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Public Speaker Program in December 2017: Professor Katsuhisa Furuta

15:00
Auditorium F (Floor 11, Building F); Ton Duc Thang University: 19 Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Tân Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.

Ton Duc Thang University (TDTU) is pleased to invite lecturers and students to attend the Public Speaker Program in December 2017. The lecture will be given by Professor Katsuhisa Furuta, Former President of Tokyo Denki University (Japan) on the following topic:

UNDERSTANDING CONTROL THROUGH PENDULUM

  • Time: 15:00
  • Date: December 08, 2017
  • Venue: Auditorium F (Floor 11, Building F); Ton Duc Thang University: 19 Nguyễn Hữu Thọ, Tân Phong Ward, District 7, Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Agenda:
    • 14:50 – 15:00:     Guests welcoming
    • 15:00 – 15:05:     Welcoming speech from the University
    • 16:25               :     Thanks and flower presention to Lecturer
    • 16:30 – 17:00:     Speaker’s TDTU campus tour

If you are a lecturer not from our University please register with the Department for Management of Science and Technology Developement for better seating arrangement.

It is our honor to welcome all of you.

For more information and registration (outside lecturers), please contact:

Lê Văn Út (Ph.D);
Head of the Department for Management of Science and Technology Developement, Ton Duc Thang University.
Tel: (028) 37 755 037; Email: levanut@tdt.edu.vn 

About the speaker: Professor Katsuhisa Furuta

Prof. Katsuhisa Furuta studied at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan (Master in 1964, PhD in 1967). From 1967 to 2000, he was Head of Intelligent Control Systems and Head of Research Project on Super Mechanics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Since 2000, he has been working at Tokyo Denki University and held the position of the President from June 2008 to March 2016. He is currently a senior advisor at Tokyo Denki University. Prof. Katsuhisa Furuta, was also Former Director of Sodick Company, Japan.

Kuta's research focuses on System Control, Mechatronics and Robotics. He is a pioneering pendulum researcher, called "Furuta Pendulum" which is used in research and education activities in many countries.

For his contributions to Japanese and world science, Prof. Katsuhisa Furuta received numerous honors from Helsinki University of Technology (1998), Finland; Tallinn Institute of Technology (2008) and Russian Academy of Sciences (2008).