Center for International Exchange

Steering Committee Meeting

Reviews matters pertaining to the overall management of the Center, organizational abolishment, budget and settlement of accounts.

Plans new exchange programs

Reviews propriety of co-sponsorship of international exchange programs

China Liaison Committee Collaborates with CIESC on symposiums, etc.
Korean Liaison Committee Collaborates with KIChE on symposiums, etc.
Taiwan Liaison Committee Collaborates with TwIChE on symposiums, etc.
ASEAN Liaison Committee Collaborates with ASEAN states on symposiums, etc.
USA Liaison Committee Collaborates with AIChE on symposiums, etc.
Germany Liaison Committee Collaborates with DECHEMA on symposiums, etc.
WCEC/APCChE Committee Overseas matters concerning operation of WCEC/APCChE meetings


International Symposiums (Sessions in English)

To cooperate with the Headquarter Meeting Executive Committee Chairman in running international symposiums (sessions in English) each year.


China Liaison Committee

To continue to seek the holding of new symposiums to discuss the future role of CIESC and Japan-China chemical engineering symposiums. To hold Committee meetings and informal gatherings approximately four times each year. Active participation in AcheMasia.

Korean Liaison Committee

To hold international symposiums on chemical engineering, alternating between the Japan/Korea Student Symposium.

Taiwan Liaison Committee

To plan joint symposiums together with the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers (TwIChE).

ASEAN Liaison Committee

To proactively participate in RSCE and in cooperation with the ASEAN Federation of Chemical Engineering Societies (AFChES).

USA Liaison Committee

To hold receptions and plan joint sessions at the AIChE meetings.

SCEJ-AIChE MOU Signing Ceremony and Seminar was held on June 30, 2016. The details are as follows:

Date: June 30, 2016, Thursday, 4:00-7:30 pm
Venue: Nakanoshima Festival Tower

<MOU Signers>

SCEJ President, Mr. Kimikazu Sugawara (Chairman of the Board and Representative Director of the company, Kaneka Corporation)
SCEJ Vice President, Prof. Tadafumi Adschiri (Tohoku University)
AIChE President, Prof. Gregory Stephanopoulos (MIT)
AIChE Executive Director, Ms. June C. Wispelwey

<Seminar program>

Metabolic Engineering- Opportunities and Challenges for Biochemical Engineers
Prof. Gregory Stephanopoulos (MIT)
Engineering Approach to Adsorption-driven Structure Transition of Nanoporous Materials: Free-energy Analysis based on Molecular Simulation
Prof. Minoru Miyahara (Kyoto University)
Opportunities and Benefits of Collaboration between AIChE and SCEJ
Ms. June C. Wispelwey (AIChE)
International Activities of SCEJ with AIChE and APCChE
Prof. Shuichi Yamamoto (Yamaguchi University)

Germany Liaison Committee

To plan joint forums with DECHEMA headquarter meetings in cooperation with ACHEMA and INCHEM.

WCEC/APPChE Committee

  • To take active participation in APCChE Committee meetings
  • APCChEC17, Hong Kong, 2017
  • APCChEC18, 2019 to be definitively held in Japan

WCCE (World Congress of Chemical Engineering)

  • WCCE10, Barcelona, October 2-6, 2017
  • To determine venue for WCCE11, 2021