Masayuki Fujita
Professor & Course Chair
Department of Information Physics & Computing,
The University of Tokyo
Professor Emeritus & Visiting Professor
Department of Systems and Control Engineering,
Tokyo Institute of Technology

Professional Activities

Interview (CSM People in Control)

Awards & Honors


T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra, M. Fujita and M. W. Spong
Passivity-Based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics
Communications and Control Engineering Series, Springer-Verlag, 2015
More than 15,800 chapter downloads (September, 2020)
T. Sugie and M. Fujita
Introduction to Feedback Control
Corona Publishing Co., LTD, 1999
More than 64,800 copies (July, 2020)

Masayuki Fujita wrote more than 400 refereed publications (2 books, 143 journal papers, 23 book chapters and 241 international conference papers) (Apr., 2020).
Complete List in CV       Group Publication                     Erdös Number=4
His research interest includes passivity-based control in robotics, robust control, and distributed energy management systems.

Current and Recent Academic Employment

2021- Course Chair of The University of Tokyo
2021- Professor Emeritus of Tokyo Institute of Technology
2020- Professor of The University of Tokyo
2020- Visiting Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology
2012-2020 Research Supervisor (Program Officer) for JST CREST
2005-2020 Professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology

Previous Academic Employment is here.


1987 Dr. Eng. Electrical Engineering, Waseda University

Bio: Masayuki Fujita is a Professor and the Course Chair at The University of Tokyo, a Professor Emeritus and a Visiting Professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He is also the President of SICE in 2021. He was the Research Supervisor for Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology (CREST) during 2012-2019. He received the Dr. of Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Waseda University, Tokyo, in 1987. Prior to his appointment at The University of Tokyo, he held professor/faculty appointments at Tokyo Institute of Technology, Kanazawa University and Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. His research interests include passivity-based control in robotics and robust control. He is the coauthor of the book "Passivity-Based Control and Estimation in Networked Robotics" (Springer, 2015). He was the IEEE CSS Vice President Conference Activities and a member of IEEE CSS Board of Governors. He served as the General Chair of the 2010 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control. He was also the Director of SICE, the Head of SICE Technical Division on Control, the Chair of SICE Technical Committee on Control Theory. He served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Automatica, Asian Journal of Control, and an Editor for the SICE Journal of Control, Measurement, and System Integration. He is a recipient of the 2008 IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Award, was a Plenary Lecturer of 54th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control in 2015, and was an IEEE CSS Distinguished Lecturer during 2017-2019. He also received the 2010 SICE Education Award and the Outstanding Paper Awards from the SICE and ISCIE. He is a Fellow of IEEE and SICE.

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