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This is to announce that the applicants with the following reference numbers have successfully been named as the recipients of 2020 MIF Research Fellowship Program. The future recipients will receive the Grant Letters from MIF by post before the end of this year. MIF also likes to take this opportunity to congratulate them for their achievements.

 

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A Graduation Ceremony for Dr. Luis Alejandro BUILES JARAMILLO who is from Colombia completed his research study at the University of Tokyo was held on the 28th of November at MIF’s reception house in Tokyo.  At the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, directly presented the Certificate of Accomplishment and memorial medal to the graduating Fellow. Then, Prof. HASHIMOTO hosted a farewell luncheon where the enhancement of the relationships among the Fellows and with MIF was confirmed.

A Graduation Ceremony for Dr. Patrick Akata NWOFE who is from Nigeria completed his research study at Tokyo University of Science, Dr. Faustin Pascal MANFO TSAGUE who is from Cameroon completed his research at Hokkaido University and Dr. Defri YONA who is from Indonesia completed her research at Kyushu University were held on the 11th of November at MIF’s reception house in Tokyo.  At the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, directly presented the Certificates of Accomplishment and memorial medals to the graduating Fellows. Prof. HASHIMOTO hosted a farewell luncheon where the enhancement of the relationships among the Fellows and with MIF was confirmed.

Dr. Ahmet Cevdet YALCINER, 1987 Fellow and Professor at Middle East Technical University in Turkey, was decorated with the Hamaguchi Award* by the Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan. He came back to Japan in order to attend the award ceremony and took an advantage of his stay to pay a visit to MIF for the first time in the past 32 years.

Chairperson HASHIMOTO congratulated him on the significant achievement and Dr. YALCINER replied that his participation in the MIF Fellowship Program means a lot in his academic career.

Mrs. YALCINER and Dr. Ceren Ozer Sozdinler, former Dr. YALCINER’s PhD student and Visiting Associate Professor of Kagawa University, also attended the meeting.

 

*“Hamaguchi Award” is an international award for whom that has made significant scientific or pragmatic contributions to the enhancement of coastal resilience against tsunami, storm surge and other coastal disasters. The award is named after Mr. Hamaguchi Goryo who saved villagers from tsunami about 150 years ago.

A Graduation Ceremony for Dr. Yelizabeta CHERNISH who is from Ukraine completed her research study at Chubu University was held on the 28th of October at MIF’s reception house in Tokyo.  At the ceremony, Prof. HASHIMOTO, MIF’s Chairperson, directly presented the Certificate of Accomplishment and a memorial medal to the graduating Fellow. Prof. HASHIMOTO hosted a farewell luncheon where the enhancement of the relationships among the Fellows and with MIF was confirmed.