Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi Tech) will hold an international symposium on 15th and 16th November 2010 to celebrate the launch of its Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS). The symposia will be streamed live via the internet.
The symposia will include invited talks by world leaders in nanotechnology, life sciences, information technology and science publishing.
The invited speakers include Hiroyuki Sakaki (Toyota Technological Institute), Hiroaki Kitano (Sony Computer Science Laboratories Inc.), Mitsuo Kawato (ATR Brain Information Communication Research Laboratory Group), Shigetada Nakanishi (Osaka Bioscience Institute), David Swinbanks (Nature Publishing Group Asia-Pacific), Jane Roscoe (Institute of Physics Publishing), and Teruo Fujii (University of Tokyo) and Hiroyuki Fujita (University of Tokyo).
Some research conducted at EIIRIS and at other renowned institutions in Japan will be presented, including:
- Haptic Technologies for Teleoperation and Telecommunication
- A New Artificial Nose-Odorant Sensor using Frog Eggs Expressing Chemical Receptors
- Mysteries of the Mammalian Clock - Adjustment of circadian rhythms using photo-switched bio-nano-machine in pacemaker neuron
- Advances in the Applications of Microfluidic Devices
- Development of Bioprobe Integrated with Hollow Nanoneedle for Cellular Function Analysis
- Molecules manipulation and characterization with silicon nanotweezers
- Monolithic Integration of CMOS Circuits and N/MEMS Actuators for Optical Applications
- Non-invasive assessment of erythema in allergic dermatitis by near-infrared spectral imaging
- Applications of Optical MEMS