Faculty of Creative EngineeringDepartment of Robotics and Mechatronics

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Faculty Members

  • Noriyuki Kawarazaki

    Noriyuki Kawarazaki Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Human Robot Interaction
    • Smooth Interfacing based on the image processing and voice recognition
    • Application of AI for robot control
    • Autonomous Mobile Robot using the SLAM
    • Health Care Robot System
    [Research Themes]
    • Communication Robot Based on Image Processing and Voice Recognition
    • Development of Human Following Mobile Robot System Using Laser Range Scanner
    • A Development of the Health Care Monitoring Robot System
    • Person Detection and Following Quadcopter System Based on the Color Information
    • Error Detection of Mobile Robot using Machine Learning
  • Hidenobu Takao

    Hidenobu Takao Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Human Factors and Ergonomics
    • Study for Human Function Enhancement
    [Research Themes]
    • User Experience (UX) for in-vehicle Human Machine Interface
    • Augmented Reality (AR) for visual impaired person
    • High efficiency Human Powered Vehicle (HPV)
  • Katsumi Takahashi

    Katsumi Takahashi Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Sports Physiology, Sorts Biomechanics, Ergonomics
    [Research Themes]
    • Research on motor function of elderly people
    • Sensory evaluation of grasping
    • Research on development of health equipment
  • Yoshihiko Takahashi

    Yoshihiko Takahashi Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Control systems of personal mobility vehicles and human assist systems regarding human emotion
    [Research Themes]
    • Control systems of small vehicle and human assist system
    • Control systems regarding human emotion
    • Personal mobility vehicles
    • Small electric vehicles
    • Human assist systems
  • Kazuhito Hyodo

    Kazuhito Hyodo Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Biped Humanoid Robot
    • Tendon driven Robot
    • IMU-based motion capture system
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of motion control system for robot arm and walking robot
    • Development of control system for tendon driven mechanism
    • Development of sensing system for full body motion capture
  • Yusuke Mori

    Yusuke Mori Professor

    [Key Words]
    • A study of usability personal belongings
    • Product design and development (automobile design/exterior/ interior)
    [Research Themes]
    • A study of universal design (public transportation)
    • A study of cockpit design(automobile)
    • A study of product design general
  • Toshihiro Yoshimitsu

    Toshihiro Yoshimitsu Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Disaster-relief and rescue robots
    • Robots with pneumatic/fluidic soft actuators
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of welfare equipment using air pressure
    • Development of disaster prevention and disaster relief equipment
    • Development of barrier-free wheelchairs
  • Kazuyoshi Yoshino

    Kazuyoshi Yoshino Professor

    [Key Words]
    • Development of Vision System for Robot
    [Research Themes]
    • Teacher Assistant Robot in Class Room
    • Home Tutor Robot
    • STEM-based Education System Using Robots
    • Rehabilitation Instruction Robot
    • Robot for Cleaning up Room
  • Ryo Saegusa

    Ryo Saegusa Associate professor

    [Key Words]
    • Studies on Human Machine Symbiosis Enhanced by Robotics and Cognitive Sciences
    [Research Themes]
    • Autonomous Rounds Robots for Health Monitoring in Hospitals and Care Facilities
    • Human-Machine interface for Cognitive Rehabilitation on Locomotion and Manipulation
    • Machine Learning and Cognitive Systems for Active Perception and Tool Use of Agents
    • Ubiquitous Systems for Sensory-Motor Interaction between Human and Environments
    • Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence for Filed Robots and Factory Automation
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  • Tadashi Yoshidome

    Tadashi Yoshidome Associate professor

    [Key Words]
    • Robotics / Natural communication with humans / Universal design for robot
    [Research Themes]
    • Development of an interactive robot like grandchild
    • Human detection using an omni-directional thermal camera
    • Development of an outdoor mobile robot
    • Gesture recognition using RGB-D sensor
    • Navigation of a mobile robot in an environment filled with IC tag under the floor