Atsuo Takanishi

Professor, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan


ATSUO TAKANISHI is a Professor of the Department of Modern Mechanical Engineeringas well as the director of the Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University. He received theB.S.E. degree in 1980, the M.S.E. degree in 1982 and the Ph.D. degree in 1988, all in MechanicalEngineering from Waseda University. His current researches are related to Humanoid Roboticsand its applications in medicine and well-being, such as the biped walking/running humanoids,the emotion expression humanoids, the flute player humanoids, the ultrasound medical inspectionrobots, the airway management training humanoids, etc. He recently initiated a new mobile robotproject for environmental monitoring.