• School of Engineering, Nagasaki University
  • Working scene
  • Introduction of flying robot for environment observation
  • Introduction of space working robot in extreme environment
  • Introduction of realization of underwater robot with flexible movement
  • Introduction of advanced medical robot helps reduce the burden of patients, doctors and carers

29th June 2017

At the Netherlands the 6th Border Sessions International Society, we gave a keynote lecture entitled "Research on Advanced Robotics for Marine" and a workshop entitled "How to Build your Advanced Marine Robotics".Details =>LINKです。

9th June 2017

We gave a special lecture entitled "Fish Robot and Medical Cooperation" at the Japan Respiratory Endoscopic Society (Nagasaki City Brick Hall).

9th June 2017

July 8, 9, 15, 16, 29 and 30 and August 5 and 6 2017, in Fukuoka City Robo Square,"High level robot technician early training course"will be held.

24th May 2017

Nagasaki University International Staff Week, a talk entitled "Research and Development of Advanced Robotics.", for Porto Universidad Porto and Nueva de Lisbon University officials. Details => LINK

23th May 2017

I gave a lecture entitled "Development of Medical Robot / Mechatronics" at the academic lecture meeting of the Fukuoka Workers' Disaster Association Hospital Association.

11,12th May 2017

Robotics · Mechatronics lecture meeting 2017 in Fukushima, made a poster presentation "Development of device that balloon type finger joint prosthesis progression prevention","Development of device that movement reduction by inferior drive parallel link mechanism".Gallery

28th April 2017

A joint Symposia of Nagasaki University, heriot-watt University and SDI held in Nasaki University at 26th April. scenery => Link, and the details was published Nagasaki newspaper

16th March 2017

3rd Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2017 in Thailand, we presented about "Development of Bio-inspired Robotic Fish Technology for the Next Generation Machinery".

15th March 2017

It has been televised by NIB news "EVERY" that teaching Nagasaki Nishi High School student who participates in the science and technology contest about robot。

14th March 2017

read [publish] a paper on "Development of remote controlled unmanned underwater spacecraft" and "Simulation on water flow power generation" in Lecture Meeting of the Kyushu Branch of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers

21th February 2017

Printed an acount about Autonomous robot for measures against water-bloom in Yomiuri Shinbun Newspaper. LINK=>web

8th February 2017

Carried out Innovation&Excellence:New Advanced Robotics and Robotic Fish in Marine Biology. And, There was a large audience that Universities, companies, magazines, general citizens in the UK and Consul General Scotland in Japan 。The state of lecture is here.

20th December 2016

We conducted a marine robot research information disclosure meeting. The state of lecture is here.

20th December 2016

A development article on cable inspection robots was published on page 22 of Nagasaki Shimbun and 29 pages of Yomiuri Newspaper.

16th, 17th December 2016

"Research on Inferior Driven Parallel Link Mechanism for Movement Reduction Device", "Development of Autonomous Aoko Extermination Robot" was presented at SICE SI 2016 SAPPORO. In recognition of his contribution to academic society, he received the 17th Meeting of the Institute of Measurement and Automation Control System Integration Division Award. The state of lecture is here.

13th December 2016

Workshop on how to use medical instruments by surgeon's teachers」Hybrid medical professional training course・Future engineering center Life innovation field seminar was held at the medical engineering laboratory (5th floor of Faculty of Engineering, Building No. 1). The state of lecture is here.

10th December 2016

27th Ocean Education Forum"Seeking harmony between sea creatures and human activities"We gave a lecture, which is entitled "The Future Brought by Marine Robots - Development and Application of ROV, AUV, Fish Robots", "Ambassador of Nagasaki Ocean to the European Marine Renewable Energy Area - What did the young generation learn in the cutting edge region of the world?" at Nagasaki prefectural art museum. I got a large number of audiences from universities, colleges of technology, high school, junior high school, prefectural government, enterprises, mass communication, etc. The state of lecture is here.

4th December 2016

At the Kumamoto Tadagiki Saisense Techno Lodge Festival, we introduced laboratory robot technology and exhibited and demonstrated structure inspection robots, micro flying robots, and human robots.We got 1087 visitors, Kumamon and Sekitori Rikisin also participated. \

2nd December 2016

We held a lecture on robotics research at Nagasaki University,which gave a lecture on social implement of robot lot.We had a lot audiences from Nagasaki University,Prefectural Government of Nagasaki abd Companies.

19th November 2016

Ocean Robot Seabot got the ROV category best award at the Okinawa Marine Robot Competition and Raybot received the Freestyle Division Best Award. The contents were reported in NHK News on 20th November. The state of the marine robot competition final game  here.

3rd November 2016

The robots, which were made by students attending Robot Master Course, were presented at Science Fight in Nagasaki.

29th October 2016

The paper, which is titled「Development of the surgical instruments using multi-joint mechanism in endoscopic surgery」, was published at IMETI

26th October 2016

The paper, which is titled 「Cable Inspection Robot of Cable-Stayed Bridge」, was published at APISAT.

5th October 2016

The paper, which is titled 「Research and Development of Surgical Instruments Based on Biomechanical Technology, was published at SMIT.

3rd October 2016

The paper, which is titled 「Research on Hammering Test System by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Infrastructure Serveillance」, was published at ISER.

2nd October 2016

「Shipbuilding reform」Nagasaki crucial stage, the importance of the shipbuilding IoT titled process centralized management department assistance has been posted by 西日本新聞3頁

28th to 30th September 2016

Lecture, which is entitled Introduction of marine future innovation mechanism and 「Marine Industry and Local Creation」, was performed at SUBSEA TECH JAPAN

3rd September 2016

It gave a swimming demonstration and control programming of fish robot in the robot early training course . Content September 3 KBC News

31th August 2016

Article of blue-green algae measures autonomous robot has been published at 毎日新聞,毎日新聞web.

21th August 2016

The robot control programming lecture is launched in Fukuoka High School. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

4th August 2016 - 5th July 2016

The experiment of the marine robot was conducted in Iou Island, Nagasaki. The content was published at 長崎新聞(8/9)11頁経済欄.

17th July 2016

An article on the development of the blue-green algae proof robot was published at 西日本新聞,西日本新聞web.

10th July 2016 - 17th July 2016

The discount rate The Nagasaki Marine ambassadors, visited the United Kingdom University of Edinburgh, EMEC, Orkney islands tide site, MVOW, it was to investigate the ocean energy development situation of Europe. We reported the findings on July 18 at Nagasaki marine industry Festa and The contents were broadcasted by KTN, which was entitled「みんなのニュース」.

8th July 2016

The development of blue-green algae measures autonomous ship robot was broadcasted by NCC Jチャンネル.

29th June 2016

We developed the blue-green algae proof robot, which was reported byNews conference 長崎新聞経済欄(Nagasaki news paper), 日本経済新聞(Nikkei news paper),NHKおはよう日本(NHK ohayo nippon), イブニング長崎(Evening Nagasaki), NCCニュース(NCC News).

27th June 2016

Our laboratory was introduced, which was entitled In pursuit of thefishbots at Yamamoto Lab, by MAKERY media for lab, which is famous Science and Technology web site around the world.

9th June 2016

Special lecture announcement, which was entitled 「Robotic Fish Development for the Next Generation Underwater Vehicle」, was held at CIMTEC2016 International Society in Italy.

3rd June 2016

Tome of practical robot Mechatronics science, which is entitled「Practical Robotics and Mechatronics: Marine, Space and Medical Applications」(ISBN978-1-84919-968-1)has been published by IET(The Institution of Enginnering and Technology, UK).

2nd June 2016

We are promoting ocean energy research with Heriot Watt University. Also, our laboratory is committed to Nagasaki ocean ambassador and Nagasaki marine industry Festa in July. The Orkney Islands situation ishere.

16th May 2016

"Development of a surgical instrument using an elastic vibration wing mechanism"was presented at First International Symposium on Flutter and its Application,Tokyo.

13th May 2016

The 1st Nagasaki University Marine future innovation mechanism: A joint Symposium of Nagasaki University and Edinburghwas held. To obtain about 50 delegates who are from industry-academia-government, marine renewable energy research・IDCORE ocean renewable energy doctoral education program and Nagasaki Prefecture of the UK University of Edinburgh, marine energy development efforts of Nagasaki was introduced.The Symposium situation ishere.

20th April 2016

IoT Research was introduced in Nagasaki Shinbun(Today's news at 1st page and Economy news at 25 pages as an article entitled 「Shipbuilding efficiency improvement by IoT, such as uniform management system of manufacturing process, has been created by Nagasaki University」)

17th,18th March 2016

The 21th Robotics Symposium(Organized by the Robotics Society of Japan、the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers、the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers)was held in Nagasaki Io-jima successfully with participants of about 200 people. The scene can be seen here here.

6th March 2016

「Development of Practical Underwater Vehicle with High Maneuvering Characteristics」was presented at BIT’s Annual World Congress of Smart Materials-2016, Singapore.

1st March 2016

A joint workshop of Nagasaki University and Heriot-Watt University UK was held. The scene can be viewed in here.

26th February 2016

A talk about IoT architecture configuration, ocean energy equipment and application to factories, ports entitled 「海洋産業クラスターと大学の連携について (The cooperation of the marine industry cluster and the University)」is given in Marine Industry Cluster Business Formation Information System Study Group (NPO corporation Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association).

25th February 2016

A research about IoT and Ocean entitled 「造船、IoTで革新、三菱重工、長崎大学などど協力 (Shipbuilding, innovation of IoT, cooperation of Mitsubishi Heavy Industry and Nagasaki University)」is introduced in Nihon Keizai Shimbun (page 13 of National edition regional economic of Kyushu, page 39 of Kyushu edition). It is also published in Nikkei Shimbun Electronic Version.

22nd February 2016

The 21th Robotics Symposia will be held in Yasuragi Ioujima Resort Hotel, Iojima-machi, Nagasaki-shi at 17th, 18th March.

12th February 2016

A joint workshop of Nagasaki University and Heriot-Watt University UK will be held in Nagasaki University General Education Research Building at 1pm, 1st March. Its contents can be viewed in here.

11th February 2016

A visit to University of Stirling,UK,Institute of Aquaculture(1)(2)(3)(4) and our lab is in charge of development of intelligent farming technology.

10th February 2016

An underwater video shooting under floating wind turbine is broadcasted in NHK General Evening Nagasaki planning program 「魚呼ぶ海の発電所(Ocean Power Generation Attracting Fish)」.

29th January 2016

A talk about 「Efforts to research on ocean energy and robots 」 is given in the joint symposium of Nagasaki University and Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science held in Nagasaki University. It is also published on Nagasaki Shimbun Economic Column of 5th February.

6th December2015

Exhibition of underwater robot was held and the video of ecological environment in Kumagawa took at 5th December is introduced during the Sciences Technology Festival in Taragicyo, Kumagun, Kumamoto. Moreover, it was reported in Kumamoto Nichinichi Shimbun at 8th December. The underwater exploration of Momotaro groove, irrigation canal from the Kamakura period was also held at 5th December.

2nd December 2015

As a part of the project of development and introduction promotion, underwater operation and maintainence of the next generation robot for social infrastructure by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the developed underwater ROV is suitable for the inspection of Yasaka Dam in the Hiroshima-Yamaguchi border and its utility is verificated.

25th November 2015

Information'2015 International Conference is held in Taipei, Taiwan, and a research presentation of new surgery robot entitled 「Research on laparoscoptic surgery robot」is given.

24th November 2015

As a part of the project of development and introduction promotion, underwater operation and maintainence of the next generation robot for social infrastructure by Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, the developed underwater ROV is suitable for the inspection of Amagase Dam in Kyoto and its utility is verificated.

22th November 2015

The high performance ROV was participated in Okinawa Marine Robot Contest(Naha, Okinawa) and awarded with the Excellence Award. The photo can be viewed in here. Its condition was reported in NHK Ohayo Nihon 23th November, NHK Evening News 22th November, Nikan Kogyo Shimbun 26th November.

11th November 2015

The 3rd Nagasaki Next Generation Robot Society is held in Nagasaki Institute of Applied Science, and a talk entitled「海洋ロボットの開発(Development of Marine Robot)」is given.

3rd November 2015

A talk about development of robot and education is given, and result presentation of「未来の科学者養成講座ロボットマスターコース(Future Scientist Development Robotics Master Course)」 is held during the Science・Fight sponsored by Nagasaki University Center for Regional Educational Partnership(in Sasebo Tamaya). Its content is broadcasted in Sasebo TV. Moreover, a part of the result presentation is published in page 31, Local column, Yomiuri Shimbun of 4th Nov.

1st November 2015

Research presentation entitled "Development of Wrist Rehabilitaion Robot and Its Interface System" is held in the Interantional Multi-Conference of Engineering and Technology Innovation 2015(in Kaohsiung,Taiwan).

24th October 2015

Research presentation entitled "Development of forceps using an elastic vibration wing" is held in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology「未来医療研究人材養成拠点形成事業(Future Medical Research Professional Development Base Formation Project)」Selected「医工の絆(The ties of medical and engineering)」Medical-Engineering Hybrid Professional Development Program Symposium 2015(in Ryojyun Hall, Nagasaki University).

23rd October 2015

The robot control programming lecture is launched in Nagasaki Minami High School Super Science High School. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

3rd October 2015

Diving experiment of developing marine robot under the windmill floating on the sea is held in the ocean renewable energy demonstration field, Goto, Nagasaki. We were successful in the real-time monitoring and underwater video shooting of the situation of floating structures and underwater chain, and the gregariousness situation of fish around the windmill. In particular, it was possible to using the robot to film from the bottom of floating cone portion (water depth 76m) that was difficult to be observed in the past. The experiment scene can be viewed in here.

25th September 2015

Lectures about 「Research on damping device on the sea for stable transportation」and 「Research on laparoscopic surgical robot」is given at the Nagasaki Lecture Meeting of The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers Kyushu Branch.

24th September 2015

Technical description about the underwater robot and power generation facility using on the marine renewable energy business entitled「Efforts on the Marine Machinery Industry 4.0」is held at the Nagasaki Regenerated Industry-Academic-Government-Banking Cooperated Consortium. Details are introduced in the NHK evening Nagasaki (evening, 24th September) and Nagasaki Shimbun (p24,Local General Column , 25th September).

18th September 2015

The promotion video of「医工の絆(The ties of medical and engineering)」Medical-Engineering Hybrid Professional Development Program brought by The Medical-Engineering Cooperation Project can be viewed in here.

7th September 2015

The high level robotics technician early training course is held in Fukuoka Robosquare during the summer vacation, and lecture about using robot control software is given. Moreover, the fish robot which is programming by the students had been swum at 5th September. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

28th August 2015

Nagasaki Industry 4.0 Lab is established. This lab promotes IoT Technology which optimizate the developing, manufacturing and maintainence of ocean energy machine and robots.

28th August 2015

A paper entitled ”Research on seamless development of surgical instruments based on biological mechanisms using CAD and 3D printer."is published in the Journal Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering(SCI Impact Factor 1.091)vol.26,pp.341-345,2015 at 17th August 2015.

24th August 2015

Our research contents are published in Italian TV Program,MONDO(29th July 2015),Kazakhstan(in russian)TV Program(1st August 2015).

23rd August 2015

Our research contents are introduced during the traveled open campus of Nagasaki University in Sasebo. The scene can be viewed in here.

20th August 2015

A lecture about the Research on seamless development of surgical instruments based on biological mechanisms using CAD and 3D printer is given in The 4th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnologym, and awarded with the BEST ORAL PRESENTAION AWARD. The awarded scene can be viewed in here.

28th July 2015

Nagasaki Press Tour sponsored by Foreign Press Center had a visit to our lab. Our research are covered by journals and television from France, Germany, Italy, Russia, Qatar, Kazakhstan, China, Korea and Taiwan. The report scene can be viewed in here.

28th July 2015

The experiment of developed marine robot, entitled「Developing autonomous navigating underwater TV camera, which is essential to the marine regeneration energy project. Experiment in the offshore of Goto Kabashima is also held.」is reported in page 7, Nagasaki Shimbun Economic Columns.

25th July 2015

An experiment of marine robot is held in the offshore of Goto Kabashima. The realtime monitoring of structure's condition and the ecology of fish are confirmed. The scene can be viewed in here.

9th July 2015

The research contents are introduced in Yomiuri Shimbun「大学の実力(University's Capability)」.

9th July 2015

The lecture of Future Scientist Training Course Robotics Master Course was started at 20th June. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

23th June 2015

An interview article entitled「長崎県を海洋エネルギー基地に(Turns Nagasaki into The Base of Ocean Energy)」was published in the No. 270 Environment Energy Industry Information, 23 June 2015 of SangyoTimes Inc.

21th June 2015

A paper entitled「Research and Developmento of User Friendly ROV with High Maneuvering Control System」was published in the 25th ISOPE Internation Conference.

12th June 2015

A talk entitled「ロボット開発と海洋エネルギー促進(Development of Robots and Promotion of Ocean Energy)」is given in the first salon of the Industry-Academic-Government-Banking Cooperated Local Innovation Research Support Project Year 2015. Also, achievement of「海上移乗用制御装置の開発(Development of Damping Device on The Sea For Stable Transportation)」and「電気ノイズ環境に強いワイヤレス遠隔操作型溶接ロボットの製品試作(Prototype of Wireless Remote-operated Welding Robot Resistant to Electrical Noise Environment)」were presented in the presentation of the Industry-Academic-Government Cooperated FS Project Year 2014.

15th May 2015

A talk entitled「医療器具のコンカレント設計技術の開発(Development of Concurrent Design Technology of The Medical Device)」is given in The 27th Symposium on Electromagnetic and Dynamics(SEAD27)(sponsored by The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan, cosponsored by The Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers).

1st May 2015

An article entitled「ロボット開発と海洋エネルギー利用促進(Robot Development And Marine Energy Utilization Promotion)」is introduced in Nagasaki Keizai May Issue. Its content is here.

29th April 2015

A paper entitled「Research on Next Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Longer Distance Crusing.」is publicated in the IFAC NGCUV international conference.

27th April 2015

The underwater ROV developing in our lab was contributed to the shooting of fish ecosystem in NHK TV Program entitled「ダーウィンが来た 多摩川 (Darwin has come - Tamagawa)」at 26th April 2015. Its homepage is here.

27th March 2015

A workshop of Nagasaki University・University of Edinburgh about ocean energy was held in Nagasaki University. The workshop scene can be viewed in here.

19th March 2015

The「肺パッド鉗子 (lung pad forceps)」developing with the school of medicine was introduced in the NBC News Center Feature Program entitled「肺がん治療の今 (The Present Treatment of Lung Cancer)」.

22nd Feb 2015

Article entitled「長崎 ロボット開発の拠点に」(Nagasaki, Turns into The Base of Robots Development) was published in the page 33 of Yomiuri Shimbun morning edition.

4th Feb 2015

The Tokyo Metropolitan High School students visited to our lab to study on the robotics in Nagasaki University as a part of their independent research of school trip. The visit scene can be viewed in here.

2nd Feb 2015

The robots in our lab like fish robot, medical robot and underwater ROV were introduced in FBS Mentaiwaido TV program MOTTO!「進化する最先端ロボット(Evolving Robots with The Most Forefront Technology)」. The photos can be viewed in here.

2nd Feb 2015

The effort of ocean renewable energy research and the sea bream robot were exibited in Nagasaki Summit. The exibition contents can be viewed in here.

27th Jan 2015

The fish robot and the research of resilient vibration blade system are broadcasted in TBS N Sta.

26th Jan 2015年

The demonstration of fish robot in Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium entitled「子ども達を釘付け “ 珍しい魚 ”水族館デビュー (Debut of "Rare Fish" in Aquarium Fascinates The Children)」and the lecture contents were broadcasted in NBC News Center and NBC Radio News.

26th Jan 2015

Article entitled 「本物そっくり魚ロボット公開 (Unveil of Fish Robots Look Like Real)」about application to ocean exploration, the demonstration of fish robot in Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium and the application of resilient vibration blade to the fields of medical, space, ocean renewable energy power generater were introduced in the edition of Yomiuri Shimbun morning.

25th Jan 2015

The demonstration of fish robot entitled「リモコン操作で魚ロボット実演 (The Demonstration of Fish Robot with Remote Control)」and the lecture about development of fish robot held in Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium were broadcasted in KTN Super News.

25th Jan 2015

A talk about the development of fish robot entitled 「めでタイ!水族館で魚ロボットを泳がせたい!(A Joyful Event!Let The Fish Robots Swim in The Aquarium!)」, a demonstration of sea bream robot and an exibition of space swimming ray robot that actually sent to the space before were carried out in Nagasaki Penguin Aquarium. The photos can be viewed in here.

24th Jan 2015

The marine robot contest held at 6th Dec, the underwater ROV awarded with the first prize and the dolphin robot awarded with the special prize were introduced in Ryukyu Asahi Broadcasting Feature Program entitled「海が僕らのフイールドー海洋ロボット開発に挑む若者たちー (The Ocean Was Our Field - The Youth That Challenged on The Development of Marine Robot)」. Moreover, the importance of marine robot contest to the industry and education was explained.

23rd Jan 2015

The fish robot, medical robot and dolphin robot in our lab was broadcasted in Ryukyu Asahi Broadcasting Program entitled「Q+リポート(Q+ Report)」at 23rd Jan. In addition, The significance in education of marine robot contest has been told. Its overview can be viewed in here.

21st Jan 2015

The sea bream robot, space robot, underwater ROV awarded with the first prize in marine robot contest, resilient vibration blade and underwater robot arm in the lab was live broadcasted in KTN TV Nagasaki Yojimaru Program entitled「本物そっくりの魚ロボット(Fish Robot Looks Like Real)」. It was also published in this website. The report scene can be viewed in here.

16th Dec 2014

The underwater ROV awarded with the first prize in marine robot contest at 6th Dec and dolphin robot awarded with the special award are introduced in the NHK GTV Okinawa HOTeye「”海洋ロボット”の夢 (Dreams of "Marine Robots)」.

16th Dec 2014

The article about underwater remote control robot for exploration with lightweight and high mobility developed by the Project 「次世代社会インフラ用ロボット開発・導入の推進(Promotion of Robot Development and Introduction For The Next Generation Social Infrastructure)」of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and experimented in Miyagase Dam was published in page 25 of Nikkan Kougyo Shimbun (Sciences Technology・University Column) at 11th Dec. It was also published in this website.

7th Dec 2014

Saitechsai 2014 was carried out in the Kumamoto-ken Taragi-cyo Cyomin Stadium, and robots (Space Robot, Rehabilitation Robot) are introduced. The photos can be viewed in here.

6th Dec 2014

The underwater ROV was awarded with the first prize of ROV section, and the dolphin robot was awarded with the special award in the marine robot contest held in Okinawa Chatan (Sponsored by: executive committee of the contest, the Cabinet Office, Okinawa Prefecture, etc.). Its contents are introduced in NHK straight news at 6th, 7th Dec and in Ryukyu Shinho Shimbun at 7th Dec.

5th Dec 2014

A talk entitled 「海洋ロボットの可能性」 (The Possibility of Marine Robot) was given and it gathered many audience in「沖縄海洋新産業フォーラム(Okinawa New Marine Industry Forum)」(Hilton Okinawa Chatan Resort). The article was published in Okinawa Times at 6th Dec. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

2nd Dec 2014

During the investigation of Robot for Next generation Social Infrastructure hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Miyagase Dam at 1st and 2nd Dec, the underwater inspection test was carried out using the developed underwater robot(ROV), and succeeded in the transmission of realtime video of dam wall's target underwater. Moreover, there was a proof that it can dive to a depth of about 100m.

27th Nov 2014

The article about the contents of talk was published in the economic columns of Nagasaki Shimbun.

26th Nov 2014

A special talk entitled 「長崎県の海洋(エネルギー)開発を進めるチャンスとは?(What Is The Chance To Advance The Development of Ocean (Energy) of Nagasaki?)」was given on 26th Nov in Symposium of Environment and Energy Year 2014. (sponsored by: 西九州テクノコンソーシアム(NTC)、Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster Promotion Association). The contents are broadcasted in Sasebo TV Program and NHK. Details can be found in here

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26th Nov 2014

A special lecture entitled 「無人機の現状と将来展望、今後の課題 (The Current State and Future Vision of UAV and Its Future Issues)」 was given the 58th Academic Meeting of Space Sciences Technology (12th~14th Nov 2014) at 12th Nov. Its content can be found in here.

5th Nov 2014

Article about our lab's marine robots and marine robot contest was published in page 21, Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun at 4th Nov. Its short version can be found in here, which was also published on the website of Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.

22nd Sep 2014

The foundation lecture of High Level Robotics Technician Early Training Lecture (Robot Square) and the students programmed fish robot swimming event was published in Denpa Shimbun at 15th Sep 2014.

16th Sep 2014

Lecture about The development of marine robot and its mechanism was given in Okinawa Polytechnic College at 13th Sep. It gathered many developers from university, technical college and polytechnic college. Furthermore, Okinawa Marine Robot Contest and Pre-Tournament was scheduled to be held in the Uminchu-Wharf, Chatan, Nakagami, Okinawa at 6th Dec.

16th Sep 2014

Mr. Asanuma Takayuki from JOGMEC gave a talk about the current state and future of the development of ocean resources and energy at 11th Sep. It was success and gathered many audience like students and staffs.

9th Sep 2014

The report entitled 「注目集める"魚型ロボット"開発最前線 (The Frontier Development of "Fish Robot" Attracts People's Attention)」broadcastedin the NHK Broadcasting throughout the country at 4th Sep received high evaluation and was nominated as the NHK Journal Pickup. The contents can be found in here. It also can be listened in the Broadcast Pickup at 4th Sep.

9th Sep 2014

High Level Robotics Technician Early Training Lecture was held in the Robot Square in Fukuoka city during the summer vacation, and lecture about how to use the software of robot control was given. Also, the students made the program and let the fish robot to swim at 6th Sep. Photos can be viewed in here.

5th Sep 2014

Research of underwater robot and its application to ocean renewable energy entitled「特集リポート:注目集める"魚型ロボット"開発最前線報告 (Feature Report: Report About The Frontier Development of "Fish Robot" Attracts People's Attention)」was broadcasted throughout the country in NHK Journal (First Radio Broadcasting) at 4th Sep (Thursday). (22:25-22:35) It also can be listened in NHKラジルラジルネット(NHK RajiruRajiruNet). The report scene can be viewed in here.

27th Aug 2014

Elementary school students which participated in The Jellyfish Project Mathematics Contest「サイエンス塾 (Sciences School)」visit to the lab, and studied about 「robotics」. The lecture scene can be viewed in here.

25th Aug 2014

「魚ロボットと宇宙、医療への応用 (Fish Robots And Its Application To The Space And Medical Fields)」(at 13th Aug) broadcastedin NCC Asahi Broadcast Super J Channel at 21st Aug. received high evalutaion and was broadcasted in expanded area.

15th Aug 2014

Experiment of cave exploration using underwater ROV which was developed with Nippon Bunri University, The University of Kitakyushu and NMK was broadcasted in OCT Ooita Cable TV Program.

13th Aug 2014

Feature programe entitled 「魚ロボットと宇宙、医療への応用 (Fish Robots And Its Application to The Space And Medical Fields)」was reported in NCC Asahi TV broadcast Super J channel.

23rd June 2014

A lecture about manufacture of marine robot was given at 23rd June in the technology seminar of Okinawa Marine Robot Contest and Pre-Tournament (sponsored by Organization for the Promotion of Industry, University and Government Collaboration, and cosponsored by Cabinet Office, executive committee of Okinawa Marine Robot Contest and Pre-Tournament).
Okinawa Marine Robot Contest and Pre-Tournament was scheduled to be held in center of the marine industry promotion, Chatan Town, Okinawa at 6th Dec.
There was also a exhibition of participated robot in the Marine Industry Forum in the nearby Hilton Hotel the previous day.

20th June 2014

In the first meeting of Promotion of formation of the Nagasaki Marine Industry Cluster on 17th June, A talk about research of ocean renewable energy was given.
It was broadcasted in NHK Evening Nagasaki, Ohayo Japan (17th, 18th June), and was published in Nagasaki Shimbun (page 7 of 18th June). Also, the related article was published in Nagasaki Keizai Shimbun (National version) as shown in here.

6th June 2014

The research of resilient vibration blade system and development of fish robot was published in The Asahi Shimbun at 6th June.
Article and movie can be found in 朝日新聞ニュースネット (Asahi Shimbun News Network).

6th June 2014

Presentation of academic thesis and awarded with "The Best Article Award" in the international conference which was held in Singapore at 23th, 24th May.
Details can be found in here.

30th May 2014

The visit to lab for fish robot was published in page 10 of The Nagasaki Shimbun on 26th May entitled 「最先端の科学に触れる・長崎南山高2年生長崎大学を訪問 (Experiences with The Advanced Technology, A Visit to Nagasaki University of Senior 2 Students from Nagasaki Nanzan High School)」. Article entitled 「最先端科学を学ぶ 」 (Study about Advanced Technology) was published in the homepage of Nagasaki Shimbun. The report scene can be viewed in here.

7th April 2014

A talk about「海洋ロボットのもたらす未来 (Future Created by Marine Robot)」in the seminar hosted by the Cabinet Office at 26th March. In addition, The executive committee of marine robot contest (Venue of the contest: Okinawa) was started

2nd April 2014

Due to the high evaluation of introduction of lab in NHK live broadcast (broadcasted at 25th March), there was a rebroadcast in NHK General TV Program entitled ヒルミテ (Hirumite) on 11:25~12:00.

31st March 2014

The introduction of lab, the demonstration of fish robot (sea bream, dolphin) and autonomous cleaning space robot are live broadcasted in NHK General TV on 18:10~18:17 25th March. The photos can be viewed in here.

5th Feb 2014

A talk about the current state of robotics technology and its possibility to transfer to business, demonstration of fish robot and its applied technology was held at The Most Advanced Technology Seminar (multipurpose room of National Institute of Technology, Sasebo College)
Its contents was broadcasted in TVS TV Sasebo program entitled「スポットインさせぼ (Spot in Sasebo)」(6th Feb).
Meanwhile, Research on Ocean Energy was began in Yamamoto Lab.

6th Jan 2014

Research acivities are introduced in the New Year feature of NBC radio program entitled 「あの人この歌ああ人生(That Person This Song Ah Life)」(19:00-19:30). Details can be found in here. NBC Announcer Tsukada's Blog also introduced about it.

4th Dec 2013

TV program entitled「本物そっくり! お魚ロボ進化中 (Looks Like Real! Evolving Fish Robot)」was reported in the feature news of NBC News Center. (There was a trailer in NBC News Center at 3rd Dec)

24th Nov 2013年

Lecture entitled「宇宙ロボットのもたらす未来(Future Created by Space Robot)」was given in the Okinawa Polytechnic Vision 2013. It was also published in「沖縄タイムス(Okinawa Times)」(28th Nov).

18th Nov 2013

The research of upper limb rehabilitation was published in the international journal (SCI Impact Factor 1.087). Title of thesis: Research and Development of Compact Wrist Rehabilitation Robot System, Journal Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering (BMEE), vol.24, No.1, pp.123-128 (Nov 2013), Author: Ikuo Yamamoto, Naohiro Inagawa, Miki Matsui,Kenji Hachisuka,Futoshi Wada,Akiko Hachisuka

18th Nov 2013

The development of mermaid robot has begun. Detailed proposal document (31st Aug 2013) can be found in here.

28th Oct 2013

Exhibition and demonstration of upper limb rehabilitation robot that cooperatively developed with the University of Occupational and Environmental Health Japan(Lecture about medical rehabilitation)and Nippon Bunri University was held at the 13th Kitakyushu Science and Research Park Industry-Academia Cooperation Fair (23rd~25th Oct 2013). Results of KAKENHI Scientific Research B, FAIS Robot Creation Project in City, etc. recieve high evaluation from medical personnel. In the future, the spread to the clinical field was expected.

2nd Sep 2013

Article about "High level robotics technician early training course" during summer vacation at Fukuoka Robot Square and swimming event of fish robot was published in the morning paper of Yomiuri at 1st Sep.
Title: スイスイ本物みタイ(Swim Like Real Sea Bream)」(at Fukuoka Robot Square)Children stared at the robot which similar to sea bream!Its operating program was made by the students. This article was published at 2nd Sep in KBC TV Program entitled「アサデス」.

12th Aug 2013

Article of fish robot was published on リクルートキャリヤTech総研 (Recruit Carrier Tech Research Institute)

12th Aug 2013

Research of fish robot was introduced at Robi Robotics World「生き物によく似たロボットたち (Robots Which Similar To The Creatures)」(Weekly publication「Robi」No.15, pp.8,9)

21th april 2017

A joint Symposia of Nagasaki University, heriot-watt University and SDI hold in Research laboratory buildinig upstairs, Nasaki University at 26th April.

11th May 2016

A joint Symposia of Nagasaki University and Edinburgh University will be held in Research laboratory buildinig 208, Nasaki University at 13th May.

17th Aug 2014

Introduction of robotics technology during the traveled open campus of Nagasaki University (at Jonan High School, Fukuoka)

19th July 2014

Introduction of robotics technology and demonstration of fish robot during the open campus of Nagasaki University

13:00~16:00 5th Feb 2014

Talk about the current state of robotics technology and its possibility to transfer to business, demonstration of fish robot and its applied technology at The Most Advanced Technology Seminar (multipurpose room of National Institute of Technology, Sasebo College)

19:00~19:30 6th Jan 2014

Had a talk about robots and life in NBC radio program entitled "あの人この歌ああ人生( That Person This Song Ah Life"

12th Nov 2013

As a part of the projects of cooperation between high school and university, Lectures and demonstration of robots and mechatronics had been carried out in Tsushima High School at 12th Nov 2013. Click here to check the overview.

12th Aug 2013

Introduction of lab during the traveled open campus of Nagasaki University (at North Sasebo High School)

20th July 2013

Introduction of lab during the open campus of Nagasaki University

19th March 2015

Academic Performance was updated

21st Jan 2015

Photo Gallery was updated

26th Nov 2014

Academic Performance was updated

9th Sep 2014

Photo Gallery was updated

5th Sep 2014

Photo Gallery was updated

27th Aug 2014

Photo Gallery was updated

20th Aug 2014

Photo Gallery was updated

7th Aug 2014

Academic Performance was updated

30th May 2014

Academic Performance, Photo Gallery was updated

30th April 2014

Photo was added in Members

7th April 2014

Members was updated

4th April 2014

Contact Uswas updated
Matsui's daily life and message was added

31st March 2014

Photo Gallery was added in About the Lab

26th March 2014

Ocean Energy was added in About the Lab

7th Feb 2014

Academic Theses was added in Academic Performance
Lecture In Charge was updated

10th Jan 2014

Lecture In Charge was updated

25th Dec 2013

Lecture In Charge was added

3rd Dec 2013

Main Patent was added in Academic Performance

2nd Dec 2013

Conference Theses was added in Academic Performance

13th Nov 2013

Academic Performance was added in About the Lab

26th July 2013

Homepage of Yamamoto Lab Nagasaki University was created