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 Electro-Communication University

Lab. Research Topics
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, Department of Robotics- Surgical Support Assistant Manipulator
- Locally Operated Interface
- Intraoperative Image Recognition
Life Support Robot System Lab, Department of Robotics, Faculty of Robotics and Design- 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., Department of Robotics - Upper Limb Prosthesis Developed by Digital Fabrication
- Assistive Device for Persons with Finger Dysfunction
- Motion Estimation Based on Biosignals
Flexible Robotics Lab., Department of Robotics - Soft Actuator
- Development of Human Support Systems based on Soft Robotics
- Development of Specific Environment Robots based on Soft Robotics
Robotics Simulation Lab. - Finite Element Method
- Multiscale/Multiphysics Analaysis
- High Performance Computing

Osaka Metropolitan University

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

Osaka Metropolitan University College of Technology

Lab. Research Topics
Monozukuri Synthesis Workshop - 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
- Bio-Inspired Robot
- Swarm Robotics
Higashimori Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering- Robotic Manipulation
- Flexible and Underactuated Mechanism
- Food Sensing and Manipulation
Human Motor Control and Human Enhancement Group (Nishikawa Laboratory), Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science - Research on Increasing the Levels of Autonomy of Surgical Assistant Robots
- Human-Robot Interaction to Understand and Enhance Human Sensorimotor Performance
- Researches on Rehabilitation and Healthcare Technologies using XR and Various Stimuli