KIKUCHI Takehito

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KIKUCHI Takehito
Oita University
Faculty of Science and Technology
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor (Engineering)(Osaka University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2016
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Oita University
Oct 2013
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Oita University
Apr 2012
 Associate Professor,Graduate School of Science and Engineering ,Yamagata University
Feb 2010
Mar 2012
 Assistant Professor,Graduate School of Science and Engineering ,Yamagata University
Apr 2006
Jan 2010
 Assistant Professor,Osaka Univ.


Graduate School, Division of Engineering, Osaka University
Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University

Awards & Honors

Jan 2018
Key Scientific Article, Advaices In Engineering

Published Papers

Elastic properties of magnetorheological elastomers in a heterogeneous uniaxial magnetic field
Takehito Kikuchi, Yusuke Kobayashi, Mika Kawai, Tetsu Mitsumata
International Journal of Molecular Sciences   19 3045   Oct 2018   [Refereed]
Burden-Reducing Shoes with Elastomer-Embedded Flexible Joint
Taiki Oshimoto, Isao Abe, Takehito Kikuchi, Naoki Chijiwa, Tomohisa Yabuta, Kenichiro Tanaka, Yasue Asaumi
Proceedings of 10th Europe-Asia Congress on Mecatronics   322-325   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Sensibility Assessment for User Interface and Training Program of Upper-Limb Rehabilitation Robot, D-SEMUL
Takehito Kikuchi, Tomoya Nagata, Chihiro Sato, Isao Abe, Akio Inoue, Shintaro Kugimiya, Tetsuya Ohno, Shinnosuke Hatabe
Proceedings of Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society   3028-3031   Jul 2018   [Refereed]
Magnetically Tunable Vibration Transmissibility for Polyurethane Magnetic Elastomers
Hiroyuki Endo, Shunsuke Kato, Mayuko Watanebe, Takehito Kikuchi, Mika Kawai and Tetsu Mitsumata
Polymers   10(104)    Jan 2018   [Refereed]
Frequency spectra of vibration transmissibility for magnetic elastomers with various plasticizer contents
Yasuhiro Umehara, Hiroyuki Endo, Mayuko Watanabe, Takehito Kikuchi, Mika Kawai, and Tetsu Mitsumata
Materials Science   5(1) 44-53   Jan 2018   [Refereed]

Books etc

Recent Advances in Biomedical Engineering; (Chap.19)"Hybrid-PLEMO", Rehabilitation system for upper limbs with Active / Passive Force Feedback mode
In-Tech   Dec 2009   
Next-Generation Actuators Leading Breakthroughs; (Chap.28) Compact MR Fluid Actuator for Human Friendly System
Springer-Verlag   Dec 2009   
Rehabilitation Engineering; (Chap.12) Quasi-3 DOF Rehabilitation System for Upper Limbs, "PLEMO"
In-Tech   Dec 2009   
Assistive Technology Research Series Vol.28 (Edited by Hisaichi Ohnabe, Masayoshi Kubo, Diane M. Collins, Rory A. Cooper)
IOS Press   May 2011   
Biomechatronics in Medicine and Health Care (Edited by Raymond Tong Kaiyu)
Pan Stanford Publishing   Aug 2011   

Conference Activities & Talks

Simple Model for Composite Elastic Property of Magnetorheological Elastomer
Takehito Kikuchi, Mika Kawai, Tetsu Mitsumata
16th International Conference on Electrorheological FLuids and Magnetorheological Suspensions   Aug 2018   
YAMABE Kazuki, ABE Isao, KUGIMIYA Shintaro, KIKUCHI Takehito, INOUE Akio
Robomech   2015   
We have developed an upper limb rehabilitation system, SEMUL for stroke patient. But its operating interface and software have not been suitable for general occupational therapy training (OT). In this study, we developed a new wiper-shape interfac...
TANAKA Toshimasa, KIKUCHI Takehito, KOBAYASHI Keigo, MITOBE Kazuhisa, Yamano Mitsuhiro, SUZUKAWA Yuichi
Robomech   2011   
The walking ability is very important for the life and living. Losing walking ability causes a decline in the Quality of Life (QOL). The walking assistant system named the intelligently controllable walker "i-Walker" is studied and developed in th...
KIKUCHI Takehito, ODA Kunihiko, KAWAMURA Keigo
Robomech   2010   
In this project, we have developed virtual haptic simulators that can simulate several kinds of abnormal movements and haptics of the disabled people. In the previous report, we proposed a leg-shaped robot (Leg-Robot) with a Compact MR Fluid Clutc...
Haraguchi Makoto, Sonobe Mayumi, Mihara Masahito, Hatakenaka Megumi, Miyai Ichiro, Kikuchi Takehito, Furusho Junji, Morikawa Takahiro
Robomech   2010   
Rehabilitation for upper limb is important for stroked patients and the aged people with motor disorder. In this paper, we describe about the development of evaluation system of motor function for upper limbs using 3-D rehabilitation robot "EMUL" ...

Research Grants & Projects

Study on haptic interface using magnetic field sensitive elastomer
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2010   
Study on intelligently passive-controlled caster walker
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009   
Haptic simulator with compact MR fluid brakes for education of physical therapist
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007   
Polishing Using ER Slurry on One-sided Patterned Electrodes
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2003 - 2006
Intelligent controllable orthosis by using compact MR fluid brake
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2006