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KENJI NAGAOKA, Associate Professor

Kenji Nagaoka

Professional Experience

2019-Present: Associate Professor, Kyushu Institute of Technology, JAPAN

2011-2019: Assistant Professor, Tohoku University, JAPAN (The Space Robotics Laboratoty)

Education

2002-2006: B.E., Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology, JAPAN

2006-2011: Ph.D. (Eng.), The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), JAPAN

Lecture

TBD

Publication

Publication List

Previous Publication List until 2018 (Kenji Nagaoka)

Scopus (Kenji Nagaoka)

Google Schalor Citations (Kenji Nagaoka)

Funding

Principal Investigator

 Casio Science Promotion Foundation, Research Grant  NEW
  Development of Subsurface Drilling Mechanism Utilizing Mechanical Peristalsis (FY2019-FY2020)

 FAIS Research Grant
  Development of Bionic Gripper with Bio-Inspired Mechanism and Technique (FY2019)

 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists
  Autonomous Gait Principe for a Free-Climbing Robot with Mechanical Anisotropy and Uncertainty (FY2018-FY2019)

 JKA RING!RING! Project
  Development of a Extreme Exploration Robot Equipped with Crossmodal and Intelligent Wheels (FY2017-FY2018)
  Development of Intelligent Wheel (FY2016)

 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
  Analysis on Dynamics of Ciliary Micro-Hopping Mechanism by an Eccentric Motor in a Micro-Gravity (FY2012-FY2014)

Co-Investigator

 JAXA Space Exploration Innovation Hub
 (JST Support Program for starting up Innovation Hub on the National Research and Development Agency)
  Prototype Development of an Insect-like Robot for Walking/Jumping Exploration (Ideas Incubating Research )
  (Collaboration with JAXA, ispace, inc., and Tohoku University: FY2016)

 JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
  Robot Control for Lunar, Planetary and Asteroid Exploration with Understanding of Geometry and Physical Characteristics of the Environment (FY2012)

Awards/Grants

Best Paper Silver Award
 Author: Shoya Higa, Kazumasa Sawada, Kenji Nagaoka, Kazuya Yoshida
 Paper Title: Three-Dimensional Stress Distribution on a Rigid Wheel Surface for a Lightweight Vehicle
 Publisher: ISTVS, The 13th European Conference of the International Society For Terrain-Vehicle Systems; October, 2015

JAXA Space Education Center, NASA Academy 2008 at Goddard Space Flight Center; May-August, 2008

Society

IEEE, ISTVS, RSJ, JSME, SICE

Nagaoka Laboratory (Space Robotics Group)

Nagaoka Laboratory (Space Robotics Group)