Clip from Shigeo Hirose Interview

Prof. Shigeo Hirose, Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and IEEE Fellow, is renowned for his pioneering work on the design and control of robotic systems. He has created innovative robotic systems that can walk, crawl, swim, skate and slither, bio-inspired snake robots, a "ninja-robot" that can climb buildings, mine detection and removal robots, and planetary exploration robots, along with many other practical robotic applications. In this clip, Prof. Hirose talks about his early inspirations before starting a career in robotics.