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Ryo Kurazume

Vice Dean, Professor
Fellow of The Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ)

Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering
Kyushu University

744, Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka, 819-0395, Japan
Fax. +81-92-802-3607
E-mail: kurazume (at) ait.kyushu-u.ac.jp
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Ryo Kurazume was born in Miyazaki pref. in 1967. He received his M.E. and B.E. degrees from the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1991 and 1989, respectively. His Ph.D. degree was from the Department of Mechanical Engineering Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1998. From 1991 to 1994, he worked as a researcher at Fujitsu Laboratories LTD. From 1995 to 2000, he was a research associate at Shigeo Hirose's laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology. From 2000 to 2002, he was a post doctor at Katsushi Ikeuchi's laboratory, Institute of Industrial Science, University of Tokyo. From 2002 to 2007, he was an associate professor at Tsutomu Hasegawa's laboratory, the Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University. Currently he is a professor and Vice Dean at the Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University. He was a director of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ, 2009-2011, 2013-2015) and the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE, 2013-2015). He received JSME Hatakeyama Award(19891), RSJ Best Paper Award(1993), RSJ Service Award(2008), JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Award(2009), ICEST Best Paper Award(2010), IEEE ROBIO T.J.Tarn Best Paper in Robotics(2010), Best Paper Award Candidate in Robotics Symposia(2010), JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Academic Achievement Award(2012), the 14th Symposium on Construction Robotics in Japan Best Paper Award(2014), RSJ Best Paper Award (2014), EST 2014 Best Paper in the Machine Vision Workshop(2014), SICE System Integratoin Division Research Award(2015), RSJ Fellow(2016). His current research interests include legged robot control, computer vision, multiple mobile robots, space robots, medical imaging, and biometrics.

Societies

The Robotics Society of Japan
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

The Information Processing Society of Japan
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers
IEEE-RAS

Education

Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 1998
Ph.D. Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Study on Cooperative Positioning System
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan 1989-1991
M.S. Department of Mechanical Engineering Science
Motion Control of Free Flying Robot with Dual-Arms

Work History

Vice Dean, Faculty of Information Science and 2016- PRESENT
Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
Professor, Faculty of Information Science and 2007- PRESENT
Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
Associate Professor, Faculty of Information 2002-2007
Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University
Research Scientist, Institute of Industrial Science, 2000-2002
University of Tokyo
Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering Science 1995-2000
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Researcher 1991-1994
Fujitsu Laboratories LTD

Societies and Activeties

The Robotics Society of Japan 1989-PRESENT
The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers 1995-PRESENT
The Information Processing Society of Japan 2001-PRESENT
The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers 2004-PRESENT
The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers 2006-PRESENT
IEEE-RAS 2006-PRESENT
Director of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ) 2013-2015
Director of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) 2013-2015
Director of the Robotics Society of Japan (RSJ) 2009-2011

Awards and Honors

RSJ Fellow 2016
SICE System Integration Division Research Award 2015
EST 2014 Best Paper in the Machine Vision Workshop 2014
RSJ Best Paper Award 2014
14th Symposium on Construction Robotics in Japan Best Paper Award 2014
JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Academic Achievement Award 2012
Best Paper Award Candidate in Robotics Symposia 2010
IEEE ROBIO T.J.Tarn Best Paper in Robotics 2010
ICEST Best Paper Award 2010
JSME Robotics and Mechatronics Award 2009
RSJ Service Award 2008
RSJ Best Paper Award 1993
JSME Hatakeyama Award 1989

Grants

Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research 2016-2017
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) 2014-2017
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research 2014-2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
COI-STREAM (Center of Innovation Science and Technology 2013-2021
based Radical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program)
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Exploratory Research 2012-2013
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme 2012-2015
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 2011-2013
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 2010-2012
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
A-Step (Adaptable and Seamless Technology Transfer Program 2010-2010
through Target-driven R&D
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research Investigation 2009-2010
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Research on Construction Technology 2009-2010
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Principal Investigator
Project to Develop "Innovative Seeds" 2008-2008
Japan Science and Technology Agency
Principal Investigator
Project for Future Generation Robots 2007-2012
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
Researcher
Project for Intelligent Medical Robots 2007-2010
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 2007-2009
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Strategic Development of Advanced Robotics Elemental Technologies 2006-2008
New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) 2006-2008
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Research and Development 2006-2006
Fukuoka Industry, Science and Technology Foundation
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A) 2005-2008
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Researcher
Robot Town Project, Special Coordination Funds for Promoting Science and Technology, 2005-2007
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B), 2004-2005
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Strategic Information and Communications R&D Promotion Programme, 2003-2005
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), 2002-2004
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Researcher
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists 1998-1999
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator
Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists, 1996-1996
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Principal Investigator

Contact

Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering,
Kyushu University
744 Motooka, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka 819-0395, Japan
Building West-2, Room 928
Tel:+81-92-802-3605, Fax:+81-92-802-3607

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