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Y-E-S Award Plus Recipient

Benjamin Varughese Johnson
Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Host institution/organization in Japan:
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST)
Intelligent Systems Research Institute
May-July 2012

My internship in Japan was an experience of a lifetime. The opportunity to work under world class researchers and humanoid robots like HRP-4C was a dream come true. The perfect blend of culture, humility and technological prowess surely makes Japanese people stand out from the rest of the world. Needless to say, the experience gave me a grueling but effective research exposure and an opportunity to learn from the best researchers in the world. Also, no weekend during my period of stay was boring as Japan offers a variety of interesting destinations and opportunities to mingle with their nature and culture, be it climbing Mt. Fuji or attending a Manga workshop! Thank you HOF!


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7 minutes’ walk from Subway Tozai Line,
Ginza Line and Toei Asakusa Line at Nihonbashi Station
7 minutes’ walk from Subway Ginza Line at Kyobashi station


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