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The University of Electro-Communications 
Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering, School of Informatics and Engineering 
Department of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering, Cluster II (Emerging Multi-interdisciplinary Engineering) 

顔写真 Assistant Professor 
Shunta TOGO 

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Career
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Research fellow (DC2)  2012/04/01-2014/03/31 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Research fellow (PD)  2014/04/01-2016/03/31 
Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International  Cognitive Mechanisms Laboratories  Cooperate Researcher  2014/04/01-Present 
Showa University  Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research  Researcher  2016/02/01-Present 
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering  Assistant Professor  2016/04/01-Present 

Academic background
岐阜県立岐阜北高等学校  2005/03/31  Graduated 
Nagoya University  School of Engineering  Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering  Other  2009/03/31  Graduated 
Nagoya University  Graduate School of Engineering  Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering  Master's program  2011/03/31  Completed 
Nagoya University  Graduate School of Engineering  Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering  Doctoral program  2014/03/31  Completed 

Academic degrees
Bachelor of Engineering  Nagoya University  2009/03/25 
Master of Engineering  Nagoya University  2011/03/25 
Doctor of Engineering  Nagoya University  2014/03/25 

Classes responsible within the university
2017  知能機械工学基礎実験  Year-round  Undergraduate, daytime  Subject in specialty 
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Current research areas
Intelligent robotics 
Dynamics/Control 
Intelligent mechanics/ Mechanical systems 

Current research subjects
Analysis of human multi-joint coordination and application to robot control  2009/04-Present  Aim of this study is measurement and analysis of multi-joint coordination that allows joint variavility while achieving the motor task, and understanding control mechanism of human body. Findings are applied to robot control, especially multi-joint robot. 
Elucidation of control mechanism of human multi-muscles  2015/06-Present  Human body consists of many and redundant muscles. However, we can move a joint without paying special attention, e.g., activation balance between some muscles. Such a mechanism of coordinated control of multi-msucles through psychophysical experiments. Findings are applied to the EMG-based BMI and the assistant robot. 
Quantitative evaluation of developmental coordination disorder  2015/11-Present  Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is often complicated by developmental coordination disorder (DCD). However, a method of quantitative evaluation of DCD has not been established. We quantitatively evaluate the DCD from point of view of coordinated movements analysis with Medical Institute of Developmental Disabilities Research, Showa University. Moreover, we approach the neuroscientific mechanism of ASD and DCD based on the findings from evaluation experiments. 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Empirical Evaluation of Voluntarily Activatable Muscle Synergies  Joint  Shunta Togo, Hiroshi Imamizu  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  11/ 82  2017/09  10.3389/fncom.2017.00082  URL 
Paper  Yes  Control strategy of hand movement depends on target redundancy  Joint  Shunta Togo, Toshinori Yoshioka, Hiroshi Imamizu  Scientific Reports  7/ 45722  2017/03/31  doi:10.1038/srep45722 
Paper  Yes  Maintenance of Muscle Contraction Improves during Dynamic Exercise by Multi-channel Functional Electrical Stimulation with Time Shifting Stimulation  Joint  Rintaro Kamihira, Misato Kasuya, Yinlai Jiang, Shunta Togo, Masao Sugi, Hiroshi Yokoi  International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (IJBBB)  7/ 1, 30-40  2017/01/06  10.17706/ijbbb.2017.7.1.33-40  URL 
Paper  Yes  Anticipatory synergy adjustments reflect individual performance of feedforward force control  Shunta Togo, Hiroshi Imamizu  Neuroscience Letters  632, 192-198  2016/10  10.1016/j.neulet.2016.08.032 
Paper  Yes  Uncontrolled manifold reference feedback control of multi-joint robot arms  Joint  Shunta Togo, Takahiro Kagawa, Yoji Uno  Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience  10/ 69  2016/07  10.3389/fncom.2016.00069 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  導電性高分子を用いた感覚フィードバックシステムに関する基礎研究  第38回バイオメカニズム学術講演会  No  毛利保寛,矢吹佳子,東郷俊太,姜銀来,横井浩史  2017/11 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  両肩離断者のための表面筋電位を用いた電動肩義手の開発  第38回バイオメカニズム学術講演会  No  君塚進,日吉祐太郎,東郷俊太,田中洋平,姜銀来,横井浩史  2017/11 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  残存部位を有する手部欠損者用に適合する単自由度筋電義手システム  第33回義肢装具学会全国大会  No  村井雄太,矢吹佳子,高木岳彦,高山真一郎,東郷俊太,姜銀来,横井浩史  2017/10 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  筋電義手用装飾手袋の開発とその評価 -センサ機能を持つ装飾手袋の実現-  第33回義肢装具学会全国大会  No  矢吹佳子,棚橋一将,鈴木悠汰,毛利保寛,日吉祐太郎,村井雄太,東郷俊太,姜銀来,横井浩史  2017/10 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  指先合力生成時における自閉症スペクトラム障害患者の特異的薬指依存  第11回 Motor Control研究会  B16  No  東郷俊太,板橋貴史,橋本龍一郎,金井智恵子,加藤進昌,今水寛  2017/08 
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Intellectual property rights
Patent  機能的電気刺激システム,及び機能的電気刺激方法  2017-074607  2017/04/01  Filed 
Patent  信号測定装置、及び信号測定方法  2017-029981  2017/02/21  Filed 
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Awards
Best Student Paper Award  Designs of Tailor-Made Myoelectric Prosthetic Hand for Trans-Metacarpal Amputations with Remaining Fingers and Joint Moving Functions  2017/10/17 
Excellent Paper Award  Maintenance of Muscle Contraction Improves during Dynamic Exercise by Multi-channel Functional Electrical Stimulation with Time Shifting Stimulation  2016/11 
日本神経回路学会大会奨励賞  2012/09/13 
日本機械学会三浦賞  2011/03/25 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
随意独立活性に着目したヒトの多筋制御システムのモデル化と筋電肩義手制御への応用  Young scientists (B)  2017/04/01-2019/03/31 
冗長方向を含むシナジー制御・学習モデルの構築とBMI制御への応用(特別研究員奨励費)  Other  2014/04/01-2016/03/31 
冗長関節を制御するシナジーモデルの構築とロボット制御への応用(特別研究員奨励費)  Other  2012/04/01-2014/03/31 
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Past records of joint or funded research
自閉症スペクトラム障害患者の多指間協調運動の評価  2016-2017  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
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Memberships of academic societies
The Robotics Society of Japan  2011/04/15-Present 
Japanese Neural Network Society  2010/04/13-Present 
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Involvement in conference and research meetings
第29回自律分散システム・シンポジウム  座長  2017/01 
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Industry-academia-government collaboration activities
International collaborative project, etc.  経済産業省  平成28年度新興国市場開拓等事業(日中韓における健康増進に向けた知見の共有と高齢化対策に関する3か国連携取組に係る政策対話の実施)  2017/02-2017/03 
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