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1975.4.9. Born in Omiya, Saitama, Japan.

Education

2004.3. Completed Doctoral course of and got Ph.D from Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2001.4. Entered Doctoral course of Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2001.3. Completed Master course of and got Master of engineering from Department of Mechano-Informatics, the Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1999.4. Entered Master course of Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1999.3. Graduated and got Bachelor of engineering from Department of Mechano-Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1997.4. Entered Department of Mechano-Informatics, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo
1995.4. Entered science course I of University of Tokyo
1994.4. Entered Kawai-Juku Educational Institution
1991.4. Entered Urawa High School
1988.4. Entered the National Junior High School attached to Saitama University
1982.4. Entered Oya Elementary School

Vocation

2010.6.- Associate Professor of Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University
2009.10.-2010.5 Associate Professor of Institute of Advanced Study, Kyushu University
2007.6.-2010.5. Program Associate Professor of Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University (concurrent position)
2007.6.-2009.9. Academic Researcher in Research Superstar Program, Kyushu University
2006.4.-2007.3. Adjunct Lecturer of Department of System Robotics, School of Engineering, Toyo University (concurrent position)
2005.2.-2007.5. Assistant professor of Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2004.4.-2005.2. Academic Research Assistant of Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2003.7.-2003.11. Research Assistant of the Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology(CREST Program), Japan Science and Technology(JST) Agency
2002.11.-2003.3. Research Assistant of the Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology(CREST Program), Japan Science and Technology(JST) Agency
2002.1.-2002.5. Research Assistant of Human Resource Cultivation Project in Department of Mechano-Informatics, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo

Activities in Academic Society

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Awards

2016.12. SI2016 Presentation Award
2015. 7. Osaka University President Insentive Award for Research Activity
2014.11. Best Paper Award in 2014 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots
2014. 7. Osaka University President Insentive Award for Research Activity
2014. 3. Best Paper Award in 19th Robotics Symposia
2013. 9. 27th Best Paper Award of the Robotics Society of Japan
2007. 9. 21st Best Paper Award of the Robotics Society of Japan
2006.10. RSJ/SICE Award for IROS2005 Best Paper Nomination Finalist
2006. 9. 21st Insentive Awards from the Robotics Society of Japan
2005.12. Best Paper Award in 2005 IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots
2005.3. Best Paper Award in 10th Robotics Symposia
2002.6. ROBOMEC Award of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Robotics and Mechatronics Division

Laboratories

2010.6.-present. Motor Intelligence Laboratory in Department of Adaptive Machine Systems, Osaka University.
2007.6.-2010.5 An independent.
Supported by Control Engineering Laboratory in Department of Intelligent Machinary and Systems, School of Engineering, Kyushu University and Robotics Research Laboratory in Department of Information and Intelligence Engineering, School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University.
2001.4.-2007.5. Automatic Control Laboratory(renamed for Dynamics and Control System Laboratory since 2006.4.) in Faculty of Mechano-informatics, University of Tokyo
1998.4.-2001.3. Information System Engineering Laboratory in Faculty of Mechano-informatics, University of Tokyo.

Joined Projects with Competitive Research Funds

2015-2017 Joined "Locomotion Control of a Biped Robot in Complex Environment Built Upon Subsumption Dynamical System," (#15H02762) (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)
2014-2015 Joined "Development of a Simulation Platform Choreonoid for Ultimate Environment" (PI:Fumio Kanehiro) in Tough Robotics Challenge (PM: Satoshi Tadokoro), Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies Program, Japan Sience and Technology Agency (JST)
2014-2015 Joined "Research and development of the disaster-response robot simulator based on Choreonoid Framework" (PI:Fumio Kanehiro) in The International R&D and Demonstration Project in Environment and Medical Device Sector / The International R&D and Demonstration Project on Robotic Field, New Energy and Industrial Technology Developemnt Organization (NEDO).
2014-2015 Joined "Research and development of disaster-response robot open-platform" (PI:Yoshihiko Nakamura) in The International R&D and Demonstration Project in Environment and Medical Device Sector / The International R&D and Demonstration Project on Robotic Field, New Energy and Industrial Technology Developemnt Organization (NEDO).
2014-2016 Joined "Multimobility Produced by Twisting Soft Hemispherical Foot," (#26540136) (PI:Kenji Tahara) under Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)
2014-2016 Joined "Autonomous Acquisition of Behavior Transition Map Tought by Anthropomorphic Robot Body," (#26540135) (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT)
2014-2015 Joined "Fundamental Technology to Costlessly Manufacture Flexible but Accurately Working Robotic Manipulator," (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under 2013 Research Grant for the advancement of mechatronics promoted by NSK Foundation for the Advancement of Mechatronics.
2014-2015 Joined "Available Technology of Motor Control That Provides Fexibility and Accuracy," (PI: Tomomichi Sugihara) under 2013 Kurata Grants promoted by The Kurata Memorial Hitachi Science and Technology Foundation.
2012-2013 Joined "'Rigid, but flexible' motor servo control mimicking human motion properties," (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under 2012 Research Grant (A) promoted by Tateisi Science and Technology Foundation.
2012-2013 Joined "A design algorithm of stretchy motions for humanoid robots leveraging the limits of kinematic and dynamical constraints" (K23 KenXVI Vol355)(PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under 16th Research grant promoted by Kayamori Foundation of Informational Science Advancement.
2010-2012 Joined "Understanding and construction of developmental process from body babbling to sociality acquisition" (#22220002) (PI:Minoru Asada) under Category ``S'' of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) until 2012.3.
2010-2012 Joined "Understanding of the human motion as dynamics morphing system and laying of the base of next-generation humanoid robot control" (#22680018) (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under Category ``A'' of Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT).
2008-2009 Joined "Continuous-discrete control for Mobility Enhancement of Bipedal Robot" (#20760170) (PI:Tomomichi Sugihara) under Category ``B'' of Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology-Japan (MEXT).
2004-2006 Joined Animatronic Humanoid Robot Project (PI:Yoshihiko Nakamura) in Project for the Practical Application of Next-Generation Robots in The 21st Century Robot Challenge Program, New Energy and Industrial Technology Developemnt Organization (NEDO).
2004-2008 Joined "Deployment of Dynamical Information Processing Model of Intelligence" (#15100002) (PI:Yoshihiko Nakamura) under Category ``S'' of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) (from 2006).

(the followings I joined as a student or a researcher.)
2007-2010 Joined Human-centered Robotics Project (PI:Motoji Yamamoto and Tsutomu Hasegawa) in the Kyushu University Research Superstar Program based on the budget of Kyushu University allocated under President's initiative (GM:Yoshinobu Murakami).
2007 Joined IRT control system research and development group (PI:Yoshihiko Nakamura) of IRT Foundation to Support Man and Aging Society (GM:Hiroshi Komiyama) in Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology "Creation of Innovation Centers for Advanced Interdisciplinary Research Areas", Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency.
2002-2006 Joined the real world information system project (PI:Tomomasa Satoh) in "Information Science and Technology Strategic Core" (PI:Masato Takechi), 21st Century COE, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
2001-2003 Joined "Development of Brain-Informatics Machines through Dynamical Connection of Autonomous Motion Primitives Principal Investigator" (PI:Yoshihiko Nakamura), Robot Brain Project (GM:Toshikazu Amari) in the Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology(CREST) Program, Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency.
1998-2001 Joined "Research on Micro and Soft-Mechanics Integration for Bio-mimetic Machines" (PI:Hirochika Inoue) in the field "Micro-Mechatronics and Soft-Mechanics" (GM:Hiroyuki Okamura) of Research for the Future Program, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.

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