September 9, 2014 | Japanese
Kenji Hashimoto
Position, Organization:
Assistant Professor
Atsuo Takanishi Laboratory,
Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering,
Waseda University
Address:
Takanishi Laboratory, Waseda University
#41-304, 17 Kikui-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 162-0044 JAPAN
TEL: +81-3-3203-4394
FAX: +81-3-3203-3231
E-mail: E-mail
Kenji Hashimoto



Research Topics:
  • Research on biped walking vehicle, Waseda Leg Series
  • Research on biped foot systems, Waseda Shoes Series
  • Research on biped humanoid robot, WABIAN Series
  • Research on emotion expression humanoid robot, KOBIAN Series

  • Education:
    March 2009:
    Received the Degree of Doctor of Engineering from the Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    March 2006:
    Received the Degree of Master of Engineering from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    March 2004:
    Received the Degree of Bachelor of Engineering from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    Career:
    October 2012 - September 2013:
    French Government Scholarships (PostDoctoral Researcher), LPPA, Collège de France, France
    (Host researcher: Prof. Alain Berthoz)

    March 2012 - August 2012:
    Visiting Researcher, The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy
    (Host researcher: Prof. Paolo Dario and Prof. Cecilia Laschi)

    July 2011 - March 2013:
    Junior Researcher (Assistant Professor), Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    April 2010 - June 2011:
    Research Associate, Graduate School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    April 2009 - March 2010:
    Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS Research Fellow PD)

    April 2008 - March 2009:
    Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS Research Fellow DC-2)

    October 2006 - March 2008:
    Visiting Research Associate, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan

    Societies Memberships:
    The Robotics Society of Japan, The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Japanese Council of IFToMM, IEEE

    Awards:
    October 2013: Highly Commented Paper Award at the IFToMM ISRM 2013
    December 2012: Finalist for Best Conference Paper at the IEEE ICIES 2012
    October 2008: Finalist for Best Conference Paper at the IEEE BIOROB 2008
    October 2008: Finalist for Best Student Paper at the IEEE BIOROB 2008
    April 2008: JSME Fellow Award for Outstanding Young Engineers (ROBOMEC 2007)
    October 2006: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Japan Chapter Young Award (IROS 2006)




    Recent Research Activities:
    <Journal Papers>
    Kenji Hashimoto, Kentaro Hattori, Takuya Otani, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, "Foot Placement Modification for a Biped Humanoid Robot with Narrow Feet," The Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2014, Article ID 259570, 9 pages, January, 2014.

    Kenji Hashimoto, Yuki Takezaki, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, "Walking Stabilization Based on Gait Analysis for Biped Humanoid Robot," Advanced Robotics, Vol. 27, No. 7, pp. 541-551, March, 2013.

    Kenji Hashimoto, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, "Disturbance Compensation Control for Biped Vehicle," Advanced Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 407-426, February, 2011.

    <International Conferences>
    Kenji Hashimoto, Hyun-jin Kang, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, "Terrain-Adaptive Biped Walking Control Using Three-point Contact Foot Mechanism Detectable Ground Surface," Proceedings of 2014 XX CISM-IFToMM Symposium on Theory and Practical of Robots and Manipulators (ROMANSY 2014), pp. 255-263, Moscow, Russia, June, 2014.

    Kenji Hashimoto, Egidio Falotico, Atsuo Takanishi, Cecilia Laschi, Paolo Dario and Alain Berthoz, "Human Balance Control during Walking on Compliant Ground," Proceedings of the 2nd Joint World Congress ISPGR / Gait & Mental Function, P3-O-238, Akita, Japan, June, 2013.

    Kenji Hashimoto, Hiromitsu Motohashi, Takamichi Takashima, Hun-ok Lim and Atsuo Takanishi, "Shoes-wearable Foot Mechanism Mimicking Characteristics of Human's Foot Arch and Skin," Proceedings of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 678-683, Karlsruhe, Germany, May, 2013.

    All Activities are Here.



    Links:
  • Takanishi Laboratory
  • Bioscience and Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University
  • Department of Modern Mechanical Engineering, School of Creative Science and Engineering, Waseda University
  • Young Researchers Association of Robotics "HUROBINT"



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    September 9, 2014 | Japanese