Partnership with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Memorandum of Understanding established between TIU and CERN

On 2021 Dec 23, Tokyo International University (Chancellor and Chair: Nobuyasu Kurata) established a Memorandum of Understanding with the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland, becoming an official cooperating organization.
CERN is the largest-scale particle physics research center in the world. It currently has an underground Large Hadron Collider (LHC) with a total length of 27km, and has announced a project to build an incredibly large LHC with a total length of 100km for approximately 3 trillion Japanese yen.
Dr. Fatih Ozaydin, Associate Professor in TIU’s Digital Business and Innovation major and member of TIU’s Research Institute for International Strategy, will lend his expertise and take part in the feasibility study for this project.
The design research for this project involved over 1,300 professionals from over 150 universities, research institutes, and corporations from around the world over a period of 5 years. The first and second official cooperating organizations in Japan are the University of Tokyo and the High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK) in Tsukuba City. Tokyo International University is the third in Japan to become an official cooperating organization. TIU will continue to promote joint research with universities and research institutes around the world, and will act as a base for global research.

※ About the Digital Business & Innovation (DBI) Major:

Technology is leading the future and changing businesses everywhere. The DBI major helps today’s students adapt to the current workforce by building a bridge between business and technology. Students will obtain knowledge on how to innovate products, services, and business models using new technology. Learning objectives are achieved through active learning and practical experiences such as the career practicum course with Tech Mahindra – one of the largest IT firms in India. Concentration Modules focus on areas including Digital Business Management, AI and Deep Learning, Digital Finance and Fintech, Digital Marketing and Analytics, Digital Transformation and Tech Innovation, and Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.

(Click HERE to learn more about the DBI major.)

※ About Professor Fatih Ozaydin:

Dr. Fatih Ozaydin obtained a Ph.D. in Quantum Information and Quantum Optics at Osaka University in Japan. He also holds an M.S. in Electronics Engineering and a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from Isik University in Turkey. His research interests include artificial intelligence (A.I.), blockchain technology, fintech, quantum information and computation, and more.
In addition to being active in research, Dr. Ozaydin teaches TIU E-Track courses including Digital Banking and Fintech, Implementing Blockchain Technologies, and Project Management. He has also taught special practicum courses alongside industry professionals in Tech Mahindra – one of the largest IT firms in India. TIU’s partnership with Tech Mahindra and other companies allows our students to participate in practicum courses, internships, and other dynamic learning experiences that help them prepare for the workforce and future research.

(Click HERE to learn more about Dr. Fatih Ozaydin.)

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