KOSUGE Kazuhiro

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KOSUGE Kazuhiro
Tohoku University
Graduate School of Engineering Department of Robotics Robot Systems System Robotics
Job title
Doctor of Engineering(Tokyo Institute of Technology), Master of Engineering(Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Other affiliation
Tohoku University

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 1997
東北大学 教授(工学研究科)大学院重点化による配置換
Mar 1995
Mar 1997
東北大学 教授(工学部)
Apr 1990
Mar 1995
名古屋大学 助教授(工学部)
Apr 1989
Mar 1990
Visiting Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Apr 1982
Mar 1990
東京工業大学 助手(工学部)


Mar 1980
制御工学, Graduate School, Division of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Mar 1978
制御工学科, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Committee Memberships

Jan 2015
Dec 2016
IEEE Division X  Director
Jan 2014
Dec 2015
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society  Senior Past President
Jan 2010
Dec 2011
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society  President
Apr 2012
Mar 2016
自動車技術会  エレクトロニクス部門委員会委員長
Jan 2014
Dec 2015
IEEE Division X Director-Elect  Director-Elect
Apr 2014
Mar 2015
日本機械学会東北支部  2014年度商議員
Apr 2014
Mar 2015
日本機械学会  2014年度代表会員
Apr 2013
Mar 2015
日本機械学会東北支部  東北支部長
Jan 2012
Dec 2013
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society  Junior Past President
Aug 2011
Mar 2012
(社)日本ロボット工業会  海外動向調査委員会委員
Apr 2011
Mar 2012
(社)日本機械学会  第89期評議員
Jan 2008
Dec 2009
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society  President Elect
Apr 2008
Mar 2009
日本機械学会  第44期商議員
Dec 2006
Mar 2009
経済産業省受託事業[産学連携製造中核人材育成事業事業評価分科会」  委員
Apr 2004
Mar 2009
ロボティクスシンポジア運営委員会  委員長
Apr 2007
Apr 2008
日本機会学会  2007年度(85期)部門評議員
Jun 2007
Mar 2008
RTミドルウェア国際標準化調査専門委員会  委員
Dec 2002
Dec 2007
IEEE Robotics and Automation Society  Administrative Committee Member
Apr 2002
Mar 2007
計測自動制御学会  評議員
Apr 2002
Mar 2007
Advanced Robotics  Editor in Chief

Awards & Honors

Dec 2017
人と共存・共生するロボットに関する研究, SICE SI部門賞 学術業績賞, 計測自動制御学会
Sep 2016
Advanced Robotics Best Paper Award, The Robotics Society of Japan
Aug 2016
Best Paper Finalist, IEEE ICMA 2016 Best Paper Finalist, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation
Winner: Diyi Liu, Jun Kinugawa, Kasuhiro Kosuge
For the paper entitled " A Projection-based Making-hyuman-feel-safe System for Human-Robot Cooperation"
Aug 2016
Best Paper Award in Automation, IEEE ICMA 2016 Best Paper Award in Automation, 2016 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation
Winner: Diyi Liu, Jun Kinugawa, Kasuhiro Kosuge
For the paper entitled " A Projection-based Making-hyuman-feel-safe System for Human-Robot Cooperation"
Jun 2016
自動車技術会フェロー, 公益社団法人 自動車技術会

Published Papers

Akira Kanazawa, Jun kinugawa, Kazuhiro Kosuge
IEEE Transactions on Robotics   35(4) 817-832   Jun 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Industrial robots are expected to share the same workspace with human workers and work in cooperation with humans to improve the productivity and maintain the quality of products. In this situation, the worker's safety and work-time efficiency mus...
85(874) 19-63   Jun 2019   [Refereed]
This study proposes a novel step and stair lifting system for wheelchair. In general households, it is difficult for setting the step/stair lift to provide a large space at the front of the entrance, because the size of the system is very large. I...
Jing Li,Zhong Shen,Wen Yu Tian Xu,Walter Yu Hang Lam,Richard Tai Chiu Hsung,Edmond Ho Nang Pow,Kazuhiro Kosuge,Array
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters   4(2) 1271-1278   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Panahi Mohammad, Taghvaei Sajjad, Eghtesad Mohammad, Wang Hongbo, Kosuge Kazuhiro
Akira Kanazawa,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2019, Montreal, QC, Canada, May 20-24, 2019   7858-7864   2019   [Refereed]
Ales Vysocký,Hisaka Wada,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2019, Hong Kong, SAR, China, July 8-12, 2019   151-156   2019   [Refereed]
Diyi Liu,Shogo Arai,Zhuang Feng,Jiaqi Miao,Yajun Xu,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 2018   1119-1124   2018   [Refereed]
Diyi Liu , Shogo Arai, Jiaqi Miao, Jun Kinugawa , Zhao Wang and Kazuhiro Kosuge
sensors2018   18(2719)    Aug 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
Wang Hongbo, Kinugawa Jun, Kosuge Kazuhiro
IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS   24(2) 774-784   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Diego Felipe Paez Granados,Breno A. Yamamoto,Hiroko Kamide,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
CoRR   abs/1810.12462    2018   [Refereed]
Vincent Babin,Diego Felipe Paez Granados,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
2018 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, AIM 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, July 9-12, 2018   1354-1359   2018   [Refereed]
Arash Ajoudani,Andrea Maria Zanchettin,Serena Ivaldi,Alin Albu-Schäffer,Kazuhiro Kosuge,Oussama Khatib
Auton. Robots   42(5) 957-975   Jun 2018   [Refereed]
Chaichaowarat Ronnapee, Kinugawa Jun, Kosuge Kazuhiro
ENGINEERING   4(4) 471-478   Aug 2018   [Refereed]
Ronnapee Chaichaowarat,Jun Kinugawa,Kazuhiro Kosuge
40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBC 2018, Honolulu, HI, USA, July 18-21, 2018   2018 1-6   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Akira Seino, Yuta Wakabayashi, Jun Kinugawa, Kazuhiro Kosuge
Proceedings of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Cyborg and Bionic Systems   273-276   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Sajjad TAGHVAEI, Kazuhiro KOSUGE
Springer   13(3) 427-441   Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Modeling and Control of Human and Wheeled Robotic Walker Coupled Dynamics
Mohammad Panahi1, Sajjad Taghvaei, Mohammad Eghtesad, Hongbo Wang, Kazuhiro Kosuge
adaptive motion of animals and machines      Oct 2017   [Refereed]
Akinari Kobayashi, Kengo Yamaguchi,Jun Kinugawa, Shogo Arai, Yasuhisa Hirata, Kazuhiro Kosuge
Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2017   1929-1934   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Hongbo Wang; Tianqi Gao; Jun Kinugawa; Kazuhiro Kosuge
IEEE Transactions on Robotics   33(5) 1-14   Jun 2017   [Refereed]
Print ISSN: 1552-3098
Online ISSN: 1941-0468
Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TRO.2017.2707562
Ronnapee Chaichaowarat, Diego F. Paez G., Jun Kinugawa, Kazuhiro Kosuge
Proceedings of IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2017   3069-3074   Sep 2017   [Refereed]


日本機械学会誌   111(1077) 705-705   Aug 2008
Journal of JSME   108(1041) 663   Aug 2005
Kazuhiro Kosuge, Takahiro Takeda, Yasuhisa Hirata
IEEE Computer Society IEEE Intelligent Systems   23(2) 82-84   Feb 2008
特集 ロボット技術を活用した地域産業活性化「ロボット技術とその応用」
東北開発研究通巻   156    Apr 2010
三洋化成ニュース   (456) 14-18   Sep 2009

Books etc

Springer Handbook of Robotics
Erwen Prassler, Kazuhiro Kosuge (Part:Joint Work, Chapter F.54 Domestic Robotics)
Springer   2008   ISBN:9778-3-540-23957-4
機械工学便覧 応用システム編
小菅一弘、平田泰久、瀬戸文美 (Part:Joint Work, メカトロニクス・ロボティクス)
日本機械学会   Nov 2008   
Kazuhiro Kosuge, Yasuhisa Hirata (Part:Joint Work, Chapter 20 Coordinated Motion Control of Multiple Manipulators)
CRC PRESS   Oct 2004   
科学技術と社会  JST研究開発戦略センター編
小菅一弘 (Part:Joint Work, 第5章 科学者の描く未来社会--139頁~142頁「ロボティクスと社会」)
丸善プラネット(株)   Mar 2006   
新版 ロボット工学ハンドブック
小菅一弘, 王志東 (Part:Joint Work)
コロナ社   Jun 2005   

Conference Activities & Talks

Challenges and Opportunities for Robotics
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
23 Dec 2019   
Dance Partner Robot and its Real-world Applications
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
21 Dec 2019   
Co-worker Robot “PaDY” Enhanced by Machine Learning
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
GBAS2018 Dawan District Robotics and Artificial Intelligence Conference   2 Nov 2019   
PaDY has been developed for assembly lines of automobile factories. The targeted line consists of several processes. In each process, which consists of several assembly tasks, a worker attaches parts to vehicles one by one repeatedly.
In this pres...
Transformative Research&Robotics
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
23 Oct 2019   
Challenges and Opportunities for Robotics
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
China Hangzhou West lake International Robot Forum   19 Oct 2019   
A Co-worker Robot Concept and Its Real-world Applications [Invited]
Kazuhiro Kosuge
World Robot Summit 2019   23 Aug 2019   
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
the 2019 International Conference of Mechanical Design & the 20th Mechanical Design Biennial Conference (2019ICMD)   13 Aug 2019   The Mechanical Design Division of Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society(CMES)
We are facing global issues, such as population aging, global warming, urbanization, etc. Many of the issues will be very difficult to solve by today’s technology. We need to overcome the issues to survive by advancement of science and technology....
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
Global Artificial Intelligence& Robotics Summit   13 Jul 2019   China Computer Federation
Physical Human-Robot Interaction Dance Partner Robot and Co-worker Robot PaDY [Invited]
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
2nd Tohoku University Seminar for Social Benefits in Thailand   2 Feb 2019   
Universal Manipulation for a Next Generation of Industrial Robots
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
Korea-Japan Workishop on Next Generation Robotics   22 Dec 2018   
Universal Manipulation for a Next Generation of Industrial Robots
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
16 Oct 2018   
Latest Trend and Outlook of Human-Machine Collaboration [Invited]
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
World Robot Conference2018   17 Aug 2018   
Dance Partner Robot to Co-worker Robot "PaDY [Invited]
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
HCR 2018   14 Jul 2018   
Human-robot Interaction, from dance partner robot to Co-worker robot
KOSUGE Kazuhiro
Academia Brasileira De Ciencias   8 May 2018   
Smart Mobility Assistant
Greater Bay Area Summit (GBAS) on Robotics and Artificial Intelligence   1 Dec 2017   
Physical Human-Robot Interaction and its Application to Assistive Robot Systems [Invited]
IEEE International Workshop on Nanotechnology for Robotics and Intelligent Systems (IEEE-NRIS 2017)   21 Sep 2017   
Physical Human-Machine Interactions: From Dance Partner Robots to Collaborative Robots
World Robot Conference 2017   23 Aug 2017   
Robot Co-Worker in a Bumper Assembly Line:System Integration of te Prototype
Kazuya Konada, Jun Kinugawa, Shogo Arai,
IEEE ICMA 2017   6 Aug 2017   
Learning from Rreal Issues -Toward New Generation Industrial Robots-
International Ekik Day 2017   4 May 2017   
Organized by the University Research, Innovation and Service Center, Obudai University, Budapest, Hungary

Research Grants & Projects

Robot Technology System
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 2002 - Today
Human Friendly Robot System
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 1993 - Today
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: Apr 1990 - Today


特開2015-221485(P2015-221485A) : ロボット、ロボットシステム、制御装置、及び制御方法
2015-145056 : ロボットハンド、ロボット、及びロボットハンドの製造方法
南本高志、小菅一弘、原 康介、山口賢悟
2015-145057 : ロボットハンド、ロボット、及びロボットハンドの製造方法
南本高志、小菅一弘、原 康介、山口賢悟
2015-74065 : ロボット及び取り出し方法
特開2015054384 : 制御装置、ロボットシステム、ロボット、ロボット制御方法およびロボット制御プログラム
南本高志、小菅一弘、サクセナ アビラシャ

Social Contribution

[Informant]  日刊工業新聞  5 Jun 2010
[Informant]  日刊工業新聞  4 Jun 2008
石川島運搬機械 車の入出庫全自動化
東北大と共同 立体駐車場用搬送ロボ
世界のロボット事情 IEEEセミナー
[Informant]  教育家庭新聞  5 Jun 2010
世界のロボット事情 IEEEセミナー
近畿大学工業高等専門学校市民公開講座 講師
[Others]  1 Jul 2017
大阪大学大阪大学大学院基礎工学研究:「ロボティクスを目指して」 講師
[Others]  21 Mar 2017


Apr 2016   作業支援ロボットの開発
Mar 2015   社内販売用ワゴン支援システムの研究開発
Jun 2014   PLロボティクス技術開発
Jan 2013   アシスト・制動制御付き足こぎ車いす開発研究
Apr 2012   AI ロボティクス要素技術開発
AI ロボティクス要素技術開発