February 2009

The 4th Kisoi Motohiro Award Ceremony


  • “The former Kobe University professor and the graduate student killed in earthquake. Educational text ties the student and teacher’s dream together.” (Kobe Shimbun)

  • “Useful robots. Mr. Yamashita and Mr. Doi both shine at the Kisoi Motohiro Award Ceremony.” (Kobe Shimbun)

  • “The dream of a student killed in earthquake. Supporting the development of disaster recovery robots. Aggregating maps of disaster-struck areas. (Chunichi Shimbun)


  • “‘The 4th Kisoi Motohiro Award for Technical Achievement, Presentation’ Report. Rescue robot technology deals with termite infestation.” (Robot Watch)

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