About me

Research Interests

Establish autonomous mobility for planetary exploration robots, primarily focusing on perception and planning under uncertainty.

Keywords: integrated planning and learning, path/motion planning, probabilistic inference, machine learning, autonomous mobile robots, planetary exploration


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (Sep. 2021 - Present)

Advisor: Prof. Genya Ishigami

M.S. in Robotics (Sep. 2019 - Aug. 2021)

Advisor: Prof. Burak Sencer

M.Eng. in Aerospace Engineering (Apr. 2017 - Mar. 2019)

Advisor: Prof. Kazuya Yoshida and Prof. Kenji Nagaoka

B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering (Apr. 2013 - Mar. 2017)

Advisor: Prof. Tsuyoshi Kawanami

Research Experience

Project: Robotic Autonomy in Challenging Environments

Oct. 2023 - Dec. 2023

Research Intern, advised by Dr. David D. Fan

Project: Study on Leveraging Machine Learning in Path Planning Algorithms

Oct. 2022 - Mar. 2023

Part-time, advised by Dr. Ryo Yonetani and Dr. Tatsunori Taniai

Project: Risk-aware Path Planning via Probabilistic Fusion of Traversability Prediction

Jun. 2022 - Sep. 2022

Research Intern, advised by Dr. Ryo Yonetani and Dr. Tatsunori Taniai

Project: Active Traversability Learning via Risk-aware Information Gathering

Sep. 2021 - Mar. 2022

JSPS DC1 Research Fellow, advised by Prof. Genya Ishigami

Project: Machining Cycle-time Prediction by Data-driven CNC Interpolator Modeling

Sep. 2019 - Aug. 2021

Graduate Research Assistant, advised by Prof. Burak Sencer

Project: Machine Learning-based Slip Prediction for a Wheeled Mobile Robot

Oct. 2017 - Mar. 2019

Advised by Prof. Kazuya Yoshida and Prof. Kenji Nagaoka

Project: Construction of a GPS Simulator for a Satellite Ground Evaluation Environment

Apr. 2017 - Sep. 2017

Advised by Prof. Toshinori Kuwahara

Project: Development and Evaluation of Soft PCM Capsule

Apr. 2016 - Mar. 2017

Advised by Prof. Tsuyoshi Kawanami

Teaching Experience

Spring 2020

ME 413: Computer-aided Design and Manufacturing

Paper Review

Awards and Fellowships

Apr. 2024 - 

Apr. 2023

Apr. 2023 - Aug. 2024

Oct. 2021 - Mar. 2022

Apr. 2021