Team "P01TERGEIST" reports to the President upon winning the METI Minister's Award at the 17th Crisis Management Contest
Category：News｜Publishing : November 9, 2022
The members of the team P01TERGEIST, Mr. Hiroki Imai and Mr. Akihiro Kawanishi of the Computer Science Program of the Department of Engineering, and Mr. Ryota Sakurai and Mr. Shota Tokuda of the Department of Computer Science, visited President Takatoshi Kinoshita and Vice President Nobuhiro Inuzuka to report having won the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Minister's Award at the 17th Crisis Management Contest.
President Kinoshita asked the students about their laboratory, future targets, etc. and expressed his congratulations. He stated that he was delighted with this wonderful achievement, which was the result of the practical education established by Kinji Shimizu, the first President of the university after the introduction of the current university educational system in Japan.
The students explained each member's role in the final round, their handling of trouble in a tense atmosphere on the day of the contest, and other details of the event. They also said that the curriculum of the Department of Computer Science included many seminars that made them feel the improvement in their skills, and that they had taken advantage of their studies at the university. They also commented that they wanted to leverage the experience of having won the award for conducting research or working at companies in the future.
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Posted on June 29, 2022: News&Topics "Saito & Kakei Laboratory of the Department of Engineering (Computer Science) wins the METI Minister's Award at the 17th Crisis Management Contest" (Link to the Japanese website)
Reporting on their achievement
Commemorative photo (upper row: from left to right, Mr. Ryota Sakurai, Mr. Hiroki Imai, Mr. Shota Tokuda, and Vice President Inuzuka,
bottom row: from left, President Kinoshita and Mr. Akihiro Kawanishi)