-Dr. Eric E. Matsumoto Associate Professor, California State University visited on December 12, 2007. He introduced the students to innovative precast bent cap systems for seismic regions.
-Dr. Ranjith Dissanayake,Department of Civil Engineering, University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka visited Saitama University on October 29, 2007 to present reports on how coastal buildings and infrastructure in Sri Lanka behaved under
various tsunami wave heights and many lessons learned for reducing vulnerability to future events.
-International Exchange Seminar between Saitama University and Thammasat University on Environmentally Sustainable Infrastructure Development in Asia
was held from October 29,2007 to November 6,2007. Dr. Nakhorn Poovarodom, Faculty of Engineering Thammasat University, Dr. Krishna M. Neaupane, SIIT Thammasat University,Mr. Pongsak Choktaweekarn (SIIT Thammasat University,Mr. Korawan Artlert (Faculty of Engineering Thammasat University),Mr. Kittisak Pitakwong (Faculty of Engineering Thammasat University),Mr. Suranga Kanchana Kahatadeniya (SIIT Thammasat University)visited on this program. Faculty members and students from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering of Saitama University also presented their research and findings in the program.