Report

Falling Walls Lab Sendai

Date: August 31, 2021
Time: 13:30 – 17:15
Venue: Online

Falling Walls Lab Sendai was a great success with over one hundred live viewers, and outstanding performances from all the participants. The audience enjoyed the huge diversity of topics spanning AI, Climate Change, and mRNA vaccines but also Abandoned Countrysides, Income Inequality, and the Beauty of Mathematics, among many others.
MC for the event was Atsuko Kohata, TV presenter and a radio personality, best known as movie commentator on programs such as TBS "King's Brunch".
Among the 25 presenters, we are delighted to announce the three winners and two Audience Award winners of Falling Walls Lab Sendai 2021.

1st Place
Saeka Uchino (Tohoku University) - Breaking the Wall of Milk Science and Immunology

2nd Place
Manjit Singh Grewal (Tohoku University) - Breaking the Wall of Clean Energy from Marine Biomass

3rd Place
Aditya Saha (Tohoku University) - Breaking the Wall of Unaffordable Solar Energy

Audience Award (two winners with same number of votes)
Li Xue (Tohoku University) - Breaking the Wall of Computer-assisted Prediction
Joy Sambo (Hokkaido University) - Breaking the Wall of Menstrual Hygiene Management Practices

Our winner, Ms. Saeka Uchino is going to present her research at the Falling Walls Finale taking place in Berlin from November 7-9.
We would like to express our gratitude to all participants and viewers of the event!


Saeka Uchino (Tohoku University)

Manjit Singh Grewal (Tohoku University)

Aditya Saha (Tohoku University)
Audience Award

Q&A Session

Group Photo

Awards Ceremony