Bio

Ph.D., University of Tokyo, 1996M.S., University of Sydney, 1993B.S., Waseda University, 1990

Professor Furukawa received his B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering from Waseda University, Japan, in 1990, and a M.Eng. (Research) in Mechatronic Engineering from University of Sydney, Australia, in 1993 and a Ph.D in Quantum Engineering and Systems Science from University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1996. He has extensive research experiences in the field of robotics and computational mechanics. He has published over 300 journal and refereed conference papers, served on Editorial Boards for five international journals and as an international organizing committee member for over 10 international conferences and won a number of career research awards and paper awards.

Research Interests

  • Material characterization
  • Robotics and autonomous vehicles
  • Bayesian estimation and control
  • Computational and experimental mechanics
  • Multiphysics system analysis and design
  • Automotive Safety

Selected Publications

  • Simultaneous dynamic system estimation and optimal control of vehicle active suspension ABS T Attia, KG Vamvoudakis, K Kochersberger, J Bird, T Furukawa Vehicle System Dynamics 57 (10), 1467-1493