Future Robotics OrganizationWaseda University

Research Institutes

Institute for Healthcare Robotics

Director

Prof. fujimotohiroshi

Prof. FUJIMOTO Hiroshi

Research theme

  • Developments of robot system for surgery, welfare and nursing
  • Applications of technologies in medical robotics to maintenance of infrastructures
  • Applications of robot technology to sports science

Overview of research

Studies on control system for welfare robots which induce sense of fusion between robot and human body

Welfare robots, which precisely mimic a part of human body for fusions between these robots and the human body at cognition level, are developed.

Developments of needle insertion robot system for diagnosis and treatments

Needle insertion robots for blood collections and treatments of cancers are developed.

Development of simulators for medical skill training with functions of skill assessment

“Patient robots” for trainings of inexperienced medical professionals are developed.

Studies on robot technology for nursing

Novel applications using robot technology for nursing, which is one of the most important field in the aging society, are developed, with expectations of synergies with medical robotics and welfare robotics.

Project member

Director

FUJIMOTO Hiroshi (Professor, Faculty of Human Sciences)

Adviser

FUJIE Masakatsu (Professor Emeritus, Waseda University)

Researchers

AKAKI Hirokazu  (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
KANOSUE Kazuyuki  (Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences)
KAWAKAMI Yasuo  (Professor, Faculty of Sport Sciences)
KAWAMOTO Hiroyuki  (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
SUGANO Shigeki (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
TAKANISHI Atsuo  (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
MIYASHITA Tomoyuki  (Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
IWASE Eiji  (Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
UMEZU Shinjiro  (Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering)
SESSA Salvatore (Assistant Professor (without tenure), Faculty of Science and Engineering)
MIURA Satoshi (Research Associate, Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Contact

Fujimoto Lab.

Room617, Bldg.#100, Tokorozawa Campus, WASEDA University
TEL:04-2947-6765 / FAX:04-2947-4328

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