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Yoshihiko Nakamura

Professor, Department of Mechano-Informatics, University of Tokyo Yoshihiko Nakamura received Doctor of Engineering degree from Kyoto University in 1985. Former Assistant Professor of Kyoto University (1982-1987), then Assistant and Associate Professor of University of California, Santa Barbara (1987-1991). Since 1991, he has been with University of Tokyo, Japan; and is currently Professor at Department of Mechano-Informatics. Humanoid robotics, cognitive robotics, neuro musculoskeletal human modeling, biomedical systems, and their computational algorithms are his current fields of research. He is Fellow of Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Fellow of Robotics Society of Japan, Fellow of IEEE, and Fellow of World Academy of Arts and Science. Currently, Dr. Nakamura (2012-2015) serves as President of International Federation for the Promotion of Mechanism and Machine Science (IFToMM). Dr. Nakamura is Foreign Member of Academy of Engineering Science of Serbia and Montenegro, and TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professor of Technische Universit√§t M√ľnchen.

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