Faculty of Creative EngineeringDepartment of Robotics and Mechatronics

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*The information on this site is current as of 2023. The content is to be renewed in July, 2024 after the upcoming organizational reform of the school. For the latest updates, please refer to the Japanese Page.

Faculty Members

  • KAWARAZAKI Noriyuki

    KAWARAZAKI Noriyuki 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
  • TAKAO Hidenobu

    TAKAO Hidenobu 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)
  • TAKAHASHI Katsumi

    TAKAHASHI Katsumi 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
  • TAKAHASHI Yoshihiko

    TAKAHASHI Yoshihiko 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
  • HYODO Kazuhito

    HYODO Kazuhito 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
  • YOSHINO Kazuyoshi

    YOSHINO Kazuyoshi 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
  • YOSHIMITSU Toshihiro

    YOSHIMITSU Toshihiro 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

    SAEGUSA Ryo 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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  • YOSHIDOME Tadashi

    YOSHIDOME Tadashi 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