Innovative Global Program

The Innovative Global Program incorporates Research-Based Learning throughout the four-year
course of study, as opposed to the conventional model which applies it solely to the Graduation Thesis Program.
IGP introduces students to laboratory research from the first year, and provides an environment that enables students to pursue cutting-edge research under the guidance of a supervisor, advisers, and graduate students.

The Innovative Global Program incorporates Research-Based Learning throughout the four-year course of study, as opposed to the conventional model which applies it solely to the Graduation Thesis Program.
IGP introduces students to laboratory research from the first year, and provides an environment that enables students to pursue cutting-edge research under the guidance of a supervisor, advisers, and graduate students.

Students conduct research over the four years from admission to graduation, so they are fully prepared when they reach the Graduation Thesis Program.

For practical research subjects, students will be assigned to their supervisor's laboratory from their
first year and will pursue cutting-edge research under the guidance of their supervisor and advisers.

For seminars, students will present and discuss details of their research in front of advisers who
specialize in various fields. Having their research evaluated by not just one but multiple discipline
specialists fosters a global and multidisciplinary perspective needed for their future careers.

In addition, because they are already active researchers at the same time as they study foundational science courses in small interactive classes, are exposed to multidisciplinary approaches to engineering, and dig into specialized courses, they can approach each subject more actively, with higher motivation and the eye of a researcher, ready to integrate and apply everything they learn.

Students conduct research over the four years from admission to graduation, so they are fully prepared when they reach the Graduation Thesis Program.

For practical research subjects, students will be assigned to their supervisor's laboratory from their first year and will pursue cutting-edge research under the guidance of their supervisor and advisers.

For seminars, students will present and discuss details of their research in front of advisers who specialize in various fields. Having their research evaluated by not just one but multiple discipline specialists fosters a global and multidisciplinary perspective needed for their future careers.

In addition, because they are already active researchers at the same time as they study foundational science courses in small interactive classes, are exposed to multidisciplinary approaches to engineering, and dig into specialized courses, they can approach each subject more actively, with higher motivation and the eye of a researcher, ready to integrate and apply everything they learn.

Students pursue cutting-edge
research under the guidance
of their supervisor and
advisers, as well as
researchers and postgraduate
students associated with a
specific laboratory.
Students are given a research topic
and learn specific problem-solving
methods under the guidance of
higher-level undergraduates and
postgraduates.
In lab rotation style, students
spend about two months at a
time in laboratories of
various disciplines.
This enables them to acquire
interdisciplinary knowledge
and a global perspective.
Students can gain a broad perspective
on science and engineering while
learning to solve problems using a variety of approaches characteristic of each field.
Students decide on a
laboratory for the Graduation
Thesis Program and actively
pursue research with
postgraduate students.
Students set their own research topics,
proactively pursue research and
develop the capability to make
decisions and to practice based on
their own ethical stance.
Students work on their
Graduation Thesis Program,
taking leadership and
forming a team.
They learn to plan and conduct their own research and follow through by confirming their results and presenting them to scholars in their field at international conferences. This becomes a vehicle for learning and practicing leadership, accountability, and professionalism.
IGP offers students who aim to progress to graduate school at SIT an opportunity to experience overseas study for several months or a year.
Depending on the individual student's career plans, IGP prepares students for graduate school or to seek employment in Japan or overseas.
Students pursue cutting-edge research under the guidance of their supervisor and advisers, as well as researchers and postgraduate students associated with a specific laboratory.
Students are given a research topic and learn specific problem-solving methods under the guidance of higher-level undergraduates and postgraduates.
In lab rotation style, students spend about two months at a time in laboratories of various disciplines. This enables them to acquire interdisciplinary knowledge and a global perspective.
Students can gain a broad perspective on science and engineering while learning to solve problems using a variety of approaches characteristic of each field.
Students decide on a laboratory for the Graduation Thesis Program and actively pursue research with postgraduate students.
Students set their own research topics, proactively pursue research and develop the capability to make decisions and to practice based on their own ethical stance.
Students work on their Graduation Thesis Program, taking leadership and forming a team.
They learn to plan and conduct their own research and follow through by confirming their results and presenting them to scholars in their field at international conferences. This becomes a vehicle for learning and practicing leadership, accountability, and professionalism.
IGP offers students who aim to progress to graduate school at SIT an opportunity to experience overseas study for several months or a year.
Depending on the individual student's career plans, IGP prepares students for graduate school or to seek employment in Japan or overseas.

This is an advanced curriculum which offers a new model of science and engineering education.

"Active learning through research projects"
(Research-Based Learning) is conducted over
four years.
"Active learning through research projects" (Research-Based Learning) is conducted over four years.
Students study cutting-edge research in a
wide range of engineering fields from the
early years, which stimulates interest in
a variety of approaches in engineering.
Students study cutting-edge research in a wide range of engineering fields from the early years, which stimulates interest in a variety of approaches in engineering.
While conducting research, students study the
required subjects and acquire broad
knowledge as well as a deep understanding
of specialized fields and research skills.
While conducting research, students study the required subjects and acquire broad knowledge as well as a deep understanding of specialized fields and research skills.
Students acquire thinking ability in
mathematics, physics and chemistry, and
computer science skills needed for research.
Students acquire thinking ability in mathematics, physics and chemistry, and computer science skills needed for research.
Students learn ethics as engineers, diverse cultures, and the skills to communicate research results to
society.
Students learn ethics as engineers, diverse cultures, and the skills to communicate research results to society.
This consists of a common equipment center, a techno workshop, project space and an active learning
space. Students are able to freely utilize the latest, costly testing equipment and acquire high-level
technical skills.
This consists of a common equipment center, a techno workshop, project space and an active learning space. Students are able to freely utilize the latest, costly testing equipment and acquire high-level technical skills.
X-ray Diffractometer / Scanning Electron Microscope / Electron Probe Micro Analyzer / Specimen
Coater / Thermogravimetry-Differential Thermal Analysis / Laser Microscope / Digital Microscope /
Probe Microscope / Optical Microscope / Tension and Compression Testing Machine with
Thermostatic Chamber / Zeta Potential, Nanoparticle Diameter Measurement System / Laser Raman
Spectrometry / Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer / Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer
/ Terahertz Spectrophotometer / UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer / Spectrofluoro-Photometer /
Semiconductor Parameter Analyzer / X-ray CT Scan / Sputtering Equipment / Thermal mannequin /
Contact angle measuring device / Adsorption Measurement / Maskless Lithography System / Polarized
Zeeman atomic absorption spectrophotometer / Mass Spectrometer / Circular dichroism spectrometer
/ Nuclear Magnetic Resonance NMR / Laser processing machine
X-ray Diffractometer / Scanning Electron Microscope / Electron Probe Micro Analyzer / Specimen Coater / Thermogravimetry-Differential Thermal Analysis / Laser Microscope / Digital Microscope / Probe Microscope / Optical Microscope / Tension and Compression Testing Machine with Thermostatic Chamber / Zeta Potential, Nanoparticle Diameter Measurement System / Laser Raman Spectrometry / Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer / Ultraviolet-Visible Spectrophotometer / Terahertz Spectrophotometer / UV-Vis-NIR Spectrophotometer / Spectrofluoro-Photometer / Semiconductor Parameter Analyzer / X-ray CT Scan / Sputtering Equipment / Thermal mannequin / Contact angle measuring device / Adsorption Measurement / Maskless Lithography System / Polarized Zeeman atomic absorption spectrophotometer / Mass Spectrometer / Circular dichroism spectrometer / Nuclear Magnetic Resonance NMR / Laser processing machine
Space materials science experiment simulation
Human heart prediction
Research into air resistance
Electric vehicle motor output measurements
Evaluates vehicle safety systems