Name SATO Daisuke
Official Title Associate Professor
Affiliation Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering
Profile Daisuke Sato received the Ph.D. degree in engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan, in 2005. He is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo City University. He was awarded the JSPS Research Fellowship for Young Scientists from 2000 to 2002, and was a Research Associate at the Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, from 2002 to 2007. His current research interests are in the areas of motion control, task planning and system integration for home robots and humanoids. He is a member of IEEE, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Robotics Society of Japan, and the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.
Research Field(Keyword & Summary)
  1. Whole-body motion control

    (1) Motion/force control, balance control, and system integration for humanoids
    (2) Motion control, task planning and system integration for home robots

  2. Other research on robot technology

    (1) Perception information processing/intelligent robotics, intelligent mechanics/mechanical system
    (2) Development of motion generation method for a dual-arm robot and implementation of practical tasks by using the robot
    (3) Development of a real-time haptic simulator representing a sense of manipulation of soft objects

Representative Papers
  1. (1) Motion Generation and Control of Acrobatic Motion Synergies Emerging From the Momentum Equilibrium Principle, 2020 IEEE-RAS 20th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), pp. 362-369, doi: 10.1109/HUMANOIDS47582.2021.9555678, Munich, Germany.
  2. (2) Reaction null-space filter: extracting reactionless synergies for optimal postural balance from motion capture data, Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering (CMBBE), vol. 19, issue 8, pp. 864-874, DOI:10.1080/10255842.2015.1075011.
  3. (3) Postural Balance Strategies in Response to Disturbances in the Frontal Plane and Their Implementation With a Humanoid Robot, IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, vol. 44, issue 6, pp. 692-704, DOI:10.1109/TSMC.2013.2272612.
  4. (4) Pseudoinverse-Based Motion Control of a Redundant Manipulator on a Flexible Base with Vibration Suppression, J. of Robotics and Mechatronics vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 621-627.
  5. (5) Drum Beating and a Martial Art Bojutsu Performed by a Humanoid Robot, Humanoid Robots, New Developments, I-Tech Education and Publishing, pp. 521-530
  6. (6) Soft Tissue Pushing Operation Using a Haptic Interface for Simulation of Brain Tumor Resection, J. of Robotics and Mechatronics, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 634-642.
  7. (7) Dexterous Motion Design for a DD Parallel Robot, Robotics Research, The Eleventh Int. Symp., Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, vol. 15, pp. 26-35.
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Award Excellent Lecture Awards in JSME Sports Engineering & Human Dynamics Division (December 2020)
Finalists of the Best Student Paper Award in the 2008 IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation (May 2008)
Excellent lecture award in the 7th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference SI2006 (December 2006)
Best session award in the 6th SICE System Integration Division Annual Conference SI2005 (December 2005)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Support: Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Recruitment of research assistant(s) No
Affiliated academic society (Membership type) IEEE (member)
Robotics Society of Japan (member)
Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (member)
Japan Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (member)
Education Field (Undergraduate level) Engineering mechanics, Mechanical systems, Robotics
Education Field (Graduate level) Robotics