AKIYAMA, Masakazu
 Position
 Assistant Professor
 Organization
 Research Institute for Electronic Science
 Research Interest
 Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Biology, Numerical Calculation
 Research Activities

 A mathematical model of cleavage
 Mathematical analysis of Physarum
 A mathematical model of planar cell polarity
 A mathematical study of cell division model
 Mathematical analysis of gait transitions in quadrupeds.
 A mathematical model for locomotion of the amoeba cell.
 A mathematical model of rivers
 Papers:
 1. Masakazu Akiyama, Atsushi Tero, Ryo Kobayashi. “A Mathematical model of Cleavage”, Journal of Theoretical Biology, Elsevier, Volume 264 (2010), pp.8494, 2010.
2. Takuya Umedachi, Masakazu Akiyama, Atsushi Tero, and Akio Ishiguro. “Simulation of a Softbodied Fluiddriven Amoeboid Robot That Exploits Thixotropic Flow”, 2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011), pp. 51235128, May, 2011.
3. D. Owaki, T. Kano, A. Tero, M. Akiyama, A. Ishiguro “Minimalist CPG Model for Inter and Intralimb Coordination in Bipedal Locomotion”,
The 12th International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous Systems, F1AS. 5, (2012. 6. 29)
 Keywords
 Developmental Biology, Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, Mathematical Model, Numerical simulation, Robotics