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2021.04.08 ADMISSION

(May 10-21) Admission Application opens soon

Admission application for the following selections will open soon.

  • October 2021 Admission (Second Admission)/April 2022 Admission (General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
  • Campus Special Admissions (General Selection/Transfer Admission into 3rd year) Joining the program in October 2021

Application Period
May 10 to May 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

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2021.03.29 EVENT

 12th International Workshop (Team 15)

Program Schedule:

13:50 Zoom meeting open
14:00 Opening and introduction
14:15 Team 15 Presentation
14:45 Invited Speaker Talk 1
15:00 Invited Speaker Talk 2
15:15 Q&A and Discussion
15.50 Closing remark

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2021.03.24 NEWS

Taoyaka Program completion ceremony was held

Taoyaka Program completion ceremony was held on March 23rd and 3 students were celebrated by their friends, faculty members and staff on their accomplishment and their completion of the program.
Professor Fujiwara, program coordinator, encouraged the graduating students to take an active role in the society as a global leader from now on. He also extended respect for them for the efforts and hard work they put in the program especially in this past year when their research activities were greatly affected by COVID-19.
We wish them all the best in their future endeavors.

2021.03.22 EVENT

Higashi-Hiroshima Autono-MaaS Consortium Smart Campus Initiatives in Hiroshima was held


 On Wednesday, March 10, 2021, Higashi-Hiroshima Autono-MaaS Consortium  held a symposium, Smart Campus Initiatives in Hiroshima, co-hosted by the Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima University, Town & Gown Office Higashi-Hiroshima and Taoyaka Program.

 This symposium invited experts from Japan and abroad to share the impact of advanced technologies such as autonomous driving and smart energy toward the development of sustainable communities.

 The event started with an opening remarks by the President of Hiroshima University, followed by a congratulatory speech of a Mayor of Higashi-Hiroshima. During the consortium, the speakers introduced their experiments in transportation system or energy problems in different places from different academic perspectives. These problems are important issues to develop sustainable communities.

 Active discussions were held among the speakers and the discussants. There were approximately 200 participants in the consortium.

2021.02.26 ADMISSION

Admission application guidelines are now available

Type of Selection
  • October 2021 (Second Admission)/April 2022 Admission (General Selection / Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
  • Campus Special Admissions, Joining the Program in October 2021 (General Selection / Transfer Admission into 3rd year)
Application Period

May 10 to May 21, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. (JST)

Application Guidelines

Application Guidelines (PDF: 1.15MB)

Prescribed Form

General Selection(Word)
Transfer Admission into 3rd year (Word)

Online Application

Online Application System
*Available only during the application period
*All the applicants are required to register/log in to UCARO (Admission examination portal site)
English tutorial videos for UCARO are available here.

Other Information

Frequently Asked Questions
Student Support

Admission Information Video

■ Contents
Program Overview, Entrance Examination, Q&A

Contact

Taoyaka Program Office, Hiroshima University

E-mail: apply[a]taoyaka.hiroshima-u.ac.jp *Please replace [a] with @.

2021.02.25 EVENT

(March. 10) Higashi-Hiroshima Autono-MaaS Consortium
Smart Campus Initiatives in Hiroshima

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Toward the development of sustainable communities, the challenges revolve around accessible transportation systems and clean energy are crucial issues to be solved and are also vigorously researched in academia through research study and demonstration experiments conducted from various approaches in various places.

In March 2021, Hiroshima University will also initiate a demonstration experiment of MaaS (Mobility as a Service), which is an efficient and accessible transportation system using the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) or AI, in cooperation with Higashi-Hiroshima City, Izumi Co., Ltd., and MONET Technologies Inc.

In this symposium, experts from Japan and overseas will talk about the prospects of advanced technologies brought to our research and lives such as autonomous driving and smart energy to get a glimpse of our future.

Date and Time:  Wednesday, March 10th, 2021 13:00 – 16:50 (JST)

Venue:  Hiroshima University (Capacity of 30 audiences) and Online live streaming

Language:   Japanese and English (Simultaneous translation provided)

Intended audience:  Faculties, Students, General audience

Participation fee:  Free of charge (Online pre-registration is required)

Organizer:   Higashi-Hiroshima Autono-MaaS Consortium

Co-host:  Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima City, Town & Gown office Higashi-Hiroshima, TAOYAKA Program

Program

13:00 Opening Remarks
Mitsuo Ochi, President, Hiroshima University
13:05 Congratulatory Speech
Hironori Takagaki, Mayor of Higashi-Hiroshima City
13:10 Project Overview
Akimasa Fujiwara, Vice President (Academy of Hiroshima University), Hiroshima University
13:25 Keynote Lecture “Autonomous Driving using Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM)”
Edwin Olson, CEO and Co-Founder of May Mobility, Inc. Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan
14:15 Mobility Innovation
Yoshihide Shibao
, Representative Director and COO, MONET Technologies Inc.
15:05 Smart City Initiatives at Haneda Innovation City and Future Prospects
Atsushi Kato, General Manager of Project Department of Real Estate Development Division, KAJIMA CORPORATION
15:45 Carbon Neutral × Smart Campus 5.0 Declaration
Masamichi Takase, Manager, Energy Service Team, Zero Emission Business Dept., SUMITOMO CORPORATION
16:25 Sustainable University Town Driven by Academic Enterprise Model
Shinji Kaneko, Vice President (Global Initiatives), Hiroshima University
16:45 Closing Remarks
Shinichi Tate, Executive Vice President (Research and Academia-Government-Community Collaboration), Hiroshima University

Online Registration

Symposium Web page

Contact

TAOYAKA Program Office, Hiroshima University
email:taoyaka-program*office.hiroshima-u.ac.jp (Please replace * with @.)

2021.02.15 EVENT

(March. 6) The 173th Taoyaka Program Seminar will be held

The 173th Taoyaka Program Seminar will be held on March 6th.
In this seminar, Dr. BINU SUNDAS, Assistant Professor, University of Delhi, will talk under the theme of Dynamics of Agriculture Market Relations in India in the first lecture. Dr. Niraj Prakash Joshi will talk about Development of Agriculture and Agricultural Markets in Nepal in the second lecture.
Admission free and pre-registration is needed.
We hope many of you attend the webinar.

■ Date: Saturday, March 6, 2021 13:00-15:20 (JST)
■ Theme 1: Dynamics of Agriculture Market Relations in India
■ Speaker: Dr. BINU SUNDAS, Assistant Professor, University of Delhi
■ Theme 2: Development of Agriculture and Agricultural Markets in Nepal
■ Speaker: Dr. Niraj Prakash Joshi, Associate Professor, Hiroshima University
■ Language: English
■ Registration: (Zoom) :For registration, please send an email to; hindas@hiroshima-u.ac.jp to get the Zoom meeting ID and password. Email title must be ‘HINDAS 6th Regular Seminar’. Include your name and affiliation in the email.

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2021.02.15 EVENT

(Feb. 17) The 171th Taoyaka Program Seminar will be held

The 171th Taoyaka Program Seminar – Collective Impact in Transportation Systems (Seminar Series 3) – will be held online on February 17th.
Admission free and pre-registration is needed. We hope many of you attend the seminar.

  • Date: Wednesday, February 17, 17:00-19:00 (JST)
  • Invited Talk: Estimation and implementation of large scale Dynamic Discrete Choice models, application to activity-based travel demand models  
    Prof. Anders Karlström (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)
  • Research Talks:
    An efficient dual-type algorithm for generalized Markovian traffic equilibrium assignment (Dr. Yuki Oyama (Shibaura Institute of Technology)
    Impact of Transport Network Disruption on Travel Demand: A Case Study of July 2018 Heavy Rain Disaster, Japan (Diana Safitri, Hiroshima University)
  • Language: English
  • Registration: (Zoom) https://cutt.ly/NkWvSCD
  • Sponsor of the seminar:
    Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism, Japan
    JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (#17H04938, #19H00784)
  • Organized by: Assoc. Prof. Makoto Chikaraishi (Social Implementation Course)

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2021.01.27 EVENT

(Feb. 16) The 170th Taoyaka Program Seminar will be held

The 170th Taoyaka Program Seminar – Collective Impact in Transportation Systems (Seminar Series 2) – will be held online on February 16th.
Admission free and pre-registration is needed. We hope many of you attend the seminar.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021 13:30-15:30 (JST)
  • Invited Talk: Multiple discrete-continuous choice models with ordered preferences and bounds on consumption: An application to episode-level activity participation model with upper bounds on time allocation
    Dr. Abdul Rawoof Pinjari, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Research Talks:
    Crowding in Metro Systems: Case studies on its impact on multitasking and equilibrium flow from Tokyo and Dhaka (Dr. Varun Varghese, Hiroshima University)
    A Flexible MDCEV Approach to Visiting Place and Staying Time Analysis in Downtown Kumamoto (Hajime Watanabe, Kumamoto University)
  • Language: English
  • Registration: (Zoom) https://cutt.ly/2j8BxW4
  • Sponsor of the seminar:
    Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism, Japan
    JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (#17H04938, #19H00784)
  • Organized by: Assoc. Prof. Makoto Chikaraishi (Social Implementation Course)

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2021.01.26 EVENT

(Feb. 2) The 169th Taoyaka Program Seminar will be held

The 169th Taoyaka Program Seminar – Collective Impact in Transportation Systems (Seminar Series 1) – will be held online on February 2nd.
Admission free and pre-registration is needed. We hope many of you attend the seminar.

  • Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 6:00-8:00AM (JST)
  • Invited Talk: Leveraging Machine Learning to Plan Innovative Mobility Systems
    Dr. Xilei Zhao, University of Florida
  • Research Talks: Modeling Short-and Long-term Influence of E-hailing Services on Regional Public Transit
    Dr. Keiichiro Hayakawa, Toyota Central R&D Labs., Inc.
    Machine Learning for Traffic Prediction During Disaster Situation: Discussions on Accuracy and Interpretability
    Dr. Varun Varghese, Hiroshima University
  • Language: English
  • Registration: (Zoom) http://bit.ly/3pnqcFs
  • Sponsor of the seminar:
    Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism, Japan
    JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (#17H04938, #19H00784)
  • Organized by: Assoc. Prof. Makoto Chikaraishi (Social Implementation Course)

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