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The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics

The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics

The Unit for Energy and Nanomaterials and the Unit for Frontier of Embodiment Informatics: ICT and Robotics co-organize the 1st workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics. This first workshop invites guest speakers from overseas and domestic university, Université libre de Bruxelles and Tokyo Institute of Technology,  and features a topic “Active matter” from the various perspectives such as material sciences, mechanical engineering, ICT.

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  • Co-organizer:The Unit for Frontier of Embodiment Informatics: ICT and Robotics, Top Global University Project, Waseda University / Leading Graduate Program in Science and Engineering: Energy Next, Waseda University / Graduate Program for Embodiment informatics: System Next, Waseda University / Research Project on the Energy Next of Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University / Research Project on the Energy and Nanomaterials of Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering, Waseda University / Research Organization for Nano & Life Innovation, Waseda University / Global Biomedical Green Science Institute, Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies /Waseda University

Program

Session I Chairperson: Prof. Toru Asahi (Research Project Leader of the Energy Next and Energy and Nanomaterials/Program Coordinator of Leading Graduate Program in Science and Engineering, Waseda Univ.)

  • 10:00 Opening Address   Prof. Hideko Koshima (Research Organization for Nano & Life Innovation, Waseda Univ.)
  • 10:05 ”Introduction of TGU Project and Energy and Nanomaterials Unit”   Prof. Takayuki Homma (Dean of Academic Affairs Division / Unit Leader of Energy and Nanomaterials, TGU Program, Waseda Univ.)
  • 10:15 Invited Lecture “Tunable Stiffness Mechanisms and Swelling Soft Actuator in Soft Microrobotics”  Pierre Lambert(TIPs, Université libre de Bruxelles)
  • 10:55  “A Shape-memory Alloy Wire and Its Physical Properties as Soft Actuators and Sensors”    Prof. Hideyuki Sawada  (Dept. of Appl. Phys., Waseda Univ.)
  • 11:25 Invited Lecture ”Hierarchical Chemo-Mechanical Encoding of Multi-Responsive               Hydrogel Actuators via 3D printing” Jean-Marie Raquez (Center for Innovation and Research in Materials and Polymers, Université de Mons)
  • 12:05 Special Lecture “Recent and Future AI Engineering and Its Applications to Robotics”  Prof. Tetsuya Ogata (Associate Dean of Research Promotion Division / Prof. of Dept, of Intermedia Art & Sci., Waseda Univ.)

12:45 Lunch Break

Session II Chairperson: Prof. Pierre Lambert (Université libre de Bruxelles)

  • 14:00 “Design of Photoresponsive Siloxane-based Hybrid Nanomaterials”    Prof. Atsushi Shimojima (Dept. of Appl. Chem., Waseda University)
  • 14:30 “Self-sustained Motility of BZ Gels”    Assoc. Prof. Shingo Maeda (Dept. of Eng. Sci. and Mechan., Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
  • 15:00 “Printed Nanofilms for Bio-integrated System”    Assoc. Prof. Toshinori Fujie (Sch. Life Sci. Tech., Tokyo Tech.)
  • 15:30 “Paper Mechatronics: Activating Papers by Printing Components”    Assist. Prof. Hiroki Shigemune (Dept. of App. Phys., Waseda Univ.)

16:00 Break

Session III Chairperson: Prof. Hideyuki Sawada (Waseda Uinv.)

  • 16:20 “Mechanically Responsive Crystals induced by Light and Heat”    Mr. Takuya Taniguchi  (Dept. of Advanced Sci. and Eng., Waseda Univ.)
  • 16:35 “An Information Display on Face Using Micro-vibration Patterns Generated by SMA Wires”   Mr. Chunhao Song  (Dept. of Appl. Phys., Waseda Univ.)
  • 16:50 “Thermal Phase Transition and Mechanical Motion of a Photo-chromic Salicylideneaniline Crystal”     Mr. Yuki Hagiwara (Dept. of Life Sci. and Medical Biosci., Waseda Univ.)
  • 17:05 “Deformable and Soft Motor”    Mr. Ayato Minaminosono (Dept. of Eng. Sci. and Mechan., Shibaura Inst. of Tech.)
  • 17:20 “Design for Applying Soft Materials to Mechanical Systems”    Mr. Shota Miyake (Dept. of Modern Mechan. Eng., Waseda Univ.)

17:35  Networking with Poster Viewing

  • 18:35 Closing Address    Prof. Shigeki Sugano (Dean of Faculty of Creative Sci. & Eng./Unit Leader of Frontier of Embodiment Informatics, TGU Program/ Program Coordinator of Graduate Program for Embodiment informatics, Waseda Univ.)

After the workshop there will be a gathering for all of the participants

Dates
  • 0312

    TUE
    2019

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Thu, 28 Feb 2019

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