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Ryo Kikuuwe Last modified date:2017.05.16

Associate Professor / Control and Systems
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

Graduate School
Undergraduate School

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Academic Degree
Ph.D.(Eng.), Kyoto University
Field of Specialization
control engineering, robotics, control theory
Research Interests
  • Control theory for human-centered robotics
    keyword : human-centered robotics, position control, sliding mode control
  • Interactive simulation of deformable objects
    keyword : finite element method, interactive simulation, realtime simulation
  • Tactile sensing for evaluating fine surface textures
    keyword : Tactile sensing, surface textures, surface roughness
  • Interactive Simulation of Vehicle Dynamics
    keyword : Interactive Simulation, Realtime Simulation
Academic Activities
1. Ryo Kikuuwe, A Time-Integration Method for Stable Simulation of Extremely Deformable Hyperelastic Objects, The Visual Computer, 2016.01.
2. Ryo Kikuuwe, Bernard Brogliato, A New Representation of Systems with Frictional Unilateral Constraints and Its Baumgarte-Like Relaxation, Multibody System Dynamics, 39, 3, 2017.03.
3. Ryo Kikuuwe, Katsuya Kanaoka, Tomohiro Kumon, Motoji Yamamoto, Phase-Lead Stabilization of Force-Projecting Master-Slave Systems with a New Sliding Mode Filter, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol.23, No.6, 2015.10.
4. Ryo Kikuuwe, A Sliding-Mode-Like Position Controller for Admittance Control with Bounded Actuator Force, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 19, 5, 1489-1500, 2014.10, [URL].
5. Ryo Kikuuwe, Alternative Proofs of Four Stability Properties of Rigid Link Manipulators under PID Position Control, Robotica, 31, 1, 113-122, 2013.01, [URL].
6. Ryo Kikuuwe, Satoshi Yasukouchi, Hideo Fujimoto, and Motoji Yamamoto, Proxy-Based Sliding Mode Control: A Safer Extension of PID Position Control, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 26, 4, 670-683, 2010.08.
7. Ryo Kikuuwe, Hiroaki Tabuchi, and Motoji Yamamoto, An Edge-Based Computationally Efficient Formulation of Saint Venant-Kirchhoff Tetrahedral Finite Elements, ACM Transactions on Graphics, 28, 1, , Article 8, 2009.01.
8. Ryo Kikuuwe, Naoyuki Takesue, and Hideo Fujimoto, A Control Framework to Generate Nonenergy-Storing Virtual Fixtures: Use of Simulated Plasticity, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 24, 4 , 781-793, 2008.08.
9. Ryo Kikuuwe, Takahiro Yamamoto, and Hideo Fujimoto, A Guideline for Low-Force Robotic Guidance for Enhancing Human Performance of Positioning and Trajectory Tracking: It Should Be Stiff and Appropriately Slow, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, 38, 4 , 945-957, 2008.07.
10. Ryo Kikuuwe, Naoyuki Takesue, Akihito Sano, Hiromi Mochiyama, and Hideo Fujimoto, Admittance and Impedance Representations of Friction Based on Implicit Euler Integration, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 22, 6 , 1176-1188, 2006.12.
11. Ryo Kikuuwe, Akihito Sano, Hiromi Mochiyama, Naoyuki Takesue, and Hideo Fujimoto, Enhancing Haptic Detection of Surface Undulation, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, 2 , 1 , 46-67, 2005.01.
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Membership in Academic Society
  • Virtual Reality Society of Japan
  • IEEE
  • Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
  • Robotics Society of Japan