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Shigeo HIROSE, Japan

Shigeo Hirose is a Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.  He received the B.E. degree with first class honors in Mechanical Engineering from Yokohama National University in 1971, and the M.E. and Dr. E. degrees in Control Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973 and 1976, respectively.  He was a Research Associate and Associate Professor of the same university.  He became a Professor in 1992.  His research interest is in the creative design of robotic mechanisms and their control.

 

Prof. Hirose was awarded more than 50 academic awards, including the Joseph Engelberger Robotics Award from Robotic Industries Association (2009), Carlos Ghosn Award (2008), Medal with Purple Ribbon from Japanese government (2006), Award of Merits from IFToMM (2004), the first Pioneer in Robotics & Automation Award (1999), Best Conference Paper Award (1995) both from IEEE Robotics & Automation Society.  He is a Fellow of IEEE, JSME and RSJ.

 

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