Staff

Faculty

Position Name
Professor Shugen Ma
Assistant Professor Yang Tian
Secretary Ritsuko Hamamoto

Collaborative Researcher

Name Affiliation
Atsushi Kakogawa Ritsumeikan University
Longchuan Li Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Chao Ren Tianjin University
Guoteng Zhang Shandong University
Jianjun Yuan Shanghai University
Zhiqing Li Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Liang Du Shanghai University

Ph.D.

Name
Yiming Cao (D4)
Haonan Sun (D2)
Jiaxin Liu (D2)
Zaiyang Liu (D2)
Huayan Zhang (D1)
Yang Zhang (D1)

M.Eng.

Name
Taiki Aso (M2)
Takumi Ito (M2)
Kosuke Okada (M2)
Tatsuhiro Nakai (M2)
Kodai Morio (M2)
Kazuto Yamamoto (M2)
Xinyu Li (M2)
Jun Zhang (M2)
Darshan Shah (M2)
Shreni Ramteke (M2)
Takeki Ohira (M1)
Yuki Kobayashi (M1)
Hayato Jitsukawa (M1)
Shogo Tokuda (M1)
Chihiro Hirose (M1)
Ayaka Murata (M1)
Kenya Murata (M1)
Zhenxuan Ma (M1)
Zerong Fu (M1)
Abate Mulugeta Solomon (M1)

Undergrad

Name
Takato Okuni
Yo Otomo
Makoto Kusumegi
Naoki Kotani
Kanade Sekiya
Rentaro Tamura
Takumu Hirohashi
Akane Yamaguchi
Chaoyi Guo
Yang Lee

Past Staff

Visiting Researchers

Name Affiliation Theme Period
Prof. Enzheng Zhang Zhejiang Sci-Tech University Study on the design of a distant measurement system Apr., 2019 - July, 2019
Prof. Zhongren Xu Liaoning Shihua University Study on the design of a motor driver Apr., 2009 - June, 2009
Prof. Ming Hu Zhejiang Sci-Tech University Kinematic Structure Analysis of Planetary Gear Trains for Crawler Locomotion Mechanism Dec., 2011 - Mar., 2012
Prof. Chengjun Ding Hebei University of Technology Embedded Control and Wireless Sensing, Controlling Networks Sept., 2012 - Jan., 2013

Postdoctorals

Name Affiliation Theme Period
Liang Du Shanghai Univeristy Robot Mechanism and Actuation based on Advanced Materials(専門研究員) Apr., 2019 - Mar., 2021
Guoteng Zhang Shandong Univeristy Robot Mechanism and Actuation based on Advanced Materials(専門研究員) Dec., 2016 - Mar., 2019
Yi Sun Shanghai Univeristy 偏心パドル機構を用いた水陸両用機構の研究開発(専門研究員) Oct., 2013 - Mar., 2016
Kundong Wang Shanghai Jiao Tong University 数種の生物運動原理を融合した地震レスキュー蛇型ロボットの研究開発(JSPS) Jul., 2009 - Jul., 2011

Visiting Students

Name Country Affiliation Period
Yanqiu Zheng China Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Apr., 2022 - Aug., 2023
Yongzhi Wang China Shenyang University of Technology Nov., 2018 - Oct., 2019
Chenyang Rao China Zhejiang Sci-Tech University Sep., 2018 - Sep., 2019
Yugo Diego Sato Brazil Universidade Federal do ABC Sep., 2012 - Dec., 2012
Anthony Huang USA University of Michigan Apr., 2016 - Sep., 2016
Thomas Huang USA University of Michigan Apr., 2016 - Sep., 2016
Felix Liang USA University of Washington Jun., 2017 - Sep., 2017

Doctoral Program Graduates

Name Title of thesis Graduation year
Oka Yoshimichi Development of A Wheeled V-shaped In-pipe Robot Using Differential Motion between the Wheel and Body Axis Mar., 2022
Yuanyuan Jia A Bayes Estimation Based Control Method for Snake Robots Mar., 2022
Zhe Qiu Virtual Power-Based Collision Detection and Isolation Approaches for Robotic Manipulators Oct., 2020
Dingxin Ge Study on a Wall-Climbing Robot with Passive Suction Cups Oct., 2020
Yayi Shen Evaluation of Locomotion Performance for a Wheel-Paddle Robot Oct., 2019
Yongchen Tang Locomotion Study of Passive-Spine Multi-Legged Robot Oct., 2019
Fabian Eugenio Reyes Pinner Environment-Aided Manipulation (EAM) with Snake Robots Oct., 2018
Yang Tian Kidnapping Detection and its Recovery in Simultaneous Localization and Mapping Mar., 2018
Takahiro Matsuno Study on Keeping Inner Pressure of a Suction Cup with Spring Suspended Mechanism Mar., 2017
Chao Ren Trajectory Tracking Control of an Omnidirectional Mobile Robot Oct., 2015
Atsushi Kakogawa Study on Traveling through Bent and Branch Pipes for Pipe Inspection Robots Mar., 2015
Yang Yang Experimental Study on Interaction Mechanics between an Active Lugged Wheel and Sandy Soil Mar., 2015
Norzalilah Binti Mohamad Nor CPG-based Locomotion Control of a Snake-like Robot Oct., 2014
Yi Sun Study on Motion Modes of an Eccentric Paddle Mechanism for Accessing Amphibious Terrains Oct., 2013
Xiaodong Wu CPG-based Neural Controller for Serpentine Locomotion of a Snake-like Robot Oct., 2011
Qiquan Quan Analysis of a Crawler Robot with Environmentally-adapted Mobility and its Modular Design Oct., 2010