June 2nd 2017

8:30 – 8:40 Opening Remark Prof. Masahiro Nakajima
8:40 – 9:20 Prof. Toshio Fukuda Nagoya University, Japan
  “Bio-cell Assembly of Artificial Tissue for Future Cyborg and Bionic Systems”
9:20 – 10:00 Prof. Masahiro Nakajima Nagoya University, Japan
“Bio-Micro/Nanomanipulation Approaches of C. elegans under Microscopes”
10:00 – 10:20 Tea break  
10:20 – 11:00 Prof. Hirotaka Sato Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
“Insect Computer Hybrid Robot for Flight and Walking Control”
11:00 – 11:40 Prof. Lau Gih Keong Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
“Energetically Efficient Flapping Flight”
11:40 – 13:00 Lunch break  
13:00 – 13:40 Prof. Pablo Valdivia y Alvarado Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
“Opportunities and challenges for small-scale soft robots and potential applications to bio-hybrid machines”
13:40 – 14:20 Prof. Arianna Menciassi The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
“Small-scale Robots for Biomedical Applications”
14:20 – 15:00 Prof. Metin Sitti Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Germany
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
“Biohybrid Bacteria-driven Microswimmers”
15:00 – 15:10 Tea break  
15:10 – 15:50 Prof. Sukho Park Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
“Cell Based Biomedical Microrobots”
15:50 – 16:30 Prof. Shiichiro Nomura  Tohoku University, Japan
“Molecular Robot: An artificial molecular system constructed by integration of molecular machines”
16:30 – 17:00 Prof. Keisuke Morishima Osaka University, Japan
 “Construction and Functional Emergence of Bioactuated MicroNanoSystem and Living Machined Wet Robotics”