May, 3, 2010
Monday, Full day (9:00am-12:30pm and 2:00pm-5:30pm)
Basic Technologies: Manipulation, System, Automation
9:00- 9:30 Dan Popa
9:30-10:00 Masahiro Nakajima
10:00-10:30 Ning Xi
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Pasi Kallio
11:30-12:00 Ronald Fearing
12:00-12:30 Volkmar Eichhorn and Sergej Fatikow
Applications: Medical, Biological, MicroTAS
14:00-14:30 Arianna Menciassi
14:30-15:00 Fumihito Arai
15:00-15:30 Li Zhang and Bradley Nelson
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:30 Makoto Kaneko
16:30-17:00 Tatsuo Arai
17:00-17:30 Toshio Fukuda
Micro-nano robotics and automation technologies have an important role to provide new scientific challenges and realize various sensing/actuating devices. It promises revolutionary advancements in the next-generation industrial applications and technologies by high precision control, high speed analysis, high integration, low energy consumption, low weight, and so on. It also has strong relationship with various biological and medical applications. Moreover reliable and automatic manipulation of micro- and nanofabricated components is also a big challenge notably for the assembling of various kinds of new devices as MEMS and NEMS.
This full day workshop is organized by the Technical Committee for Micro/Nano Robotics and Automation which serves as a focal point to promote interactions and communication and provides leadership for research in this new field. This workshop will give the state of the art of Micro/Nano Robotics. Current and future issues of cutting-edge technology as well as new trends and future aspects will be discussed.
The topics are Micro-Nano of Robotics Applications, Micro-Nano Robots, Micro-Nano Manipulation Technology, Micro-Nano Biological Applications, Micro-Nano Medical Applications, Micro-Nano Control Technology, Micro-Nano Devices based on robotics technology.
The intended audience includes the researchers and engineers who are working on control engineering, bio-medical engineering, device construction, micro/nano industrial applications, automation engineering, sensor/actuator engineering and so on. Including young researchers, students, engineers from industry.
We can provide help with travel or registration fee for grad students with the US$ 1k.
List of topics:
Micro-Nano of Robotics Automation
Micro-Nano Manipulation Technology
Micro-Nano Control Technology
Micro-Nano Devices based on Robotics Technology
Micro-Nano Biological Applications
Micro-Nano Medical Applications
Organizers (Alphabetical order):
Aristides A. G. Requicha
University of Southern California, Computer Science Department
Tohoku University, Department of Bioengineering and Robotics
Nagoya University, Center for Micro-Nano Mechatronics
University of Franche-Comte, TEMIS
University of Oldenburg, Department of Computing Science- AMiR
Nagoya University, Department Micro-Nano Systems Engineering
"Towards milli-, micro- and nano-therapy: main challenges and enabling technologies"
CRIM Laboratory, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
"Multi Axsis Nanoprobe Arrays"
Department of Computing Science, The University of Texas at Arlington, USA
"On-Chip Robotics: Technical Issues and Future Direction"
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Li Zhang and Bradley Nelson
"Artificial bacterial flagella: helical swimming microrobots for lab-on-a-chip applications"
Institute of Robotics and Intelligent Systems, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
"Toward High Speed Stiffness Evaluation of Cell"
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University, Japan
"Cell Diagnosis and Surgery System"
Center for Micro-Nano Mechatronics, Nagoya University, Japan
"Robotics Enabled Nanomanufacturing Automation"
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mchigan State University, USA
"Treatment and Characterization of Individual Paper Fibres:
A New Application Area for Micro- and Nanorobotics?"
Department of Automation Science and Engineering, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
"Micro/Nano Surface Grasping"
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, USA
"Automated Cell Manipulation and Its Appication to Cloning"
Department of Systems Innovation, Osaka University, Japan
"Micro-Nanorobotics for Medical/Biological Applications"
Department of Micro-Nano Systems Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Volkmar Eichhorn and Sergej Fatikow
"Nanorobotic strategies for direct characterization of nanoscale objects
and micro-nano-integration of prototypic devices"
Division Microrobotics and Control Engineering (AMiR), Department of Computing Science, University of Oldenburg, Germany