Invited Speakers

Plenary speakers

Title : Motion and Pattern Formation of Micro Bio-Robots
Dr. Chih-Ming Ho

University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ben Rich-Lockheed Martin Chair Professor
Director of the Center for Cell Control
Member, US National Academy of Engineering

Title : MEMS Robotic Inchworm for Cortical Neural Prosthesis
Dr. Yu-Chong Tai
California Institute of Technology, USA
Professor of Bioengineering and Electrical Engineering
Director, CalTech Micromachining Laboratory
IEEE Fellow

Title : A Dance Partner Robot and Its Real World Application “PaDY”
Dr. Kazuhiro Kosuge
Professor, Tohoku University

Keynote speakers

Title : Blind Spot of Biomimetic Approach
Dr. Makoto Kaneko

Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
IEEE Fellow

Title : Peripheral Nerve Interface Device for Robotic Arms
Dr. William C. Tang

University of California, Irvine, USA
Professor of Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
Director, Microbiomechanics Laboratory