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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)" 

Associate Professor 
NAKATA YOSHIHIRO 

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Career
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Research Fellowships for Young Scientist (DC1)  2010/04/01-2013/03/31 
Georgia Institute of Technology  The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering  Visiting Scholar  2012/01/01-2012/09/30 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science  Research Fellowships for Young Scientists (PD)  2013/04/01-2013/07/31 
Osaka University  Graduate School of Engineering Science  Assistant Professor  2013/08/01-2021/02/28 
The University of Electro-Communications  Graduate School of Informatics and Engineering  Associate Professor  2021/03/01-Present 

Academic background
Osaka Prefectural Tennoji High School  理数科  2003/03/01  Graduated 
Osaka University  School of Engineering  Mechanical, Materials, and Manufacturing Science  2008/03/24  Completed 
Osaka University  Graduate School of Engineering Science  Department of Systems Innovation  Master's program  2010/03/23  Completed 
Osaka University  Graduate School of Engineering Science  Department of Systems Innovation  Doctoral program  2013/03/25  Completed 

Academic degrees
Ph.D. (Eng.)  Osaka University  2013/03/25 
M. (Eng.)  Osaka University  2010/03/23 
B. (Eng.)  Osaka University  2008/03/24 

Current research areas
Intelligent robotics 
Intelligent mechanics/ Mechanical systems 

Research keywords
Actuator 
Human-Robot Interaction 
Android 

Current research subjects
Research and development on pneumatic-electromagnetic hybrid linear actuator with an integrated structure  2014/04-Present 
Research and development of an child-like android robot with mobility  2014/07-Present 

Published papers
Paper  Yes  Inter-module Physical Interactions: A Force-Transmissive Modular Structure for Whole-body Robot Motion  Joint  Shiqi Yu, Yoshihiro Nakata, Yutaka Nakamura, Hiroshi Ishiguro  Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics  33/ 5  2021 
Paper  Yes  Perception of Emotional Expression of Mobile Humanoid Robot Using Gait-Induced Upper Body Motion  Joint  Satoshi Yagi, Yoshihiro Nakata, Yutaka Nakamura, Hiroshi Ishiguro  IEEE Access  1-14  2021/09/03  10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3110160 
Paper  Yes  Can an android’s posture and movement discriminate against the ambiguous emotion perceived from its facial expressions?  Joint  Satoshi Yagi,Yoshihiro Nakata,Yutaka Nakamura,Hiroshi Ishiguro  PLOS ONE  16/ 8, 1-17  2021/08/10  10.1371/journal.pone.0254905 
Paper  Yes  Development of ‘ibuki’ an electrically actuated childlike android with mobility and its potential in the future society  Joint  Yoshihiro Nakata, Satoshi Yagi, Shiqi Yu, Yifei Wang, Naoki Ise, Yutaka Nakamura, Hiroshi Ishiguro  Robotica  1-18  2021/07/23  10.1017/S0263574721000898 
Paper  Yes  The Neighbor in My Left Hand: Development and Evaluation of an Integrative Agent System With Two Different Devices  Joint  Asuka Minami, Hideyuki Takahashi, Yoshihiro Nakata, Hidenobu Sumioka, Hiroshi Ishiguro  IEEE Access  9, 98317-98326  2021/07/08  10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3095592 
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Memberships of academic societies
The Japan Society of Applied Electromagnetics and Mechanics  2008-Present 
The Robotics Society of Japan  2010-Present 
The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan  2010-Present 
IEEE  2013-Present 
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