A challenge and a unique experience – do your M.Sc thesis at SEL Semiconductor Energy Laboratories sponsored by Dr. Shunpei Yamazaki – the man with the most patents in the world!

Swedish senior students of technology are invited to apply for a very generous scholarship from frontier technology laboratory SEL through the Sweden-Japan Foundation. The scholarship includes airfare to and from Japan, living cost and a salary in accordance with SEL regulations.  Duration: 6 months. Work place: SEL laboratories in Atsugi, Kanagawa, 1 hour by train from Tokyo.

Fields of research:

-computational science
-computer aided design (CAD)
-organic electroluminescence (OEL)
-solar cells

Examples of research topics:
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd. is a very unique company, engaged
only in creative R&D and patenting novel technology, without engaging in
manufacturing and sales. Over the years, SEL has developed some of the world’s top
class technology through research of low-temperature crystalline TFTs, and
possess a great number of fundamental patents in this field. Read more in SEL Brochure.

Dr. Shunpei Yamazaki, owner of SEL, founded the company in 1980.
In 2004 he set a new Guinness World Record with 1295 Japanese
and 1950 foreign patents. He has received several awards and
decorations in Japan and abroad for his research and innovations.

SEL provide several evening courses and sports activities, for example, tennis, soccer, basketball, golf, baseball, badminton, climbing, skiing, snowboarding, swimming, etc.