Science of Soft Robots – Interdisciplinary integration of mechatronics, material science, and bio-computing

Events

Living Machines 2019 Workshop: Science of Soft Robots

Date
July 9, 2019.
Place
Kasugano International Forum in Nara, Japan.

Organizers

  • Tetsuya Horiuchi, AIST, Japan
  • Kenjiro Tadakuma, Tohoku Univerisity, Japan
  • Koh Hosoda, Osaka University, Japan
  • Koichi Suzumori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Masahiro Shimizu, Osaka University, Japan shimizu@sys.es.osaka-u.ac.jp
  • Patrick Thayer, CELLINK

Program

9:00 Registration and Welcome
9:30-10:00
“3D Bioprinting and Biomaterials for soft robotics applications” Dr.
Patrick Thayer, CELLINK

10:00-11: 00
“Hands on bioprinting “Bioink calibration, Printability optimization,
Multi material printing””

11:00-11:15 coffee break

11:15-12: 00
Advanced printing: vasculature network printing etc.

12:00-13:00 lunch break

13:00-13:30
“Science of Soft Robots in Japan“. Tetsuya Horiuchi, AIST, Japan

13:30-14:00 “Bio-machine hybrid system that grows“. Masahiro Shimizu,
Osaka University, Japan

14:00-14:30 “Kinetic Biology emulated by Soft Actuators and Soft
Sensors“, Ardian Jusufi, Max Planck Institute, Germany

14:30-15:00 Coffee Break

15:00-15:30
“Organic actuation and control in soft biohybrid robots“. Victoria
Webster, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

15:30-16:00
”Anatomy tells animal mechanisms: How giraffes support and move their
big body?” Megu Gunji, National Museum of Nature and Science, Japan

16:00-16:30
“Animal-like control of robots with soft actuators“. Alexander Hunt,
Portland State University, USA

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Workshops LM 2019