Sakura Exchange Program in Science

30th of October 2016 - 5th of November 2016 - bMIE Research Group received around RM82k International Networking grant through SAKURA exchange Programme in Science. This is to promote mutual partnership between bMIE research group and Biomedical Engineering Lab. of Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Kumamoto University, lead by Assoc Prof Tomohiko Igasaki.

Assoc Prof Igasaki with Mrs Mitra, Dr Eileen and Dr Norlaili

In general, "Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science” (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science) is the program for enhancing exchanges between Asia and Japan of the youths who will play a crucial role in the future field of science and technology through the close collaboration of industry-academia-government by facilitating short-term visits of competent Asian youths to Japan. This program aims at raising the interest of Asian youths toward the leading Japanese science and technologies at Japanese universities, research institutions and private companies. 

Below are the delegates from our research group with some pictures taken during our visit to Kumamoto, Japan. 
  • Dr. Norlaili binti Mat Safri (Leader)
  • Dr. Nasrul Humaimi bin Mahmood 
  • Dr. Mohd Afzan bin Othman 
  • Dr. Mohd Azhar bin Abdul Razak 
  • Dr. Eileen Su Lee Ming 
  • Mitra binti Mohd Addi 
  • Wan Nor Afiza binti Wan Hussain 
  • Shafini binti Abdul Bar 
  • Siti Suraya binti Hussin 
  • Muhammad Shaufil Adha 
  • Hanis Zafirah binti Kosnan
Arrived at Fukuoka Airport, 
8 a.m, 30/10/16 by Thai Airways

Lab Based Education by Prof Igasaki

Welcoming Party with Prof Igasaki 
and lab members

With Malaysian/Indonesian students
Experiencing Prof Nobuki Murayama Class

With Biomedical Eng. Lab members

Visit Suizenji Jojuen Garden

Kumamon (Kumamoto's mascot) Show
Kumamoto University Students Life

Kumomoto University Students Festival

Visit Fukuoka Science Museum

"Domo Arigatou Gozaimasu"