Faculty


Takashi Kubota Professor
Email: kubota at isas.jaxa.jp

Affiliation:
  • Spacecraft Engineering Division, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace eXploration Agency (JAXA)
  • JAXA Space Exploration Center (JSPEC)
  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Information systems, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo (Sagamihara Campus)
Research Field:
  • Space AI and Robotics
Research Theme:
  • Intelligence for Space Exploration Robot

Masatsugu Otsuki Assistant Professor

Research Theme:
  • Mobility control of lunar and planetary exploration rovers
  • Development of manipulators for space
  • Control of casting manipulators
  • Response suppression of landing legs

Stéphane Bonardi International Top Young Fellow

Research Theme:
  • Modular and soft robotics
  • Dynamic locomotion of shape-changing swarm of robots
  • Self-reconfiguration of heterogeneous swarm of robots
  • Robotic infrastructures for space colonization

Ph.D.


Sungmin Cho D3

Research Theme:
  • Locomotion mechanism and control for rough terrain

Hiroaki Inotsume D2

Research Theme:
  • Risk-aware motion planning of exploration robots

Mariko Sakuta D1

Research Theme:
  • Multi-robot cooperative transportation system

Kosuke Sakamoto D1

Research Theme:
  • Study on jumping mechanics on soft soil

Takuma Sakamoto D1

Research Theme:
  • Small rovers and cooperative exploration algorithm with multiple rovers

M.Eng.


Kazuya Echigo M2

Research Theme:
  • An autonomous powered descent scheme based on planetary landing

Michihiro Mizuno M2

Research Theme:
  • State prediction for exploration robots

Ryo Sugimoto M1

Research Theme:
  • TBD

Yamato Suzuki M1

Research Theme:
  • TBD

OB & OG


2018 Satoshi Watanabe
2017 Kan Mayoshi, Sabina Chen (Internship)
2016 Kazunari Kawata, Kyohei Otsu
2015 Sayuri Sugimura, Takuma Honda, Ryo Murakami
2014 Shimon Ajisaka, Saroj Paudel, Peshala Gehan Jayasekara, Shuhei Shigeto, Yosuke Miyata, Daniel Jartoux
2013 Noriaki Mizukami, Genya Ishigami (Postdoc), Takamasa Naiki, Taku Shimizu
2012 Naomi Schurr (Internship), Alain Minier (Internship), Orchlon Ann, Mariko Sakuta
2011 Cedric Cocaud, Ibrahim Mehedi, Kenji Nagaoka, Shogo Takanashi, Tomohito Hida
2010 Rodrigo Minghini