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affiliation Affiliation: Associate Professor, Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo

degree Degree: Ph.D. in Engineering, March 2001 (The University of Tokyo)

interest Research Interests: Robotics, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Computer Graphics

nationality Nationality: Japan

interests Publication: Google scholar dblp researchmap KAKEN

Education

ball April 1986 - March 1989: Student of Takada Junior School
ball April 1989 - March 1992: Student of Takada High School
ball April 1992 - March 1996: Student of The University of Tokyo
ball April 1996 - March 1998: Graduate Student, Department of Precision Machinery Engineering, The University of Tokyo
ball April 1998 - March 2001: Ph.D. Student, Department of Precision Machinery Engineering, The University of Tokyo

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Research Experience

ball April 1995 - March 1996
Student of The University of Tokyo, working on motion planning of multiple mobile robots.
Adviser: Professor Tamio ARAI (The University of Tokyo)

ball April 1996 - March 1998
Graduate Student of The University of Tokyo, working on motion planning of multiple mobile robots.
Adviser: Associate Professor Jun OTA (The University of Tokyo)

ball April 1998 - March 2001
Ph.D Student of The University of Tokyo, working on motion planning of multiple mobile robots.
Adviser: Professor Tamio ARAI (The University of Tokyo)

ball April 1998 - March 2001
Junior Research Associate of The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), working on mechanism of omni-directional mobile robot.
Adviser: Professor Hajime ASAMA (The University of Tokyo)

ball April 2001 - March 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University, working on robot motion planning, computer vision, and computer graphics.
Collaborates with Professor Toru KANEKO and Professor Kenjiro T. MIURA (Shizuoka University)

ball November 2006 - December 2007
Visiting Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, working on biological motion tracking.
Adviser: Professor Joel W. BURDICK (California Institute of Technology)

ball April 2008 - October 2011
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University, working on robot motion planning, computer vision, and computer graphics.
Collaborates with Professor Toru KANEKO and Professor Kenjiro T. MIURA (Shizuoka University)

ball October 2011 -
Associate Professor, Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo, working on robot motion planning, computer vision, and computer graphics.
Collaborates with Professor Hajime ASAMA (The University of Tokyo)

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Professional Experience

ball April 1998 - March 2001
Junior Research Associate of The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)

ball April 2001 - March 2002
Cooperate Researcher, The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN)

ball April 2001 - March 2008
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University

ball April 2008 - October 2011
Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shizuoka University

ball October 2011 -
Associate Professor, Department of Precision Engineering, The University of Tokyo

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Awards

ball Hatakeyama Award, Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, March 1996.
(Given to the best student of Dept. Precision Machinery Eng., Univ. Tokyo)

ball Ishi-Gakujyutu-Shorei Award, Sogo-Kenkyu-Shoreikai, March 2001.
(Awarded for outstanding Ph.D. thesis in Faculty of Engineering, Univ. Tokyo)

ball Best Presentation Award in Rescue Robotics Session, SI2002, December 2002.

ball Young Investigation Excellence Award, Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers of Japan, December 2004.

ball Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation, Robotics and Mechatronics Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, June 2005.

ball Best Paper Presentation Award, Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, September 2006.

ball Young Investigation Excellence Award, Robotics Society of Japan, September 2006.

ball Takayanagi-Kenkyu-Shorei Award, Hamamatsu-Denshi-Kogaku-Shoreikai, December 2007.

ball Kisoi Motohiro Award, International Rescue System, January 2009.

ball Kisoi Motohiro Award, International Rescue System, January 2009.

ball Best Paper Award, 15th Robotics Symposia, March 2010.

ball Best Paper Award, 4th Asia International Symposium on Mechatronics (AISM2010), December 2010.

ball Certificate of Merit for ROBOMEC Outstanding Research Activity, Robotics and Mechatronics Division, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, May 2011.

ball Funai Award, Funai Foundation for Information Technology, May 2011.

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Membership of Academic Societies

ball Japan Society for Precision Engineering, JSPE (1996-)
ball Robotics Society of Japan, RSJ (1997-)
ball The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE (2000-)
ball The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, IEICE (2002-)
ball The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, JSME (2003-)
ball The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, IEEJ (2004-)
ball Information Processing Society of Japan, IPSJ (2004-)
ball The Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, ITE (2004-)
ball The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, SICE (2005-)
ball Association for Computing Machinery, ACM (2009-)
ball Society for Serviceology (2012-)
ball The Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, JSAE (2017-)

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Academic Activities

ball 8th Joint International Conference on Advanced Science and Technology (JICAST2004), Proceedings Co-Chair
ball 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2013) (2013/11/03~2013/11/07) Publication Co-chair
ball 2015 International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015) (2015/12/05~2015/12/08) Program Chair
ball 1st International Symposium on Embodied-Brain Systems Science (EmboSS2016) (2016/05/08~2016/05/09) General Co-chair
ball 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2016) (2016/12/03~2016/12/07) Program Chair
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