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Shigeo HIROSE@[ Professor ]
Shigeo Hirose was born in Tokyo in 1947. He received his B.Eng. Degree with First Class Honors in Mechanical Engineering from Yokohama National University in 1971, and his M. Eng. and Ph.D. Eng. Degrees in Control Engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973 and 1976, respectively. From 1976 to 1979 he was a Research Associate, and from 1979 to 1992 an Associate Professor. Since 1992 he has been a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Scince 2002, he has been Honorary Professor in Shengyang Institute of Technology, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. Fellow of JSME and IEEE.
He is engaged in creative design of robotic systems.
Prof.Hirose has been awarded more than twenty prizes.
Personal history
1947 Born in Tokyo, Japan.B
1971 Received BS degree in Mechanical Engineering Science from Yokohama National University.
1976 Received DrE degree in Mechanical Engineering Science from Tokyo Institute of Technology,Japan.
Associate Researcher in Tokyo Institute of Technology .
1979 Associate Professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology .
1992 Professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology.
Awards
1) The Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award in 1999 (the first winner), Best Conference Paper Award in 1995, both from IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.
2) Award of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 2001.
3) Outstanding Paper Awards in 1976, 1983 and 1992, Outstanding Publishing Award in 1989 all from the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.
4) Hatakeyama Award in 1971, Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contribution in 1997, both from the Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME).
5) ROBOMEC Awards in 1994, 2000 and 2003. Certificate of Merit for Outstanding Contribution in 1998 and 2000, all form JSME Robotics and Mechatronics.
6) Outstanding Paper Awards in 1987, 1993 and 2002, Outstanding Technical Paper Award in 1992, 2000 and 2002 all from the Robotics Society of Japan.
7) The Most Interesting Reading Award in 1999 from Japan Society for Design Engineering.
8) JIRA Award in 1990 and Best Paper Award in 1992 both from the Japan Industrial Robot Association.
9) Outstanding Publishing Awards in 1989, 1994 and outstanding invention award both from Tejima Seiichi Commemorative Foundation
10) Nikkan-Kogyo-Synbun Outstanding Publishing Award in 1988, Outstanding Paper Award in 1994 from Foundation for Promotion of Advanced Automation Technology, Outstanding Paper Award in 2000 from FANUC FA and Robot Foundation, Good Design Award in 2002, Acknowledgments of Outstanding Invention in 1990 and 1993 from the Science and Technology Agency.
Publication
Biologically Inspired Robots Oxford University Press, 1993
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