Takeshi Hatanaka

Associate Professor

Our group is working on cyber-physical & human systems, interconnected systems of mutually interacting cyber, physical and human components, for a variety of large-scale systems including networked robotics/mobility and aggregated building energy management systems. In particular, we study in an effort to work out fundamental principles to coordinate human/society and highly-networked control systems to ensure optimality and robustness via distributed decision-makings. Besides theory-oriented work, we are also addressing social implementation of networked robotics through interdisciplinary collaborative research projects, and developing cyber-physical campus/traffic simulators capable of implementing real-time feedback.

Cyber-Physical & Social Systems

Cyber-Physical & Human Systems

Campus Energy Management


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Research Interest


S. Yamashita won SICE Control 

Division Young Author Award


JST EMS CREST Uchida Super Team has completed 5-years research project


S. Yamashita won JSME Miura Award and Hakuseikai Best Presentation Award


Our work was highlighted in Bode lecture by Prof. M.W. Spong


W. Atman was selected as a finalist of IFAC CPHS Young Author Award


2020  Jul. 22    2nd Post Corona Future Society Workshop

2020  Jun.    1st Post Corona Future Society Workshop

2020  Jun.    SSS Matching Workshop (S-round)

2020  Jun.    Elevation to the grade of IEEE senior member​

2020 Jun.   ACC workshop "The Confluence of Vision and Control"
2020 Jul.    SSS Matching Workshop (N-round)

2020 Jul.    SSS Matching Workshop Outstanding Poster Award

2020 Jul.    2020 ACC
2020  Jul.     SIC Control Course for System Construction

2020 Jul.    IFAC World Congress 2020
2020 Aug.   4th IEEE CCTA
2020 Oct.   
1st International Joint Symposium on Network and Multi-agent Systems, and Control
2020 Nov.   63rd Japan Joint Automatic Control Conference

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, May, 2015  
Book Announcement in CSMBook Review in Automatica)

T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra, J. Yamauchi and M. Fujita
A Passivity-Based Approach to Human-Swarm Collaborations and Passivity Analysis of Human Operators

Trends in Control and Decision-Making for Human-Robot Collaboration Systems
Y. Wang and F. Zhang (eds.), Springer-Verlag, pp. 325-355, Feb., 2017

M. Seto, T. Ibuki, and T. Hatanaka
Basic Functional Analysis for Machine Learning
Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co. Ltd., to be published, 2020 (in Japanese)

Y. Nakamura (eds.), H. Chiba, J. Satsuma, N. Yamashita, T. Hatanaka, H. Shimotaira, and K. Takeyasu
The World of Applied Mathematics & Physicss
Nippon Hyoron sha Co., LTD, 2019 (in Japanese)

S. Azuma, M. Nagahara, H. Ishii, N. Hayashi, K. Sakurama and T. Hatanaka
Control of Multi-agent Systems
Systems Control Engineering Series Vol. 22,
Corona Publishing Co., LTD, 2015 (in Japanese)

Books/Book Chapters

M. Li, S. Yamashita, T. Hatanaka, and G. Chesi

Smooth Dynamics for Distributed Constrained Optimization with Heterogeneous Delays

IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 626-631, 2020
(DOI: 10.1109/LCSYS.2020.2989372)

T. Miyano, S. Yamashita, T. Hatanaka, K. Shibata, T. Jimbo and M. Fujita

Continuous-time Optimization Dynamics Mirroring ADMM Architecture and Passivity-Based Robustification against Delays

IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, to appear, 2020

​(DOI: 10.1109/TCNS.2020.2972590)

T. Hatanaka, R. Funada and M. Fujita
Visual Surveillance of Human Activities via Gradient-based Coverage Control on Matrix Manifolds
IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, to appear as a regular paper, 2020
(DOI: 10.1109/TCST.2019.2935063)

T. Hatanaka, T. Ikawa and N. Li

A Passivity-Based Design of Cyber-Physical Building HVAC Energy Management Systems Integrating Optimization and Physical Dynamics

Economically-enabled Energy Management: Interplay between Control Engineering and Economics, T. Hatanaka, Y. Wasa and K. Uchida(eds.), Springer Nature, pp. 309-341, 2020
(DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-3576-5_12)

S. Yamashita, T. Hatanaka, J. Yamauchi and M. Fujita
Passivity-Based Generalization of Primal-Dual Dynamics for Non-Strictly Convex Cost Functions
Automatica, vol. 112, no. 2, 108712, 2020
(DOI: 10.1016/j.automatica.2019.108712)

K. Yoshida, M. Inoue, and T. Hatanaka
Instant MPC for Linear Systems and Dissipativity-Based Stability Analysis
IEEE Control Systems Letters, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 811-816, 2019
(DOI: 10.1109/LCSYS.2019.2918095)

T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra, T. Ishizaki and N. Li
Passivity-Based Distributed Optimization with Communication Delays Using PI Consensus Algorithm
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control,  Vol. 63, No. 12, pp. 4421-4428, 2018

T. Hatanaka, N. Chopra, J. Yamauchi, M. Doi, Y. Kawai and M. Fujita
A Passivity-Based System Design of Semi-autonomous Cooperative Robotic Swarm
ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 2, also in Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 6, pp. 14-18, 2017 (DOI:10.1115/1.2017-Jun-6)

Selected Recent Publications