HO, Anh Van Associate Professor
Division of Transdisciplinary Sciences, School of Materials Science, Intelligent Robotics Area, Research Core for Cohabitative-AI×Design
M.S. from Ritsumeikan University (2009), Ph.D from Ritsumeikan University (2012)
◆Professional Experience
2017 - : Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology , School of Materials Science , Associate Professor
2015 - 2017 : Ryukoku University , 理工学部 , Assistant Professor
2013 - 2015 : Mitsubishi Electrics , Advanced R&D Center , Researcher
2012 - 2013 : JSPS , Post Doctoral Research Fellow
2011 - 2012 : JSPS , Doctoral Research Fellow
: JSPS Research Fellow at Ritsumeikan University (DC2)(2011), JSPS Research Fellow at Ritsumeikan University (PD)(2012), Researcher at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (2013), Assistant Professor at Ryukoku University (2015)
Mechanics and mechatronics, Robotics and intelligent systems
◆Research Keywords
Tangible device, Manipulation, Tactile sensing, Soft Robotics


◆Published Papers
Multi-directional Bicycle Robot for Steel Structure Inspection.
Son Thanh Nguyen, Hai Nguyen, Son Tien Bui, Van Anh Ho, Hung Manh La
CoRR, abs/2103.11522, -, 2021
BPActuators: Lightweight and Low-Cost Soft Actuators by Balloons and Plastics.
Qiukai Qi, Shogo Yoshida, Genki Kakihana, Takuma Torii, Van Anh Ho, Haoran Xie 0002
CoRR, abs/2103.01409, -, 2021
Tactile Compensation for Artificial Whiskered Sensor System Under Critical Change in Morphology.
Nhan Huu Nguyen, Van Anh Ho
IEEE Robotics Autom. Lett., 6, 2, 3381-3388, 2021
Wrinkled Soft Sensor With Variable Afferent Morphology: Case of Bending Actuation
Qiukai Qi, Van Anh Ho
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5, 3, 4102-4109, 2020
Towards Design of a Deformable Propeller for Drone Safety.
Dinh Quang Nguyen, Giuseppe Loianno, Van Anh Ho
464-469, 2020
Sensor Technology for Soft Robotics
Hirai Shinichi, Wang Zhongkui, Anh-Van Ho, Matsuno Takahiro
Journal of the Robotics Society of Japan, 37, 1, 22-25, 2019
◆Conference Activities & Talks
3D Vision-based Solution for Whole Arm Tactile Sensing
Workshop on ViTac: Integrating Vision and Touch for Multimodal and Cross-modal Perception, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2019, Montreal, Canada, 2019
Morphological Design of Soft Interfaces for Fostering Human-Robot Physical Interaction
2019 International Symposium on Robotics and Artificial Intelligent (ISRAI), New York University Abu Dhabi, 2019
Morphological Design in Soft Haptic Sensing Interfaces
The 7th Aslla Symposium on “Emerging Topics in Haptics”, 2019
Wrin'Tac: an Active Sensorized Body for Dual-Assessment of Self Deformation and External Interaction
Workshop on towards soft perceptive robots: from robotic and biologically-inspired solutions to soft sensing technologies, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft), 2018
Morphological Design in Haptics: From Natures to Robotics
Workshop on Soft Morphological Design for Haptic Sensation, Interaction and Display, 2017 IEEE/RAS International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2017

■Teaching Experience

Mechatronics(E), Analytical Mechanics(E), メカトロニクス(E), 解析力学特論(E)

■Contributions to  Society

◆Academic Society Affiliations
◆Academic Contribution
Workshop on : Soft haptics: what's been done, what can be done , Van Anh Ho, Associate Professor, JAIST , 2018 , Livorno, Italy
Workshop proposal on Morphological Design in Haptic Sensation, Interaction and Display has been accepted by 20017 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2017) , Van Anh Ho (JAIST)Hongbin Liu (KCL, UK) , 2017 , Vancouver

■Academic  Awards

・ Best Paper Finalist , Qiukai Qi and Van Anh Ho , 2020 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics , 2020
・ IEEE Nagoya Section Young Researcher Awards 2019 , IEEE Nagoya Chapter , 2019
・ Best Paper Finalist , HO Anh-Van , International Symposium on System Integration (SII) , 2016