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May 4, 2012

President Ryoji Noyori and Delegates Pay Their Respect to Moscow State University Rector

On May 4, 2012, President Ryoji Noyori and a delegation from RIKEN paid a visit to Moscow State University Rector Victor Antonovich Sadovnichy. The delegates visited the university's supercomputer "Lomonosov", along with laboratories of the Physics and Chemistry departments.

As institutes holding the best performance supercomputers in their respective nations, both sides affirmed the importance of education regarding supercomputers. The necessity for cross-cultural and interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers and graduate students, especially junior researchers, was also reaffirmed. Both institutes promised to strengthen partnership in order to create new value towards the continuing prosperity of mankind.

In the presence of young students and scientists of the fine old Moscow State University, RIKEN and its overseas researcher admission programs were introduced. Discussions then followed about how to foster mutual exchange between the younger generation, leading to a brighter future.

Schedule

May 2: RIKEN and Kazan Federal University Celebrates the Opening of a Joint Research Laboratory

May 3: President Ryoji Noyori Pays a Courtesy Call to the President of the Republic of Tatarstan

May 4: President Ryoji Noyori and Delegates Pay Their Respect to Moscow State University Rector

May 6: President Ryoji Noyori and Delegates Meet with the Vice Rector of Saint Petersburg State University

May 7: President Noyori Meets with Representatives of the Institute of Silicate Chemistry

Visit to the Moscow State University Rector

Visit to the Moscow State University Rector

Moscow State University Rector and President Ryoji Noyori

Moscow State University Rector and President Ryoji Noyori

Tour of the supercomputer

Tour of the supercomputer

Visit to the department of Physics

Visit to the department of Physics

Visit to the department of Chemistry

Visit to the department of Chemistry

Moscow State University

Moscow State University