Yuichi Kobayashi is Associate Professor at Shizuoka University/Department of Mechanical Engineering. He will stay at LSR for a year from August 2016 until August 2017 as a Humboldt Scholarship holder.
Please find in the following some Information on his biography and research interests:
April 1993: The University of Tokyo April
1995: The University of Tokyo, Department of Precision Engineering March
1999: Master degree of engineering at The University of Tokyo
Master thesis: State and Action Space Segmentation using Vision Information
March 2002: Doctor degree of engineering at The University of Tokyo
Doctor thesis: Function Approximation for Reinforcement Learning Using Autonomous-decentralized Algorithm
April 2002: Researcher at RIKEN Bio-mimetic Control Research Center
February 2007: Associate Professor at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
April 2012: Associate Professor at Shizuoka University
Yuichi Kobayashi has been conducting research in the field of robotics, especially learning of recognition and manipulation, hybrid system control framework and its application to robot Manipulation.
Room N2511, Tel. 23432