Indonesian NAIST alumni association in collaboration with NAIST partner universities in Indonesia, UGM, IPB, and UI, separately held a scientific seminar featuring two NAIST professors, Prof. Yasuhiko Nakashima (Division of Information science) and Prof. Shun Hirota (Division of Materials Science) on January 14-15, 2019. The event was held simultaneously with the inspection of NAIST-UGM Collaboration Office in Yogyakarta and NAIST Indonesia Office in Bogor. On January 14, the lecture was hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMIPA) UGM at Common Room IUP FMIPA UGM. On January 15, the event was hosted by the Department of Biology IPB at Ruang Sidang Departemen Biologi, FMIPA IPB Darmaga Campus; and by the Faculty of Pharmacy UI at Room PC101 Health Science Cluster UI, Depok.
The lecture was attended by dozens of students and staffs from each university. Prof. Nakashima delivered a lecture about the science and development of computer architecture. Prof. Hirota talked about protein supramolecule and its prospect for drug delivery. In between the scientific talks, Dr. Masako Shimamoto from NAIST Educational Collaboration Office introduced about education in NAIST.