Introduction to Engineering

Numbering Code U-ENG20 12108 LJ77 Year/Term 2021 ・ Intensive, First semester
Number of Credits 1 Course Type Lecture
Target Year Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Intensive
Instructor name TAKATSU HIROSHI (Graduate School of Engineering Senior Lecturer)
KANEKO KENTAROU (Graduate School of Engineering Senior Lecturer)
YOROZU KAZUAKI (Graduate School of Engineering Senior Lecturer)
MATSUNO FUMITOSHI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
YAMAMOTO MAMORU (Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere Professor)
NUMATA KEIJI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
MINATO SHINICHI (Graduate School of Informatics Professor)
UNO NOBUHIRO (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
KANETA TAKASHI (Graduate School of Engineering Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Engineering is to inquire after truth, to develop useful technologies, and to establish ways how to give back development results of technology to the society.
First, we offer special lectures regarding the basic knowledge that students in faculty of engineering are expected to have.
Then, we offer a series of intensive lectures about how engineering can suggest solutions of current and future problems of our society, the value of technology, and the responsibilities that researchers and engineers are expected to fulfill.
Course Goals Students learn basic matters such as attitudes and responsibilities they are expected to take as a member of social community. They find value in studying engineering and become to consider what they do in future by understanding technology can suggest solutions of problems our society is facing, especially problems about safety and security.
Schedule and Contents Special lectures,1time, About basic knowledge and attitude as students who start to learn engineering, and the role of engineering in society.
Intensive lectures,6times, A series of lectures offered by special lecturers playing on global stages of science and technology. Lectures are for understanding the role that technology is playing in modern society, for reconfirming importance to study engineering and to work as a researcher and engineer in society, and are to be opportunities to consider own future path. Essays are assigned in every lecture to summarize the lecture content and opinions of other students.
Schedule of the lectures are announced later.
Evaluation Methods and Policy Evaluation will be based on participation and essays assigned in every intensive lecture.
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Specify if necessary.
Textbooks Textbooks/References Specify if necessary.
References, etc. Specify if necessary.
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