Introduced in a newspaper Nikkei Shinbun

On July 26th, the news that the director, Prof. Hirofumi Tanaka received the honorary degree of the Suranaree University of Technology by the princess of Thailand was introduced in the newspaper Nikkei Shinbun.

The news is available here.

RoboCup Japan Open @Home OPL 2nd Place

Hibikino-Musashi@Home, supervised by the vice director Prof. Tamukoh, participated in the RoboCup Japan Open 2021 @Home Open Platform League (OPL) held on March 22nd-23rd and won 2nd place in the championship.

In @Home Open Platform League, participants use their original robots. The competition consisted of a Basic Functionality where basic functions of robots are evaluated, a Tidy Up task where robots clean up cluttered rooms, and a Technical Challenge where teams show their unique research results and their robot demonstrations. Hibikino-Musashi@Home won the Technical Challenge and won 2nd place totally.

RoboCup Japan Open @Home DSPL 1st Place

Hibikino-Musashi@Home, supervised by the vice director Prof. Tamukoh, participated in the RoboCup Japan Open 2021 @Home Domestic Standard Platform League held on March 9th-12th and won the championship.

In @Home Domestic Standard Platform League, HSRs (Human Support Robots) developed by Toyota Motor Corporation are used as standard platforms and participants implement their software under the same hardware conditions. The competition consisted of a Tidy Up task where robots clean up cluttered rooms and a Technical Challenge where teams show their unique research results and their robot demonstrations. Hibikino-Musashi@Home won both competitions.

A paper was published in Advanced Intelligent Systems

On January 4th (JST), a paper entitled “Emergence of In-Materio Intelligence from an Incidental Structure of a Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube–Porphyrin Polyoxometalate Random Network” submitted by a research group of this center, Osaka University, and UCLA was published in the academic journal “Advanced Intelligent Systems.” The journal is open access and can be viewed from the link below.

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/aisy.202100145

RCAP2021 1st Places

Hibikino-Musashi@Home supervised by Prof. Tamukoh (Vice Director) participated in RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2021 Aichi held from Nov. 25 to Nov. 28 and won @Home Open Platform League 1st place, @Home Domestic Standard Platform 1st place, and @Home Simulation DSPL 1st place.