YUICHIKURITA

Last Updated :2019/10/09

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, ., Professor
E-mail
ykuritahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Self-introduction
My research interests are: understanding human's motor and sensory capabilities; human augmentation, human interface, assistive robotics.

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Nara Institute of Science and Technology
  • Master of Engineering, Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Research Fields

  • Informatics;Human informatics;Perceptual information processing
  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Rehabilitation science / Welfare engineering

Research Keywords

  • Motion assistive device
  • Haptics / Tactile
  • musculoskeletal model
  • Human Interface

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Circuit Theory II
  2. 2019, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Exercise of Electric Circuit
  3. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics III
  4. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IV
  5. 2019, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics V
  6. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IA
  7. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IB
  8. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IIA
  9. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IIB
  10. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IA
  11. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IB
  12. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IIA
  13. 2019, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IIB

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Piezoelectric Tweezer-Type End Effector With Force- and Displacement-Sensing Capability, IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, 17(6), 1039-1048, 201212
  2. Wearable Sensorimotor Enhancer for Fingertip Based on Stochastic Resonance Effect, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 43(3), 333-337, 201305
  3. Human-sized Anthropomorphic Robot Hand with Detachable Mechanism at the Wrist, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 46(1), 53-66, 20110101
  4. "Flexible Sensor for McKibben Pneumatic Artificial Muscle, International Journal of Automation Technology, 3(6), 731-740, 20090101
  5. Contact Based Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 55(2), 739-745, 20080201
  6. A Fingerprint Pointing Device Utilizing the Deformation of the Fingertip during the Incipient Slip, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 21(5), 801-811, 20051001
  7. Influence of Ocular Stiffness on Intraocular Pressure Estimation Using Goldmann Applanation Tonometry, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 33(3), 293-299, 2013
  8. A comparison between the human sense of smell and neural activity in the olfactory bulb of rats., A comparison between the human sense of smell and neural activity in the olfactory bulb of rats., 39(2), 91-105, 2014
  9. A Log-Linearized Arterial Viscoelastic Model for Evaluation of the Carotid Artery, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'13), 2591-2594, 2013
  10. A Subjective Force Perception Model of Humans and its Application to a Steering Operation System of a Vehicle, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2013), 3675-3680, 2013
  11. A Training System for the MyoBock hand in a Virtual Reality Environment, 2013 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS2013), 61-64, 2013
  12. Big five personality traits can predict improved endoscopic surgical performance and medical student, 21st International Congress of the EAES (European Association for Endoscopic Surgery), 2013
  13. Bioelectric Signal Classification Using a Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Network with Time-series Discriminant Component Analysis, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'13), 5394-5397, 2013
  14. Estimation of Arterial Stiffness During the Flow-Mediated Dilation Test, Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2013), 3756-3759, 2013
  15. Haptic rendering of needle penetration by enhancing the real force response of a base object, Haptics Symposium, pp.357-360, Houston, Texas, 23-26, 20140224
  16. Improvement of tactile sensitivity by stochastic resonance effect - Applications to surgical grasping forceps -, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'13), 4601-4604, 2013
  17. Investigation of subjective force perception based on estimation of muscle activities during steering operation, 2013 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2013), 76-81, 2013
  18. Monitoring of Peripheral Vascular Condition Using a Log-Linearized Arterial Viscoelastic index During Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy, 35th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'13), 2587-2590, 2013
  19. Unloading muscle activation enhances force perception, Augmented Human 2014, 20140307
  20. A Comparison Between the Human Sense of Smell and Neural Activity in the Olfactory Bulb of Rats, Chemical Senses, 39(2), 91-105, 20140201
  21. Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery, SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 29(12), 3811-3818, 201512
  22. A Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Network with Dimensionality Reduction Based on Time-series Discriminant Component Analysis, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS AND LEARNING SYSTEMS, 26(12), 3021-3033, 201512
  23. Stiffness display by muscle contraction via electric muscle stimulation, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1(2), 1014-1019, 2016
  24. Dynamic properties of human eyes., Dynamic properties of human eyes., 3, 2005
  25. Eye stiffness measurement by probe contact method., Eye stiffness measurement by probe contact method., 1, 2006
  26. A Motor Behavioral Evaluation Method for Children with Developmental Disorders during Music Therapy Sessions: A Pilot Study, Current Pediatrics Research, 2016
  27. Surgical Grasping Forceps with Enhanced Sensorimotor Capability via the Stochastic Resonance Effect, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2016
  28. Understanding Force Perception Characteristics of a Human and Its Applications, Pervasive Haptics, 39-54, 2016
  29. Change over time of infants' movements based on motion analysis: Comparison with changes in General Movements and the body sway, World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, 2015
  30. Vibrating forceps enhances laparoscopic urgical skills, European Surgical Research, 55(1), 157, 2015
  31. Haptic force augmentation on a 3D printed surgical training phantom, European Surgical Research, 55(1), 79, 2015
  32. Effort Cube: a real-time muscle effort visualization system, Advances in Robotics, 2015
  33. Development of the Bio-Remote Adaptive Human Interface with Novel Glasses-based Operation, international Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe2015), 2.2_110, 2015
  34. A Neural Network Based Infant Monitoring System to Facilitate Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures, Proceedings of 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC 2015), 5614-5617, 2015
  35. Human interface design method based on the estimation of muscle effort by a musculoskeletal model,, Proc. of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2015), 480-485, 2015
  36. A Non-Gaussian Approach for Biosignal Classification Based on the Johnson SU Translation System, IEEE 8th International Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Applications (IWCIA2015), 115-120, 2015
  37. A neural network model of Caenorhabditis Elegans and simulation of Chemotaxis-related Information Processing SAI, Intelligent Systems Conference (InteliSys2015)
  38. Computer Simulation of Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis Elegans in Consideration of Whole-body Movements, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (InteliSys2015), 2015
  39. Influence of visual and tactile feedback on haptic sensation by muscle electric stimulation, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 19-20, 2015
  40. Palpation force display by enhancing the force response of a surgical training phantom, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 191-192, 2015
  41. Understanding eye deformation in non-contact tonometry., Understanding eye deformation in non-contact tonometry., 1, 2006
  42. Objective assessment of endoscopic surgical skills by analyzing direction-dependent dexterity using the Hiroshima University Endoscopic Surgical Assessment Device (HUESAD)., Objective assessment of endoscopic surgical skills by analyzing direction-dependent dexterity using the Hiroshima University Endoscopic Surgical Assessment Device (HUESAD)., 38(8), 2008
  43. Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery., Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery., 2015
  44. The usefulness of 3-dimensional endoscope systems in endoscopic surgery, SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 30(10), 4562-4568, 201610
  45. A Mathematical Model of the Olfactory Bulb for the Selective Adaptation Mechanism in the Rodent Olfactory System, PLoS One, 11(12), 20161219
  46. Understanding Force Perception Characteristics of a Human and Its Applications, Pervasive Haptics, 39-54
  47. Evaluation of endpoint compliance based on the estimation of the muscle activity, Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, 89-92, 2014
  48. A virtual myoelectric prosthesis training system capable of providing instructions on hand operations, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, 14(5), 20170919
  49. A Variance Distribution Model of Surface EMG Signals Based on Inverse Gamma Distribution, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 64(11), 2672-2681, 201711
  50. Unpowered Sensorimotor-Enhancing Suit Reduces Muscle Activation and Improves Force Perception, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 47(6), 1158-1163, 201712
  51. Development of a pneumatic artificial muscle driven by low pressure and its application to the unplugged powered suit, ADVANCED ROBOTICS, 31(21), 1135-1143, 201711
  52. ForceHand Glove: A Wearable Force-Feedback Glove With Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs), IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, 3(3), 2416-2423, 20180701
  53. Medical devices to enhance haptic capability, Impact, 2018(2), 21-23, 201803
  54. Active Passive Nature of Assistive Wearable Gait Augment Suit for Enhanced Mobility, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 30(5), 717-728, 20181001
  55. Supporting Effects on Muscles of a Motion Assistive Wear Depending on the Fixture Position, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 30(5), 729-739, 20181001
  56. Prediction of Perceived Steering Wheel Operation Force by Muscle Activity, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 11(4), 590-598, 20181201
  57. Individualization of Musculoskeletal Model for Analyzing Pelvic Floor Muscles Activity Based on Gait Motion Features, Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 30(6), 991-1003, 20181201
  58. Soft Wearable Augmented Walking Suit with Pneumatic Gel Muscles and Stance Phase Detection System to Assist Gait, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3(4), 4257-4264, 20181001
  59. Estimation of the knee joint reaction force based on the plantar flexion resistance of an ankle-foot orthosis during gait, The Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 30(8), 966-970, 20181001
  60. A prospective study of the safety and usefulness of a new miniature wide-angle camera: the "BirdView camera system", SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 33(1), 199-205, 20180701
  61. Effects of altering plantar flexion resistance of an ankle-foot orthosis on muscle force and kinematics during gait training, JOURNAL OF ELECTROMYOGRAPHY AND KINESIOLOGY, 46, 63-69, 20190601
  62. Development of a Cross-Platform Cockpit for Simulated and Tele-Operated Excavators, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 31(2), 231-239, 20190401

Publications such as books

  1. 2015, Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors Part I, Evaluation of endpoint compliance based on the estimation of the muscle activity, AHFE International, 2015, Yuichi Kurita, Kohei Sakurada, and Tosho Tsuji, 89-92
  2. 2016/07, Human Modeling for Bio-Inspired Robotics, Elsevier, 2016, 2016, EN, Jun Ueda and Yuichi Kurit

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Human Interface for Embodied Reality, Yuichi Kurita, India-HU Workshop for Sensing and Robotics 'HiSENS2015', 2015/02/12, Without Invitation
  2. Human Assistive System for Improving Sensorimotor Performance, Yuichi Kurita, International Workshop on Human Assistive Systems Based on Human Modeling in Tokyo, 2014/12/14, Without Invitation
  3. Toward the next-generation of human interface: understanding human perception characteristics and their applications, Yuichi Kurita, Seminar on human sensorimotor control in Applied Physiology Department, 2014/10/01, Without Invitation, Department of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  4. Computational Modeling of Subjective Force Sensation for Assisting Human Activity, Yuichi Kurita, IEEE ICRA 2014 Workshop on Human Modeling and Control for Assistive Technologies, 2014/06/01, Without Invitation, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HongKong
  5. Haptic rendering of needle penetration by enhancing the real force response of a base object, Yuichi Kurita, Hiroyuki Ohtsuka, Kazuyuki Nagata, and Tosho Tsuji, Haptics Symposium, 2014/02, Without Invitation, Houston, Texas, USA
  6. Unloading muscle activation enhances force perception, Yuichi Kurita, Jumpei Sato, Takayuki Tanaka, Minoru Shinohara, and Tosho Tsuji, Augmented Human, 2014/03, Without Invitation, Kobe, Japan
  7. Fingertip force estimation based on the deformation of the fingertip, Akihito Kibita, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, International Digital Human Modeling Symposium, 2014/05, Without Invitation, Tokyo, Japan
  8. Haptic rendering of tissue stiffness by the haptic enhanced reality method, Yoshihide Otsuru, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, EuroHaptics, 2014/06, Without Invitation, Versailles, France
  9. Chemotaxis Simulation of Caenorhabditis Elegans Using an Active cord Mechanism in an Actual Environment, C. elegans Development, Shinya Nishikawa, Zu Soh, Yuichi Kurita, Toshio Tsuji, Cell Biology and Gene Expression Meeting in association with The 6th Asia-Pasific C. elegans Meeting, 2014/07, Without Invitation, Nara, Japan
  10. Evaluation of endpoint compliance based on the estimation of the muscle activity, Yuichi Kurita, Kohei Sakurada, and Tosho Tsuji, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 2014/07, Without Invitation, Krakow, Poland
  11. Wearable pseudo-haptic interaction by using electrical muscle stimulation, Takaaki Ishikawa, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, AsiaHaptics, 2014/11, Without Invitation, Tsukuba, Japan
  12. Fingertip force estimation based on the deformation of the fingertip, Akihito Kibita, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, AsiaHaptics, 2014/11, Without Invitation, Tsukuba, Japan
  13. Change over time of infants' movements based on motion analysis: Comparison with changes in General Movements and the body sway, Koji Shimatani, Taro Shibanoki, Keisuke Shima, Yuichi Kurita, Akira Otsuka, Maura Casadio, Psiche Giannoni, Paolo Moretti, Pietro Morasso, and Toshio Tsuji, World Confederation for Physical Therapy Congress, 2015/13, Without Invitation, Singapor
  14. Wearable assistive devices that enhance sensorimotor capability of surgeons, Yuichi Kurita, 2nd workshop on The role of human sensorimotor control in surgical robotics, 2015/10/02, With Invitation
  15. Design of Weight: How do we feel force, and how can we apply it to product design?, Yuichi Kurita, Yoshiyuki Tanaka, Workshop on AsiaHaptics2016, 2016/11/29, With Invitation
  16. Soft exoskeleton to augment sports activity and support healthcare, Yuichi Kurita, Italy-Japan Workshop 2017, 2017/12/08, With Invitation
  17. Design of Human Machine Interface based on Understanding of Human's Motor and Sensory Capacitys, Yuichi Kurita, International Symposium on Micro-Nano Mechatronics and Human Science, 2017/12/04, With Invitation
  18. A soft exoskeleton suit to reduce muscle fatigue with pneumatic artificial muscles, Kosuke Tsuneyasu, Ayumu Ohno, Yoshiyuki Fukuda, Kazunori Ogawa, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, Augmented Human 2018, 2018/02/07, Without Invitation, Seoul, Korea
  19. Reinforced suit using low pressure driven artificial muscles for baseball bat swing, Wataru Sakoda, Antonio Vega, Kazunori Ogawa, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, Augmented Human 2018, 2018/02/07, Without Invitation, Seoul, Korea
  20. A Virtual System of a Hydraulic Excavator Using a Remote Controlled Excavator with Augmented Reality, Ryota Sekizuka, Kazushige Koiwai, Seiji Saiki, Yoichiro Yamazaki, Toshio Tsuji, Yuichi Kurita, IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, 2017/12/11, Without Invitation, Taipei, Taiwan
  21. Virtual Restoration of Down-sampled EMG Signals Using a Stochastic Model, Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, Takaei Kihara, Takahiro Konishi, Yusuke Yoshida, Yuichi Kurita, and Toshio Tsuji, 11th international Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology, 2017/08/22, Without Invitation, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  22. Variance Distribution Analysis of Surface EMG signals Based on Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation, Akira Furui, Hideaki Hayashi, Yuichi Kurita, and Toshio Tsuji, International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society 2017, 2017/07/11, Without Invitation, Jeju Island, Korea
  23. Design and development of a PAM-enabled wrist assist glove, Swagata Das, Yuichi Kurita, and Toshio Tsuji, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2017, 2017/05/29, Without Invitation, Singapore
  24. Surface EMG-based evaluation of a PAM-enabled wrist assist glove, Swagata Das and Yuichi Kurita, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2017, 2017/05/29, Without Invitation, Singapore
  25. Muscleblazer: Force-Feedback Suit for Immersive Experience, Yusuke Kishishita, Swagata Das, Antonio Vega Ramirez, Chetan Thakur, Ramin Tadayon, Yuichi Kurita, IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interfaces (IEEE VR), 2019/03/24, Without Invitation, Osaka, Japan
  26. Gait Evaluation on Parkinson's Disease Patients Using Spontaneous Stimulus Induced by UPS-PD, Ai Higuchi, Junichiro Shiraishi, Yuichi Kurita, Evgeniia Shchelkanova, Yosuke Ikeda, Tomohiro Shibata, 2019 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2019), 2019/01/10, Without Invitation, Paris, France
  27. VR training system of step timing for baseball batter using force stimulus, Wataru Sakoda, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, AsiaHaptics2018, 2018/11/01, Without Invitation, Songdo, Korea
  28. Artificial Motion Guidance: an Intuitive Device based on Pneumatic Gel Muscle (PGM), Takashi Goto, Swagata Das, Yuichi Kurita, Kai Kunze, 31st ACM User Interface Software and Technology Symposium (UIST2018), 2018/10/01, Without Invitation, Berlin, Germany
  29. Prediction of Affective Feeling of Tactile Texture Based on Measurement of Fingertip Deformation, Taiju Shizuno, Tsuyoshi Arakawa, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2018), 2018/10/01, Without Invitation, Miyazaki, Japan
  30. Soft Wearable Augmented Walking Suit with Pneumatic Gel Muscles and Stance Phase Detection System to Assist Gait, Chetan Thakur, Kazunori Ogawa, Toshio Tsuji, IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robot and Systems (IROS2018), 2018/10/01, Without Invitation, Madrid, Spain
  31. Unplugged Powered Suit for Superhuman Tennis, Kazunori Ogawa, Tomohiro Ikeda, and Yuichi Kurita, 12th France-Japan Congress, 10th Europe-Asia Congress on Mechatronics, 2018/09/01, Without Invitation, Tsu, Mie, Japan
  32. Biofeedback for Training Pelvic Floor Muscles with EMG Signals of Synergistic Muscles, Hikaru Hasegawa, Takayuki Tanaka, Tomohiro Wakaiki, Koji Shimatani, and Yuichi Kurita, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2018), Advances in Physical Ergonomics & Human Factors, 2018/07/01, Without Invitation, Orlando, Florida, USA
  33. Development of a Lightweight Flexible Construction Work Assist Suit Using Pneumatic Rubber Artificial Muscles, Kazunori Ogawa, Ayumu Ono, Yoshiyuki Fukuda, Kosuke Tsuneyasu and Yuichi Kurita, 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC2018), 2018/07/01, Without Invitation, Honolulu, HI, USA
  34. Estimation of compressive tibiofemoral force using over resistance of ankle-foot orthosis on gait, Masataka Yamamoto, Koji Shimatani, Masaki Hasegawa, Takuya Murata, and Yuichi Kurita, 40th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC2018), 2018/07/01, Without Invitation, Honolulu, HI, USA
  35. Muscleblazer : A wearable laser tag module powered by PAM-induced force-feedback, Yusuke Kishishita, Antonio Vega Ramirez, Swagata Das, Chetan Thakur, Yohei Yanase, and Yuichi Kurita, First International Symposium on Amplifying Capabilities, Competing in Mixed Realities (Superhuman Sports Design Challenge), 2018/07/01, Without Invitation, Delft, Netherlands
  36. ForceHand glove: a wearable force feedback glove with pneumatic artificial muscles, Swagata Das, Cassie Lowell, Yusuke Kishishita, Kazunori Ogawa, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2018), 2018/05/01, Without Invitation, Brisbane, Australia
  37. Reducing Muscle Effort While Walking Using Augmented Walking Suit and Pilot Trial with Elderly Farmers, Chetan Thakur, Yuichi Kurita, 2018/12/21, Without Invitation
  38. A soft exoskeleton jacket for human motion interaction, Antonio Vega Ramirez, Yuichi Kurita, 2018/09, Without Invitation
  39. Prediction of perceived steering wheel operation force by muscle activity, Yusuke Kishishita, Kazuhiro Takemura, Naoki Yamada, Toshihiro Hara, Atsuhide Kishi, Kazuo Nishikawa, Takahide Nouzawa, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, The 3rd Workshop of Robotics Ongoing Breakthroughs (ROOB2018), 2018/08/31, Without Invitation
  40. Soft exoskeleton to augment sports activity, Yuichi Kurita, Superhuman Sports Workshop in Taiwan, 2018/11/27, With Invitation, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  41. Soft exoskeleton for human augmentation to support people in hyper-aged societies, Yuichi Kurita, JST- MoST Conference ICT for Accessibility and Support of Older People, 2018/11/26, With Invitation, Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan, Taiwan
  42. Evaluation of haptic feeling and its application to industrial design, Yuichi Kurita, Tutorial for 2018 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 2018/10/07, With Invitation

Awards

  1. 2012年07月03日, The 2012 International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering Best Student Paper Finalist, Conference Chair, Institute of Complex Medical Engineering , Conference Chair, Institute of Complex Medical Engineering
  2. 2015年12月07日, Honorable Mention International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM) 2015, ICAM2015 General Chair
  3. 2015年12月07日, Honorable Mention, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM)2015, Palpation force display by enhancing the force response of a surgical training phantom

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Associate Editor, 2015/04, 2016/03, Advanced Robotics
  2. Associate Editor, 2015/04, 2016/03, JSME Mechanical Engineering Journal
  3. Technical Program Committee Member, 2014/04, 2015/03, 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication
  4. Associate Editor, 2014/04, 2015/03, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics
  5. Associate Editor, 2014/04, 2015/03, IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration
  6. Associate Editor, 2018, Robotics Society of Japan

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. Superhuman Sports Design Challnge: First International Symposium on Amplifying Capabilities, Competing in Mixed Realities, Program Committee member, 2018/07

Other Social Contributions

  1. Superhuman Sports Workshop in Taiwan, Soft exoskeleton to augment sports activity, National Taiwan University, 2018/11/27, 2018/11/27, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. JST-MoST Conference ICT for Accessibility and Support of Older People, Soft exoskeleton for human augmentation to support people in hyper-aged societies, JST, MoST, 2018/11/26, Tainan, Taiwan