***************Academic Journals*****************

  1. Ayato Minaminosono, Hiroki Shigemune, Yuto Okuno, Tsubasa Katsumata, Naoki Hosoya and Shingo Maeda, “A Deformable Motor Driven by Dielectric Elastomer Actuators and Flexible Mechanisms,” frontiers in Robotics and AI, DOI: 10.3389/frobt.2019.00001 (2019)
  2. Yuto Okuno, Hiroki Shigemune, Yu Kuwajima, Shingo Maeda, “Stretchable Suction Cup with Electroadhesion,” Advanced Materials Technologies. Vol. 4, 1800304, DOI: 10.1002/admt.201800304 (2018)
  3. Hiroki Shigemune, Shigeki Sugano, Jun Nishitani, Masayuki Yamauchi, Naoki Hosoya, Shuji Hashimoto, Shingo Maeda, ” Dielectric elastomer actuators with carbon nanotube electrodes painted with a soft brush,” Actuators,Vol. 7, 51, DOI: 10.3390/act7030051 (2018)
  4. Junichi Danjo, Sonoko Danjo, Hideyuki Sawada, Keiji Uchida and Yu Nakamura, ” Quantitative Tactile Examination Using Shape Memory Alloy Actuators for the Early Detection of Diabetic Neuropathy,” Actuators, Vol. 6, pp. 109-127, (2018)

*****************Reviewed Conference Papers***************

  1. Hiroki Shigemune, Vito Cacucciolo, Matteo Cianchetti, Hideyuki Sawada, Shuji Hashimoto, Cecilia Laschi, ” Effect of base rotation on the controllability of a redundant soft robotic arm,” IEEE RAS International Conference on Soft Robotics, pp.350-355, 2018.
  2. Kiyohiro Araki, Takanobu Miwa, Hiroki Shigemune, Shuji Hashimoto and Hideyuki Sawada, ” Standing-Up Control of a Fallen Humanoid Robot Based on the Ground-Contacting State of the Body,” IECON 2018 – 44th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, pp. 3292-3297, 2018.
  3. Chunhao Song, Hiroki Shigemune, Hideyuki Sawada, “Information Display Around Eyes Using the Vibration of SMA Wires and its Evaluation of Perceived Sensation,” 2018 11th International Conference on Human System Interaction (HSI), pp. 398–403, 2018.
  4. Hiroki Shigemune, Shingo Maeda, Akihiro Imai, Shuji Hashimoto, Shigeki Sugano, Hideyuki Sawada, “Printed Self-Oscillatroy Mechanism Inspired by an Electric Bell,” International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, pp. 109–110, 2018.
  5. Thanh Vo Nhu and Hideyuki Sawada, “Intoning Speech Performance of the Talking Robot for Vietnamese Language Case,” International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, pp. 160–163, 2018.
  6. Thanh Vo Nhu and Hideyuki Sawada, “Development of Vietnamese Voice Chatbot with Emotion Expression,” International Symposium on Micro-NanoMechatronics and Human Science, pp. 22–27, 2018.

***************Reviewed Conference Papers***************

  1. 荒木清宏, 三輪貴信, 澤田秀之, 橋本周司, “ヒューマノイド全身の接地情報を用いた適応的起立制御,” ロボティクス・メカトロニクス講演会2018講演論文集(ROBOMECH2018), p.2A2-H09-, 2018.
  2. 重宗宏毅, 橋本周司, 澤田秀之, “プリンタ印刷により自動立体構造形成した紙の加重強度評価,” 知能メカトロニクスワークショップ, 2018.
  3. Nuttasorn Aiemsetthee, Hiroki Shigemune, Hideyuki Sawada, ” Trial for Presenting Braille Words by Vibratory Patterns from Shape-memory Alloy Wires,” 情報処理学会アクセシビリティ研究会 第9回研究会, Vol.2019-AAC-9, No.33, 2019.
  4. 小林剛史, 重宗宏毅, 澤田秀之, “ワイヤレス給電を用いた触覚提示システムの提案,” 情報処理学会第81回全国大会講演論文集, Vol.1, No.4, pp.217-218, 2019.
  5. 平野夢得, 重宗宏毅, 臺原学, 澤田秀之, “人体と物体との接触帯電により空間に生じる電位分布を利用した腕動作検出,” 情報処理学会第81回全国大会講演論文集, Vol.1, 4, pp.265-266, 2019.
  6. 光武弘輝, 重宗宏毅, 澤田秀之, “形状記憶合金ワイヤを用いた音響センシングデバイスの開発,” 情報処理学会第81回全国大会講演論文, Vol.1, No.4, pp.227-228, 2019.
  7. 武者茜, 臺原学, 重宗宏毅, 澤田秀之, “触覚認知における皮膚の形態計算のためのモデル化,”情報処理学会第81回全国大会講演論文集, Vol.1, No.1, pp.321-322, 2019.
  8. 臺原学, 重宗宏毅, 澤田秀之, “有限要素法による形状記憶合金ワイヤの微小振動の解析,” 2019年電子情報通信学会総合大会基礎・境界/NOLTA講演論文集, pp. 278, 2019.

***************Invited lecture*****************

  1. Hiroki Shigemune, “Paper Mechatronics: Activating Papers by Printing Components,” The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics, Japan, March 12, 2019.
  2. Hideyuki Sawada, “A Shape-memory Alloy Wire and Its Physical Properties as Soft Actuators and Sensors,” The 1st Workshop on Active Matter for Soft Robotics, Japan, March 12, 2019.

***************Commentary article*****************

  1. 奥野友都, 重宗宏毅, 桑島悠, 前田真吾 “静電吸着パッドを有する吸盤,” ファインケミカル, Vol.48, pp.5-11, 2019.


  1. 重宗宏毅, 優秀講演賞, 電気学会 情報技術委員会, 2018.
  2. 小林剛史, 学生奨励賞, 情報処理学会, 2019.
  3. 平野夢得, 学生奨励賞, 情報処理学会, 2019.
  4. Thanh Vo Nhu and Hideyuki Sawada, Best Paper Award, MHS2018, (2018)