JUNE 19-22, 2016

Montréal, Québec

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Yoichi Hori

Yoichi Hori

Ph.D, Professor, the University of Tokyo

Dr. Yoichi Hori received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1978, 1980, and 1983, respectively.

 In 1983, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, as a Research Associate. He later became an Assistant Professor, an Associate Professor, and, in 2000, a Professor at the same university. In 2002, he moved to the Institute of Industrial Science as a Professor in the Information and System Division, and in 2008, to the Department of Advanced Energy, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo. From 1991-1992, he was a Visiting Researcher at the University of California at Berkeley.

His research fields are control theory and its industrial applications to motion control, mechatronics, robotics, electric vehicles, wireless power transfer, etc.

Prof. Hori is the winner of the Best Transactions Paper Award from the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics in 1993 and 2001, of the 2000 Best Transactions Paper Award from the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ), the 2011 Achievement Award of IEE-Japan, and so on.

 He is an IEEE Fellow and a past AdCom member of IES. He has been the Treasurer of the IEEE Japan Council and Tokyo Section since 2001. He is also a member of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers; Robotics Society of Japan; Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers; and the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan.


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