Mechanical Systems Engineering Laboratories

Innovative Machine Laboratory

Basic Information


Professor Katsushi Furutani


Studies on mechanical devices and working methods to create and measure precision products

We study on devices and methods for the rapid fabrication of various precision products and for support for advanced scientific research. Advanced mechatronics such as precision positioning devices and precision machining methods by combinations of physical and chemical phenomena are intensively studied.

Research Themes

Micromanipulation with AZARASHI precision positioning mechanism
Miniaturized mechanical systems for sustainable manufacturing
Precision machining by electrical machining
Elements of scientific inspection devices for lunar and planetary exploration



Desktop wire tool fabrication machine by electrical discharge coating and wire tool (upper left)

Precision positioning device with nanometer accuracy equipped AZARASHI mechanism

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