Ishiguro Lab

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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.

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Posted 18 Apr 2016 by Sakiko
After a very warm winter, sakura came early this year! We had a marvelous hanami, together with our guests from Finnland including Jenna Sutela whose slime-mold inspired art was recently exhibited in Tokyo! We all had a great time, with some excellent sake, food, company and beautiful sakura views!
Posted 04 Apr 2016 by Sakiko
Sakiko was awarded the 2015 Dean of Engineering Award for her outstanding scores during her bachelor. Congrats, and keep it up!
Posted 24 Mar 2016 by Steve
Yesterday we visited the Yagiyama zoo, to get some real hands-on experience with snake-gaits! We got an hour to set up some tests and play with a couple of japanese rat snakes, a very pretty, light-blue and docile snake (at least the two we got to handle were). We had...
Posted 06 Oct 2015 by Steve
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Published 03 May 2010
Published 03 May 2010
A two-dimensional passive dynamic running biped with knees
Owaki et al. Robotics and Automation 2010
Published 03 May 2010