Kuniaki Kawabata received his B.E. degree, his M.E. degree, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan, in 1992, 1994, and 1997, respectively. He joined Biochemical Systems Laboratory at RIKEN (the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) as a Special Postdoctoral Researcher from 1997 to 2000. In 2000, he joined Advanced Engineering Center at RIKEN as a Research Scientist. In 2002, he joined the Distributed Adaptive Robotics Research Unit, RIKEN. In 2005, he became the Unit Leader of Distributed Adaptive Robotics Research Unit, RIKEN. In 2007, he became the Unit Leader of Intelligent System Research Unit of RIKEN. In 2011, he became the Team Leader of RIKEN-XJTU Joint Research Team and Foreign Expert of Shaanxi Province, China. Since 2013, he has been the Unit Leader of RIKEN-XJTU Joint Research Unit of RIKEN. His research interests cover distributed autonomous systems, networked systems, and intelligent mobile robots. He is a Member of RSJ, SICE, JSME, IEEJ, and IEEE.
Biography Updated on 10 July 2014