Hokkaido University SB participated in the ceremony for the establishment of the IEEE Muroran Institute of Technology SB held on Aug 2 at Muroran Institute of Technology. The IEEE Muroran Institute of Technology SB was officially established on Mar 13. Before this establishment, only one SB exists in Hokkaido, Hokkaido University SB. I hope that this SB establishment contributes in-depth knowledge exchange and valuable networking among SBs in Hokkaido.
At the ceremony, SB activities and student research topics were presented by both SBs. Also, a special lecture entitled “Privacy and Trust Issues in Vehicular Networks” was given by Prof. Priyadarsi Nanda of University of Technology Sydney. At the end of the ceremony, a special cake commemorating the establishment appeared in a surprise. A cake-cutting ceremony was performed by Counselors and Chairs of both SBs, and IEEE Sapporo Section Chair. Everyone ate the cake deliciously. After the ceremony, a networking meeting was held to deepen exchange.