YUICHI KURITA

Last Updated :2021/01/05

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and 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. 2020, Liberal Arts Education Program1, 4Term, Industry and Technology
  2. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Circuit Theory II
  3. 2020, Undergraduate Education, 2Term, Exercise of Electric Circuit
  4. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IIA
  5. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IV
  6. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics V
  7. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Directed Study in System Cybernetics V
  8. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IB
  9. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IIA
  10. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Directed Study in System Cybernetics IIB
  11. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IB
  12. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IIA
  13. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IIA
  14. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Seminar in System Cybernetics IIB
  15. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  16. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  17. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  18. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  19. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering B
  20. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering B
  21. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering
  22. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering
  23. 2020, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Advanced Biosystems Engineering
  24. 2020, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Ski exergame for squat training to change load based on predicted Locomotive risk level, 2020 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, 289-294, 20200112
  2. Does ankle-foot orthosis over-assist affect knee loading?: A pilot study using a musculoskeletal model, World Conference for Physical Therapy Congress 2019, 20190510
  3. Association between variation in gait cycle time and physical and mental function after total knee arthroplasty using accelerometer, 13th International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medecine World Congress (ISPRM2019), 1-100, 20190609
  4. Characterisation and Application of PGM in Ankle Joint Exoskeleton, International Conference on Advances in Robotics 2019 (AIR2019), 20190702
  5. Water flow display device by using air volume and vibration, Worldhaptics, 20190709
  6. Coaching system of motion timing for a baseball batter using force stimulus, Worldhaptics, 20190709
  7. Influence of the Restrictions on the Range of View from the Cockpit in Operation of a Hydraulic Excavator, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2019), 20190724
  8. A soft exoskeleton jacket with pneumatic gel muscles for human motion interaction, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Multimodality and Assistive Environments, 587-603, 20190726
  9. Augmented Walking Suit for Elderly Farmers in Agricultural Environment, Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Social Media, Games and Assistive Environments, 564-574, 20190726
  10. Automatic Exercise Assistance for the Elderly Using Real-Time Adaptation to Performance and Affect, Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Multimodality and Assistive Environments, 556-574, 20190726
  11. Development of aWalking Assist Device with ON-OFF Pattern Control Using Pneumatic Artificial Muscles, The SICE Annual Conference 2019, 733-736, 20190910
  12. Effect of Contraction Parameters on Swing Support During Walking Using Wireless Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Driver: A Preliminary Study, The SICE Annual Conference 2019, 727-732, 20190910
  13. Quantitative Assessment of Brushed Bodily Area by Measuring of Brush Motion Using IMUs and Its Accuracy Evaluation, The SICE Annual Conference 2019, 723-726, 20190910
  14. Evaluation System for Hydraulic Excavator Operation Skill Using Remote Controlled Excavator and Augmented Reality, The 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019),, 3229-3234, 20191104
  15. Providing navigation assistance through ForceHand: a wearable force-feedback glove, 2019 IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), 20191111
  16. Verification of balance function on exercise using a wearable device with pneumatic gel muscles, The 1st World Congress on Falls and Postural Stability 2019, 20191204
  17. Force-feedback in Virtual Reality through PGM-based ForceHand glove, 2020 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, 1016-1021, 20200112
  18. Assistive Soft Exoskeletons with Pneumatic Artificial Muscles, Haptic Interfaces for Accessibility, Health, and Enhanced Quality of Life. Springer, 217-242, 201912
  19. Effect of an ankle foot orthosis on gait kinematics and kinetics: Case study of post-stroke gait using a musculoskeletal model and an orthosis model, ROBOMECH Journal, 6(Article #9)
  20. 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
  21. Development of a Cross-Platform Cockpit for Simulated and Tele-Operated Excavators, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 31(2), 231-239, 20190401
  22. Development of New Soft Wearable Balance Exercise Device Using Pneumatic Gel Muscles, APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 9(15), 20190801
  23. Force perceptual bias caused by muscle activity in unimanual steering, PLOS ONE, 14(10), 20191022
  24. ForceHand Glove: A Wearable Force-Feedback Glove With Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs), IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, 3(3), 2416-2423, 20180701
  25. Active Passive Nature of Assistive Wearable Gait Augment Suit for Enhanced Mobility, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 30(5), 717-728, 20181001
  26. Supporting Effects on Muscles of a Motion Assistive Wear Depending on the Fixture Position, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS, 30(5), 729-739, 20181001
  27. ★, Prediction of Perceived Steering Wheel Operation Force by Muscle Activity, IEEE Transactions on Haptics, 11(4), 590-598, 20181201
  28. 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
  29. ★, 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. ForceHand Glove: A Wearable Force-Feedback Glove With Pneumatic Artificial Muscles (PAMs), IEEE ROBOTICS AND AUTOMATION LETTERS, 3(3), 2416-2423, 2018
  33. 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, 2018
  34. A virtual myoelectric prosthesis training system capable of providing instructions on hand operations, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, 14(5), 20170919
  35. A Variance Distribution Model of Surface EMG Signals Based on Inverse Gamma Distribution, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 64(11), 2672-2681, 201711
  36. ★, Unpowered Sensorimotor-Enhancing Suit Reduces Muscle Activation and Improves Force Perception, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 47(6), 1158-1163, 201712
  37. 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
  38. Medical devices to enhance haptic capability, Impact, 2018(2), 21-23, 201803
  39. A virtual myoelectric prosthesis training system capable of providing instructions on hand operations, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED ROBOTIC SYSTEMS, 14(5), 2017
  40. Development of a pneumatic artificial muscle driven by low pressure and its application to the unplugged powered suit, ADVANCED ROBOTICS, 31(21), 1135-1143, 2017
  41. ★, Stiffness display by muscle contraction via electric muscle stimulation, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 1(2), 1014-1019, 2016
  42. A Motor Behavioral Evaluation Method for Children with Developmental Disorders during Music Therapy Sessions: A Pilot Study, Current Pediatrics Research, 2016
  43. ★, Surgical Grasping Forceps with Enhanced Sensorimotor Capability via the Stochastic Resonance Effect, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2016
  44. ★, Understanding Force Perception Characteristics of a Human and Its Applications, Pervasive Haptics, 39-54, 2016
  45. The usefulness of 3-dimensional endoscope systems in endoscopic surgery, SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 30(10), 4562-4568, 201610
  46. A Mathematical Model of the Olfactory Bulb for the Selective Adaptation Mechanism in the Rodent Olfactory System, PLoS One, 11(12), 20161219
  47. ★, Understanding Force Perception Characteristics of a Human and Its Applications, Pervasive Haptics, 39-54
  48. Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery, SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES, 29(12), 3811-3818, 201512
  49. 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
  50. 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
  51. Vibrating forceps enhances laparoscopic urgical skills, European Surgical Research, 55(1), 157, 2015
  52. Haptic force augmentation on a 3D printed surgical training phantom, European Surgical Research, 55(1), 79, 2015
  53. Effort Cube: a real-time muscle effort visualization system, Advances in Robotics, 2015
  54. 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
  55. 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
  56. 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
  57. 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
  58. Computer Simulation of Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis Elegans in Consideration of Whole-body Movements, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference (InteliSys2015), 2015
  59. Influence of visual and tactile feedback on haptic sensation by muscle electric stimulation, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 19-20, 2015
  60. Palpation force display by enhancing the force response of a surgical training phantom, International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), 191-192, 2015
  61. 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
  62. 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
  63. Unloading muscle activation enhances force perception, Augmented Human 2014, 20140307
  64. A Comparison Between the Human Sense of Smell and Neural Activity in the Olfactory Bulb of Rats, Chemical Senses, 39(2), 91-105, 20140201
  65. Evaluation of endpoint compliance based on the estimation of the muscle activity, Advances in Physical Ergonomics and Human Factors, 89-92, 2014
  66. ★, Wearable Sensorimotor Enhancer for Fingertip Based on Stochastic Resonance Effect, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEMS, 43(3), 333-337, 201305
  67. Influence of Ocular Stiffness on Intraocular Pressure Estimation Using Goldmann Applanation Tonometry, JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING, 33(3), 293-299, 2013
  68. 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
  69. 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
  70. A Training System for the MyoBock hand in a Virtual Reality Environment, 2013 IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conference (BioCAS2013), 61-64, 2013
  71. 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
  72. 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
  73. 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
  74. 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
  75. 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
  76. 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
  77. ★, Piezoelectric Tweezer-Type End Effector With Force- and Displacement-Sensing Capability, IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, 17(6), 1039-1048, 201212
  78. ★, Human-sized Anthropomorphic Robot Hand with Detachable Mechanism at the Wrist, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 46(1), 53-66, 20110101
  79. "Flexible Sensor for McKibben Pneumatic Artificial Muscle, International Journal of Automation Technology, 3(6), 731-740, 20090101
  80. ★, Contact Based Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 55(2), 739-745, 20080201
  81. ★, A Fingerprint Pointing Device Utilizing the Deformation of the Fingertip during the Incipient Slip, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 21(5), 801-811, 20051001
  82. Evaluation of Human Roughness Perception by using Tactile MFCC, International Conference on SMART MULTIMEDIA, 20191216
  83. Adaptive Automatic Controller for Swing Assist by Pneumatic Artificial Muscle, IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium, 20200309
  84. Accelerating Skill Acquisition of Two-Handed Drumming using Pneumatic Artificial Muscles, Augmented Humans 2020, 20200316
  85. Dynamic properties of human eyes., Dynamic properties of human eyes., 3, 2005
  86. Eye stiffness measurement by probe contact method., Eye stiffness measurement by probe contact method., 1, 2006
  87. A neural network model of Caenorhabditis Elegans and simulation of Chemotaxis-related Information Processing SAI, Intelligent Systems Conference (InteliSys2015)
  88. Understanding eye deformation in non-contact tonometry., Understanding eye deformation in non-contact tonometry., 1, 2006
  89. 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
  90. Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery., Stochastic resonance enhanced tactile feedback in laparoscopic surgery., 2015
  91. Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye, 42(2), 103-110, 20060228
  92. Discovery of Aging Effect of Living Eye through High Speed Non-invasive Sensing, 42(10), 1093-1099, 20061030
  93. Analysis of the Mechanism of the Delay Characteristics in Cornea Deformation for Non-contact Tonometry, 43(2), 78-84, 20070228
  94. Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye Based on the Contact Method, 43(4), 243-249, 20070430
  95. On special issue "21COE Program-Perspectives from Young Researchers in Robotics", Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 25(3), 20070415
  96. Hyper Human Technology Opens a New Area for Medical Diagnosis : Hyper Human Technology toward the 21st Century Industrial Revolution, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 25(3), 365-367, 20070415
  97. Young Researchers in the 21st Century COE Program, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 25(3), 374-379, 20070415
  98. Measurement of corneal stiffness using non-contact tonometer, Folia japonica de ophthalmologica clinica, 1(6), 556-560, 20080615
  99. Measurement of Cornea Deformation for Diagnosis of Glaucoma, 7(3), 467-468, 20051230
  100. Automatic Measurement of Forceps Manipulation Logs for Laparoscopic Surgery, 11(3), 328-329, 20091121
  101. Weight and Friction Display by Controlling Slip Condition at the Fingertip, 30(2), 205-212, 20120315
  102. A Novel Class Selection Method Based on a Partial Kullback-Leibler Information Measure and Its Application to Motion Classification Problem for EMG Signal Discrimination, 48(9), 580-588, 20120930
  103. Plan for Next Generation of the Robotics Society of Japan, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 30(10), 1030-1040, 20121215
  104. CPG Synergy Hypothesis : A CPG Synergy Model for Generating Nonstationary Rhythmic Signals and Representation of Finger Tapping Movements, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 49(7), 688-695, 20130731
  105. 1P2-N-073 Dynamic Behavior of Human Eye(Bio-mechatronics/Sense, Motion and Measurement 2,Mega-Integration in Robotics and Mechatronics to Assist Our Daily Lives), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2005(0), 2005
  106. The Challenge of Objective Assessment of Endoscopic Surgical Skill : Hiroshima University Endoscopic Surgical Assessment Device, The Japanese Journal of Gastroenterological Surgery, 40(3), 20070301
  107. CPG Based Manipulation : Adaptation of the Switching Cycle of the Grasping Fingers by the Joint Angle Feedback, Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers. Series C., 71(705), 1654-1660, 20050525
  108. 1A2-M02 Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye based on the Measurement of the Contact Area and the Displacement, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2007(0), _1A2-M02_1-_1A2-M02_2, 2007
  109. 2B2-1 Haptic Augmented Reality to Present Force Response of Biological Tissue, 2011(21), 263-266, 2011
  110. 7D13 Haptic display of biological tissue by using haptic augmented reality technique, The Proceedings of the Bioengineering Conference Annual Meeting of BED/JSME, 2012(0), _7D13-1_-_7D13-2_, 2012
  111. Haptic rendering by augmentating virtual force on the force response of a base object : application to puncture by using a rubber sheet, Technical report of IEICE. HIP, 112(483), 7-12, 20130313
  112. Investigation of the improvement in tactile sensitivity by using stochastic resonance effect, IEICE technical report. Welfare Information technology, 113(272), 13-16, 20131026
  113. Pseudo-Haptic Display by EMS, Visual, and Vibrotactile Stimulation(Haptic Contents), Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan, 19(4), 487-494, 2014
  114. 1P1-C02 Improvement on tactile sensitivity by a stochastic resonance effect(Tactile and Force Sensing (3)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _1P1-C02_1-_1P1-C02_4, 2012
  115. 1P1-D06 Steering Control System Based on Human Arm Impedance Properties for Emergency Avoidance Assistance(Car Robotics), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _1P1-D06_1-_1P1-D06_2, 2012
  116. 2A2-D02 Evaluation of motion effot in a door-opening and -closing motion(Musculoskeletal Modeling), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _2A2-D02_1-_2A2-D02_4, 2012
  117. 2A2-D03 Evaluation of Arm Movements based on a Musuloskeletal model and sEMG measurements(Musculoskeletal Modeling), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _2A2-D03_1-_2A2-D03_4, 2012
  118. 818 An Architecture of Steering Assist System Based on Human Arm Impedance Properties, The Proceedings of Conference of Chugoku-Shikoku Branch, 2012(0), 81801-81802, 2012
  119. 1P1-N02 Investigation of subjective force perception based on the estimation of muscle activities during a steering operation(Musculoskeletal modeling), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2013(0), _1P1-N02_1-_1P1-N02_3, 2013
  120. 2A1-A14 Improvement of tactile perception capability by stochastic resonance effect : Discussion based on a summing network model(Tactile and Force Sensing (1)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2013(0), _2A1-A14_1-_2A1-A14_4, 2013
  121. 1A1-E01 Fingertip force estimation by using contact images based on Hertzian contact theory(Haptic Interface (1)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2013(0), _1A1-E01_1-_1A1-E01_2, 2013
  122. 1A1-E02 Haptic Rendering by Augmentating Virtual Force on the Force Response of a Base Object : Force display based on a spring mass model(Haptic Interface (1)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2013(0), _1A1-E02_1-_1A1-E02_2, 2013
  123. 3P1-H05 Muscle activation assistive wear that improves force perception performance(Musculoskeletal modeling), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P1-H05_1-_3P1-H05_3, 2014
  124. 3P1-H07 Interface design that considers muscle effort(Musculoskeletal modeling), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P1-H07_1-_3P1-H07_2, 2014
  125. 3P2-A07 Fingertip force estimation of multiple fingers by an FTIR method(Haptic Interface), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P2-A07_1-_3P2-A07_2, 2014
  126. 3P2-B05 Effect of visual and vibrotactile feedback on induced weight perception via EMS(Haptic Interface), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P2-B05_1-_3P2-B05_2, 2014
  127. 3P2-B07 Laparoscopic surgical training system using the haptic enhanced reality method(Haptic Interface), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P2-B07_1-_3P2-B07_2, 2014
  128. 3P2-G01 An Interactive Training System for Myoelectric Prostheses Using Virtual Reality Technology(Rehabilitation Robotics and Mechatronics), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2014(0), _3P2-G01_1-_3P2-G01_2, 2014
  129. 1A1-D02 Laparoscopic surgical training system using the haptic enhanced reality method : Haptic enhanced reality using a three-dimensional base object, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _1A1-D02_1-_1A1-D02_2, 2015
  130. 1P1-W01 Development of a real-time muscular effort visualization system, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _1P1-W01_1-_1P1-W01_3, 2015
  131. 1P1-W06 Pseudo-haptic display by an electrical muscle stimulation, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _1P1-W06_1-_1P1-W06_3, 2015
  132. 1P1-X07 Musculoskeletal Model of Hand Considering Individual Differences, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _1P1-X07_1-_1P1-X07_3, 2015
  133. 1P2-K05 Training System for the Five-finger EMG-prosthetic Hand Using Virtual Reality, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _1P2-K05_1-_1P2-K05_2, 2015
  134. 2A1-B06 Effect of surface characteristics of an object on the deformation of an elastic body, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _2A1-B06_1-_2A1-B06_3, 2015
  135. 2P1-S07 Development of a Tablet Application for Readily Testing Higher Brain Functions Based on Cognitive Information Processing Models, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2015(0), _2P1-S07_1-_2P1-S07_4, 2015
  136. A Subjective Force Perception Model of Humans and Its Application to a Steering Operation System of a Vehicle, TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series C, 78(795), 3705-3714, 2012
  137. 1C3-6 Investigation of subjective force perception based on the estimation of muscle activities, The Japanese Journal of Ergonomics, 49(0), S154-S155, 2013
  138. Force Perception Model in a Steering Operation Based on the Estimation of Muscle Activity, TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series C, 79(808), 4917-4925, 2013
  139. Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye Based on the Contact Method, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 43(4), 243-249, 2007
  140. Efficiency evaluation in a door open-close motion by using a musculoskeletal model, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of Japan Ergonomics Society, 48(0), 462-463, 2012
  141. Surgical Grasping Forceps with the Sensorimotor Enhancement Capability by Stochastic Resonance, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 32(6), 566-573, 2014
  142. A Clinical Diagnosis Support System for General Movements Evaluation to Assess Spontaneous Movements in Infants, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 50(9), 684-692, 2014
  143. 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2014), Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 32(8), 718-718, 2014
  144. A Reduced-dimensional Recurrent Probabilistic Neural Network Based on Time-series Discriminant Component Analysis, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 50(4), 356-365, 2014
  145. On special issue “Human Modelling and Enhancement”, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 32(10), 843-843, 2014
  146. Force-based Automatic Identification and Skill Assessment of Forceps Manipulations, Transactions of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 50(6), 581-590, 2012
  147. A marker-less monitoring system for behavior analysis of infant using video image, Japan Journal of Human Growth and Development Research, 2014(65), 1-7, 2014
  148. Kansei-related assessment and its application to a design for steering wheel operation characteristics in a subjective force perception space, Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese), 81(822), 14-00463-14-00463, 2015
  149. 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, 2015
  150. 2E2-3 Evaluation of supporting effects on muscles of a motion assistive wear depending on the fixture position, The Japanese Journal of Ergonomics, 51(0), S278-S279, 2015
  151. A diagnostic support method for evaluating autonomic nervous function of patients with Parkinson's disease using a head-up tilt test, Iryou kikigaku (The Japanese journal of medical instrumentation), 85(6), 569-576, 2015
  152. Understanding Stochastic Behavior of Human Motions and Its Application to Physical Human-robot Interaction, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 34(6), 378-381, 2016
  153. An Interactive Training System for Myoelectric Prostheses using Virtual Hand, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 34(6), 404-410, 2016
  154. Haptic Display by Using Electric Muscle Stimulation, The Journal of The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, 136(10), 674-677, 2016
  155. Study on writing feeling of a pen with a flat grasping surface, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 1A1-N04, 2017
  156. Ground interaction sensing for visualizing street walking experience, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 1A1-O05, 2017
  157. Tactile texture measurement system based on the contact area deformation by using a transparent fake finger, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 1P1-M03, 2017
  158. A Virtual Operating Experience System of a Hydraulic Excavator Using a Remote Controlled Excavator and Augmented Reality, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 1P2-B06, 2017
  159. Assist gain setting method of construction work supporting suit using pneumatic rubber artificial muscles, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 2P2-J04, 2017
  160. Verification of Gait Assist Effect by the Ankle Foot Orthosis, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2017(0), 2P2-O08, 2017
  161. Comparison estimate muscle activity and electromyogram on the gait with ankle foot orthosis by a musculoskeletal model, Journal of the Society of Biomechanisms, 41(4), 213-219, 2017
  162. Special issue on Augmented Human and Sports, Transactions of the Virtual Reality Society of Japan, 22(4), 445-445, 2017
  163. Preface to Special Issue on System Integration for Promoting Multidisciplinarity and Social Implementation, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 54(1), 1-1, 2018
  164. Assessment for Vehicle Steering Wheel Operation Systems Based on a Subjective Force Perception Model of Humans, Transactions of Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, 45(3), 579-584, 2014
  165. Motion assistive endoskeleton suits with artificial muscles, The Proceedings of the Symposium on sports and human dynamics, 2016(0), B-14, 2016
  166. A Pain Assessment Method Based on a Log-Linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Model ::Relationship Between Pain and Arterial Stiffness Change Under Nociceptive Mechanical Stimuli, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1P1-13a2, 2016
  167. Influence of the contact area deformation of the human fingertip on Kansei evaluation for material perception, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1A2-20a7, 2016
  168. Estimation of Arterial Viscosity Based on Oscillometric Method and Its Application to Vascular Endothelial Function Evaluation, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1A2-02b6, 2016
  169. A surgery assistive system for a laparoscopic surgery by using an omnidirectional camera, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1A1-02a5, 2016
  170. SEnS: Sensorimotor Enhancing Suit that Improves Sensorimotor Performance:- Assistive suit for Laparoscopic Surgery -, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1A1-02b4, 2016
  171. Modification of a feeling of walking by applying vibration from shoe sole, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 1P1-20a5, 2016
  172. Comparison of endpoint compliance ellipsoids of human arm resulted from muscle force, muscle activity and external force, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 2P2-12a5, 2016
  173. Computational prediction of subjective sense of force based on muscle activation estimation, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2016(0), 2P2-11b6, 2016
  174. Measuring ground interaction experience for capturing and visualizing city walk impressions, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 1A1-I18, 2018
  175. Prediction of tactile texture feeling by measuring fingertip vibration, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 1P1-K15, 2018
  176. Tremor direction prediction by the calculation of endpoint muscle activation compliance, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2A1-I08, 2018
  177. Toward Suppressing Freezing of Gait for Parkinson's Disease Patient Using an Unplugged Powered Suit, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2A2-G03, 2018
  178. Teleoperated Excavator System with Seat Vibration Feedback, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2A2-B03, 2018
  179. Influence of the Restrictions on the Range of View from the Cockpit in Operation of a Hydraulic Excavator, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2A2-B04, 2018
  180. A soft exoskeleton suit to support kicking motion with pneumatic artificial muscles, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2P2-G08, 2018
  181. Investigation of efficacy of force stimuli for motion timing display:-Comparison with visual, auditory, and vibration stimuli-, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2018(0), 2P2-G07, 2018
  182. Quantifying the Slippage between a Fingertip and an Object by Capturing the Contact Area and its Applications to Evaluation of Haptic Feeling, Journal of The Surface Finishing Society of Japan, 70(3), 133-136, 2019
  183. Evaluation system for hydraulic excavator operation skill using remote controlled excavator and augmented reality, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 1P2-D02, 2019
  184. A consideration on vibration information for machine behavior feedback in tele-operated excavator, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 1P2-E02, 2019
  185. Proposal of Haptic Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficient Considering Frequency Characteristics of Pacini Corpuscle, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 1P2-S07, 2019
  186. Development of a system that stimulates tactile sensation of water flow, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2A1-S06, 2019
  187. Influence of the Restrictions on the Range of View from the Cockpit in Operation of a Hydraulic Excavator, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2A2-O05, 2019
  188. Ergonomic Consideration on Car Seat Lever Position:- Analysis with Multi-Level Modeling -, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2A2-N05, 2019
  189. Development of the walking assist device with ON-OFF pattern control using pneumatic artificial muscles, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2P2-M03, 2019
  190. Development of Visualization system of brushed area on human body by DhaibaWorks and its accuracy evaluation, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2P2-M01, 2019
  191. Optimal Support for Hip Joint Flexion during Walking Using Wireless Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Driver, The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2019(0), 2P2-H04, 2019
  192. Enhancement of Sensory and Motor Performance by Soft-Assistive Technology for Supporting a Society of Health and Longevity, SYSTEMS, CONTROL AND INFORMATION, 63(8), 346-351, 2019
  193. Superhuman Sports Society and Its Activity, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 38(4), 345-349, 2020
  194. Noninvasive Evaluation of Endothelial Function Based on Dilation Rate of Integrated Air-Cuff Plethysmogram, 82(3), 259-266, 20120601
  195. A Log-linearized Arterial Viscoelastic Index and Its Application to Carotid Ultrasonography, 48(9), 563-570, 20120930
  196. A Log-linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Index and Its Application to Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy, 48(11), 731-739, 20121130
  197. Development of a Palpable Carotid Pulse Pressure Sensor Using Electromagnetic Induction, IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems, 132(12), 1934-1942, 20121201
  198. 1P1-M02 A Vital Sign Monitoring System for the Cervical Spinal Cord Injured While Asleep : Measurement of the Augmentation Index Using the Air-pack Type Pulse Pressure Sensor(Medical Robotics and Mechatronics (1)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _1P1-M02_1-_1P1-M02_4, 2012
  199. 1P1-N03 Development of a Carotid Pulse Pressure Sensor Using Electromagnetic Induction(Medical Robotics and Mechatronics (1)), The Proceedings of JSME annual Conference on Robotics and Mechatronics (Robomec), 2012(0), _1P1-N03_1-_1P1-N03_4, 2012
  200. Weight and Friction Display by Controlling Slip Condition at the Fingertip, Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 30(2), 205-212, 2012
  201. Analysis of the Mechanism of the Delay Characteristics in Cornea Deformation for Non-contact Tonometry, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 43(2), 78-84, 2007
  202. Discovery of Aging Effect of Living Eye through High Speed Non-invasive Sensing, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 42(10), 1093-1099, 2006
  203. Stiffness Sensing of Human Eye, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 42(2), 103-110, 2006
  204. CPG Based Manipulation: Adaptation of the Switching Cycle of the Grasping Fingers by the Joint Angle Feedback:Adaptation of the Switching Cycle of the Grasping Fingers by the Joint Angle Feedback, TRANSACTIONS OF THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS Series C, 71(705), 1654-1660, 2005
  205. Noninvasive Evaluation of Endothelial Function Based on Dilation Rate of Integrated Air-Cuff Plethysmogram, Iryou kikigaku (The Japanese journal of medical instrumentation), 82(3), 259-266, 2012
  206. A Log-linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Index and Its Application to Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 48(11), 731-739, 2012
  207. A Log-linearized Arterial Viscoelastic Index and Its Application to Carotid Ultrasonography, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 48(9), 563-570, 2012
  208. A Novel Class Selection Method Based on a Partial Kullback-Leibler Information Measure and Its Application to Motion Classification Problem for EMG Signal Discrimination, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 48(9), 580-588, 2012
  209. Estimation of Arterial Viscoelastic Properties during the Flow-mediated Dilation Test, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 49(11), 1029-1036, 2013
  210. Quantification of Sympathetic Nervous Activity Based on Log-linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Model and Its Application to Objective Assessment of Pain during Electrocutaneous Stimulation, Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, 51(9), 627-633, 2015
  211. System to Evaluate the Skill of Operating Hydraulic Excavators Using a Remote Controlled Excavator and Virtual Reality, FRONTIERS IN ROBOTICS AND AI, 6, 20200109

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, Scholarly Book, Joint work, Yuichi Kurita, Kohei Sakurada, and Tosho Tsuji, 89-92
  2. 2016/07, Human Modeling for Bio-Inspired Robotics, Elsevier, 2016, 2016, Scholarly Book, Compilation, EN, Jun Ueda and Yuichi Kurit

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Soft exoskeleton technology helps people living in hyper aged society, Yuichi Kurita, Liberal Arts & Culture Center (LACC) Public Lecture in Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST), 2019/04/08, With Invitation, English, Alexandria, Egypt
  2. Soft exoskeleton technology for hyper-aged society, Yuichi Kurita, Symposium on Novel Technology for Treatment of Knee Degenerative Disorders, 2019/04/07, With Invitation, English, Cairo, Egypt
  3. Soft Exoskeleton Technology to Support People Living in Ageing Society, Yuichi Kurita, Global Forum for Higher Education and Scientific Research: Present and Future : Science, Technology and Society (STS) session, 2019/04/06, With Invitation, English, Cairo, Egypt
  4. 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, English, Osaka, Japan
  5. 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, English, Paris, France
  6. Reducing Muscle Effort While Walking Using Augmented Walking Suit and Pilot Trial with Elderly Farmers, Chetan Thakur, Yuichi Kurita, 2018/12/21, Without Invitation, Japanese
  7. Soft exoskeleton to augment sports activity, Yuichi Kurita, Superhuman Sports Workshop in Taiwan, 2018/11/27, With Invitation, English, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  8. 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, English, Shangri-La's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Tainan, Taiwan
  9. 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, English, Songdo, Korea
  10. 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, English
  11. 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, English, Berlin, Germany
  12. 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, English, Miyazaki, Japan
  13. 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, English, Madrid, Spain
  14. 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, English, Tsu, Mie, Japan
  15. A soft exoskeleton jacket for human motion interaction, Antonio Vega Ramirez, Yuichi Kurita, 2018/09, Without Invitation, English
  16. 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, English
  17. 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, Japanese, Orlando, Florida, USA
  18. 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, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  19. 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, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  20. 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, English, Delft, Netherlands
  21. 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, English, Brisbane, Australia
  22. 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, English, Seoul, Korea
  23. 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, English, Seoul, Korea
  24. 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, English, Taipei, Taiwan
  25. Soft exoskeleton to augment sports activity and support healthcare, Yuichi Kurita, Italy-Japan Workshop 2017, 2017/12/08, With Invitation, English
  26. 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, English
  27. 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, English, Kobe International Conference Center, Kobe
  28. 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, English, Jeju Island, Korea
  29. 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, English, Singapore
  30. 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, English, Singapore
  31. 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, English
  32. 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, English, Singapor
  33. 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, Japanese
  34. Human Interface for Embodied Reality, Yuichi Kurita, India-HU Workshop for Sensing and Robotics 'HiSENS2015', 2015/02/12, Without Invitation, English
  35. 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, English
  36. Wearable pseudo-haptic interaction by using electrical muscle stimulation, Takaaki Ishikawa, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, AsiaHaptics, 2014/11, Without Invitation, English, Tsukuba, Japan
  37. Fingertip force estimation based on the deformation of the fingertip, Akihito Kibita, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, AsiaHaptics, 2014/11, Without Invitation, English, Tsukuba, Japan
  38. 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, English, Department of Applied Physiology, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
  39. 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, English, Nara, Japan
  40. 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, English, Krakow, Poland
  41. 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, English, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, HongKong
  42. Haptic rendering of tissue stiffness by the haptic enhanced reality method, Yoshihide Otsuru, Toshio Tsuji and Yuichi Kurita, EuroHaptics, 2014/06, Without Invitation, English, Versailles, France
  43. 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, English, Tokyo, Japan
  44. Unloading muscle activation enhances force perception, Yuichi Kurita, Jumpei Sato, Takayuki Tanaka, Minoru Shinohara, and Tosho Tsuji, Augmented Human, 2014/03, Without Invitation, English, Kobe, Japan
  45. 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, English, Houston, Texas, USA

Awards

  1. 2012/07/03, 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. 2015/12/07, Honorable Mention International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM) 2015, ICAM2015 General Chair
  3. 2015/12/07, 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. 2019 Annual International Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE2019), Program Co-Chair, 2020/09, 2020/09
  2. Augmented Humans 2020, Program Committee Member, 2020/03, 2020/03
  3. Worldhaptics2019, Industry Co-Chair, Program Committee Member, Organizer, 2019/07, 2019/07
  4. 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, Seminar or workshop, Graduate students
  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, Lecturer, Meeting or assembly, Governmental agency