Lab Visit

The laboratories listed here are open to visitors. If you would like to visit, please contact the laboratory of your interest on your own.

*Click each title to see the brief description.

Please replace “(at)” with “@” when you send an email.

Kyoto University

Keywords

HRI, Social Robotics

Location

Kyoto University, Yoshida Campus

https://www.robot.soc.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/

Contact Information

iros2022(at)robot.soc.i.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Other Information

Laboratory tour: October 22, Saturday
Deadline for entry: October 8, Saturday

The detailed information will be sent to you near the conference date via email.

http://www.mefd.me.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Keywords

Mechanism, Vehicle

Location

Kyoto University, Katsura Campus, Katsura Station

Contact Information

komorim(at)me.kyoto-u.ac.jp

http://www.mechatronics.me.kyoto-u.ac.jp/

Keywords

Rescue robots, snake robots, swarm intelligence, and haptic devices

Location

Kyoto University, Katsura Campus, C cluster
(nearest station: Katsura station)

http://www.mechatronics.me.kyoto-u.ac.jp/modules/access/index.php?content_id=1&ml_lang=en

Contact Information

Lab. director: Prof. Fumitoshi Matsuno
matsuno.fumitoshi.8n(at)kyoto-u.ac.jp

Person-in-charge: Belal Elsayed
belal.elsayed.8a(at)kyoto-u.ac.jp, belahmed87(at)gmail.com

Other Information

Proposed timing and Further information:
– October 27th
– Morning session (10:00 – 11:30)
– Afternoon session (13:00-14:40)
For each session, approximately 5-10 participants are expected.
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 25th)

Kyoto University of Advanced Science (KUAS)

Keywords

medical robots, HMI, haptics, wearable robotics, human-assistance

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director and tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
-October 27th (09:30 – 11:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: Oct. 20th and 25th, respectively.)

Keywords

swarm control, multi-agent systems, control of underwater robots

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Hiroaki Fukushima
fukushima.hiroaki(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Keywords

robotics, computer vision, VR/MR

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Yoshihiro Sato
sato.yoshihiro(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Keywords

nanomechanics, nanotechnology, functional materials

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Takahiro Namazu
namazu.takahiro(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Keywords

efficient electrical energy conversion, electrical transportation

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Alberto Castellazzi
alberto.castellazzi(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Keywords

advanced electrical energy and communication systems

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science (KUAS)
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)
-Randen-Tenjingawa Station by Randen Arashiyama Line

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Ryo Takahashi
takahashi.ryo(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Keywords

high power-density high-efficiency motors, drive circuits for EVs

Location

Kyoto University of Advanced Science
Uzumasa Campus – South Building
-Uzumasa-Tenjingawa Station by Kyoto Municipal Subway (Tozai Line)

https://www.kuas.ac.jp/english-portal/for-student-en/access-en

Contact Information

Lab. Director: Dr. Fuat Kucuk
fuat.kucuk(at)kuas.ac.jp

For lab tour registration: Dr. Sajid Nisar
sajid.nisar(at)kuas.ac.jp

Other Information

Proposed timing:
-October 22nd (13:00 – 16:00)
Prior application is needed (deadline: October 20th)

Ritsumeikan University

(https://robogaku.jp/en/rij/univ/ritsumeikan-university.html)
will be planned on 28 October. Details are posted later.

Address:

1-1-1 Noji-higashi, Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577 JAPAN

Nearest station:

Minami-Kusatsu st.(JR Biwako line)

Access:

From Kyoto st. to Minami-Kusatsu st.: 20 min by train (JR Biwako line)
From Minami-Kusatsu st. to BKC, Ritsumeikan University : 20 min by bus
http://en.ritsumei.ac.jp/access/

Contact:

Mitsunori Uemura (uemura-m(at)fc.ritsumei.ac.jp)

RIKEN: Institute of Physical and Chemical Research

https://grp.riken.jp/en/

Keywords

Autonomous robot, Casual assistance, Emotional expression

Address:

3rd floor of ATR (Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International) located at:
2-2-2 Hikaridai, Seika-cho, Soraku-gun, Kyoto 619-0288, Japan
https://www.atr.jp/map_etc/access_e.html

Nearest station:

Shin-hosono station of Kintetsu Railway, Kyotoline.

Contact:

robotics-info@ml.riken.jp

Laboratory tour date:

October 27, Thursday, afternoon, from 11:00 to 16:00

Each demo will take about 15minutes, we have three demos, so one session will be about an hour. We will accept your entry in the following slots. Each slot can have about 5 to 8 people.

A) 11:00 to 12:00
B) 13:00 to 14:00
C) 15:00 to 16:00

Deadline for entry:

October 25, Tuesday

Please send us your request to visit us via e-mail with rough arriving time and your preferred time slot (A to C). The detailed information will be sent back to you after we receive your request.

Our demonstrations include:

(1) Nikola, a face robot that can express emotions. (15min.)
(2) Butsukusa 2, autonomous robot that can recognize its surroundings and can talk with people. (15min.)
(3) Exoskeleton robot that help standing motion of weakening humans. (15min.)