jellyfishmanipulation Jellyfish Grasping and Manipulation

Heads: Zhongkui Wang
Contact: Issei Nate

Date: 2021 -

Mailing address:
Dept. Robotics, Ritsumeikan Univ.
Kusatsu, Shiga 525-8577, Japan

Supported by:
Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP) "An intelligent knowledge processing infrastructure, integrating physical and virtual domains"
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovation Areas (Science of Soft Robots) JP21H00333
Mechanics of Wet Contact with Applications to Sticky/Slippery Object Manipulation

Associated lab/group:
Furukawa Lab. (Yamagata Univ.)

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Project Description

We aim at grasping and manipulating of jellyfish, which contain much water and slippery surfaces.
2023/9/23 Demonstrating Jellyfish Catcher at E-Kagen Robots at Fukuoka City Science Museum
2023/9/13 Nate, Wang, and Hirai received RSJ 4th Excellent Research and Technology Award.
by Mr. Maeda by Prof. Endo by Nate by Mr. Maeda
2023/5/31 Nate received IEEE RAS Japan Joint Chapter Young Award (ICRA2023).
2022/12/4 Demonstrating Jellyfish Catching Robot at E-kagen Robot Exhibition
2022/3/14-3/15 Science of Soft Robot Meeting at Tsuruoka (Kamo Aquarium & Suiden Terrasse)


Name Title Degree
Issei Nate Graduated Master of Eng.




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