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Cheng returns from visiting professorship in Japan

The timing of Prof. Hong Cheng’s visiting professorship to Chubu, Japan couldn’t have been more remarkable.

Even before the devastating earthquake and tsunami hit the island nation earlier this year, Prof. Cheng was making plans to head to Japan for spring quarter to do research and give guest lectures.


Ships washed nearly half a mile onto the land by the tsunami (L to R: Mr. Saira Ito, an artist from Tokyo; Ms. Sayaka Irie, a NHK senior report; and Professor Hiroyasu Saito, a communication professor of Chubu University.) Photo: Hong Cheng

In this video, Prof. Cheng talks about his on-campus experiences, as well as how his research project was shaped by the earthquake and tsunami.

July 15, 2011

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