JRM Vol.36 No.3 pp. 690-693
doi: 10.20965/jrm.2024.p0690

Institute Overview:

Osaka Electro-Communication University: The Fundamental Mechatronics Research Institute

Masatsugu Iribe*,**

*Fundamental Mechatronics Research Institute, Osaka Electro-Communication University
18-8 Hatsu-cho, Neyagawa, Osaka 572-8530, Japan

**Department of Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka Electro-Communication University
18-8 Hatsu-cho, Neyagawa, Osaka 572-8530, Japan

June 20, 2024
mechatronics, mechanics and electronics, bioengineering, information technology, energy and environment

The Fundamental Mechatronics Research Institute at Osaka Electro-Communication University (MERI) has a research structure that includes five divisions. The institute conducts research on a wide variety of themes which cover a broad range of subjects. This paper introduces the institute’s research activities.

MERI conducts research fields of mechatronics

MERI conducts research fields of mechatronics

Cite this article as:
M. Iribe, “Osaka Electro-Communication University: The Fundamental Mechatronics Research Institute,” J. Robot. Mechatron., Vol.36 No.3, pp. 690-693, 2024.
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