Okayama University

Lab. Research Topics
System Integration Lab. - Micro Actuators and Fluidic Actuators for Mechatronics Systems
- Soft Mechanism and Applications for Medical and Welfare Systems
- Actuators using Film for Special Environments
Interface Systems, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems - Applications of Robot Technology to Medical and Nursing Systems
- Motion Control of Snake-like Robot and its Applications
- Pneumatic Actuators and Spherical Motors and their Applications

Okayama University of Science

Lab. Research Topics
Mechanical Systems Engineering, Kinugasa Lab. - Study on Bipedal and Quadrupedal Locomotion and Myriapod Robot based on Body Dynamics
- Study on Flexible Mono-Tread Mobile Track (FMT): A Mobile Mechanism for Rough Terrain

Osaka City University

Lab. Research Topics
Robotics Laboratory - Bridge Inspection Robot
- Aqua-robot

Osaka Electro-Communication University

Lab. Research Topics
Jeong Lab. - Human Symbiotic and Collaborative Robot
- Personal Mobility Vehicle
- Nursing Care Robot
Smart Electro System Laboratory - Development of an IoT Gait Training Device for Convalescent Rehabilitation
- Development of a Soil Sensor and Measurement System for IoT Smart Farming
- Development of an RT (Robot Technology) Educational Tool

Osaka Institute of Technology

Lab. Research Topics
Intelligent Robotics Laboratory, Department of System Design, Faculty of Robotics and Design - Applied AI and IoT Technologies
- Self Localization
- Collective Robotics
Medical Robotics Laboratory - Surgical Support Assistant Manipulator
- Locally Operated Interface
- Intraoperative Image Recognition
Department of Robotics, Faculty of Robotics and Design, Life Support Robot System Lab - Improvement of “User Familiarity” using a Robot Avatar for the Daily-life-support Mobile Robot
- Development of Daily-life-support Mobile Robots
- Practice of Education for Design and Manufacturing
Industrial Robot Laboratory - Novel Benchmarks and Metrics to Innovate Robot System Design
- System Integration Theory
- Classic Challenges in Robotics
Assistive Device Lab. - Upper Limb Prosthesis developed by Digital Fabrication
- Assistive Device for Persons with Finger Dysfunction
- Motion Estimation based on Biosignals
Flexible Robotics Lab. - Soft Actuator
- Human Support System based on Soft Robotics
- Soft Robot for Specific Environment based on Soft Robotics
Robotics Simulation Lab. - Finite Element Method
- Multiscale/Multiphysics Analaysis
- High Performance Computing

Osaka Prefecture University

Lab. Research Topics
AeroSpace Control Systems Laboratory - Wall Effect of Multi-Rotor Helicopter
- Sensor Based Layered Control for Mobile Robots under Uncertain Environment
- Attitude Control for Spacecraft using Control Moment Gyros

Osaka Prefecture University College of Technology

Lab. Research Topics
Doi Laboratory of Mechatronics Comprehensive Studio - Rescue Robot
- Internet of Things
- Robotics

Osaka University

Lab. Research Topics
Department of Mechanical Engineering Ishikawa-Minami Lab - Nonlinear Control and its Application to Mobile Robots and Construction Machinery
- Robot Control utilizing Environmental Stimuli
- Toward the Realization of an Animal-like Robot that moves across our Life Spaces
Osuka-Sugimoto Lab, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Implicit and Explicit Control
- Swarm Robotics
- Disaster Response Robotics
Higashimori Laboratory - Novel Robotic Manipulations
- Underactuated Manipulation based on Soft Mechanism
- Food Texture Sensing by Robotic Mastication Simulator
Human Motor Control and Human Enhancement Group (Nishikawa Laboratory), Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science - Modeling and Control of Human Body Movements Using Functional Electrical Stimulation
- Development and Control of Musculoskeletal Robots That Reproduce Human Motor Skills
- Human Enhancement Technology That Improves Human Perceptual and Motor Skills