2002 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science

Oct. 20-23, 2002
Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya, Japan (Oct.20)
Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute , Nagoya, Japan (Oct.21 and 22)
Nagoya University , Nagoya, Japan (Oct.23)

Thank you for your participation!
Final Program


Cosponsored by

City of Nagoya, Nagoya Urban Industries Promotion Corporation, The Chubu Industrial Advancement Center, Nagoya University, Chubu Science & Technology Center, Nagoya City Science Museum, Kagawa University, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Steering Committee of MHS2002

in Cooperation with

Ministry of Education, Cluture, Sports, Science and Technology, Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Micromachine Center, Federation of Micromachine Technologies, Aichi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, Mie Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chubu Economic Federation, Nagoya Junior Chamber

Technically Cosponsored by

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Robotics Society of Japan, The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Research Committee on Micromechatronics, Technical Committee on Micro-Mechanisms of Japan Society of Precision Engineering, IEEE Industrial Electronics Society

The 2002 International Symposium on Micromechatronics and Human Science will be held in City of Nagoya from Oct. 20 to Oct. 23, 2002. The major focus of this symposium will be placed on strategic initiatives for the promotion of micromechatronics and human science technologies, such that promoting new fields may lead rapidly to medical, industrial, and toother applications. Technological innovations as well as R&D topics will receive intensive discussion. Participants will be encouraged to submit technical papers to this symposium.
(The International Micro Robot Contest will be held on Oct. 20, 2002 at Nagoya City Science Museum. All challenges are welcome.


Important Dates

June 24, 2002: Submission of abstract of papers (Closed)

500 words in English with figure followed by author's name and the complete address

June 30, 2002: Notification of acceptance(Finished)

Aug. 10, 2002: Submission of camera-ready manuscript (Closed)


Symposium Information

Language: English (simultaneous interpretation will be available on Oct. 22, afternoon)

Conference Site: Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute (Oct. 21 and 22, 2002)
3-4-41, Rokuban, Atsuta-ku, Nagoya, 456-0058, Japan, Tel: +81-52-661-3161
[From Sakae, take subway Meijo Line (for Nagoyako), get off at "Rokubancho" Station]

Exhibition: Micromechatronics Display (Oct. 21 and 22 at Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute)

Laboratory Tour: Nagoya University, Dept. of Micro System Engineering (Oct. 23 at Nagoya University)

Micro Robot Contest Site: Nagoya City Science Museum (Oct. 20, 2002)
2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, 460-0008, Japan, Tel: +81-52-201-4486
[Get off at "Fushimi" Station, Higashiyama Line & Tsurumai Line]

For registration, please contact:
The Chubu Industrial Advancement Center
Nagoya Sakae Building 10F, 5-1 Buhei-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0008, Japan
Tel: +81-52-961-7650 Fax: +81-52-961-7670

For information regarding the Symposium, please contact:
Secretariat, MHS2002
c/o Inter Group Corporation
Sakae East Building 4-2-7, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya 460-0008, Japan
Tel: +81-52-263-6261 Fax: +81-52-263-6298 E-mail:

For information regarding International Micro Robot Maze Contest, please contact:
Hidenori Ishihara, Kagawa University
Tel: +81-87-864-2334 Fax: +81-87-864-2369 E-mail:
Yasuhisa Hasegawa, Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-2717 Fax: +81-52-789-3909 E-mail:

For information regarding Exhibition, please contact:
Nagoya Urban Industries Promotion Corporation
2271-130, Anagahora Shimo-Shidami, Moriyama-ku, Nagoya 463-0003, Japan
Tel: +81-52-736-5680 Fax: +81-52-736-5685 E-mail:

General Chair, MHS2002:
Prof. Toshio Fukuda, Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-4478, Fax: +81-52-789-3115, E-mail:

Program Co-Chairs, MHS2002:
Prof. Susumu Sugiyama, Ritsumeikan University
1-1-1, Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-77, Japan
Tel: +81-775-61-2845, Fax: +81-775-61-2665, E-mail:
Associate Prof. Fumihito Arai, Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8603, Japan
Tel: +81-52-789-3116, Fax: +81-52-789-3115, E-mail:

Homepage Address of MHS:

Homepage Address of International Micro Robot Maze Contest:

Website updated on Jan 28, 2003.
Managed by Fumihito Arai, Nagoya university

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