Ms. Sugimoto Akiko made a research activity for the improvement of information system at Grand Egyptian Museum Conservation Center (GEM-CC). The research was done at the conservation laboratory and scientific analysis laboratory by interviewing conservators and scientists seeking the possibility to strengthen the information sharing among GEM-CC staff. After the research, she summarized the results of her interview, observation and proposal for the improvement and gave presentation in the presence of executive director, technical director and GEM-CC staff.
Ms. Sugimoto has been dispatched to Yemen in 2008 but because of social instability of the country, she was evacuated to Japan. Then, without any signs of improvement of the situation in Yemen, she was dispatched to Egypt in March 2010.
She taught basic IT technology to young Egyptian scholars in Archaeological Database Department who are working on building database for the Grand Egyptian Museum.
She went back again to Japan because of the eruption of revolution in January 2011. After the extension of her activity, she was engaged in the research activities to improve the information system for three months before her completion of her activity in Egypt. She returned back to Japan in March 2012.