By W. Kenneth Davis (auth.), Keichi Oshima, Yoshitsugu Mishima, Yoshio Ando (eds.)
This is the respectable list of the foreign Symposium on "The function of Nuclear Engineering for an doubtful destiny" which used to be hung on No vember five and six, 1980, at Keidanren corridor in Tokyo, in reference to the twentieth Anniversary of the Nuclear Engineering division, school of Engineering, collage of Tokyo. 8 experts from around the world have been invited to give a contribution papers to the symposium, and the professors of our division offered a paper each one. The Symposium used to be divided into seven classes, chaired through profes sors of the dept in response to their specialties. approximately 2 hundred scientists attended the symposium, and a few of them joined the discussions. The symposium was once fruitful and intensely winning from each standpoint, and hugely evaluated through the attendants in addition to by way of con cerned humans outdoors. This good fortune is because of the profitable association and stable functionality of the employees of this symposium, to whom i want to precise my grat itude. I additionally desire that those lawsuits should be priceless to the experts who're serious about the doubtful way forward for nuclear engineering in addition to with the position of Universities in that future.
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