2020.11.28 An online celebration lecture of Emeritus Professor Hiroshi Yoshino's winning of the Architectural Institute of Japan Grand Prize was held. Professor Hiroshi Yoshino received the grand prize for his "Contribution to International Research and Education for Enhancing Healthy and Comfort Performance and Energy Conservation in Dwellings".
Following a congratulatory address from Professor Yoshihiro Kimura, Chair of the Department of Architecture and Building Science of 2020, Professor Hiroshi Yoshino gave a commemorative lecture, in which he talked about his long-standing research and education as well as current activities.
Since the event was held online, alumni of all ages as well as current students of Tohoku University in the fields of built environment engineering and building science participated from all around the world including China, India, Korea, Malaysia, Panama, etc, which represents Professor Hiroshi Yoshino’s long-term and deep commitment in giving guidance to international students.
online lecture scene of Emiritus Professor Hiroshi YoshinoPortrait of Emiritus Professor Hiroshi Yoshino
online participants photo

2020.08.18 Doctoral thesis defense of Mr.Teshirogi and Ms.Wang was held online. We had OB and OGs from Tokyo and the US participate and had active discussions.
2020.07.27 Mr.Takada, an OB of Mochida lab got the excellent master thesis award given by Architectural Institute of Japan.
2020.06.29 A Proposal "激甚化する水害への建築分野の取り組むべき課題-戸建て住宅を中心として-" by 気候災害特別調査委員会 of AIJ was released on the AIJ website.
2020.06.23 A proposal "長寿社会における脱炭素健康住宅への道筋" by 長寿・低炭素化分科会 (a joint subcommittee of 環境学委員会 and 土木工学・建築学委員会, of Science Council of Japan) was released. Honorary Prof. Yoshino and Prof.Mochida contributed to the creation of the proposal as members of the subcommittee.
2020.06.19 A proposal "低平地等の水災害激甚化に対応した適応策推進上の重要課題" by 土木工学・建築学委員会気候変動と国土分科会 (a subcommittee of Science Council of Japan) was released. Despite the fact that the subcommittee mainly consists of profesoors in the field of river management and flood control (Civil Engineering), Honorary Prof. Yoshino and Prof.Mochida contributed to the discussions as professors in the field of Architecture. A part of the proposal emphasizes "the urge to establish technology for water resistant architecture".
2020.05.20 Ishida sensei received an Honorable Award from Japan Association for Wind Engineering.
2020.03.31 Associate Professor Natsuko Nagasawa joined the Laboratories of Built Environmental Engineering.
2020.03.25 Mr.Takada received the Aoba award (awarded to the best master's thesis in the department).
2020.02.07 Mr.Ishikawa and Ms.Homma, an OG of Mochida lab, received the young researcher excellent presentation award in AIJ annual meeting 2020.
2020.01.22 Zhou sensei from Wuhan University joined Mochida lab as a visiting researcher.
2019.12.19-20 Mr.Ishikawa and Mr.Kobayashi gave presentations at the Asian Symposium on Urban Environment and Energy in Korea 2019.
2019.11.27-29 Mr.Ishikawa gave presentations at 33rd symposium of Computional Fluid Dynamics.
2019.09.13-15 Ishida Sensei and Ms.Onoda gave presentations at annual meeting 2019 of Japan Society of Fluid Mechanics.
2019.09.03-06 Prof.Mochida, Ishida Sensei and 10 students gave presentations at AIJ annual meeting 2019.
2019.07.12 Mr.Yamamoto, an OB of Mochida lab got the excellent master thesis award given by Architectural Institute of Japan.
2019.06.07 The paper written by Mr.Kasai, Prof.Okaze (Tokyo Institute of Technology),Mr.Yamamoto who are Mochida lab's OB and Prof.Kazumasa Hanaoka from Ritsumeikan University and Prof.Mochida won the best paper award of Heat Island Institute International.
2019.06.07 Short lectures were held by Prof.Parham Mirzaei Ahranjani from Nottingham University and Dr. Mohammadreza Shirzadi from Niigata Institute of Technology.
2019.04.15 Mr.Wen of old Uematsu lab was assigned to our lab.
2019.04.01 The new 4th grade students of Mr.Ishizu, Mr.Ogihara, Ms.Chiba were assigned to Mochida lab.
2019.03.27 Mr.Yamamoto got the Aoba Award,and Mr.Nunokawa got the Dean Award of the faculty of engineering.
2019.03.11-03.12 Ishida Sensei, Ms.Homma, Mr.Yamamoto gave an oral presentation at the international workshop on Wind Effects on Building and Urban Environment.
2019.02.06 The final review meeting of master thesis was held.
2019.01.30 The final review meeting of the graduation thesis was held.
2019.01.17 A lecture meeting was held by Prof.LI of Wuhan University of Technology and Mr.Zhang from China Railway Siyuan Survey and Design Group CO.,LTD.
2018.12.14 A lecture meeting was held by Mr.Kato, who is a honorary professor of Tokyo University.
2018.12.04 Ms.Homma, Mr.Yamamoto and Ms.Onoda gave oral presentations at the 25th Wind Engineering Symposium.
2018.11.29-30 Ms.Onoda,Mr.Takada and Mr.Nunokawa gave oral presentations at the Asian Symposium on Urban Environment and Energy in UTokyo 2018.
2018.10.09 Mr.Zhang finished his one-year study of PhD exchange program in Japan and came back to China.
2018.09.12 Prof.Zhai returned home after completing the academic communications with three environmental research groups in Japan and domestic researchers.
2018.09.08-09 Summer seminar was held at Motoyoshi District.
2018.09.04-06 Prof.Mochida, Ishida Sensei and 8 students gave presentations in AIJ annual meeting 2018.
2018.08.10 Prof.Zhai gave a special lecture, and the welcome party for Prof.Zhai was held.
2018.08.06 Prof.Zhai of Colorado University came to Japan!
2018.08.06-10 ZHOU Xilin(PhD student) gave a poster presentation at 10th International Conference on Urban Climate
2018.07.31-08.01 The researches of LBEE were introduced at open campus.
2018.06.04-05 Prof.Haghighat gave a special lecture.
2018.05.30 The PhD student Reza from Iran finished his 2 months communication in Mochida lab.
2018.04.09 The PhD student Reza from Iran joined in Mochida lab.
2018.04.02 New 4th grade Mr.Ishikawa, Mr.Kobayashi, Mr.Nunokawa were assigned.
2018.03.15 Prof. Baumueller gave a special lecture about Green Infrastructure.
2018.03.13 Prof. Mochida, Ishida Sensei,Mr.Yamamoto gave oral presentations at WRDM.
2018.03.11-14 The 1st International Workshop on Wind-Related Disasters and Mitigation (WRDM)held in Tohoku University. This workshop was held for the first time on the theme of Wind-Related Disasters including not only conventional strong wind disasters but also environmental obstacles brought by weak wind, Prof. Uematsu was chairman of the workshop, Prof. Mochida was the chairman of the executive committee, Prof. Ozake was the executive committee secretary, Ishida Sensei was the deputy secretary, and many students from the laboratory participated as staff. Prof. Yingli XUAN of Tokyo Polytechnic University, Dr. Sasaki of Shimizu Corporation, Mr. Tabata of Obayashi Corporation, Ms. Konno of Takenaka Corporation, etc. OB / OG of Mochida laboratory who are working at research institutes of university or corporation. Thanks to the cooperation of the students and OB・OG, we can complete successfully. In environmental sessions on urban climate, Prof. Juergen Baumueller, famous for Stuttgart's wind path, Prof. Satoru Iizuka of Nagoya University, Prof. Chao Ren of Chinese University of Hong Kong, and Prof. Xianyi ZHOU of Tongji University were invited for keynote lectureres. Prof. Qiong Li from South China University of Technology, who had previously studied at Tohoku University, also came.


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