Jose Gonzalez-Vargas
09 Jun 2017

Teamwork in Research Projects

One of the most important things I have learnt during my 10 years as a researcher is to work with others. I have participated in individual projects, small team projects (2-4 people) and large team projects (involving several universities and institutions). I have worked with people from many different parts of the world and had […]

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17 May 2017

Making Motivational Videos

Some time ago, I was asked by some people back in Costa Rica to make motivational videos about robotics. The first video I made was for my old university: the Technological Institute of Costa Rica. This video was aimed at motivating future students to join the Electronic Engineering school, so a colleague and I talked briefly […]

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17 May 2011

Robot Hand Overhaul

When I first came to Japan I wasn’t sure what I was going to do for my research. The only thing I knew for sure was that I was going to work with a robot hand for prosthetic applications. My supervisor showed me the robot hand of the lab and of course at that time […]

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