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

  • Dynamical effect of elastically supported wobbling mass on biped running

    Tomoya KAMIMURA, Koudai SATO, Daiki MURAYAMA, Nanako KAWASE, Akihito SANO

    Proc. of the 2021 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems     4048 - 4055   2021.09  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Simple model analysis on effects of spine movement on quadrupedal bounding

    Kaho SATO, Tomoya KAMIMURA, Shinya AOI, Yasuo HIGURASHI, Naomi WADA, Kazuo TSUCHIYA, Akihito SANO, Fumitoshi MATSUNO

    Proc. of the 4th International Symposium on Swarm Behavior and Bio-Inspired Robotics 2021       -     2021.06  [Refereed]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Multiple Authorship

  • Modulation of Velocity Perception by Engine Vibration While Driving

    Motoki Tachiiri, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Akihito Sano

    Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics   33 ( 1 ) 129 - 140   2021.02  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Appropriate operation inducement by biasing perception of velocity using tactile stimulation

    Motoki Tachiiri, Yoshihiro Tanaka, and Akihito Sano

    Cognition, Technology & Work   23   819 - 829   2021.01  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Two-photon microscopic observation of cell-production dynamics in the developing mammalian neocortex in utero

    Ryotaro Kawasoe, Tomoyasu Shinoda, Yuki Hattori, Mami Nakagawa, Trung Quang Pham, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Ken Sagou, Kanako Saito, Satoru Katsuki, Tomomi Kotani, Akihito Sano, Toshihiko Fujimori, Takaki Miyata

    Development, Growth & Differentiation   62 ( 2 ) 118 - 128   2020.01  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • A pneumatic tactile ring for instantaneous sensory feedback in laparoscopic tumor localization

    Tomohiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Astrid M. L. Kappers, Michitaka Fujiwara, Akihito Sano

    IEEE Transactions on Haptics   11 ( 4 ) 485 - 497   2018.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Frequency-based temperature compensation for a tactile sensor using acoustic reflection

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

    IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters   3 ( 4 ) 3529 - 3536   2018.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Role of extrinsic mechanical force in the development of the RA-I tactile mechanoreceptor

    Trung Quang Pham, Takumi Kawaue, Takayuki Hoshi, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Takaki Miyata, and Akihito Sano

    Scientific Reports   8   no. 11085   2018.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • DNN-based assistant in laparoscopic computer-aided palpation

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

    frontiers in Robotics and AI   5   no. 71   2018.06  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Visual and tactile feedback for a direct‐manipulating tactile sensor in laparoscopic palpation

    Tomohiro Fukuda, Yoshihiro Tanaka, Astrid M.L. Kappers, Michitaka Fujiwara, and Akihito Sano

    The International Journal of Medical Robotics   14 ( 2 ) e1879   2017.12  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   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

  • Meet up with Passive Mechanical Interactions

    Akihito SANO

      38 ( 10 )   2020.12  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • Unpowered Walking Assistance Device by Using Ingeniously a Gravitational Field

    Akihito SANO

      38 ( 2 )   2020.03  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • 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

  • Possibility of walking assistance from the viewpoint of passive walking robot

    Akihito SANO

    2020.03  -  2020.03 

  • Running with Students

    Akihito SANO

    IEEE Spectrum, Video Friday  2019.12  -  2019.12  IEEE

  • 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 

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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

  • 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

  • Good Design Award 2004

    2004.04    

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

  • 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