ELyTMaX inauguration: October 4, 2016 - Sendai Kokusai Hotel.
This year, ELyT workshop is organized as an event of the “Tohoku Forum for Creativity” program.
From 10 th to 12 th October 2016 at the Sendai International Center.
11th & 12th October 2016 at the Sendai International Center.
To strengthen their collaboration in materials science and engineering, the CNRS, Université de Lyon, and Tohoku University are launching an international joint unit (UMI) based in Sendai, Japan, on October 4, 2016.
Named Engineering Science Lyon – Tohoku for Materials and Systems under Extreme Conditions (ELyTMaX), this new laboratory studies the behavior of materials subject to extreme and complex stress. One of its primary goals is to understand the mechanisms of their deterioration over time, in an effort to better assess their life span.
Read press release: French-Japanese laboratory to study materials under extreme conditions
ELyT Lab is a French-Japanese joint research laboratory, involving the following institutions :
Both Tohoku and Lyon have opened Liaison Offices. The aim of these offices is to facilitate :
- exchange of information,
- implementation of joint projects,
- staff exchanges,
- students' mobility,
- links with industries.
On the other hand, the various Liaison Offices which belong to the Tohoku University are organized in network, and have also the purpose to enhance cross-collaborations with very different countries. An annual meeting is organized to define the priority of few actions, involving different teams*.
Thus, it is clear that our liaison office will be efficient tools to facilitate human resource exchanges.