ICM2015@Nagoya, Japan


Ren Chao (D4) gave a presentation in ICM2015 (2015 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics) held at Nagoya, Japan, during 6th-8th March 2015. He received “Best Paper” in Robotics Section.


Ren Chao
Passivity based Model Free Control of an Omnidirectional Mobile Robot”



4 members of our laboratory attended the conference ICRA 2014, which was held in Hong Kong during the beggining of June.

The content presented by the 4 members is shown below

Mohamad Nor, Norzalilah
”CPG-Based Locomotion Control of a Snake-Like Robot for Obstacle Avoidance”

Kakogawa, Atsushi
”An In-Pipe Robot with Underactuated Parallelogram Crawler Modules”

Ren, Chao
”A Continuous Dynamic Model for an Omnidirectional Mobile Robot”

Yang, Yang
”Effect of Lug Sinkage Length to Drawbar Pull of a Wheel with an Actively Actuated Lug on Sandy Terrain”


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IEEE-Cyber 2014@HongKong

Yang (D3) gave a presentation in the 4th IEEE International Conference on Cyber Technology in Automation, Control and Intelligent Systems, that was held in Hong Kong during 4th~7th, June 2014. His paper was selected as Finalist of the Best Student Paper Award.


Our joint research with Shanghai University “Design and Locomotion Simulation of an Improved Eccentric Paddle Mechanism for Amphibious Robots” was selected as “Best Paper in Biomimetics” in ROBIO2013(IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics)held on Dec. 12-14 in Shenzhen, China.

Ren (D3) and Norzalilah (D3) were also nominated as “Best Paper Finalist”.



Ren (D3) and Kakogawa (D2) gave their poster presentations at The 44th International Symposium on Robotics (ISR2013) held in Seoul, Korea on Oct. 24-26, 2013, and Kakogawa got a “Best Paper Award“.

Additionally, we met Mr. Kim who is a alumnus of our lab.


ICRA2013 in Karlsruhe, Germany

2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2013) was held in Karlsruhe, Germany from May 6th to 10th.

Mr. Yang (D2), Mr. Matsuno (M2) made presentations about their researches.

  • Yang Yang, Paddle Trajectory Generation for Accessing Soft Terrain by an Epaddle Locomotion Mechanism
  • Takahiro Matsuno, Development of a Suction Cup with a Disc Spring
  • Huayan Pu, Modeling of the Oscillating-Paddling Gait for an Epaddle Locomotion Mechanism