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Applicaton Instructions for MSL CRP_2017

Outline and Application Instructions for 2017 MSL CRP

Application Instructions (PDF)Application Forms
 
 
Collaborative Research Projects (CRP)- 2017
Laboratory for Materials and Structures,
Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
 
1. Outlines of the Projects
 
The Collaborative Research Projects (hereafter, "CRP") of the Laboratory for Materials and Structures(hereafter, "MSL"), Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, include the following five different types of research and workshop to be carried out at MSL/organized by MSL in collaboration with MSL faculties including Assistant, Associate, and Full Professors (hereafter, "MSL Faculties").
 
● International CRP (of Category A, B, or C):
Research project conducted by a team consisting of MSL faculties and researchers of foreign organizations using the facilities, equipment, data, etc., available at MSL.
 
● General CRP (of Category A,B, or C):
Research project conducted by a team consisting of MSL faculties and researchers of other organizations, using the facilities, equipment, data, etc., available at MSL.
 
● Topic-Specified CRP:
Research projects on one of the following topics coordinated by MSL faculties and conducted by a team consisting of MSL faculties and researchers of other organization, using the facilities, equipment, data, etc., available at MSL.
 

Specified Research Topics (Please see the abstracts of the topics.)

 

● International Workshop:
Small-scale international discussion meeting on a focused topic to promote MSL CRP, organized by MSL.  
 
● Workshop:
Small-scale discussion meeting on a focused topic to promote MSL CRP, organized by MSL.  
 
2. Qualified Applicants
Researcher with a doctoral or an equivalent who reasonabuly approves the agreements on intellectual property rights with MSL. (Please see Regulation on Intellectual Property Right yielded from MSL CRP for more details.)
(Technical staff and Postgraduate students may be a collaborative research project.)

Project representative may apply once for General or International CRP, and once for Workshop or International Workshop, at most.
 
3. How to Apply
Prior to application, applicant should consult with MSL faculties regarding research subject, period, and research expenses, etc.
General information of MSL including organizations, faculty members, and research abstracts can be obtained  in MSL website

 

International CRP, General CRP and Topic-Specified CRP:
Applicant should submit an application form (use Form 1) to the office for CRP by e-mail (suishin@msl.titech.ac.jp). The application form can be downloaded from MSL website).
 
International Workshop and Workshop:
Applicant should submit an application form (use Form 2) to the office for CRP by e-mail (suishin@msl.titech.ac.jp ).The application form can be downloaded from MSL website.
 
4. Period of Project
 
International CRP, General CRP and Topic-Specified CRP:
About one year from April 10th 2017 to March 20th 2018.
Research period may be extended up to a maximum of three years, provided that project representative of project should apply newly in each year.
 
International Workshop and Workshop:
Between April 10th 2017 and March 20th 2018.
 
5. Research Expenses
Necessary expenses for the CRP or Workshop may be covered in accordance to the budget allocated. (The airfare and public transportation fare are covered.)
 
6. Deadline of Application
 
January 27, 2017 (No application will be accepted later than the deadline.)
 
7. Selection and Notification
 
The decision shall be notified to each applicant (i.e. project representative) early in April, 2017.
 
8. Report of CRP / Workshop
 
After the completion of CRP or Workshop, representative of CRP or Workshop is required to submit “Report on CRP” or “Report on Workshop” to the office for CRP by e-mail(suishin@msl.titech.ac.jp). The report should include power point slides describing the results of CRP or Workshop.
 
9. Publication of Research Results and Others
 
In case of publishing the results of MSL CRP, please acknowledge the sponsorship for the collaborative research project provided by the Laboratory for Materials and Structures, and inform it to the office for CRP.

 

Please use the following name(s), if necessary, in your acknowledgment.
1 Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2 Collaborative Research Project of Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Please note that the intellectual property rights yielded from MSL CRP are under the regulation of MSL, please refer here.
For details of the regulation, please contact the office for CRP.
 
10. Accommodation
 
Accommodations in Tokyo Institute of Technology are not available.
 
11. Award Presentations to Outstanding Research Activities
 
The MSL Award for Research will be presented to the outstanding research activities.
 
12. Where to submit and contact
 
Office for Collaborative Research Projects
Laboratory for Materials and Structures, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology
R3-27 4259 Nagatsuta, Midori-ku, Yokohama 226-8503, Japan
TEL: +81-45-924-5968  FAX : +81-45-924-5978
E-mail: suishin@msl.titech.ac.jp
URL: http://www.msl.titech.ac.jp/english.html

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