1. Weekly lab seminar(ウィークリー研究室ゼミ)

  • Date: Wednesday 16:20 ~ 17:50 JST
  • Venue: off-line (IDEC #204) and online (MS Teams)
  • Contents: Literature review (the 1st semester), Research progress report (the 2nd semester ~), Discussion

2. Group discussion(グループミーティング

  • Group 1: Energy group
  • Group 2: Hazards and water resource management group
  • Date:
    • Energy group: Wednesday 08:45~10:15 JST
    • Hazards and water resource group: Thursday 08:45~10:15 JST
  • Venue: off-line (IDEC #405) and online (MS Teams)

3. Semester summary seminar(学期総括ゼミ)

  • Date: Two times/year (4th August and February)
  • Venue: IDEC #204
  • Speaker: All members of the CHESS lab
  • Contents: Total summary of research activity for the semester
  • Presentation: Oral (15 min for presentation, 5 min for Q&A) with PowerPoint material
  • Report: Prepare and distribute a handout by using the following format. [Template – Semester summary seminar]
  • Requirement: Handouts more than 4 pages.

4. Annual schedule of research activity(年間スケジュール)

  • April: Introduction and selection of research theme (Undergraduate students)
  • May ~ July: Literature reviews, Intensive lecture for NWP
  • July: Preparation of MS thesis (Oct. enrollment)
  • The beginning of Aug: Final presentation of MS thesis (Oct. enrollment)
  • The end of Aug: Improvement of MS thesis and Final submission (Oct. enrollment)
  • Aug ~ Sep: Field survey, Data collection
  • The end of Sep: Graduation ceremony (Oct. enrollment)
  • Oct ~ Nov: Experiments, Data analysis
  • Dec: Summarizing results
  • Jan: Preparation of graduation thesis (Undergraduate students) and MS thesis (April enrollment)
  • Feb: Final presentations (Undergraduate and Master students)
  • The end of Feb: Improvements of thesis and Final submissions (Undergraduate and Master students)
  • The beginning of March: Preparation of conference papers
  • March: Graduation ceremony (April enrollment)
  • The end of March: CHESS lab cleaning

5. Intensive lecture(集中講義)

  • Date: TBD
  • Lecture: Numerical Environmental Impact Assessment I (the 2nd semester) and II (the 1st semester)
  • Contents:
    • Numerical weather prediction (NWP) with WRF
    • Numerical prediction of sea states
    • numerical modelling practice
  • Note: It is strongly recommended to take the NEIA I before taking the NEIA II.