimplex group” (Tentative)

Closing Address 17:55

President Norton, DIT /

Prof. Nagano, HU

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