SANO Akihito

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Affiliation Department etc.

Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

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Professor

Mail Address

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Graduating School

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    1985.03

    Gifu University   Faculty of Engineering   Graduated

Graduate School

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    1987.03

    Gifu University  Graduate School, Division of Engineering  Master's Course  Completed

Degree

  • Gifu University -  Master of Engineering

  • Nagoya University -  Doctor (Engineering)

External Career

  • 1992.10
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    1994.09

    Faculty of Electro-Communications, University of Electro-Communications   Research Assistant  

  • 1987.04
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    1992.09

    Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University   Research Assistant  

Academic Society Affiliations

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    The Virtual Reality Society of Japan

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    The Japan Society for Precision Engineering

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    The Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers

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    The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • 2009.04
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    Now

    The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

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Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification)

  • Intelligent mechanics/Mechanical systems

  • Dynamics/Control

 

Research Career

  • Study on Human-Robot System

    (not selected)  

    Project Year:  1999.04  -  1999.04

  • Haptic Technology

    Cooperative Research  

    Project Year:   - 

Papers

  • An FE simulation study on population response of RA-I mechanoreceptor to different widths of square indenter

    Trung Quang Pham, Takayuki Hoshi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Akihito Sano

    SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration   10 ( 5 ) 426 - 432   2017.09  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Grasper having tactile sensing function using acoustic reflection for laparoscopic surgery

    Hiep Hoang Ly, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Tomohiro Fukuda, and Akihito Sano

    International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery   12 ( 8 ) 1333 - 1343   2017.08  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Position estimation of ball impact in baseball batting using PVDF films

    Takumi Osawa, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Toshimasa Yanai, and Akihito Sano

    Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference     442 - 447   2017.06  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Practical utility of a wearable skin vibration sensor using a PVDF film

    Yoshihiro Tanaka, Tomoya Yoshida, and Akihito Sano

    Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference     617 - 622   2017.06  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Vibrotactile stimulation to change velocity perception in automobiles

    Motoki Tachiiri, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Akihito Sano

    SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration   10 ( 3 ) 177 - 183   2017.05  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Haptic display of micro surface undulation based on discrete mechanical stimuli to whole fingers

    Yoshihiro Tanaka, Yuki Goto, and Akihito Sano

    Advanced Robotics   31 ( 4 ) 155 - 167   2017.04  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Basic study on a soft tactile sensor based on subcutaneous tissue with collagen fibers

    Yuto Sonoi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Masayoshi Hashimoto, Motoaki Fukasawa, Nobuteru Usuda, Yoshito Otake, Manabu Fukumoto, Akihito Sano

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9775, Haptics: Perception, Devices, Control, and Applications (Proceedings of the EuroHaptics 2016 Conference)     35 - 43   2016.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Individual differences in skin vibration and contact force during active touch

    Makiko Natsume, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9775, Haptics: Perception, Devices, Control, and Applications (Proceedings of the EuroHaptics 2016 Conference)     335 - 345   2016.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Skin-propagated vibration for roughness and textures

    Makiko Natsume, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    Proceedings of the World Automation Congress 2016     2016.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Frequency-specific masking effect by vibrotactile stimulation to the forearm

    Yoshihiro Tanaka, Shota Matsuoka, Wouter .M. Bergmann Tiest, Astrid M. L. Kappers, Kouta Minamizawa, Akihito Sano

    Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 9775, Haptics: Perception, Devices, Control, and Applications (Proceedings of the EuroHaptics 2016 Conference)     156 - 164   2016.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

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Books

  • Pervasive Haptics

    Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano (Eds. H. Kajimoto, S. Saga, M. Konyo) (Part: Allotment Writing ,  Simple tactile technologies utilizing human tactile and haptic characteristics )

    Springer  2016.05

  • Adaptability of Human Gait (Implications for The Control of Locomotion)

    (Part: Single Author )

    North-Holland (Elsevier Science Publishers B. V.)  1991.04

  • Robotics Handbook

    (Part: Single Author )

    Corona Publishing Co., Ltd.  1990.04

Review Papers

  • ACSIVE: Non-powered Gait Assist Suit by Passive Walking

    Akihito SANO

      31 ( 3 )   2017.12  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • Physical Principles and Applications of Passive Walking

    Yoshito IKEMATA, Akihito SANO

      25 ( 1 ) 2 - 8   2017.03  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Problems and New Role of Journal of The Robotics Society of Japan

    Toru OMATA, Akihito SANO

      30 ( 10 ) 962 - 964   2012.12

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Including of Self-Reference and Bidirectionality

    Yoshihiro TANAKA, Akihito SANO

      30 ( 5 ) 472 - 474   2012.05

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Phenomenon, Principle and Application of Passive Dynamic Walking

    Yoshito IKEMATA, Akihito SANO

      30 ( 4 ) 350 - 355   2012.05

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

Presentations

  • Wearable Walking Assist Device ACSIVE based on Passive Walking

    Akihito Sano  [Invited]

    2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  (Vancouver, Canada)  2017.09  -  2017.09 

  • A ring-type tactile display with a compact pneumatic drive unit for a laparoscopic palpation system

    Tomohiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Michitaka Fujiwara, and Akihito Sano

    2017 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems  (Vancouver, Canada)  2017.09  -  2017.09 

  • Grasper having tactile sensing function using acoustic reflection for laparoscopic

    Hiep Hoang Ly, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Tomohiro Fukuda, and Akihito Sano

    Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery - 31th International Congress and Exhibition (CARS2017)  (Barcelona, Spain)  2017.06  -  2017.06 

  • Position Estimation of Ball Impact in Baseball Batting Using PVDF Films

    Takumi Osawa, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Toshimasa Yanai and Akihito Sano

    The 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference  (Munich, Germany)  2017.06  -  2017.06 

  • Practical Utility of a Wearable Skin Vibration Sensor Using a PVDF Film

    Yoshihiro Tanaka, Tomoya Yoshida, and Akihito Sano

    The 2017 IEEE World Haptics Conference  (Munich, Germany)  2017.06  -  2017.06 

  • A finite element model of 3D microstructure of dermal papillae: concentration of strain energy density at mechanoreceptor locations

    Trung Pham Quang, Takayuki Hoshi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    SICE Annual Conference 2016  (Tsukuba, Japan)  2016.09  -  2016.09  Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

  • Preliminary experiment on influence of frequency and amplitude of vibrotactile stimulation on velocity perception in automobiles

    Motoki Tachiiri, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    SICE Annual Conference 2016  (Tsukuba, Japan)  2016.09  -  2016.09  Society of Instrument and Control Engineers

  • Skin-propagated vibration for roughness and textures

    Makiko Natsume, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    World Automation Congress 2016  (Puerto Rico Puerto Rico and Himeji (Japan satellite session))  2016.07  -  2016.08 

  • Basic study on a soft tactile sensor based on subcutaneous tissue with collagen fibers

    Yuto Sonoi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Masayoshi Hashimoto, Motoaki Fukasawa, Nobuteru Usuda, Yoshito Otake, Manabu Fukumoto, Akihito Sano

    EuroHaptics 2016 Conference  (London, UK)  2016.07  -  2016.07 

  • Individual differences in skin vibration and contact force during active touch

    Makiko Natsume, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Akihito Sano

    EuroHaptics 2016 Conference  (London, UK)  2016.07  -  2016.07 

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Academic Awards Received

  • Good Design Award 2015

    2015.09.29    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Hiroshi YAMADA, Mitsuhisa SUZUKI, Nagomi TSUBOI

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Division, Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation

    2015.05.18    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Katsuya SUZUKI

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Division, Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation

    2012.05.28    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Krittanai SAJJAPONGSE, Yoshito IKEMATA, Hideo FUJIMOTO

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Division, Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation

    2011.05.27    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Yuji HAYASHI, Krittanai SAJJAPONGSE, Satoru MATSUDA, Yoshito IKEMATA,Hideo FUJIMOT

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Division, Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation

    2008.04    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Yoshihiro TANAKA, Mayumi ITO, Hideo FUJIMOTO

  • Good Design Award 2008

    2008.04    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Yoshito IKEMATA, Hideo FUJIMOTO

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics ROBOMEC Award

    2005.04    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Hiromi MOCHIYAMA, Naoyuki TAKESUE, Ryo KIKUUWE, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, Hideo FUJIMOTO

  • Good Design Award 2004

    2004.04    

    Winner: Hideo FUJIMOTO, Akihito SANO, Hiromi MOCHIYAMA, Naoyuki TAKESUE, Ryo KIKUUWE, Kunihiro TSUNEKAWA, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

  • Best Technical Exhibition Award in 2004 1st IEEE Technical Exhibition Based Conference on Robotics and Automation (TExCRA2004)

    2004.04    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Hiromi MOCHIYAMA, Naoyuki TAKESUE, Ryo KIKUUWE, Hideo FUJIMOTO

  • The JSME Robotics and Mechatronics ROBOMEC Award

    2002.04    

    Winner: Akihito SANO, Hideo FUJIMOTO, Hidenori KAJINO, Gen ISOBE, Hiroyoshi TAKEUCHI

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Academic Activity

  • 2014.04
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    2016.03

    The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers  

  • 2014.01
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    2015.12

    The Japan Society for Precision Engineering  

  • 2013.04
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    2015.03

    The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers  

  • 2013.04
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    2014.03

    The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers  

  • 2012.04
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    2016.03

    The Virtual Reality Society of Japan  

  • 2012.01
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    2013.12

    The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers  

  • 2010.04
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    2012.03

    The Robotics Society of Japan