Aug 2, 2021

IEEE ICMA 2021@Takamatsu, Japan (online)

We will present one paper at IEEE ICMA 2021@Takamatsu, Japan (online).

  • Asahi Anzai, Toshihide Doi, Kazuki Hashida, Xuechao Chen, Lianqiang Han, and Kenji Hashimoto, “Development of Prototype Electric-driven 2-DoF Monopod Robot for Hopping Motion,” Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA 2021), Takamatsu, Japan, August, 2021.

Jul 21, 2021

Humanoids 2020@Munich, Germany (online)

We presented one paper at Humanoids 2020@Munich, Germany (online).

  • Haoxiang Qi, Xuechao Chen, Zhangguo Yu, Gao Huang, Libo Meng, Kenji Hashimoto, and Wenxi Liao, “A vertical jump optimization strategy for one-legged robot with variable reduction ratio joint,” Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids 2020), Munich, Germany, July, 2021.

Mar 26, 2021

AY2020 Diploma Presentation

Four second-year master’s students and nine fourth-year undergraduates completed their degrees.
In addition, Mr. Yuki Sakai received the Alumni Association Academic Excellence Award.

Sep 25, 2020

Silver Best Student Paper Award (ROMANSY 2020)

The following paper presented at ROMANSY 2020 has been awarded the Silver Best Student Paper Award.

  • Hideki Mizukami, Takuya Otani, Juri Shimizu, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Investigation of Parallel Connection Circuit by Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for Biped Humanoid Robot Focusing on Human Running Motion,” ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp.34-42, September, 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58380-4_5

Sep 22, 2020

International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research

Our paper was accepted to the International Journal of Mechatronics and Automation.

  • Takuya Kanda, Li Qi, Jun Ohya, Atsuo Takanishi, Hiroyuki Ogata and Kenji Hashimoto, “Estimating the Orientation of 3D-Structured Switches Using Information Obtained by the RGB-D Camera Attached to a Disaster Response Robot,” International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, Vol. 9, No. 10, pp. 1432-1438, October, 2020.

Sep 21, 2020

ROMANSY 2020 @Online

We presented two papers at ROMANSY 2020 @Online.

  • Hiroki Mineshita, Takuya Otani, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Development of a Trapezoidal Leaf Spring for a Small and Light Variable Joint Stiffness Mechanism,” ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp.355-363, September, 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58380-4_43
  • Hideki Mizukami, Takuya Otani, Juri Shimizu, Kenji Hashimoto, Masanori Sakaguchi, Yasuo Kawakami, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, “Investigation of Parallel Connection Circuit by Hydraulic Direct-Drive System for Biped Humanoid Robot Focusing on Human Running Motion,” ROMANSY 23 – Robot Design, Dynamics and Control, pp.34-42, September, 2020.
    https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-58380-4_5