Kiyoko Kato: Current state of female doctors in Japanese Obstetrics and Gynecology

The current state of female doctors in Japanese Obstetrics and Gynecology 「日本の産科婦人科における女性医師の現状」 Kiyoko Kato, Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University 加藤聖子、教授。九州大学大学院医学研究院。生殖病態生理学 The Ludwig Boltzmann Forum on Women’s development and leadership was held on Monday 16 May 2016 in Tokyo in honor of Dame Carol Black’s visit to Japan. […]

Dame Carol Black: Advancing women in healthcare

Advancing women in healthcare Dame Carol Black DBE FRCP FMedSci, Principal of Newnham College, Cambridge University, and Expert Adviser on Health and Work, Department of Health and Public Health England The Ludwig Boltzmann Forum on Women’s development and leadership was held on Monday 16 May 2016 in Tokyo in honor of Dame Carol Black’s visit […]

Ludwig Boltzmann Forum on Women’s development and leadership – objective

Ludwig Boltzmann Forum on Women’s development and leadership – workshop objective The Ludwig Boltzmann Forum on Women’s development and leadership was held on Monday 16 May 2016 in Tokyo. View the full workshop program here, Gerhard Fasol’s keynote lays out the objectives of the workshop in the present article. Gerhard Fasol CEO, Eurotechnology Japan KK, […]

Shuji Nakamura on 2nd and 3rd Generation Solid State Lighting

Shuji Nakamura’s invention to save energy corresponding to about 60 nuclear power stations by 2020 2nd and 3rd Generation Solid State Lighting For Shuji Nakamura’s invention of high-efficiency GaN double-heterostructure LEDs he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2014, while his employer sued him in the USA for leaking intellectual property – Shuji Nakamura […]

Makoto Suematsu: fast-tracking medical research in Japan

Makoto Suematsu, Founding President of Japan’s new Agency for Medical Research and Development AMED: The situation in Japan is so crazy, but now I will stay in Japan because I have a mission Medical research in Japan: Fast-tracking medical research and development in Japan In April 2015 Japan created the new “Japan Agency for Medical […]

Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima: “Become a world class University with more diversity by 2030”

Tokyo Institute of Technology President Yoshinao Mishima: Educational reforms at Tokyo Institute of Technology (President of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Materials scientist specialized on nano-materials and high-performance materials) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. Tokyo Institute of Technology – short history 1881: […]

JVC KENWOOD Chairman: “Speed is like fresh food” – Revitalization of Japanese industry by JVC KENWOOD Chairman Haruo Kawahara (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

JVC Kenwood Chairman Haruo Kawahara: Revitalization of Japanese Industry (Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of JVC KENWOOD Corporation) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. Background reading: Report on Japan’s electronics industry JVC KENWOOD Corporation was incorporated on October 1, 2008, […]

Groupthink can kill – Fukushima Accident Investigation Chairman Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Kiyoshi Kurokawa: Quo vadis Japan? – uncertain times (Academic Fellow of GRIPS and former Chairman of Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission by National Diet of Japan) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. Professor Kurokawa set the stage by describing the uncertain […]

Ludwig Boltzmann – Energy, Entropy, Leadership by Gerhard Fasol (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

Ludwig Boltzmann as leader (Gerhard Fasol, CEO of Eurotechnology Japan KK. Served as Associate Professor of Tokyo University, Lecturer at Cambridge University, and Manger of Hitachi Cambridge R&D Lab.) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. Ludwig Boltzmann, the scientist Ludwig Boltzmann’s greatest […]

Boltzmann constant, temperature and the new SI system of units by Gerhard Fasol (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

Boltzmann constant k, “What is temperature?” and the new definition of the SI system of physical units (by Gerhard Fasol, CEO of Eurotechnology Japan KK. Served as Associate Professor of Tokyo University, Lecturer at Cambridge University, and Manger of Hitachi Cambridge R&D Lab.) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 […]

VCSEL – Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers by their inventor, Kenichi Iga (6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium)

VCSEL inventor Kenichi Iga: hv vs kT – Optoelectronics and Energy (Former President and Emeritus Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Inventor of VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting lasers), widely used in photonics systems) Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. VCSEL: how […]

Energy – 5th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium, Tokyo, Feb 20, 2013

Energy 5th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium – speakers: Robert Geller, Gerhard Fasol, Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Shuji Nakamura Wednesday, 20th February 2013, Embassy of Austria, Tokyo 14:00 Welcome by Dr. Bernhard Zimburg, Ambassador of Austria to Japan 14:10 Gerhard Fasol, "today’s agenda" 14:20 – 14:40 Robert Geller Professor of Geophysics University of Tokyo, seismologist. First ever tenured non-Japanese […]

4th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium Tokyo (Feb 20, 2012, Embassy of Austria)

Energy 4th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on Energy in Tokyo. Speakers: Tatsuo Masuda, Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Hideaki Watanabe, Robert Geller, Gerhard Fasol, Jonathan Dorfan on Monday, 20th February 2012 14:00 Welcome by Thomas Loidl, Chargé d’affaires ad interim of the Austrian Embassy 14:10 Gerhard Fasol: today’s agenda" 14:20 – 14:40 Tatsuo Masuda Professor at Nagoya University of […]

our future: hot, flat, and crowded… celebrating Ludwig Boltzmann’s 165th birthday

First Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo on February 20th, 2009 Speakers: Hisashi Kobayashi, Gerhard Fasol, Kazu Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Kurokawa Ludwig Boltzmann was one of the most important physicists and philosophers: it is almost impossible for any engineer, chemist or physicist to do a day’s work without using Boltzmann’s tools and results every day. Ludwig Boltzmann is […]

Ludwig Boltzmann 100 years

On 5 September 1906 Ludwig Boltzmann died in Duano, Italy Ludwig Boltzmann: 20 February 1844 – 5 September 1906 Ludwig Boltzmann (20 February 1844 – 5 September 1906) is our company’s founder’s great grandfather – and one of our company’s great inspiration. We are working hard to continue his tradition of innovation and excellence and […]

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