Today three peoples who come from University of Sheffield have paid a visit to our laboratory. They are Prof. Keith Burnett (vice chancellor), Dr. Philip K Harvey and Mrs Eri Matsunaga-Hata.
Prof. Ma paid a visit to Johns Hopkins University in Maryland of American, and gave a lecture to the teachers and students in Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Biology. He introduced the research in Department of Robotics in Ritsumeikan University, and the research of snake-like robot in our Lab.
Dr. Holger Finken who is resident director of DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst) in Japan has paid a visit to our laboratory.
An introduction film of the College of Science and Engineering in Ritsumeikan University has been released. The snake-like robot in our lab has been exhibited in it. The video can be downloaded here (4M).
Prof. Shuqiang Ma who is the president of Hebei University of Technology and Prof. Hao Jin who is the curator of this school came to visited our lab today. They have taken a careful listening of the introduction of research and given high praise to our work.
Two new abroad students from China supported by MEXT have become new members in our Lab. They are Mr. Yi Sun for doctoral course and Mr. Huang Yan for master course.