Call for applications to the 16th Kisoi Motohiro Award 2020 has begun.
This award is named in honor of Motohiro Kisoi who was trapped under the debris of a wooden apartment building and died at the age of 23 in the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake on 17 Jan. 1995. He was studying intelligent manipulation of robots at Kobe University and dreaming of pursuing his career as a researcher or engineer engaging in robotics that could support people in the future. To take over his dream, this award would be given young researchers or engineers, generally under 40 years old, marking outstanding achievement in the study and development of rescue systems. Below is the application outline and form for candidate nomination. (Japanese Only)
We look forward to your application.
Deadline: 9th October 2020 (Friday)
- Application Outline
- Application Form for Academic Achievement [WORD]
- Application Form for Technical Achievement [WORD]
- “Kisoi Motohiro Award” Regulations (PDF)