The ceremony to celebrate the opening of Osaka University-Mahidol University Joint Campus was held at Mahidol University's Phayathai Campus on December 19, 2017, with 9 Osaka University faculty and staff members, including Executive Vice President KAWAHARA Genta and Graduate School of Engineering Dean TANAKA Toshihiro, in attendance.
In the opening remarks, Mahidol University representatives spoke about the 45-year history of joint research between Mahidol University and Osaka University, offering congratulations on the signing ceremony. The Japanese Embassy to Thailand expressed its anticipation for even further exchange activities between the two universities and nations.
Executive Vice President Kawahara expressed his gratitude to Mahidol University for their exchange activity with Osaka University. He also presented a vision for the future, namely, both universities will strengthen cooperation in education and research and cultivate global human resources who will play a crucial role in future innovation through the International Joint Degree Programs under the Joint Campus concept, contributing to Japan and Thailand.