Tomoaki Mashimo / Associate Professor

I was born in Kyoto, Japan in 1976. I received the Ph.D. degree at Prof. Shigeki Toyama’s lab in mechanical engineering from Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 2008. I was a roboticist in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University with JSPS research fellowship for research abroad, and I worked with Prof. Takeo Kanade for Quality Life of Technology (QoLT). After being an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at Electronics-Inspired Interdisciplinary Research Institute in Toyohashi University of Technology in 2011, I became Associate Professor in 2016.

Address: 1-1 Hibarigaoka Tenpaku-cho, Toyohashi, Aichi 441-8580
E-mail: mashimo -at-


Ayato Kanada / Doctoral course / Activities

His research interests are soft actuator and bio mimetic robotics. He and his twin brother are doctoral course students in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Biotechnology, respectively. Have a look at my inventions. Flexible ultrasonic motor and continuum robot. Research Fellowship for Young Scientists (DC1).



Syunsuke Izuhara / Doctoral course


Atsushi Ogai / Master’s 2nd Year


Kenji Mihara / Master’s 2nd Year


ERIC TAN KAI CHIANG / Master’s 1st Year


MUDASSIR HUSSAIN / Master’s 1st Year


RUDOLF YOGA HUTAMA / Master’s 1st Year




Yuichi Higa / Bachelor


Yunosuke Sato / Bachelor


Yuta Iwama / Bachelor