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Atsushi Nishikawa, Japanese research scientist. Recipient CARS2003 Poster award, Organization Committee, 17th International Congress on Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery, 2003, Best Research award Biomedical Engineering Symposium 2004, The Japan Society for Medical and Biological Engineers, 2004.


Nishikawa, Atsushi was born on August 5, 1967 in Osaka, Osaka, Japan. Son of Tsutomu and Mutsuko Nishikawa.


Bachelor of Science, Osaka University, Faculty of Engineering Science, Japan, 1990. Master of Science, Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, 1992. Doctor of Philosophy, Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, 1995.


Research fellow Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Tokyo, 1994—1996. Visiting researcher Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Systems, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1995—1996. Research associate Osaka University, Toyonaka, Japan, 1996—2005, associate professor Japan, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books. Author: (journal article) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Transactions on Robotics and Automation, Special Issue on Medical Robotics, Advanced Robotics, Special Issue on Surgical Assistant Robotics, Introduction to Robotics.


Member of The Japan Society of Computer Aided Surgery, The Information Processing Society of Japan, The Robotics Society of Japan, The Institute of Electronics, Information, and Communication Engineers.


Married Junko Nakamura, August 4, 1967. Children: Haruka, Mitsuru.

Tsutomu Nishikawa

Mutsuko Nishikawa

Junko Nakamura

Haruka Nishikawa

Mitsuru Nishikawa