Masayuki Fujita

Masayuki Fujita

Distinguished Lecturer
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Biography

Masayuki Fujita is a Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Control Engineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He is also a Research Supervisor for Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST). He received Dr. of Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1987. Prior to his appointment at Tokyo Tech, he held faculty positions at Kanazawa University and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. His research interests include passivity-based control and estimation in robotics and vision, distributed energy management systems, and robust control with its industrial applications. He is the coauthor of the books "Passivity-Based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics" (Springer) and "Introduction to Feedback Control" (in Japanese, more than 45,000 copies). He is a recipient of the 2008 IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award. He also received the SICE Education Award and the Outstanding Paper Awards from SICE and ISCIE. He was the IEEE CSS Vice President Conference Activities, a member of IEEE CSS Board of Governors, and the General Chair of the 2010 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control. He was also the Head of SICE Technical Division on Control, the Chair of SICE Technical Committee on Control Theory, and the Director of SICE. He has served/been serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Automatica, Asian Journal of Control, and an Editor for SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration.