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Ishiguro-Kano Lab

Animal Locomotion through Robotics!

Our research lies at the intersection of biology and engineering: we use models, simulations and robots to understand how animals move, with a focus on morphology, decentralized control and interaction with the environment.

31 Mar 2017
Electronics Weekly(2017.3.23): 「Four-leg robot spontaneously trots, canters, then gallops」 Inverse.com(2017.3.23): 「Four-Legged Machines are Proto 'Westworld' Robots」
22 Mar 2017
Tohoku University "Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed" EurekAret! "Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed"...
21 Mar 2017
Publication Details: Authors: Dai Owaki and Akio Ishiguro Title: A Quadruped Robot Exhibiting Spontaneous Gait Transitions from Walking to Trotting...
03 Oct 2016
Takeshi Kano has been promoted to associate professor since 1st of October. Congratulations!!
22 Mar 2017
Tohoku University "Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed" EurekAret! "Quadruped robot exhibits spontaneous changes in step with speed"...