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College of Information Science and Engineering  /
Department of Information Science and Engineering

 Takahiro   WADA  Professor

■Concurrent affiliation
Research Organization of Science and Technology   /
Advanced Robotics Research Center
Graduate School of Information Science and Engineering
■Graduate school/University/other
03/1994  Ritsumeikan University  College of Science and Engineering  Department of Mechanical Engineering  Graduated
03/1996  Ritsumeikan University  Graduate School of Science and Engineering  Department of Information Systems Science  Master's course  Completed
03/1999  Ritsumeikan University  Graduate School of Science and Engineering  Science and Engineering Major  Doctoral course second term (Doctoral)  Completed
■Academic degrees
Ph.D. (03/1999 Ritsumeikan University)  
■Career history
04/01/1999-03/31/2000  Assistant professor, Department of Robotics, Ritsumeikan University
04/01/2000-03/31/2003  Assistant Professor, Department of Intelligent Mechanical Systems, Kagawa University
04/01/2003-03/31/2007  Associate Professor, Department of Intelligent Mechanical Systems, Kagawa University
07/2006-01/2007  Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
04/01/2007-03/31/2012  Associate Professor, Department of Intelligent Mechanical Systems, Kagawa University
04/01/2012-  Professor, Department of Human and Computer Intelligence, Ritsumeikan University
04/01/2012-  Visiting Professor, Kagawa University
■Committee history
11/2017-  国土交通省自動車局  第6期先進安全自動車(ASV)推進検討会 将来技術実用化分科会
10/2013-  IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society  IEEE SMC Technical Committee on Shared Control
2007-  自動車技術会 ヒューマンファクター部門委員会 委員
01/2012-03/2016  Technical Committee, Advanced Safety Vehicle, Driver assistance system WG
2010-2017  自動車技術会・日本ロボット学会 合同 カー・ロボティクス調査研究委員会 幹事
03/2012-03/2014  Chair, Technical Committee on Smart Mobility Systems, Society for Instrument and Control Engineers
11/2012-01/2014  Annual Meeting of System and Information Division, SICE  Local Arrangement Committee Chair
04/2014-  日本機械学会 ロボティクス・メカトロニクス部門  運営委員会 委員
2008-  計測自動制御学会 マンマシンシステム部会 委員
2010-  日本機械学会 交通・物流部門 第2技術委員会 委員
2011-2013  Journal of Mechanical Systems for Transportation and Logistics, Editor
01/2011-03/2013  交通予防安全コンソーシアム 代表
2012-2013  日本人間工学会 代議員
2010-2010  計測自動制御学会 評議員
2008-2017  自動車技術会・日本ロボット学会 合同 カー・ロボティクス調査研究委員会
2009-2010  計測自動制御学会 論文集委員会
2008-2009  Institute of Complex Medical Engineering, Secretariat
2009-03/2014  Institute of Complex Medical Engineering, Secretariat,Treasurer
2006-2007  日本機械学会 ロボティクス・メカトロニクス部門 第6地区技術委員会 委員長
2011-  International Technical Committee, The 2011 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (IEEE ITSC 2011)
2010-  Associate Editor, The 2010 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2010)
2009-2009  Associate Editor, The 2009 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and System (IROS2009)
■Academic society memberships
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineeers  
Robotics Society of Japan  
Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan  
IEEE (RAS, ITSS, SMC)  
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers  
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)  
SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers)  
Japan Ergonomics Society  
■Subject of research
Modeling Sesory-motor system of humans and its application to motion control of intelligent mechanical systems
Driver State Estimation Method for Driver Assistance Systems
Modeling of Motion Sickness and Its Application to Comfortable Vehicle Motion Control
Modeling driver's perceptual risk of collision and its application to driver assistance system
Development of Trans-femoral Prosthesis for Stair Ascent
Development of Power Assist System
Evaluation of Driver Assistance Systems
■Research summary


  I mainly study intelligent machine systems (robots) that can be worn or operated by a person, including rehabilitation robots, artificial leg system and automobile.
 I aim to establish more usable and comfortable human support system by understanding
human functions such as recognition and exercise in terms of engineering, and applying
the understanding for controlling the machine system or designing interfaces.

【Main areas】
1) Driving support system
2) ITS (Intelligent Traffic System)
3) Rehabilitation robotics (including artificial leg)
etc.
■Research keywords
Human Robotics, Human Machine Systems, Robotics, Rehabilitation Robotics, System Control Theory, Driver Assist System, Human Modeling, Cybernetic modeling 
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Books
自動車技術ハンドブック 第3分冊「人間工学編」  自動車技術会  03/2016  4904056612
交通事故低減のための 自動車の追突防止支援技術  Itoh, M., Marumo, Y., Hiraoka, T., Wada, T., Abe, G., Kitajima, S.  コロナ社  05/2015  978-4-339-04642-7
Early Detection and Rehabilitation Technologies for Dementia: Neuroscience and Biomedical Applications  Medical Information Science Reference  172-182  2011  9781609605599
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Papers
Simultaneous Achievement of Workload Reduction and Skill Enhancement in Backward Parking by Haptic Guidance  Shintaro Tada, Kohei Sonoda, Takahiro Wada  IEEE Transactions on Ingellitent Vehicles  1/ 4, 292-301  12/2017  2379-8858  10.1109/TIV.2017.2686088
A Haptic Communication Method for A Preceding Vehicle Following System  Shohei Ueda, Takahiro Wada  International Journal of Automotive Engineering  2016
Effect of Passengers' Active Head Tilt and Opening/Closure of Eyes on Motion Sickness in Lateral Acceleration Environment of Cars  Takahiro Wada, Keigo Yoshida  Ergonomics  59/ 8, 1050-1059  2016  0014-0139  10.1080/00140139.2015.1109713
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Research presentations
Passive Velocity Field Control with discontinuous desired velocity fields  IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics  12/2016
Velocity field control with energy compensation toward therapeutic exercise  IEEE Conference on Decision and Control  12/13/2016
Computation of the Vestibulo-Ocular Reflex for eye closure based on the 6DOF-SVC model”  IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  10/2016
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Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI)
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Competitive grants, etc. (exc. KAKENHI)
健康福祉機器開発における人間機械系設計・解析手法の研究  文部科学省 地域イノベーション戦略支援プログラム (研究機能・産業集積高度化地域)  2011  2015  Main representative
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Academic awards
System and Information Division, SICE  Best Paper Award  12/2016
SI Division, SICE  Shun Yoshida, Takahiro Wada, Koh Inoue  12/2015
Chugoku-Shikoku Branch, Japanese Society of Mechanical Engineers  日本機械学会中国四国支部賞「技術創造賞」  03/2015
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Intellectual property rights
膝継手  特願2012-83996
膝継手  特願2012-51306
動揺病低減装置および方法  特願2010-283228
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Courses taught
2016  System and Control Engineering  Lecture
2016  Foundation of Robotics  Lecture
2016  Research for Master in Information Science and Engineering 1  Seminar
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■URL
 Human Robotics laboratory
 Takahiro Wada in Research gate
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■Research keywords(on a multiple-choice system)
Human interface and interaction
Intelligent robotics
Intelligent mechanics/ Mechanical systems