Uehara Akira

Affiliation
Institute of Systems and Information Engineering
Official title
Assistant Professor
Sex
Male
Birth date
1992-02
KAKEN ID
80968579
URL
Office
Cybernics Laboratory
Research fields
Control engineering/System engineering
Research keywords
Cybernics
Human Collaborative Robotics
Accessible interaction
Medical technology
Cybernics treatment
IoH/IoT
Research projects
戦略的イノベーション創造プログラム(SIP)第3期/人協調型ロボティクスの拡大に向けた基盤技術・ルールの整備/HCPS融合人協調ロボティクスのための人・環境認知系基盤技術開発2024-03 -- (current)河本浩明国立研究開発法人新エネルギー・産業技術総合開発機構(NEDO)/
戦略的イノベーション創造プログラム(SIP)第3期/人協調型ロボティクスの拡大に向けた基盤技術・ルールの整備/HCPS融合技術のシステム化基礎技術開発2023-11 -- (current)河本浩明国立研究開発法人新エネルギー・産業技術総合開発機構(NEDO)/
汎用化・堅牢化・個別化を兼ね備えたテーラーメイド型治療・自立支援手法の開発2023-04 -- 2026-03上原皓日本学術振興会/科研費若手研究2,200,000Yen
術者の直感的な操作を可能とする革新的視覚拡張システムの研究開発2017-04 -- 2018-03河本浩明筑波大学国際産学連携本部/平成29年度 共同研究実用化ブーストプロジェクト3,000,000Yen
Career history
2022-05 -- (current)University of TsukubaFaculty of Engineering, Information and SystemsAssistant Professor
2021-05 -- 2022-04Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc.Superception lab.Adjunct Researcher
2020-04 -- 2022-04Sony Group CorporationR&D center, Tokyo Laboratory 08Interaction Designer
Academic background
2017-04 -- 2020-03University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering Doctoral Program in Department of Intelligent and Interaction Technologies
2015-04 -- 2017-03University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Systems and Information Engineering Master's Program in Department of Intelligent and Interaction Technologies
2011-04 -- 2015-03University of Tsukuba School of Science and Engineering College of Enginnering System
Degree
2020-03Ph.D. of EngineeringUniversity of Tsukuba
Academic societies
2023-01 -- (current)THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
2023-01 -- (current)The Robotics Society of Japan
2022-06 -- (current)The Japan Society of Embolus Detection and Treatment
2021-05 -- (current)Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering
2020-01 -- (current)The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2019-12 -- (current)JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR MEDICAL VIRTUAL REALITY
2015-11 -- (current)THE VIRTUAL REALITY SOCIETY OF JAPAN
Honors & Awards
2022-03Honorable Mention AwardHonorable mention for our paper at Augmented Humans International Conference 2022
2021-12Best Demonstration AwardBest Demonstration of our system at SIGGRAPH ASIA 2021
2021-06FY20 Sakamoto Award of Japan Society for Medical and Biolodical EngineeringRecommended as a paper that has made a significant contribution to scholarship and technology in the area covered by the Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineering.
2020-01SICE International Young Authors Award (SIYA-SII2020)Encouragement of research and international activities of young researchers by The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
2017-03Dean’s PrizeFor outstanding academic achievement or outstanding performance in studies, research activities, or related extracurricular activities.
2017-03Mater’s thesis Prizethe content of the master's thesis was of high academic significance and the presentation was excellent
2016-04Innovation AwardMicrosoft Imagine Cup 2016 in Japan にてITに関する革新的なアイディアが評価されたため
Articles
Books
  • HANASUI: Multi-view Observable and Movable Fogscreen
    Ishikawa Yu; Muta Masafumi; Tamaru Junki; Nakata Eisuke; ...
    ENTERTAINMENT COMPUTING - ICEC 2014/SPRINGER-VERLAG BERLIN/pp.189-196, 2014
Conference, etc.
  • Basic Study on Cybernic Interface for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients to Perform Daily Living Tasks by Transiting Seamlessly Between Cyberspace and Physical Space
    上原 皓; Yoshiyuki Sankai
    2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII)/2024-01-08--2024-01-11
  • Study on Wearable Gaze-Based Communication System for Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
    Sawada Nonoka; Uehara Akira; Sankai Yoshiyuki; Kawamot...
    2024 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII)/2024-01-08--2024-01-11
  • Estimating Finger Joint Angles with Wearable System based on Machine Learning Model utilizing 3D Computer Graphics
    Obinata Taichi; Yoshikawa Dan; Uehara Akira; Kawamoto ...
    2023 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)/2023-10-01--2023-10-04
  • Study on Gait Stabilization Method using Wearable Cyborg HAL Trunk-unit for Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinsonism with Freezing of Gait
    Ikeda Kaosu; Uehara Akira; Kawamoto Hiroaki; Sankai Y...
    2023 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC)/2023-10-01--2023-10-04
  • Cybernics treatment and independence living improvement for neurological intractable disorders
    Uehara Akira
    2023 Japan-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (JAFOE2023)/2023-07-17--2023-07-20
  • Study on Portable Respiratory Assist System for Independence Living of Neuromuscular Intractable Disease Patients
    Nemoto Tatsuaki; Kawamoto Hiroaki; Uehara Akira; Sankai ...
    IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII)/2023-01-17--2023-01-20
  • Proposal of Period Modulation Control of Wearable Cyborg HAL Trunk-unit for Parkinson’s disease/Parkinsonism utilizing Motor Intention and Dynamics
    Uehara Akira; Kawamoto Hiroaki; Sankai Yoshiyuki
    IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII)/2023-01-17--2023-01-20
  • New wearable device to support lateral swing of the trunk for Parkinsonian gait disturbances
    今井壽正; 上原皓; 河本浩明; 山海嘉之; 白井誠; 曾根政富; 野田幸子; 佐藤栄人; 服部信孝
    63rd Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Neurology/2022-05-18--2022-05-21
  • Parallel Ping-Pong: Exploring Parallel Embodiment through Multiple Bodies by a Single User
    Takada Kazuma; Kawaguchi Midori; Uehara Akira; Nakanishi ...
    Augmented Humans International Conference 2022 (AHs ’22)/2022-03
  • Parallel Ping-Pong: Demonstrating Parallel Interaction through Multiple Bodies by a Single User
    Takada Kazuma; Kawaguchi Midori; Nakanishi Yukiya; Uehara...
    SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 Emerging Technologies (SA ’21 Emerging Technologies)/2021-12
  • Colorable Band: A Wearable Device to Encourage Daily Decision Making Based on Behavior of Users with Color Vision Deficiency
    Uehara Akira
    The 23rd International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS ’21)/2021-10
  • Lateral Swing Support System for Parkinsonism patients with Freezing of Gait
    Uehara Akira; Kawamoto Hiroaki; Imai Hisamasa; Shirai Ma...
    IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII)/2020-01-12--2020-01-15
  • Lateral Swing Support System for Parkinsonism Patients with Gait Festination
    上原皓; 河本 浩明; 今井壽正; 白井誠; 曾根政富; 野田幸子; 佐藤栄人; 服部信孝; 山海嘉之
    Transactions of Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering/2019-09
  • Case study of pedaling assist system for piano player with lower leg muscle weakness
    Uehara Akira
    Asian CHI Symposium 2018: Emerging HCI Research Collection (AsianHCI '18)/2018-04
  • Development of Gait Assist Method for Parkinson's Disease Patients with FOG in Walking
    Uehara Akira; Kawamoto Hiroaki; Sankai Yoshiyuki
    55th Annual Conference of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan (SICE)/2016-09-20--2016-09-23
  • Bionic Scope: Wearable System for Visual Extension Triggered by Bioelectrical Signal”
    Sankai Yoshiyuki; Uehara Akira
    ACM, SIGGRAPH2016/2016-07
  • HANASUI: Multi-view Observable and Movable Fogscreen
    Ishikawa Yu; Muta Masafumi; Tamaru Junki; Nakata Eisuke; ...
    13th IFIP International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC)/2014-10-01--2014-10-03
Intellectural property rights
  • 歩行障害支援装置および歩行障害支援装置の作動方法
    山海 嘉之; 上原 皓
  • 透過型ヘッドマウントディスプレイ装置及びプログラム
    河本浩明; 朝倉靖成; 上原 皓; 丸島愛樹; 松村英明
  • 光学機器
    村田耕一; 江國翔太; 朝倉靖成; 上原 皓
Teaching
2024-10 -- 2024-12メディカルサイバニクス筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2024-12サイバニクス筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2024-12生体計測筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2024-12バイオシステム基礎筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2024-12コンピュータとネットワーク筑波大学
2024-04 -- 2025-03つくばロボットコンテスト2024筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2025-03工学システム基礎実験B筑波大学
2024-04 -- 2024-07工学システム基礎実験A筑波大学
2024-10 -- 2025-02Fundamental Labs I筑波大学
2024-04 -- 2025-03知能機能システム特別研究II筑波大学
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Talks
  • 異分野融合で拓くサイバニクス医療健康イノベーション 〜 人とテクノロジーが支え合い、誰一人取り残さない未来社会の実現への挑戦 〜
    上原 皓; 伊藤 亮
    みんなでつくろう、これからの医療プロジェクト みんつくゼミナール2023/2024-02-04--2024-02-04
University Management
2024-04 -- (current)知能機能システム学位プログラム 域庶務委員会委員
2023-07 -- 2023-08サイバニクス空間運用アプリケーション 一式の開発 技術審査委員会補助者
2023-04 -- (current)知能機能システム学位プログラム 入試委員会委員
2023-04 -- (current)工学システム学類 カリキュラム委員会委員
2022-11 -- 2022-12サイバニクス空間構築用高速レンダリングシステム 一式 技術審査委員会補助者
2022-10 -- 2022-12数値解析ソフトウェア包括ライセンス 一式 仕様策定委員会委員
Other activities
2023-08 -- (current)CYBERDYNE株式会社 研究倫理委員会 委員
2022-05 -- (current)筑波大学サイバニクス研究センター 担当員
2022-05 -- (current)筑波大学未来社会工学開発研究センター 研究担当者
2018-01 -- 2018-11Research assistant of Center for Cybernics Research at University of Tsukuba
2015-04 -- 2018-03Peer tutor of Accessibility Division for Students with Disabilities at University of Tsukuba
Message
Our mission is to realize the society in which people can expand their potential regardless of age or disability. We are challenging to explore Cybernics, focusing on the independence support and treatment of patients by connecting to the human nervous system.

(Last updated: 2024-07-04)