Last Updated :2023/09/06

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Integrated Sciences for Life, Assistant Professor

Basic Information

Academic Degrees

  • Doshisha University
  • Doshisha University

Research Fields

  • Informatics;Human informatics;Perceptual information processing
  • Informatics;Human informatics;Cognitive science
  • Engineering;Electrical and electronic engineering;Control engineering / System engineering
  • Engineering;Electrical and electronic engineering;Measurement engineering

Research Keywords

  • Bio-sonar, Echolocation, bats, Biomimetics, Constructive approach, Autonomous flying drone

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Exercises in Mathematics for Computation A

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, Theoretical investigation of active listening behavior based on the echolocation of CF-FM bats, PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY, 18(10), 20221007
  2. Analysis of echolocation behavior of bats in "echo space" using acoustic simulation, BMC BIOLOGY, 20(1), 20220314
  3. Localization of Flying Bats from Multichannel Audio Signals by Estimating Location Map with Convolutional Neural Networks, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 33(3), 515-525, 20210620
  4. ★, Modulation of acoustic navigation behaviour by spatial learning in the echolocating bat Rhinolophus ferrumequinum nippon, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 1-15, 20200701
  5. ★, Ultrasound navigation based on minimally designed vehicle inspired by the bio-sonar strategy of bats, Advanced Robotics, 33(3-4), 169-182, 20190206
  6. Species-specific control of acoustic gaze by echolocating bats, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum nippon and Pipistrellus abramus, during flight, Journal of Comparative Physiology A, 202(11), 791-801, 20160826
  7. 3D Acoustic Localization Based on Echolocation Strategy of Bats, Proceedings of 2020 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), 2020
  8. STEFTR: A Hybrid Versatile Method for State Estimation and Feature Extraction From the Trajectory of Animal Behavior, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 13, 2019
  9. Practical and Numerical Investigation on a Minimal Design Navigation System of Bats, Distributed, Ambient and Pervasive Interactions: Understanding Humans, 296-315, 2018
  10. Obstacle-Avoidance Navigation by an Autonomous Vehicle Inspired by a Bat Biosonar Strategy, BIOMIMETIC AND BIOHYBRID SYSTEMS, 2015
  11. Nonlinear Dynamics in Free Flight of an Echolocating Bat, Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, 313-328, 2015
  12. Adaptive beam-width control of echolocation sounds by CF–FM bats, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum nippon, during prey-capture flight, J. Exp. Biol, 216(7), 1210-1218, 2013
  13. Investigation of acoustic gaze strategy by pipistrellus abramus and rhinolophus ferrumequinum nippon during obstacle avoidance flight, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 19, 1-9, 2013

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Constructive investigation for Bio-sonar strategies employed by bats, Yasufumi Yamada, International Workshop on Biodiversity and Bioinspiration, 2023/01/09, With Invitation, English, Brunei
  2. Acoustic navigation method based on echolocation strategies employed by bats, Yasufumi Yamada, Kentaro Ito, Shizuko Hiryu, Ryo Kobayashi, The 4th A3 International workshop ​on Interdisciplinary Research Connecting Mathematics and Biology, 2019/05/10, Without Invitation, Japanese
  3. Mathematical and Behavioral Investigation for Adaptive Acoustic Navigation Strategy of the Bats during Spatial Learning Flight, Yasufumi Yamada, Yurina Mibe, Kentaro Ito, Ryo Kobayashi, Shizuko Hiryu, The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers Annual Conference 2018, 2018/09/11, With Invitation, English, Nara
  4. Practical and numerical investigation on a minimal design navigation system of bats, Yasufumi Yamada, Kentaro Ito, Ryo Kobayashi, Shizuko Hiryu, The 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction Interface, 2018/06/15, With Invitation, English, Nevada
  5. Acoustic navigation strategy of the echolocating bats during obstacle avoidance flight, Yasufumi Yamada, Ryo Kobayashi, The 3rd A3 International workshop ​for Mathematical and Life Sciences, 2018/05/17, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. 2019, 2022