Kyushu University: Kyushu University Institute for Asian and Oceanian Studies (Q-AOS) Poster Session President’s Award and Excellence Award winners

The Q-AOS Poster Session, which spotlights the early-career researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates who engage in research on Asia and Oceania in the future, took place online during Kyushu University Asia Week 2021 from October 13 to 27.

The poster session featured 28 participants who prepared a poster and audio commentary for the event website and responded to questions via the comments section. Of the initial participants, seven applicants passed the first round of selection by the Q-AOS Evaluation Committee and presented their works via a live stream on Tuesday, October 26.

As detailed below, the President’s Award and Excellence Award recipients were chosen after the presentations, with an award ceremony held by Q-AOS in Common Facility 1 on Wednesday, October 27.

【President’s Award (First Place Award)】

Chairunnisa (Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences / Doctoral Course)
“Biomass based-activated charcoal for adsorption dehumidification in the humid region”

【Excellence Award】

Gde Pandhe Wisnu Suyantara (Faculty of Engineering / Project Assistant Professor)
“Towards SDGs: the improvement of copper processing using flotation for safe and sustainable copper production”

Takehiko Shimizu (School of Interdisciplinary Science and Innovation / Undergraduate)
“The importance of various environments surrounding a tidal flat to conserve the endangered waterfowls in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway”



Receiving the President’s Award



(Left to right) Gde Pandhe Wisnu Suyantara, Chairunnisa, Takehiko Shimizu

Finalists other than the aforementioned awardees (those who passed the preliminary selection)

Madoka Inoue (Graduate School of Economics / Master’s Course)
“Investigation of technology development priorities for circular economy using patent decomposition analysis”

Mari Ogata (Graduate School of Economics / Master’s Course)
“Production efficiency analysis of biodiesel fuel production plants in Japan”

Hsinhao Huang (Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Global Society / Doctoral Course)
“A study on the policy processes of Japan’s low fertility policies”

Miho Hayata (Telemedicine Development Center of Asia (TEMDEC), Kyushu University Hospital / Technical Staff)
“Remote education of early gastric cancer in Central Asia and Russia”

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