Japan-China University Fair & Forum in China 2014

Japan-China University Fair & Forum in China 2014 organized by JST (The Japan Science and Technology Agency) took place in Beijing (from March 15 to 19) and Shanghai (from March 21 to 24), China. Mr. Kakogawa (D2) and Mr. Matsuno (M2) took part in Beijing Fair & Forum.


Guests from Singapore

As a part of JENESYS2.0 program Science and Technology (Robot Industry) 7th batch, 10 students from National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University visited the Department of Robotics and the Department of Human and Computer Intelligence at Ritsumeikan University, and they also visited our lab, on Thursday, March 13th.


Our joint research with Shanghai University “Design and Locomotion Simulation of an Improved Eccentric Paddle Mechanism for Amphibious Robots” was selected as “Best Paper in Biomimetics” in ROBIO2013(IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics)held on Dec. 12-14 in Shenzhen, China.

Ren (D3) and Norzalilah (D3) were also nominated as “Best Paper Finalist”.



Ren (D3) and Kakogawa (D2) gave their poster presentations at The 44th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR2013) held in Seoul, Korea on Oct. 24-26, 2013, and Kakogawa got a “Best Paper Award“.

Additionally, we met Mr. Kim who is a alumnus of our lab.