Future Robotics OrganizationWaseda University

Research Institutes

Institute for Disaster Response Robotics

Director

Prof. OHYA Jun

Research theme

  • Four-arm, four-crawler disaster response robot
  • Legged robot with high locomotion and manipulation ability

Overview of research

Four-arm, four-crawler disaster response robot

  • High manipulation ability in complex environments
  • High mobility capability on uneven terrain
  • Higher-level cooperative operations for whole body control
  • Virtual reality simulator for a real robot
  • Attitude stabilization utilizing four arms
  • Intuitive human-machine interface to control four arms

Legged robot with high locomotion and manipulation ability

  • High mobility capability in unknown extreme environments
  • Sensing and perception technologies in unknown extreme environments

Project member

Director

OHYA Jun (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Adviser

YAMAKAWA Hiroshi (Professor Emeritus, Waseda University)

Researchers

IWATA Hiroyasu (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
SUGANO Shigeki (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
TAKANISHI Atsuo (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
ISHII Hiroyuki (Associate Professor (without tenure), Faculty of Science and Engineering)
HASHIMOTO Kenji (Associate Professor (without tenure), Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)
KAMEZAKI Mitsuhiro (Junior Researcher (Assistant Professor), Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Contact

YAMAKAWA Lab.

Room314, Bldg.#59, Nishiwaseda Campus, WASEDA University
TEL : 03-5286-3262 / FAX : 03-3209-9176

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