Shigeo Hirose Edit Profile
Born in Tokyo and attending Hibiya High School, he graduated from Yokohama National University in 1971 and received a Ph.D from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1976 where he later took professorship.
Specific designs include a "ninja-robot" capable of climbing buildings and a seven-ton robot capable of climbing mountainous slopes with the aim of installing bolts in the ground so as to prevent landslides. Hirose is also involved in work with the United Nations to develop a remotely controlled robot capable of clearing landmines. 1976-1979 Research Associate
1979-1992 Associate Professor
1992-2013 Professor, Tokyo Institute of Technology
2002- Honorary Professor, Shengyang Institute of Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Fellow of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
2003- Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
1976Tokyo Institute of Technology , Engineering , Doctor of Philosophy
1979 - 1992