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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).

Toyohashi Tech International Symposium

Japan | Posted on November 10th, 2010

The symposia will be streamed live via the internet and we would like to invite you to watch sessions which may interest you. The press release and full program is attached. For live streaming of the event, please go to the EIIRIS website: www.eiiris.tut.ac.jp

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

For live streaming of the event, please go to the EIIRIS website: www.eiiris.tut.ac.jp

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About Toyohashi Tech
Toyohashi University of Technology (Toyohashi Tech) is one of Japan’s most dynamic science and technology based universities. Founded in 1976, the university is a vibrant modern institute with research activities reflecting the modern era of advanced electronics and engineering.

The Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute (EIIRIS) is Toyohashi Tech’s new flagship research complex. "The aim of EIIRIS is to produce world-class innovative research," says President Yoshiyuki Sakaki, internationally renowned molecular biologist who led Japan’s International Human Genome Project. "To do this we are bringing together ambitious young researchers from diverse fields to collaborate on pioneering new frontiers in science such as brain/neuro-electronics as well as tackling some of the major issues mankind faces today: issues such as environmental changes and aging societies.”

The Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute consists of a new 1500 m2 dedicated building constructed with funding from MEXT and completed in October 2010. The new building is connected to the adjacent 2300 m2 VBL via a corridor on the third floor between the buildings, enabling ready access to the LSI-fab and other facilities in the VBL clean rooms. In addition to the faculty members from existing research centers at Toyohashi Tech, EIIRIS has three new research staff including Adarsh Sandhu, who started in April 2010 as tenured professor at EIIRIS; and ten tenure track researchers who were recruited for the Program to Foster Young Researchers in Cutting-Edge Interdisciplinary Research launched in 2009. The tenure track researchers—of whom three are from overseas—have backgrounds including life sciences, biotechnology, neuroscience, robotics, microchips and magnetophotonic devices.

The EIIRIS staff share a large open-plan office on the third floor of the new research building for effective communication without walls and barriers. EIIRIS is an extension of the current Global Center of Excellence (G-COE) “Frontiers of Intelligent Sensing” program.

And importantly, EIIRIS puts Toyohashi Tech on the world stage as a center for conducting innovative, world class interdisciplinary research. Toyohashi Tech welcomes scientists and engineers from all over the world to collaborate with researchers at EIIRIS to test ideas, and create new paradigms based on electronics-inspired interdisciplinary research.

For more information, please click here

Contacts:
Professor Adarsh Sandhu
Chief Scientist, Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute
Head of International Publicity and Media Relations

Tel/Fax: 81-532-44-1239

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