Special Seminar by Ira Winder from MIT Media Lab was held.



As a part of Global Teamwork Lab activity, GTL hosted a seminar by Ira Winder from MIT Media Lab. GTL(Global Teamwork Lab) is a team for education and research jointly by GSFS and MIT.
[Special Seminar by Ira Winder]
Time: Feb 10th. 13:00-14:00.
Venue: Lecture Room 2, Environment Building (2nd floor)
Language: English
Speaker: Ira Winder, Research Scientist at MIT Media lab

Look of seminar

  Fine and attractive presentation

  Participants were almost students.


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