• Akio Ishiguro and Masahiro Shimizu, "On the Task Distribution between Control and Mechanical Systems: A Case Study with an Amobeboid Modular Robot," 50 Years of Artificial Intelligence: Essays Dedicated to the 50th Anniversary of Artificial Intelligence(Eds. M. Lungarella, F. Iida, J. Bongard, and R. Pfeifer),Springer, pp.144-153, 2008


  • Masahiro Shimizu, Takuma Kato, Max Lungarella, and Akio Ishiguro, "Adaptive Modular Robots Through Heterogeneous Inter-Module Connections," Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.20 no.3, pp.386-393, 2008
  • Takuya Umedachi,Taichi Kitamura and Akio Ishiguro, "An Amoeboid Locomotion That Exploits Real-Time Tunable Springs and Law of Conservation of Protoplasmic Mass," Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol.20 no.3, pp.449-455, 2008
  • Wataru Watanabe, Toshihiro Kawakatsu, Akio Ishiguro, "Rapid and Cheap Learning by Exploiting Biarticular Muscles - A Case Study With a Two-Dimensional Serpentine Robot," Advanced Robotics, vol.22 no.15, pp.1683-1696, 2008



  • Akio Ishiguro, "Understanding Mobiligence Through Amoeboid Locomotion -- A Case Study with a Modular Robot --," The 4th International Symposium on Adaptive Motion in Animals and Machines (AMAM2008), Cleveland, USA, June 1-6th, 2008
  • 清水正宏;「生物学と工学の融合」日本比較生理生化学会第30回大会,札幌,2008年7月19-21日


  • Toshiyuki Nakagaki, Hiroyasu Yamada, Ryo Kobayashi, Atsushi Tero, Akio Ishiguro, Agota Toth, 2008 Ig Nobel Prize(Cognitive Science Prize), For discovering that slime molds can solve puzzles, Oct. 2nd, 2008
  • Dai Owaki ,Koichi Osuka ,Akio Ishiguro:Finalist in the SICE Annual Conference International Award, Gait Transition between Passive Dynamic Walking and Running by Changing the Body Elasticity, Aug. 20-22nd, 2008
  • 加藤 拓真,清水 正宏,Max Lungarella,石黒 章夫:第244回SICE東北支部研究集会,優秀発表奨励賞「粘菌型ロボットから探る自律分散個間の相互作用様式のあり方に関する考察」2008年7月2日
  • 坂井善行,石田怜,大脇大,手老篤史,石黒章夫:第245回SICE東北支部研究集会,優秀発表奨励賞「周波数と位相の調整が可能なマルチリズミックオシレータモデル -一次元ホッピングロボットの跳躍学習への適用-」,2008年10月24日