Invited Lectures and Talks


2006.1.13 Symosium on Motion Capture and Embodied Motion Processing Ritsumeikan University 21st Century COE Project Kyoto Special Lecture
2006.3.11-12 CANVAS Children’s Digital Contens Festival CANVAS Tokyo Demonstration
2006.5.3-5 Robot Week Nagasaki Science Museum Nagasaki Special Lecture, Demonstration
2006.5.15 ICRA2006 Workshop: Understanding Humanoid Robots IEEE RAS Orlando, Florida Organizer, Invited Talk
2006.5.31 The Third Conference on Artificial Muscles Collaboration with Nanotechnology and Biology The 21st Century COE Program, Hokkaido University
Research Institute for Cell Engineering, AIST
Tokyo Invited Speech
2006.6.26 Bio Nano Robot Seminar Series The CNRS Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France Tokyo Seminar
2006.7.7 International Symposium on Experiments Robotics 2006 IFRR Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Paneler
2006.7.21 The 3rd Workshop on Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Methods for Nonlinear Control IFAC Nagoya Plenary Talk
2006.8.11 First International Conference on Industrial and Information Systems IEEE Sri Lanka Section Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Keynote Talk
2006.8.18 Robotics: Science and Systems 2006 IEEE Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Invited Talk
2006.9.8 The 8th International IFAC Symposium on Robot Control  (SYROCO 2006) IFAC Bologna, Italy Plenary Talk
2006.9.28 Brain-Inspired Information Technology 2006 The 21st Century COE Program,
Kyushu Institute of Technology
Kitakyushu Invited Talk
2006.10.17 The 3rd International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI 2006) Korea Robotics Society Seoul, Korea Plenary Talk
2006.10.21 The 105th Public Lecture of University of Tokyo University of Tokyo Tokyo Lecture
2006.12.1 Learning: 2006 KAST International Symposium Korea Academy of Science and Technology Seoul, Korea Invited Talk
2006.12.26 Intelligent Vehicle Forum at Nissan Oppama Plant Nissan Motors Yokohama Seminar


2007.2.28 Joint Robot Laboratory LAAS Toulouse, France Invited Seminar
2007.3.9 Micro Nano Science COE in Ritsumeikan University Ritsumeikan University Kusatsu, Siga, Japan Plenary Talk
2007.3.14 Innovation, Minimal Invasive Surgery for the Elderly – towards robot assisted surgery and simulator Training, BioFocus Foundation The Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet Stockholm, Sweden Invited Seminar
2007.3.27 Nissan Motors Oppama Kanagawa, Japan Project Summary
2007.6.26 Special Seminar, University Technology Petronas University Technology Petronas Tronoh, Malaysia Invited Seminar
2007.6.28 PETRONAS Seminar on Challenges and Opportunities in Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Industries University Technology Petronas Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Invited Seminar
2007.10.18 Digital Human Consortium Digital Human Lab, AIST Tokyo, Japan Invited Seminar
2007.11.28 International Symposium of Robotics Research Hiroshima Prince Hotel Hiroshima, Japan Invited Talk
2007.12.18 Micro-Nano System Research Committee, Society of Precison Engineering Tokyo Institute of technology Yokohama, Japan Invited Talk


2008.2.20 Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Roma, Italy Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. Roma, Italy Invited Talk
2008.2.21 University of Rome, La Sapienza University of Rome Roma, Italy Invited Talk
2008.3.9-15 ESF-JSPS Frontier Science Conference on Robotics Shonan International Village Shonan, Kanagawa Organizer, Invited Talk
2008.10.28-29 First France-Japan Research Workshop on Human-Robot Interaction Tohoku Univ Sendai Invited Talk
2008.11.4 First International Conference on Simulation, Modeling
and Programming for Autonomous Robots (SIMPAR-2008)
Venice Italy Plenary
2008.10.22 2nd IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics Scottsdale Arizona, USA Plenary
2008.11.07 University of Goettingen, Prof. Florentin Woergoetter Gottingen Germany Seminar
2008.6.4 NAC Fair Seminar: “Science, Informatics, and Robots” Akibahara Tokyo Invited Talk
2008.9.30 Humanoid Robots: State of the Art from Real Platforms Toulouse France Invited Talk


2009.3.16 Robotics Symposia: Organized Session “Dynamics Theory Opens Door to Robot Intelligence” Noboribetsu Japan Invited Talk
2009.5.12 IEEE ICRA Workshop on Stochasticity in Robotics and Biological Systms Kobe Japan Invited Talk
2009.06.21 International Society for Posture and Gait Research, XIX Biennial Meeting “Modeling and Analysis of Human Behavior from Robotics” Bologna Italy Plenary
2009.10.11 IEEE/RSJ IROS Workshop, Biologically-Inspired Robots, “Many Pathways Between Biology and Robotics” St. Louis Missouri, USA Keynote
2009.10.29 IARP Workshop on Service Robotics and Nanorobotics, “Electro-Hydrostatic Transmission for Backdrivable Robotic Actuators” Beijing China Invited Talk
2009.12.10 2009 IEEE International Conference on Humanoid Robots, “Neuromusculoskeletal Human Modeling from Robotic Optimization and Algorithms” Paris France Keynote
2009.11-12 Invited Professor Chair, College de France Paris France Series Seminar (4)