12th Japanese-German Frontiers of Science Symposium 2015

List of sessions

(in alphabetical order)

DEEP LEARNING

Planning group members:

Ulrike Lucke and Shuntaro Yamazaki

Introduction:

Sven Behnke, Institute for Computer Science VI, University of Bonn

Speakers:

Grégoire Montavon, Institute of Software Engineering and Theoretical Computer Science, TU Berlin

Takayuki Okatani, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University

EARTH INTERIOR

Planning group members:

Andreas Pack and Tomohiro Usui

Introduction:

Carmen Sanchez-Valle, Institute of Mineralogy, University of Muenster

Speakers:

Sandro Jahn, Institute of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Cologne

Kenji Kawai, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo

MANAGING MEGA CITIES

Planning group members:

Tamaki Endo and Dariuš Zifonun

Introduction:

Wataru Kusaka, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University

Speakers:

Sandra Kurfürst, Institute of South Asian and Southeast Asian Studies, University of Cologne
Tomohiro Machikita, Inter-disciplinary Studies Center, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO)

SPIN – KEY PHENOMENA IN THE SMALLEST AND THE LARGEST SCALE OF NATURE

Planning group members:

Knud Jahnke and Kentaro Miuchi

Introduction:

Hiromi Iinuma, Institute of Particle and Nuclear Studies, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK)

Speakers:

Alina Maria Deac, Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf e. V.
Seigo Souma, Advanced Institute for Materials Research, Tohoku University

THE MICROBIOME – WE ARE NOT ALONE

Planning group members:

Ichiro Hiratani and Yvonne Stahl

Introduction:

Kouji Hase, Faculty of Pharmacy, Keio University

Speakers:

Eric Kemen, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne
Tsutomu Tsuchida, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, University of Toyama

WHITE BIOTECHNOLOGY

Planning group members:

Yvonne Joseph and Takashi Nakanishi

Introduction:

Susanne Zibek, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology, Stuttgart

Speakers:

Jan von Langermann, Institute of Chemistry, University of Rostock
Tetsuya Tsuda, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University

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