Seiichiro<br />Katsura


Received the B.E. degree in system design engineering and the M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in integrated design engineering from Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, in 2001, 2002 and 2004, respectively.

From 2003 to 2005, he was a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. From 2005 to 2008, he was with Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Niigata, Japan. Since 2008, he has been with Keio University, Yokohama, Japan. His research interests include real-world haptics, human support space, systems energy conversion, electromechanical integration systems.

Prof. Katsura received the Best Paper Award from the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (IEEJ) in 2003, Dr. Yasujiro Niwa Outstanding Paper Award in 2004, The European Power Electronics and Drives-Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference, EPE-PEMC’08 Best Paper Award in 2008, and The 4th IEEE International Conference on Human System Interaction, HSI’11 Best Paper Awards in 2011.

He is a Senior Member of IEEJ, Member of the IEEE, Society of Instrumentation and Control Engineers.