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Tomohide Naniwa

Tomohide Naniwa received B.E. and M.E. degrees in mechanical engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1988 and 1990 respectively, and received D.E. degree in mathematical engineering and information physics from University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1995.

From 1990 to 1995, he was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics of University of Tokyo. From 1995 to 1998 he was a Lecturer with the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Yamaguchi University, also he was an Associate Professor in 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was an Associate Professor with the Division of Symbiotic Environmental Systems Engineering, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Yamaguchi University. From 2000, he was an Associate Professor with the Department of Human and Artificial Intelligent Systems of Fukui University, and he is Professor since 2007. His current research interests include learning control for robot manipulators, and adaptive position/force control for geometrically constrained manipulators, and coordinated control of multiple manipulators and robot hands.

He is a member of the IEEE, the Robotics Society of Japan, the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineering, and the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers.