Publications (in English)


(1) Edric John Cruz Nacpil,Zheng Wang, Zhanhong Yan, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Kimihiko Nakano, Surface Electromyography-controlled Pedestrian Collision Avoidance: A Driving Simulator Study, IEEE Sensors, 4.2021, DOI 10.1109/JSEN 2021.3070597

(2) Hailing Fu, Xutao Mei, Daniil Yurchenko, Shengxi Zhou, Stephanos Theodossiades, Kimihiko Nakano, EricM. Yeatman, Rotational energy harvesting for self-powered sensing, Joule, 3.2021,, (Review)

(3) Tsutomu Kaizuka, Hiroyuki Iwamoto, Kimihiko Nakano, Active structural modal control for sound reduction in an enclosure:Experimental verification, Applied Acoustics, 178, 107965, 2021,

(4) Zheng Wang, Satoshi Suga, Edric John Cruz Nacpil, Zhanhong Yan, Kimihiko Nakano, Adaptive Drive-Automation Shared Steering Control via Forearm Surface Electromyography Measurement, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol.21, No.4, 2.2021.DOI10.1109/JSEN.2020.3035169

(5) Xutao Mei, Ran Zhou, Shitong Fang, Shengxi Zhou, Bo Yang, Kimihiko Nakano, Theoretical modeling and experimental validation of the centrifugal softening effect for high-efficiency energy harvesting in ultralow-frequency rotational motion, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 152 107424, 2021.

(6) Bo Yang, Ryo Ishii, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Toshiyuki Sugimachi, Toshiaki Sakurai, Tetsuo Maki, Kimihiko Nakano, Evaluation of Driver Assistance System Presenting Information of Other Vehicles through Peripheral Vision at Unsignalized Intersections, International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, 12. 2020, DOI:10.1007/s13177-020-00236-z

(7) Xutao Mei, Shengxi Zhou, Zhichun Yang, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Kimihiko Nakano, Enhancing energy harvesting in low-frequency rotational motion by a quad-stable energy harvester with time-varying potential wells, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Volume 148 107167, 2020,

(8) Xutao Mei, Shengzxi Zhou, Zhichun Yang, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Kimihiko Nakano, A passively self-tuning nonlinear energy harvester in rotational motion: theoretical and experimental investigation, Smart Materials and Structures, 29 045033, 2020, DOI:10.1088/1361-665X/ab78b2

(9) Ran Zhou, Feng Sun, Mingyin Yan, Junjie Jin, Qiang Li, Fangchao Xu, Xiaoyou Zhang and Kimihiko Nakano, Design, analysis and prototyping of a magnetic energy-harvesting suspension for vehicles, Smart Materials and Structures, 29 105034, 2020,

(10) Takayuki Ando, Wataru Kugimiya, Tatsuya Hashimoto, Fujio Momiyama, Keiiji Aoki, and Kimihiko Nakano, Lateral Control in Precision Docking Using RTK-GNSS/INS and LiDAR for Localization, IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Vehicles, Vol. 6, NO. 1,March.2021, DOI: 10.1109/TIV.2020.2992857

(11) Shohei Takaoka, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Bo Yang, Kimihiko Nakano, Evaluation of interfaces presenting information to a person in terms of visual fields and the amount of information provided, Bulletin of JSME, Mechanical Engineering Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, 2020, DOI:10.1299/mej.19-00572

(12) Wei Zhao, Qiong Wu, Xilu Zhao, Kimihiko Nakano, Rencheng Zheng, Development of large-scale bistable motion system for energy harvesting by application of stochastic resonance, Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol. 473, no. 115213, pp. 1-22, 2020. DOI:10.1016/j.jsv.2020.115213

(13) Bo Yang, Tatsuya Obana, Zheng Wang, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Toshiyuki Sugimachi, Toshiaki Sakurai, Tetsuo Maki, Kimihiko Nakano, Evaluations of Different Human Machine Interfaces for Presenting Right-Turn Timing at Intersections, International Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems Research, 2020, DOI: 10.1007/s13177-020-00223-4

(14) Edric John Cruz Nacpil, Kimihiko Nakano, Surface Electromyography-Controlled Automobile Steering Assistance, Sensors, 2020, DOI: 10.3390/s20030809

(15) Wei Xue, Rencheng Zheng, Bo Yang, Zheng Wang, Tsutomu Kaizuka, Kimihiko Nakano, An adaptive model predictive approach for automated vehicle control in fallback procedure based on virtual vehicle scheme, Journal of Intelligent and Connected Vehicles, 2019, DOI:10.1108/JICV-06-2019-0007

(16) Yunshun Zhang, Yingfeng Cai, Xiaopeng Teng, Rencheng Zheng, Kimihiko Nakano, Combining sustainable stochastic resonance with high-energy orbit oscillation to broaden rotational bandwidth of energy harvesting from tire, AIP Advances, 10, DOI:10.1063/1.5131429

(17) Nacpil E.J., Nakano K., 2020, Driving Simulator Validation of Machine Learning Classification for a Surface Electromyography-Based Steering Assistance Interface, International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Advances in Simulation and Digital Human Modeling, vol 1206, pp.143-149, Springer, Cham,

(18) Zhuoxi Liu, Zheng Wang, Bo Yang, Kimihiko Nakano, 2020, Learning Personalized Discretionary Lane-Change Initiaition for Fully Autonomous Driving Based on Reinforcement Learning, IEEE SMC 2020 International Conference On Systems, Man, And Cypernetics, Tronto, Canada, Oct11-14, (ONLINE)

(19) Bo Yang, Takayuki Ando, Kimihiko Nakano, Pilot Tests of Automated Bus Aiming for Campus Transportation Service, IEEE 5th International Conference on Universal Village, October 2020.