Toshio Tsuji

Last Updated :2017/11/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Engineering, Professor
Web Site
E-mail
tsujibsys.hiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-4-1,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-7677 FAX : (+81)82-424-2387
Self-introduction
Toshio Tsuji received the B.E. degree in industrial engineering, and the M.E. and D.Eng. degrees in systems engineering from Hiroshima Uni versity, Hiroshima, Japan, in 1982, 1985, and 1989, respectively. He was a Research Associate from 1985 to 1994, and an Associate Professor from 1994 to 2002, in the Faculty of Engineering,Hiroshima University. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Genova, Genova, Italy, from 1992 to 1993. He is currently a Professor in the Department of System Cybernetics, Hiroshima University. His current research interests focus on human-machine interface and computational neural sciences, in particular, biological motor control. Dr. Tsuji received the Best Manipulation Paper Award from IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in 2000, the K. S. Fu Memorial Best Transactions Paper Award of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society in 2003, and the Best Conference Paper Award - Finalist from IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation in 2004.

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 1985/04/01, 1994/04/30, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Engineering, Research Associate
  • 1994/05/01, 2001/03/31, Hiroshima University, Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor
  • 2002/04/01, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Engineering, Professor

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Engineering, System Engineering, Japan, 1982/04, 1985/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Engineering, Cluster 2 (Electrical, Electronical, System and Information Engineering), Industrial Engineering course, Japan, 1978/04, 1982/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • School of Engineering:Department of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering:System Cybernetics, Graduate School of Engineering:System Cybernetics

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Fields

  • Complex systems;Biomedical engineering;Medical systems
  • Engineering;Mechanical engineering;Intelligent mechanics / Mechanical systems

Research Keywords

  • Biomimetic systems
  • Human-machine systems
  • Human movements

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • IEEE, 1989
  • Institute of Complex Medical Engineering

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  2. 2017, Liberal Arts Education Program1, First Semester, Introductory Seminar for First-Year Students
  3. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to Applications of Energy and information systems
  4. 2017, Undergraduate Education, 4Term, Introduction to Technologies of Energy and information systems
  5. 2017, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Bioelectrical Engineering
  6. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Cybernetics Engineering
  7. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Advanced Cybernetics Engineering
  8. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics I
  9. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics II
  10. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics II
  11. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics III
  12. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics III
  13. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IV
  14. 2017, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IV
  15. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Seminar in System Cybernetics I
  16. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Year, Seminar in System Cybernetics II
  17. 2017, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Seminar in System Cybernetics II

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. A log-linearized arterial viscoelastic model for evaluation of the carotid artery., Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2013, 2591-2594, 20130701
  2. Monitoring of peripheral vascular condition using a log-linearized arterial viscoelastic index during endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc, 2013, 2587-2590, 20130701
  3. A Quasi-Optimal Channel Selection Method for Bioelectric Signal Classification Using a Partial Kullback-Leibler Information Measure, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 60(3), 853-861, MAR 2013
  4. A novel noninvasive and simple method for assessment of endothelial function: Enclosed zone flow-mediated vasodilation (ezFMD) using an oscillation amplitude measurement, ATHEROSCLEROSIS, 229(2), 324-330, AUG 2013
  5. Bioassay System Based on Behavioral Analysis and Bioelectric Ventilatory Signals of a Small Fish, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, 62(12), 3265-3275, DEC 2013
  6. A Comparison Between the Human Sense of Smell and Neural Activity in the Olfactory Bulb of Rats, Chemical Senses, 39(2), 91-105, 20131119
  7. Haptic rendering of needle penetration by enhancing the real force response of a base object, Haptics Symposium, IEEE, USA, 357-360, 20140223
  8. Unloading muscle activation enhances force perception, Augmented Human 2014, ACM, Japan, DOI:10.1145/2582051.2582055, 20140307
  9. Human muscular mobility ellipsoid: End-point acceleration manipulability measure in fast motion of human upper arm, Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering, 9(3), 1-12, 20141226
  10. Hydrodynamic characteristics of a membrane oxygenator: modeling of pressure-flow characteristics and their influence on apparent viscosity, Perfusion, 20141202
  11. Vehicle Active Steering Control System Based on Human Mechanical Impedance Properties of the Arms, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 15(4), 1758-1769, 20140801
  12. A Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Network with Dimensionality Reduction Based on Time-series Discriminant Component Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, DOI: 10.1109/TNNLS.2015.2400448, 20150219
  13. Analysis of Operational Comfort in Manual Tasks Using Human Force Manipulability Measure, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 8(1), 8-19, 20150301
  14. Fingertip force estimation based on the deformation of the fingertip, International Digital Human Modeling Symposium (DHM2014), 16, 20140520
  15. Haptic rendering of tissue stiffness by the haptic enhanced reality method, Eurohaptics 2014, 20140624
  16. Chemotaxis Simulation of Caenorhabditis Elegans Using an Active cord Mechanism in an Actual Environment, C. elegans Development, Cell Biology and Gene Expression Meeting in association with The 6th Asia-Pasific C. elegans Meeting, 20140715
  17. Evaluation of endpoint compliance based on the estimation of the muscle activity, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, 1187-1189, 20140719
  18. Design of Steering Wheel characteristics based on Human Arm Mechanical Properties, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, 508-513, 20141223
  19. Development of a Continuous Sphygmomanometer Using Electromagnetic Induction, 2014 IEEE Biomedical Circuit and System Conference Proceedings, 444-447, 20141022
  20. Fingertip force estimation based on the deformation of the fingertip, AsiaHaptics2014, A-11, 20141118
  21. Wearable pseudo-haptic interaction by using electrical muscle stimulation, AsiaHaptics2014, A-14, 20141118
  22. Hydrodynamic characteristics of a membrane oxygenator: modeling of pressure-flow characteristics and their influence on apparent viscosity, PERFUSION-UK, 30(6), 478-483, 20150901
  23. Model-Based Evaluation of Reactive Hyperemia Using Strain-Gauge Plethysmography and Log-Linearized Viscoelastic Indices, JOURNAL OF BIOMATERIALS AND TISSUE ENGINEERING, 5(4), 334-341, 20150401
  24. A simple accurate chest-compression depth gauge using magnetic coils during cardiopulmonary resuscitation, REVIEW OF SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, 86(12), 20151201
  25. Electromyographic prosthetic hand using grasping-force-magnification mechanism with five independently driven fingers, ADVANCED ROBOTICS, 29(24), 1586-1598, 20151005
  26. Quantifying Parkinson's disease finger-tapping severity by extracting and synthesizing finger motion properties, MEDICAL & BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTING, 54(6), 953-965, 20160601
  27. A Probabilistic Neural Network with Anomaly Detection and Related Application to an EMG-controlled Prosthetic Hand, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 33(4), 275-284, 20150615
  28. Development of the Bio-Remote Adaptive Human Interface with Novel Glasses-based Operation, Proceedings of 9th international Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe2015), 2.2_110, 20150811
  29. Computer Simulation of Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis Elegans in Consideration of Whole-body Movements, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 651-656, 20151110
  30. A neural network model of Caenorhabditis Elegans and simulation of Chemotaxis-related Information Processing, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 668-673, 20151110
  31. Change over time of infants' movements based on motion analysis: Comparison with changes in General Movements and the body sway, Physiotherapy, 101, e1388, 20150501
  32. The Bio-Remote Environmental Control System Using a Bayesian Network-based Prediction Model, Proceedings of 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'15), 1160-1163, 20150825
  33. A blood viscosity estimation method based on pressure-flow characteristics of an oxygenator during cardiopulmonary bypass and its clinical application, Proceedings of 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC'15), 5525-5528, 20150825
  34. Haptic force augmentation on a 3D printed surgical training phantom, 50th Golden Anniversary Congress of the European Society for Surgical Research, 20150610
  35. Effort Cube: a real-time muscle effort visualization system, ADVANCES IN ROBOTICS (AIR2015), 20150702
  36. Computer simulation of neuronal signals controlling the pharyngeal pumping motion in Caenorhabditis elegans, 20th International C. elegans Meeting Full Abstracts, 20150624
  37. A Non-Gaussian Approach for Biosignal Classification Based on the Johnson SU Translation System, IEEE 8th International Workshop on Computational Intelligence and Applications, 115-120, 20151106
  38. Palpation force display by enhancing the force response of a surgical training phantom, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 1A1-102015, 20151205
  39. Influence of visual and tactile feedback on haptic sensation by muscle electric stimulation, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 1P2-072015, 20151205
  40. Human interface design method based on the estimation of muscle effort by a musculoskeletal model, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC2015), 480-485, 20151010
  41. Acute effect of oral sensation of sweetness on celiac artery blood flow and gastric myoelectrical activity in humans, AUTONOMIC NEUROSCIENCE-BASIC & CLINICAL, 197, 41-45, 20160501
  42. Surgical Grasping Forceps With Enhanced Sensorimotor Capability via the Stochastic Resonance Effect, IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, 21(6), 2624-2634, 20161201
  43. Endothelial Function Assessed by Automatic Measurement of Enclosed Zone Flow-Mediated Vasodilation Using an Oscillometric Method Is an Independent Predictor of Cardiovascular Events, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION, 5(12), 20161221
  44. A Mathematical Model of the Olfactory Bulb for the Selective Adaptation Mechanism in the Rodent Olfactory System, PLoS One, 11(12), 20161219
  45. A Motor Behavioral Evaluation Method for Children with Developmental Disorders during Music Therapy Sessions: A Pilot Study, Current Pediatrics Research, 20(2), 103-117, 20160708
  46. Investigation of Human Subjective Feelings for Different Surface Textures of Slipping Objects Based on the Analysis of Contact Conditions, 10th International Conference, EuroHaptics 2016, Proceedings Part II, 131-138, 2010604

Publications such as books

  1. 2014/12/01, Handbook of Research on Advancements in Robotics and Mechatronics, EMG-based control of a multi-joint robot for operating a glovebox, IGI Global, 2014, 12, 英語, Toshio Tsuji, Taro Shibanoki, and Keisuke Shima, 9781466673878, 993, 36-52, Chapter 3
  2. 2015/06/30, Haptic Interaction: Perception, Devices and Applications, Wearable Pseudo-Haptic Interaction by Using Electrical Muscle Stimulation, Springer Japan, 2015, 06, 英語, Takaaki Ishikawa, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, 978-4-431-55690-9_25, 319, 135-140
  3. 2015/06/30, Haptic Interaction: Perception, Devices and Applications, Fingertip Force Estimation Based on the Deformation of the Fingertip, Springer Japan, 2015, 06, 英語, Akihito Kibita, Toshio Tsuji, and Yuichi Kurita, 978-4-431-55690-9_39, 319, 201-205

Awards

  1. 2000年04月, "Best Manipulation Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation", IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Manipulation of enveloping familyに関する研究
  2. 2004年04月, IEEE 2003 King-Sun Fu Memorial Best Transactions Paper Award, President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, A Human-Assisting Manipulator Teleoperated by EMG Signals and Arm Motions
  3. 2004年10月, Finalist for Best Conference Paper Award in 2003 IEEE, International Conference on Roboitcs and Automation, Touching Stomach by Air
  4. 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
  5. 2015年12月07日, Honorable Mention International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM) 2015, ICAM2015 General Chair

Patented

  1. Patent, U. S. Patent No. 8,574,173, 2013/11/05, Motor Function Estimating System, Motor Function Estimating Method And Program
  2. Patent, US 8,814,801 B2, 2014/08/26, VESSEL WALL MONITORING APPARATUS

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Editorial Board Member, The Scientific World Journal, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2013/01, 2017/01