The Wyss Institute’s 6th annual international symposium will focus on the recent development and near-term impact of bioinspired robots that self-organize, respond and adapt to their environment, enhance movement, and interact in a seamless way with humans to improve health and society. Organized by Wyss Institute Core Faculty members Radhika Nagpal, Conor Walsh, Robert Wood and Don Ingber, the day will include a number of distinguished speakers and end with a panel discussion focused on the future of this innovative field, followed by a keynote presentation from Helen Greiner of CyPhy Works. [UPDATE, JUNE 22: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.]
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Koichi Suzumori

Tokyo Institute of Technology
Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Koichi Suzumori was born in 1959. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering from Yokohama National University, Japan, in 1982, 1984, and 1990, respectively. He had worked for Toshiba R&D Center from 1984 to 2001, and also worked for Micromachine Center, Tokyo, from 1999 to 2001. He had been a Professor of Division of Industrial Innovation Sciences, Okayama University, Japan since 2001. He has been a Professor of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology since 2014. He is mainly engaging in the research fields of new actuators and their applications. He received many awards such as JSME Medal for Outstanding Paper, in 1999, RSJ Best Paper Award in 2000, and JSAEM Best Book Award in 2006. He is a fellow member of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers.