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DATE2022.05.18 #News from Academic Affairs

(Notices) Advanced Technology Seminar "Putting a Commercial Rocket into Orbit - Launching and Managing a Deep Tech Startup

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Advanced Technology Seminar "Putting Commercial Rockets into Orbit - Launching and Managing Deep Tech Startups" (Tuesday, May 24, 6:00 pm Online)

Seminar Title: "Putting Commercial Rockets into Orbit - Launching and Managing Deep Tech Startups" (May 24 (Tue.), 6:00 p.m., Online)

Date] Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 18:45-20:30 (6:00 p.m.)

Lecturer: Takahiro Inagawa (President, Interstellar Technologies Inc.)

Venue: Online via Zoom

Please log in to UTAS, check the URL of Zoom on the bulletin board, and access the URL.

This seminar is an extracurricular seminar.

 This seminar is open to all Todai students, Academic and Administrative Staff of all Faculties and Graduate Schools (free of charge, no advance registration required).

 There will be a relatively long question period during this seminar.

[Seminar outline

It is predicted that the space business as a whole will rapidly grow to a 100 trillion yen market in 2040.    The seminar will share the history of rocket development and future prospects of Interstellar Technologies, the first Japanese private company to reach outer space, as well as the experience of launching a new industry and new business of Deep Tech from the viewpoint of an engineer and a manager.

Lecturer Profile] Born in 1987. After graduating from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Applied Physics, Tokyo Institute of Technology, he joined Interstellar Technologies Corporation, where he has been working since 2014. He has been in his current position since 2014. He has been engaged in system design, orbit calculation, and control system design for rocket development as an engineer as well as a manager. He has been developing small rockets in order to realize a future where space is within reach for everyone. In Japan, he launched MOMO, the first rocket developed by a private company to reach space.  At the same time, they are developing the ZERO rocket for nano-satellites.

Organizers: Office of Academic Strategy, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, and Engineering Education Division, Center for Innovation in Engineering Education

 Room 324, Bldg. 8, Faculty of Engineering, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8656, Japan

  E-Mail: (Takaaki Kawanaka)

Advanced Technology Seminar "Launching and Managing a Deep Tech Startup to Put a Commercial Rocket into Orbit" by Takahiro Inagawa