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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)" 

Assistant Professor 
JUN SHINTAKE 

 
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Career
Japan Chemical Analysis Center  Staff  2011/05/01-2011/07/31 
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  School of Engineering  Research Assistant  2011/08/01-2016/01/29 
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  School of Engineering  Postdoctoral Researcher  2016/02/01-2018/02/28 
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering  Assistant Professor  2018/03/01-Present 
The University of Tokyo  School of Engineering  Visiting Researcher  2019/02/23-Present 

Academic background
University of Electro-Communications  2009/03/31  Graduated 
University of Electro-Communications  2011/03/31  Completed 
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  2016/01/29  Completed 

Academic degrees
Doctor of Science, Ph.D.  Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne  2016/01/29 

Classes responsible within the university
2020  メカトロニクス基礎実験A  Spring semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2020  メカトロニクス基礎実験B  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
2020  メカノデザイン  Fall semester  Undergraduate, daytime 
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Current research areas
Intelligent mechanics/ Mechanical systems 
Structural/Functional materials 

Published books
Book  Dielectric elastomers as eaps: how to start experimenting with them. Electromechanically active polymers: a concise reference  Herbert Shea, Soo Jin Adrian Koh, Ingrid Graz, Jun Shintake  Springer International Publishing  767-787  2016  978-3-319-31528-7 
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Published papers
Paper  Yes  Fiber-reinforced soft polymeric manipulator with smart motion scaling and stiffness tunability  Junshi Zhang, Lei Liu, Yuyu Chen, Mingliang Zhu, Liling Tang, Chao Tang, Jun Shintake, Junjie Zhao, Jiankang He, Xiaoyong Ren, Pengfei Li, Qiang Huang, Huichan Zhao, Jian Lu, Dichen Li  Cell Reports Physical Science  published online  2021/10/06  10.1016/j.xcrp.2021.100600 
Paper  Yes  Self-sensing McKibben artificial muscles embedded with dielectric elastomer sensor  Joint  Ryo Kanno, Shuya Watanabe, Keita Shimizu, Jun Shintake  IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters  6/ 4, 6274-6280  2021/10/01  10.1109/LRA.2021.3093276 
Paper  Yes  Stretchable and soft electroadhesion using liquid-metal subsurface microelectrodes  Joint  Sungjune Park, Jun Shintake, Egor Piskarev, Yuwen Wei, Ishan Joshipura, Ethan Frey, Taylor Neumann, Dario Floreano, Michael D. Dickey  Advanced Materials Technologies  6/ 9, 2100263-  2021/09/12  10.1002/admt.202100263 
Paper  Yes  Cartilage structure increases swimming efficiency of underwater robots  Joint  Masaki Yurugi, Makoto Shimanokami, Toshiaki Nagai, Jun Shintake, Yusuke Ikemoto  Scientific Reports  11/ 1, 1-12  2021/05/28  10.1038/s41598-021-90926-9 
Paper  Yes  Rapid fabrication method for soft devices using off-the-shelf conductive and dielectric acrylic elastomers  Joint  Ryo Kanno, Toshiaki Nagai, Jun Shintake  Advanced Intelligent Systems  3/ 4, 2000173-  2021/04/22  10.1002/aisy.202000173 
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Research presentations
Oral presentation for an academic conference  機械的アクションポテンシャル運動:双安定力学系を活用したテンセグリティ・スパインジョイントの瞬発運動生成  ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会  2P3-H07  No  原田将成、新竹純、池本有助  2021/06/08 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  テンセグリティ・スパインを搭載した四脚ロボットの脊柱剛性と歩容パターンの関係調査  ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会  2P3-H05  No  林祐介、大西功二、新竹純、池本有助  2021/06/08 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  環境に遍在するモノを活用したカモフラージュ水中ロボットの開発  ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会  2P3-H06  No  島ノ上諒、万木将暉、新竹純、池本有助  2021/06/08 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  エラストマーセンサを内包したマッキベン型人工筋肉  ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会  2P2-G10  No  菅野亮、渡邉修也、清水敬太、新竹純  2021/06/08 
Oral presentation for an academic conference  誘電エラストマーテンセグリティアクチュエータ  ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会  2P2-G11  No  渡邉修也、池本有助、新竹純  2021/06/08 
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Intellectual property rights
Patent  多層構造体の製造方法  2020-008359  2020/01/22  Filed 
Patent  静電容量型歪みセンサ  2019-149707  2019/08/19  Filed 
Patent  Stretchable electrohydrodynamic pump  PCT/EP2019/063086  2019/06/25  Filed 
Patent  Electroadhesive device, system and method for gripping  WO2017145103A1, US20190047157A1  2017/02/24  Published 
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Awards
船井研究奨励賞  2021/05/08 
萌芽研究賞  2021/03/05 
Audience Award  2020/09/01 
The Young Scientists’ Award, The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology  2020/04/07 
Gilbert Hausmann Award  2017/10/06 
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Grants-in-aid for scientific research
グリーンロボティクス:生分解性ソフトロボット要素の研究開発  "Scientific research on innovative areas, research in a proposed research area"  2021/04/01-2023/03/31 
繊維状ソフトポンプの研究開発:基礎特性の把握  Early-Career Scientists  2021/04/01-2023/03/31 
テンセグリティロボットを用いた生物の射出運動生成機構の理解  "Scientific research (B), general"  2019/04/01-2023/03/31 
高い形状自由度を持つ積層型誘電エラストマーアクチュエータの研究開発  Early-Career Scientists  2019/04/01-2021/03/31 
土に還るロボット:生分解性ソフトアクチュエータの変性機序の解明と設計法の確立  "Scientific research on innovative areas, research in a proposed research area"  2019/04/01-2021/03/31 
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External fund
Sustainable Soft Robotics  Other grants  Swiss National Science Foundation  2021/03/01-2022/02/28  Partner: Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology 
変形状態での微小流体制御と精密計測を可能とするマイクロソフトポンプの開発  Donations for research  精密測定技術振興財団  精密測定技術向上のための調査・研究事業に対する助成  2020/04/01-2021/03/31 
生物模倣に基づく移動ロボットの先進化  Other grants  Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology  Leading Initiative for Excellent Young Researchers(LEADER)  2018/03-2019/03 
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Past records of joint or funded research
Research and development on dielectric elastomer actuators  2018-Present  Joint research  Domestic joint research 
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Public lectures
高分子アクチュエータの基礎と応用展開  株式会社R&D支援センター  2020/12/11 
誘電エラストマーアクチュエータの作製実習  計測自動制御学会SI部門  2019/09/03  計測自動制御学会SI部門ソフトマテリアル応用部会 「高分子アクチュエータ入門(第3回:誘電エラストマーアクチュエータ編2019)」 
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Memberships of academic societies
SPIE 
日本ロボット学会 
日本機械学会 
電気学会 
IEEE 
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Involvement in conference and research meetings
Dynamics and Design Conference 2021  OS3-5セッションオーガナイザ  2021/09/13 
Dynamics and Design Conference 2020  OS3-5セッションオーガナイザ  2020/09/01 
Dynamics and Design Conference 2019  OS3-5セッションオーガナイザ OS-3-5-1座長  2019/08/30 
International Conference on Active Polymer Materials and Soft Robotics (APMSR)  Academic Committee  2019/08/25 
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO)  Program Committee  2018/12/12 
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Committee or council involvement
サービスロボットに適したモータを定義するための技術調査専門委員会  幹事補佐  2021/04/01-Present 
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Bio-Inspired Robotics  Associate Editor  2020/11/18-Present 
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Soft Robotics Soft Locomotion Robotics: Design, Mechanism, and Control  Research Topic Editor  2020/10/01-Present 
Frontiers in Robotics and AI, Soft Robotics  Review Editor  2020/07/01-Present 
計測自動制御学会 SI部門 ソフトマテリアル応用部会  委員  2020/04/01-Present 
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Educational support at other universities
特別講師  特別講義(芝浦工業大学)  2018/06-2018/06 
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