Hirotaka Sato

Hirotaka Sato
"CYBORG INSECT: Insect-Computer Hybrid Machine for Flight and Walking Control"


• assistant professor, Nanyang Technological University


Nanyang Technological University, assistant professor 2011 - present
University of California at Berkeley, postdoc 2008 - 2011
University of Michigan, postdoc 2007
Waseda University, research assistant professor, 2005 - 2006


• BS in chemistry, Waseda University 2000.
• M. S. in chemistry, Waseda University 2002.
• Ph D. in chemistry, Waseda University 2005.


• Teacher of the Year, Nanyang Technological University 2016
• The Most Viewed and Downloaded Article 2010, Frontiers in Neuroscience
• The 10 Emerging Technologies of 2009 (TR10), MIT Technology Review
• The 50 Best Inventions of 2009, TIME magazine

Research Interests

Micro air vehicle, biological drone, insect flight control. physiology, biofuel cell electrochemical plating, electroless plating