Science of Soft Robots – Interdisciplinary integration of mechatronics, material science, and bio-computing

Achievements-List of all invited talks

2022/4/1-2023/3/31

  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, Steven Rich, Sixing Xiong, Masahito Takakuwa, and Takao Someya, “Strategies of Ultraflexible Organic Devices Toward Self-Powered Bioelectronic Applications”, 2022 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit, SB04.06.01, 2022.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Soft interface: exploiting soft body dynamics for computation”, Soft Robots and Embodied Intelligence (full-day workshop at Robosoft 2022), 2022.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Soft body meets chaos”, New Directions for Simplified Control of Soft Robots (full-day workshop at Robosoft 2022), 2022.
  • [A01] Hiromi Mochiyama, “Trans-shape Design of Soft Robots”, Energy-based approach to analyze and develop soft robotic systems (Half-day workshop at Robosoft 2022), 2022.

2021/4/1-2022/3/31

  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical reservoir computing and its relevance to embodied intelligence”, 2nd International Conference on Embodied Intelligence, 2022.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, “Potentials of ultra-thin electronics and photonics to contribute to the SDGs”, The 6th Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing Conference (EDTM 2022), 2022.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical reservoir computing for embodied intelligence”, Institute for Neural Computation Chalk Talk Series (University of California San Diego), 2022.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Penguin-mimetic robotic wing mechanism”, The Fifth International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics 2022 (SWARM 5th 2022), 2022.
  • [A03] Hideyuki Sawada, “A shape-memory alloy wire that generates micro-vibration while sensing force”, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Human-interactive multimodal wearable sensor sheet”, Online Conference: Nanomaterials & Electronics for Wearable Implantable Devices & Applications (NEWIDEA 2021), 2021.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Underwater propulsion of penguins with flexible wings”, The 32nd 2021 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Hideyuki Sawada, “Displaying Tactile Sensation using SMA Actuators and Sensors”, 28th International Display Workshops, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible sensor sheets for feedback wearable applications”, 6th International Conference on Advanced Electromaterials (ICAE 2021), 2021.
  • [A02] Toshinori Fujie, “Tissue-Contact Electronics for Advanced Healthcare and Medicine”, The 5th International Conference on Active Materials and Soft Mechatronics (AMSM2021) , 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultraflexible organic electronic devices for self-powered applications”, 1st International Conference on Energy Materials (ICEM2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible sensor system with wireless feedback alarm function”, 240th ECS meeting, 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultra-Flexible Organic Integrated Systems for Self-Powered Sensors”, IUMRS-ICA 2021, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multi-functional flexible sensor sheets with feedback functions”, IUMRS-ICA 2021, 2021.
  • [A02] Toshinori Fujie, “Nanosheet Technology for Engineering Bioelectronic “Second Skin””, 2021 Fall Meeting of The Korean Society for Biomaterials, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible and wearable sensor systems”, The 11th International Conference on Flexible and Printed Electronics (ICFPE 2021), 2021.
  • [A02] Toshinori Fujie, “Tissue-Interfaced Electronics for Monitoring and Directing Biological Functions”, International Conference on Flexible and Printed Electronics 2021 (ICFPE2021), 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultrathin organic solar cells: performance, stability, and applications”, The 11th International Conference on Flexible and Printed Electronics (ICFPE2021), 2021.
  • [B01] Akira Fukuhara, “Poltsemantiv body in animal’s versatile behabiors guiding flexible robot design”, IROS 2021 Workshop on New Advances in Soft Robots Modeling and Control, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Wireless multimodal flexible sensor system with feedback alarm functions”, 2021 KJF International Conference on Organic Materials for Electronics and Photonics (KJF-ICOMEP 2021), 2021.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Recent Progress of Ultraflexible Organic Solar Cells and Photodetectors”, The 21st international Meeting on Information Display (iMiD2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical Reservoir Computing”, Deep Learning in Unconventional Neuromorphic Hardware (Satellite Workshop of IJCNN2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical Reservoir Computing: Exploiting Physical Dynamics as a Computational Resource”, 2021 Virtual Research Seminar Series on Complex Active and Adaptive Material Systems (Session “Information Processing in Materials”), 2021.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Penguin-mimetic flapping-wing propulsion”, AIFIT Interdisciplinary Online Seminar Series of Biolocomotion, 2021.
  • [B01] Dai Owaki, “Robotic and Biological Interlimb Coordination”, Dynamic Walking 2021, On-line, Episode II: (Neural)Control, 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multi-functional flexible sensor sheets for IoT Applications”, 8th International Symposium on Organic and Inorganic Electronic Materials and Related Nanotechnologies (EM-NANO 2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multi-functional flexible sensor sheets for IoT society”, International Conference on Display Technology (ICDT 2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Hideyuki Sawada, “Socio-Economic Changes with AI and Robots”, 7th KKU International Engineering Conference, 2021.
  • [A01] Ryuma Niiyama, “Soft Machines: From the Musculoskeletal System to Computational Design”, IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (Robosoft), 2021.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical reservoir computing for soft robots”, Material Intelligence (workshop at Robosoft 2021)”, 2021.

2020/4/1-2021/3/31

  • [A01] Ryuma Niiyama, “Scalability on Soft Robotics”, IFRR Colloquium on Soft Robotics, 2021.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Designing chaotic itinerancy”, International Conference: Differential Equations for Data Science 2021 (DEDS2021), 2021.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Multimodal flexible sensor sheets”, The 27th International Display Workshops (IDW20), 2020.
  • [B01] 森本雄矢, “Biohybrid robot composed of cultured tissue and artificial device”, VANJ conference 2020, S5-4, 2021.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Biomimetic Study of Swimming Penguins”, The Vietnamese Academic Network in Japan (VANJ 2020), S5-1, 2020.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, Ruiyuan Liu, Zhi Jiang, Kilho Yu, and Takao Someya, “Flexible organic solar cells and integrated systems for wearable electronics”, 2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting & Exhibit, F.FL03.03.02, 2020.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, Tomoyuki Yokota, Zhi Jiang, Sunghoon Lee, Wenchao Huang, Hyunjae Lee and Takao Someya, “Ultra-thin organic photovoltaics and sensors for wearable sensors”, 2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting & Exhibit, S.SM04.02.03, 2020.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible sensor sheets using carbon nanotube-based composite materials”, 2020 Virtual MRS Spring/Fall Meeting & Exhibit, 2020.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Physical Reservoir Computing for Soft Robots”, NOLTA 2020 Special session “Physical Reservoir Computing”, 2020.
  • [A03] Hideyuki Sawada, “New physical properties of a shape-memory alloy and their applications to sensors and actuators”, FILKOM Tech Talk, 2020.
  • [A03]Shingo Maeda, “Bridging the gap between soft robots and materials: Discovering new material functionalities vs creating architected compliance”, The 2nd IEEE RAS Soft Robotics debate, 2020.
  • [A03]Kuniharu Takei, “Multi-functional flexible sensor sheets for IoT society”, PRiME 2020, 2020.
  • [B02]M. Ikeuchi, “Controlled Embryo Implantation by using Soft Microrobot for Safer Reproductive Medicine”, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered & Molecular Systems, 2020.
  • [A03]Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible sensors and circuits for IoT applications”, iCANX, 2020.
  • [B01]S. Arai, “Semiconductive Single Molecular Bilayers: a New Platform for High-Performance Organic Transistors”, The 27th international workshop on active-matrix flatpanel displays and devices ―TFT Technologies and FPD Materials― (AM-FPD 20), 2020.
  • [A03]Kohei Nakajima, “Physical Reservoir Computing for Soft Robots”, ICRA 2020 Workshop on Self-Assembling and Reconfigurable Systems, 2020.
  • [A03] Shingo Maeda, “A stretchable pump for the next generation of soft robots”, IEEE ICRA WorkShop, 2020.
  • [B01] Shinichi Hirai, “Soft Robotic Approach to Food Material Handling”, 2020 Asia-Pacific Conference on Robotics and Autonomous Systems (APCRAS 2020), 2020.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, Hiroyuki Nabae, Kinji Asaka, and Tetsuya Horiuchi, “Applying IPMC to soft robot”, APIE Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) XXII, 2020.
  • [A02] Fujie, T. , “Emerging Flexible Devices for Advanced Healthcare and Medicine”, The 3rd Japan-Russia Joint Forum for Education and Research, 2020.

2019/4/1-2020/3/31

  • [A02] Fujie, T. , “Emerging Flexible Devices for Advanced Healthcare and Medicine”, The 3rd Japan-Russia Joint Forum for Education and Research, 2020.
  • [A02] Fujie, T. , “Ultra-Flexible Nanofilms for Bio-Integrated Device & System,”, Materials Research Meeting 2019 (MRM2019), 2019.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Macroscale flexible sensor sheets”, SEMI Taiwan: Flextech seminar, 2019.
  • [B01] Yo Tanaka, “Fusion of life and machine to create novel principle devices”, 30th 2019 International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS2019), 2019.
  • [A01] Ryuma Niiyama, “Introduction to Soft Robotics”, 30th International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, “Toward flexible movement of soft robots: the possibility of ultraflexible/stretchable electronic devices”, 30th International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), 2019.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, “Towards a novel information processing scheme for soft robots”, 30th International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science (MHS), 2019.
  • [A02] Fujie, T. , “Ultra-Conformable Biodevice for Advanced Medicine and Healthcare”, The 26th International Display Workshops (IDW ’19),2019.
  • [A02] Fujie, T. , “Nanosheet Technology for Wearable and Implantable Devices”, ISIPS2019, International workshop on Bioiontronics, 2019.
  • [A03] Hiroshi Ito, “Reconstituted cyanobacterial circadian clock in cold conditions”, Malaysia International Genetics Congress, 2019.
  • [B01] Jun Shintake, “Soft actuators and robots based on DEAs”, International Conference on Active Polymer Materials and Soft Robotics, 2019.
  • [A02] Toshinori Fujie, “Ultra-Flexible Polymeric Nanosheets for Wearable and Implantable Technologies”, International Workshop on Advanced Electronics and Applications for early career researchers – For the future collaboration between Japan and Singapore -, 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, “Ultra-flexible organic solar cells and their applications to self-powered wearable electronics”, RIKEN-NCHU Joint Symposium, 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, and Takao Someya, “Ultra-thin organic solar cells for self-powered wearable electronics”, SPIE Optics+Photonics, 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, “Ultra-Flexible Organic Solar Cells for Power Solutions of Wearable Electronics”, Symposium of “Carbon-based Nanodevices and Flexible Electronics”, 2019.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, “Soft Robotics as E-kagen Science”, The IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2019), 2019.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, “Soft Robotics as E-kagen Science”, Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS 2019), 2019.
  • [A03] Shingo Maeda, “Functional materials for Soft machines and robots”, Science@Sea, 2019.
  • [A03] Shingo Maeda, “Soft Mechanism and Actuation”, Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, 2019.
  • [A03] Kohei Nakajima, Physical Reservoir Computing for Soft Robots”, The First International Workshop on Theoretical and Experimental Material Computing (TEMC 2019), 2019.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible physical and chemical sensor sheets”, East China University of Science and Technology Seminar, 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, and Takao Someya, “Toward Self-Powered and Skin-Conformal Sensor Devices – Integration of Ultra-Thin Sensors with Organic Solar Cells-“, 235th ECS Meeting, 2019.
  • [A01] Hiroto Tanaka, “Turning maneuver in wing-propelled penguins and its robotics application”, Aquatic Bio-inspired and Soft Robotics 2019, 2019.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible physical and chemical sensor sheets”, Southern University of Science and Technology Seminar, 2019.
  • [B01] Jun Shintake, “Silicone based dielectric elastomer transducers and robots”, International Conference on Electronics Packaging, 2019.
  • [B01] Taro Nakamura, “Bio-inspired Soft Robotics: Application of Pneumatic Artificial muscle into practical uses”, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, 2019.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible sensors and memory integration toward electronic wallpaper”, SID Display week 2019, 2019.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, “Toward practical application of soft robots”, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (Robosoft 2019), 2019.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, “MEXT KAKENHI Project on Soft Robots in Japan”, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (Robosoft 2019), 2019.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda, and Takao Someya, “Ultra lightweight organic solar cells as power solution for soft robotics”, Robosoft2019 Workshop on “Toward the nature of information processing in soft machines”, 2019.
  • [A03] Kuniharu Takei, “Flexible sensors for healthcare applications and soft robotics”, RoboSoft 2019 Workshop, 2019.

2019/4/1-2020/3/31

  • [A02] Kazunari Yoshida, Masato Wada, and Hidemitsu Furukawa, “Friction Control in High-Strength Hydrogels”, EMN Hawaii meeting on Polymer 2019, 2019.
  • [A02] T. Fujie, “Printed Nanofilms for Bio-integrated System”, The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics, 2019.
  • [A03] S. Maeda, “Self-sustained Motility of BZ Gels”, The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics, 2019.
  • [A02] T. Fujie, “Printed Nanofilms Mechanically Confroming to Living Bodies”, 3D Lab Exchange Symposium, 2019.
  • [A02] T. Fujie, “Printed nanofilms for ultra-conformable biodevices”, NRF-JSPS Joint symposium on Method for construction and delivery of vascularized 3D-tissueI assure, 2019.
  • [A03] S. Maeda, “Robots based on chemical system”, IEEE MHS 2018, 2018.
  • [A02] Koichi Suzumori, “Emerging Technologies in Robotics and Its Applications”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Robotics for Industrial Applications 2018, 2018.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultrathin and Light-Weight Organic Solar Cells as the Power Source for Soft Robots”, Materials Research Society (MRS) 2018 Fall Meeting & Exhibit, GI02.09.03, 2018.
  • [A02] T. Fujie, “Printed nanofilms for wearable and implantable devices”, NANOPIA 2018, 2018.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Ultraflexible solar cells and photodetectors: towards conformal photonic systems”, International Conference on Emerging Advanced Nanomaterials (ICEAN) 2018, 2018.
  • [A03] K. Nakajima, “Physical Reservoir Computing for Soft Robots”, IROS 2018 Workshop on Soft Robotic Modeling and Control: Bringing Together Articulated Soft Robots and Soft-Bodied Robots, 2018.
  • [A03] K. Nakajima, “Soft Interfaces: Linking Morphological Dynamics and Information Processing”, IROS 2018 Workshop on Controlling Soft Robots: Model-based vs. Model-free Approaches, 2018.
  • [A03] 中嶋浩平, “Reservoir Computingの展開”, IBISML/PRMU/CVIM合同研究会, 2018.
  • [A03] K. Inoue, K. Nakajima, and Y. Kuniyoshi, “A Recipe for Designing Chaotic Itinerancy: Innate Training Approach”, Special Session “Non-Algorithmic Computing by Complex Systems Session” in The 2018 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA2018), 2018.
  • [A03] K. Nakajima, K. Inoue, Y. Kuniyoshi, S. Somlor, T. P. Tomo, and A. Schmitz, “Soft Keyboard: A Novel User Interface for Soft Devices”, on “Laser Dynamics and Complex Photonics 3: Reservoir Computing Session” in The 2018 International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA2018), 2018.
  • [A02] Kenjiro Fukuda and Takao Someya, “Stretchable and Waterproof Organic Solar Cells”, IUMRS-ICEM 2018, Fr-F1-2, 2018.