Ritsumeikan University Human Robotics Lab.

This laboratory conducts research studies on understanding of human characteristics, machine intelligence and human robotics as their integration toward comfortable human support systems.

Book Publication
M. Itoh, Y.Marumo (Eds.), T.Hiraoka, T.Wada, G.Abe, S.Kitajima,
Technology to Prevent Rear-End Collisions: For Reduction of Road Traffic Crashes,Corona-sha


Sponsored by Green Mobility Collaborative Research Center, Nagoya University

Dec. 8, 2015 Exhibition:
Prof. Wada presents “Technology to Increase Vehicle Comfort” at Ritsumeikan Robotics Technology Exhibition at Grand Front Osaka
2015.10.1 Dr. Kohei Sonoda joined our lab as a Post Doctoral Fellow. Welcome!
2015.9.1 Prof. Hyon Young Han joined our lab as a visiting professor. Welcome!
2015.5.14 We have organized Special Issue “Human Performance Modeling” in International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics (Submission deadline: July 15, 2015)
2015.11.09-12 Special Session “Vehicle Intelligence for Proactive Assist” has been organized in IEEE IECON2015
2014.10.21 Invited talk:
Prof. Wada have presented on
“Trials of mathematical modeling of comfort in human locomotion”
at Consortium for Human Locomotion Assessment Technology, Digital Human Research Center, AIST
2014.10.1-10.3 Exhibition:
Our developed “Knee joint of transfemoral prosthesis for stair ascending” was exhibited at 42nd International Home Care & Rehabilitation Exhibition (HCR2014)
2015.5.8 Mr. Guillermo Rodriguez Cabo joined our lab as a Jica Trainee from Mexico. Welcome!
2013.8.27 Invited talk:
Prof. Wada presented “A viewpoint of assist for skill increase in driver assistance system of automobile”, in 12nd Symposium of next generation of automobile”
2013.11.18 – 20 Conference:
Prof. Wada organized Annual Conference of System and Information Division, SICE (SSI2013) @ Piazza Ohmi, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
as a local arrangement chair
April, 17, 2013 English page launched (but tentatively)
April, 4, 2013 Project “Investigation of Stair Ambulation Skill based on Inertial Matching and Its Application to Transfemoral rosthesis Control has been accepted by MEXT Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (leader: Prof. Wada, 2013-2015)
Aug., 20, 2012 Invited Talk:
Prof. Wada presented in Tutorial: CarRobotics -Self-Driving Cars and Human Factor- at SICE Annual Conference 2012
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