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Commemorative plate in memory of Ludwig Boltzmann in Duino, Italy

Ceremony on the day of the 170th anniversary of Ludwig Boltzmann’s birthday Commemorating Ludwig Boltzmann’s death on September 5, 1906 On the 170th Anniversary day of Ludwig Boltzmann’s birth, on February 20, 2014, a ceremony was held at the “Ples” Building (Duino no. 76), the building in which Boltzmann passed away on September 5, 1906, […]

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6th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo 2014

6th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo 2014 Gerhard Fasol, Chair Energy. Entropy. Leadership. 20 February 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo Keynote speakers Kenichi Iga Former President and Emeritus Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Inventor of VCSEL (vertical cavity surface emitting lasers), widely used in photonics systems. Gerhard Fasol CEO of Eurotechnology Japan […]

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

Educational reforms at Tokyo Institute of Technology Yoshinao Mishima keynote talk given at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum, Embassy of Austria, Tokyo, 20 February 2014 by Yoshinao Mishima, President of Tokyo Institute of Technology. Materials scientist specialized on nano-materials and high-performance materials summary written by Gerhard Fasol Tokyo Institute of Technology – short history 1881: […]

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Haruo Kawahara: Speed is like fresh food – Revitalization of Japanese industry

Revitalization of Japanese Industry Haruo Kawahara, 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. summary by Gerhard Fasol by Haruo Kawahara, Representative Director and Chairman of the Board of JVC KENWOOD Corporation summary […]

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Kiyoshi Kurokawa: Quo vadis Japan? – uncertain times

Quo vadis Japan? – uncertain times. Groupthink can kill. Kiyoshi Kurokawa Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. summary by Gerhard Fasol by Kiyoshi Kurokawa, Academic Fellow of GRIPS and former Chairman of Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission by National Diet of […]

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Gerhard Fasol: Ludwig Boltzmann – Energy, Entropy Leadership by

Ludwig Boltzmann as leader Gerhard Fasol Keynote presented at the 6th Ludwig Boltzmann Symposium on February 20, 2014 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo. (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.) Ludwig Boltzmann, the scientist Ludwig […]

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Gerhard Fasol: Boltzmann constant and the new SI system of units by Gerhard Fasol

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

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Kenichi Iga: Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSEL)

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

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5th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo 2013

Gerhard Fasol, Chair “ENERGY” 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 faculty member at the University of Tokyo “A seismologist looks at […]

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4th Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo 2012

Energy. Entropy. Leadership. Gerhard Fasol, Chair Monday, 20th February 2012 at the Embassy of Austria in Tokyo Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo 2012 – Program 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 Commerce and Business, […]