The 1st International Jc-IFToMM Symposium


June 1(Fri), 2018


Nakashima hall, Food Science bldg., Yayoi campus, The University of Tokyo.
The University of Tokyo 1-1-1 Yayoi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8657.


  • Theoretical kinematics
  • Computational kinematics
  • Machine elements
  • Actuators
  • Gearing and transmissions
  • Linkage and cam
  • Mechanism design
  • Dynamics of machinery
  • Tribology
  • Vehicle mechanism, dynamics and design
  • Reliability
  • Experimental method in mechanism
  • Robotics and mechatronics
  • Biomechanics
  • Micro/nano mechanism and machine
  • Medical/welfare devices
  • Nature and machines
  • Design methodology
  • History of mechanism and machine science
  • Education in mechanism and machine science

Young Investigator Fund Best Paper Award

Since 2005, Jc-IFToMM has awarded young investigators to encourage the activity of young scientists in the area of mechanism and machine science. Award ceremony is done at the end of the symposium.
Regulations of the selection are summarized as follows:

  • potential awardee: first author of a paper presented at the symposium
  • age of the awardee: equal or under the age of 35 old at the application of the paper
  • paper review for awarding: all the papers are reviewed by the award committee, and three finalists are selected.
  • final review for awarding: presentation is qualified at the symposium and the final awardee is determined.

Important dates

Application deadlineMarch 16, 2018
Notification of acceptanceMarch 23, 2018
Submission of the final paperMarch 30, 2018
*The deadline of the application and paper submission has been extended!

Paper Submission

  1. Application
    • For paper submission, please fill in the following information at the application page:
      • Name(s) of the Author(s)
      • Information of the Presenting author (name, date of birth : when you are willing to apply to the Young Investigator Fund Best Paper Award), nationality, affiliation, position/title, email address)
      • Title of the paper
      • Proceedings paper (PDF file)
      • Kind of language to be used for the presentation (Standard language is English)
  2. Paper submission
    • Please write your proceedings paper by using a template. After converting it to a PDF file, please submit it by the above application process.
  3. Journal Special Issue
    • A journal special issue will be published. The details will be informed soon.

Copyright transfer form

Please submit this form together with your paper. (docx_file)


Jc-IFToMM memberFree
Non member3,000JPY
*Charge for the technical networking event is 5,000JPY in addition to above amount.


For registration, please fill in the required information at a registration page.

Instructions for preparing the paper and template

Author guide (DOCX, English)

Call for papers

link to a pdf file


Secretary general: Gentiane Venture
Local organizing chair: Kenji Hashimoto
Program chair: Yukio Takeda