MHS2004 & Micro-Nano COE

2004 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science
(From Micro & Nano Scale Systems to Robotics & Mechatronics Systems)
The Fourth Symposium
"Micro- and Nano-Mechatronics for Information-based Society"
The 21st Century COE Program,
Nagoya University

Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2004
Nagoya City Science Museum, Nagoya, Japan (Oct. 31)
Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute , Nagoya, Japan (Nov. 1and 2)
Nagoya University , Nagoya, Japan (Nov. 3)


Cosponsored by (Tentative)

The City of Nagoya, Nagoya Urban Industries Promotion Corporation, The Chubu Industrial Advancement Center, Nagoya University, The Chubu Science & Technology Center, Nagoya City Science Museum, Kagawa University, The 21st Century COE (Center of Excellence) program, Nagoya University (Micro- and Nano- Mechatronics for Information-Based Society), NPO (Humanwear Network Initiative), IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

in Cooperation with (Tentative)

Japan Science and Technology Agency, Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, Aichi Prefecture, Gifu Prefecture, Mie Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Nagano Prefecture, Nagoya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Chubu Economic Federation, Nagoya Junior Chamber

Technically Cosponsored by (Tentative)

The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Robotics Society of Japan, The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Micro/Nano System Research Committee of The Japan Society for Precision Engineering, Micro Mechatronics Research Committee in Nagoya, Micromachine Center, Federation of Micromachine Technology

The 2004 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science will be held in City of Nagoya from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3, 2004 with The Fourth Symposium, Micro- and Nano-Mechatronics for Information-based Society, The 21st Century COE Program, Nagoya University. 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. 31, 2004 at Nagoya City Science Museum. All challenges are welcome.


Language: English

Conference Site:
Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute (Nov. 1 and 2, 2004)
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]

Nagoya University (Nov. 3, 2004)
1, Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya, 464-8603, Japan, Tel: +81-52-789-4478
[Get off at "Nagoya-daigaku" Station, Meijo Line]

Exhibition: Micromechatronics Display (Nov. 1 and 2 at Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute)

Micro Robot Contest Site: Nagoya City Science Museum (Oct. 31, 2004)
2-17-1, Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya, 460-0008, Japan, Tel: +81-52-201-4486
[Get off at "Fushimi" Station, Higashiyama Line & Tsurumai Line]

Information and Contacts

For information regarding the Symposium, please contact:

Secretariat, MHS2004
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

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, University of Tsukuba
Tel: +81-29-853-5259, Fax: +81-29-853-5207 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:

Homepage Address of MHS:

Homepage Address of International Micro Robot Maze Contest:

Website updated on October 22, 2004.
Managed by Fumihito Arai, Nagoya university

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