Research interest

Shunki Itadera is currently a postdoctoral researcher at ICS, TUM. He received B.E., M.E and Ph.D in Engineering from Nagoya University, Japan, in 2015, 2017 and 2020, respectively. From April 2018 to March 2019, he was a visiting Ph.D student at ICS, TUM under the Overseas Challenge Program for Young Researchers offered by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. He was formerly a designated assistant professor in the Department of Micro-Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering at Nagoya University.


  • physical human-robot interaction for mobility assistance
  • Human-Machine interfaces in robotic teleoperation



  • Shunki Itadera; Gordon Cheng: In-Hand Admittance Controller for a Robotic Assistive Walker Based on Tactile Grasping Feedback. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 7 (4), 2022, 8845 - 8852 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )
  • Shunki Itadera; Gordon Cheng: Admittance Model Optimization for Gait Balance Assistance of a Robotic Walker: Passive Model-based Mechanical Assessment. 2022 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Philadelphia, PA, USA, 2022, 2022 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )


  • Itadera, Shunki, Dean-Leon, Emmanuel, Nakanishi, Jun, Hasegawa, Yasuhisa and Cheng, Gordon: Predictive Optimization of Assistive Force in Admittance Control-Based Physical Interaction for Robotic Gait Assistance. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 4 (4), 2019, 3609-3616 mehr… BibTeX Volltext ( DOI )