NSC Overseas Visiting Scholar: Prof. Gregory Chirikjian from Johns Hopkins University, USA

2013/11/06-10

Under the support of National Science Council (NSC), we are grateful to welcome our premier guest, Prof. Gregory Chirikjian from Department of Mechanical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, USA, as an NSC overseas visiting scholar. Apart from several lab visits, Prof. Chirikjian also presented two seminar talks at Taiwan Tech and National Taiwan University to introduce his excellent works on Group Theory in Robot Design and Structural Biology. [Talk summary & speaker biography]

Prof. Gregory Chirikjian's research interests include robotics, applications of group theory in a variety of engineering disciplines, and the mechanics of biological macromolecules.

受國科會補助下,本研究室有幸邀請國際知名學者、美國約翰霍普金斯大學(Johns Hopkins University)機械工程系Gregory Chirikjian教授來台擔任國際科技人士短期訪問學者。Chirikjian教授此行除了於台大與台科大進行專題演講外,並參訪數個研究實驗室,包含台科大智慧型機器人研究中心、台大機械系微小機器與機械力學實驗室仿生機器人實驗室與海洋所水下載具實驗室。 [演講摘要與講者簡介]

Chirikjian教授的研究專長為機器人學、群論(Group Theory)於工程領域之應用以及生物巨觀分子力學。

Prof. Gregory Chirikjian's seminar talk at Taiwan Tech on 07 November 2013