Ming Ding
丁 明
(Ding, Ming)
(Age: y/o)
Assistant Professor
Robotics Laboratory
Nara Inst. of Sci. and Tech.

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Assistant Professor
Robotics Laboratory, Information Science Division,
Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Address: Takayama 8916-5, Ikoma City, Nara, 630-0192 Japan
Tel: 0743-72-5373
Email: ding[at]is.naist.jp

Research Interests

Muscle Force Control, Power-assist Device, Robot Contrl, Motion Control, Human-machine Interface, Biomechanics, Human Modelling, Programming, Computer Graphics

Professional Experence

  • Assistant Professor (2015.5-Present)
  • Robotics Laboratory, Graduate School of Information Science,
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
  • Visitor (2017.11-2018.10)
  • Graphics Lab., Robotics Institute,
    Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Designated Assistant Professor (2014.3-2015.4)
  • Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Mech., Science and Engineering,
    Nagoya University, Japan
  • Researcher (2011.8-2014.2)
  • RIKEN-TRI Collaboration Center for Human-Interactive Robot Research,
    RIKEN (The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research), Japan
  • Postdoctoral Researcher (2010.4-2011.7)
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Science and Technology,
    Tokyo University of Science, Japan

Education

  • Ph.D. degree in Engineering (2010.3)
  • in Robotics Lab., Graduate School of Information Science,
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
    Advised by Prof. Tsukasa Ogasawara
  • M.S. degree in Engineering (2007.3)
  • in Robotics Lab., Graduate School of Information Science
    Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
    Advised by Professor Tsukasa Ogasawara
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering (2005.3)
  • in Mechatronics Control Lab., Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Osaka Sangyo University, Japan
    Advised by Professor Tomoo Takeguchi
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering (2002.6)
  • in Department of Mechanical Engineering and Automation
    East China University of Science and Technology, China
    Advised by Professor Dajun Lin

Funding

  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (17849513)
  • (Apr. 2017 ∼ Mar. 2020)
    of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    for “ Feel and Tell the Mind using a Robot Hand that can Measuring and Manipulating the Deformable Object”
  • Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (11836684)
  • (Apr. 2011 ∼ Mar. 2013)
    of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
    for “ Clarification of the Change of Rotation Axes of Ankle Joint and its Application to Assist System for Fall-prevention”

Awards

  • Best Paper Finalist (Dec. 2012)
  • for “Design and Development of Stewart Platform-Type Assist Device For AnkleFoot Rehabili- tation” (2012 First International Conference on Innovative Engineering Systems (ICIES))
  • Best Paper in Biomimetics Finalist (Dec. 2010)
  • for “Pinpointed Muscle Force Control in Consideration of Human Motion and External Force” (the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2010))
  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Japan Chapter Outstanding Seed Technology Award (2009)
  • for “Pinpoint Muscle Rehabilitation and Training Method” (Robotics Forum 2010)