RE: Thinking the robot/Robotic Futures: Fresh Perspectives/Panel Discussion on March 22, 2018


Credit: 2018 Institute Of Industrial Science, the University Of Tokyo

We are on the cusp of the robotics revolution: new technologies promise a societal shift where robots will become part of our daily lives.

The UTokyo New York office invites you to rethink the robot: its function, appearance, interaction, and role in society. Be inspired by cutting-edge research in robotics, including biomimetic machine mechanics, "BioLikeness" of robots, fundamental vision theories and breakthroughs in high speed robotics. Imagine the unimaginable.


Prof. Ikeuchi Katsushi
Principal Researcher of AI&R Division, Microsoft (US)

Assistant Prof. Wendy Ju
Information Science, Cornell Tech (US)

Associate Prof. Oishi Takeshi
Oishi Lab, Institute of Industrial Science (JP)

Prof. Miles Pennington
RCA x IIS Tokyo Design Lab, Institute for Industrial Science (JP)

Join us after for an open discussion with creative minds and drinks.

Panel Discussion 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Open Discussion / Drinks 8:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Also, UTokyo New York Office invites you to a design-thinking workshop on March 24th and 25th. Experience design-thinking methods and processes for ideation and rough prototyping. Imagine the unimaginable. A separate registration is needed.

Workshop Info & Registration :


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