Shuxiang Guo

Fellow, Engineering Academy of Japan,Chair Professor |College of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Prof. Guo is an expert with worldwide reputation in the fields of medical robots for minimal invasive surgery and biomimetic underwater robots, biomedical engineering, and micro actuators, on which subjects he has published more than 885 IEEE journal and conference papers, multiple Japan and China patents, books, and book chapters. His publications have more than 13,855 Google Scholar citations, with h-index of 56 and i-10 index of 359. Highest single-paper citation is 486. Prof. Guo is ranked among the top 0.5% scientists in Robotics & Biomedical Engineering, he is the World’s Top 2% Scientists 2022 and 2023 (Stanford’s list of Top 2% Scientists). Prof. Guo is the recipient of the Chang Jiang Professorship Award by the Ministry of Education of China and the Oversea Talent Professorship Award of the Global Elite Program of China, in 2005 and 2012, respectively, as well as multiple Best Paper Awards. Based on his scientific achievements, he was elected to EAJ (Engineering Academy of Japan) Fellow and IEEE Fellow in 2020 and 2021, respectively. His total research funding exceeds US$5,500,000, with an annual average of over US$300,000 during 04/2010–07/2023.

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1. Robotics

2. Robot-assisted Endovascular Catheterization

3. Medical Surgery and Welfare Robot

4. Robot-mediated Rehabilitation System

5. Underwater Microrobot System

6. Micro Movable in-pipe Robot

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Honors and Awards


  1. IEEE Fellow for contributions to medical robots for minimally invasive surgery and biomimetic underwater robots, 2021.
  2. Fellow, Engineering Academy of Japan, 2020.
  3. The Oversea Talent Professorship Award of the Global Elite Program of China, 2012.
  4. Chang Jiang Professorship Award by the Ministry of Education of China, 2004.
  5. Scopus Most Cited Chinese Researchers in Biomedical Engineering, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
  6. Data for “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”, World’s Top 2% Scientists 2022 and 2023.
  7. President’s Honor Roll for PH. D Student Teaching Excellence, Kagawa University, 2021.
  8. IEEE CME 2020 Best Student Paper Award, Peng Shi, Shuxiang Guo, Xiaoliang Jin, Takashi Tamiya, Hideyuki Hirata, “A novel endovascular interventional robotic system with haptic force interface”, August1-31, 2020.  
  9. WCICA 2018 Best Biomedical Paper Award, Shuxiang Guo, Xiaojuan Cai, Yan Zhao, Baofeng Gao, “A novel VR-based simulator for the interventional surgical catheter and guidewire cooperation”, 2018.
  10. Best Paper in Biomimetics of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO 2016), Liwei Shi, Shaowu Pan, Shuxiang Guo, Kun Tang, Ping Guo, Rui Xiao, Yanlin He,” Design and Evaluation of Quadruped Gaits for Amphibious Spherical Robots”, December 2016.
  11. Best Conference Paper Award of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, Shuxiang Guo, Jian Guo, Lin Shao, Peng Wang, Yunliang Wang, “Performance Evaluation of the Novel Grasper for a Robotic Catheter Navigation System”, July, 2014.
  12. J. Tarn Best Paper in Robotics of the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO 2013), Baofeng Gao, Kangqi Hu, Shuxiang Guo, Ping Guo, “Analysis of the Haptic Collision and Deformation of the Blood Vessel Model for the Microsurgery Training System”, December 2013.
  13. Best Paper Award of 2013 ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Enginnnering (IEEE/ICME CME 2013), Jian Guo, Guo Shuxiang, Pang Wang, Wei Wei, Yunliang Wang, “A Novel Type of Catheter Sidewall Tactile Sensor Array for Vascular Interventional Surgery”, May 2013.
  14. Best Presentation Paper Award of 16th Intelligent Mechatronics Workshop, Shuxiang Guo, Shilian Mao, Liwei Shi, Shunichi Yoshida, Nan Xiao, September, 2011.
  15. Best Conference Paper in Information Award of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation (IEEE ICIA 2011), Zixin Zhao, Shuxiang Guo, “A CDMA Acoustic Communication System for Multiuser Based on Sound Card”, June, 2011.
  16. Best Paper Award of 2011 IEEE/ICME International Conference on Complex Medical Enginnnering (IEEE/ICME CME 2011), Masahiko Kawanishi, Takashi Tamiya, Guo Shuxiang, “Embolization of Cerebral Aneurysms Using Intracranial Stent”, May, 2011.
  17. Best Paper in Automation Award of 2008 IEEE International Conference on Automation and Logistics (IEEE ICAL 2008), Guo Shuxiang, Hiroyuki Yamaji, Yousuke Kita, Kunihiko Izuishi, Takashi Tamiya, “A Novel Active Catheter System for Ileus Treatment”, November 2008.
  18. Best Conference Paper Award of 2004 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (IEEE ROBIO2004), Guo Shuxiang, Okuda Yuya, Asaka Kinji, “ICPF Actuator- based Novel Type of Underwater Micro Biped Robot with Multi DOF”, August 2004.
  19. Best Conference Paper Award of Best Paper Award of 2003 International Conference on Control Science and Engineering (ICCSE 2003), Guo Shuxiang, Okuda Yuya, Seiji Hata, Asaka Kinji, “A Novel Type of Underwater Micro Biped Robot with Multi DOF”, December 2013.
  20. Best Paper Award from IS2000, 2000 International Conference on   Information Society in the 21st Century, Guo Shuxiang, Oguro Keisuke, “Microsystem for Bio-Medical Applications (Development of Micro Active Cather System and New Type of Micropumps)”, November 2000.
  21. Encouragement Research Award from TOKAI Science and Technology Foundation, Japan, March 1998.
  22. Encouragement Research Award from the TOKAI Section of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers (JSME), September 1997.
  23. 中国人民解放军科学技术进步奖 (二等奖)
  24. 黑龙江省科学技术奖(二等奖),排名第1, 2012
  25. 2020年荣获“中国仪器仪表学会“全国优秀博士论文”指导教师”,中国仪器仪表学会, 2020
  26. 2019年荣获“天津市工程专业学位硕士研究生优秀学位论文指导教师”,天津市人民政府, 2019
  27. 1990年荣获中国机械电子工业部优秀青年教师, 1990
  28. 中国自动化学会科学技术进步奖 (二等奖), 排名第1, 2022
  29. 中国电子学会技术发明奖 (二等奖), 排名第1, 2022
  30. 中国自动化学会自然科学奖 (二等奖), 排名第1, 2023


Representative Papers


  1. Xianqiang Bao, Shuxiang Guo*, Cheng Yang and Lingling Zheng, “Haptic Interface with Force and Torque Feedback for Robot-assisted Endovascular Catheterization”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI: //10.1109/TMECH.2023.3290492, 2023. ( JCR Q1,Top, IF= 5.867)
  2. Chunying Li, Shuxiang Guo*,”Characteristic Evaluation via Multi-Sensor Information Fusion Strategy for Spherical Underwater Robots”, Information Fusion,, 2023. ( JCR Q1,TOP,IF:17.564).
  3. Xianqiang Bao, Shuxiang Guo*, Yangming Guo, Cheng Yang, Liwei Shi, Youxiang Li, Yuhua Jiang, “Multilevel Operation Strategy of a Vascular Interventional Robot System for Surgical Safety in Teleoperation”, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol.38, No.4, pp.2238-2250, 2022;( JCR Q1,TOP,IF: 6.835)
  4. Shuoxin Gu, Linshuai Zhang, Shuxiang Guo*, Liang Zheng, Ruochen An, Tao Jiang, Ai Xiong, “Communication and Cooperation for Spherical Underwater Robots by Using Acoustic Transmission”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI: 10.1109/TMECH.2022.3199598, 2022. ( JCR Q1,  IF= 5.867)
  5. Ziyi Yang, Shuxiang Guo*, Yi Liu, Masahiko Kawanishi and Hideyuki Hirata, “A Task Performance-based sEMG-driven Variable Stiffness Control Strategy for Upper Limb Bilateral Rehabilitation System”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Online ISSN: 1941-014X Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TMECH.2022.3208610, 2022. ( JCR Q1, IF= 5.867)
  6. Chunying Li, Shuxiang Guo*, “Performance Evaluation of Spherical Underwater Robot with Attitude Controller”, Ocean Engineering,, 2022. ( JCR Q1, Top, IF=4.372)
  7. Yi Liu, Shuxiang Guo*, Ziyi Yang, Hideyuki Hirata, Takashi Tamiya, “A Home-based Tele-rehabilitation System with Enhanced Therapist-patient Remote Interaction: A Feasibility Study”, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 26, No. 8, pp. 4176-4186,, 2022. ( JCR Q1, IF=7.021)
  8. Yonggan Yan, Shuxiang Guo*, Chuqiao Lyu, Duohao Zhao, Zhijun Lin, “SEA-based Humanoid Finger-functional Parallel Gripper with Two Actuators: PG2 Gripper”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2022.3229695, 2022. ( JCR Q1, IF=5.332)
  9. Zixu Wang, Shuxiang Guo*, Jian Guo, Qiang Fu, Lingling Zheng and Takashi Tamiya, “Selective Motion Control of a Novel Magnetic Driven Minirobot with Targeted Drug Sustained-release Function”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, DOI:10.1109/TMECH.2021.3063750, 2021( JCR Q1, Top, IF= 5.867)
  10. Shuxiang Guo*, Yu Song, Xuanchun Yin, Linshuai Zhang, Takashi Tamiya, Hideyuki Hirata, Hidenori Ishihara, “A Novel Robot-Assisted Endovascular Catheterization System with Haptic Force Feedback”, The IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol.35, No.3, pp.685-696, 2019. ( JCR Q1,TOP, IF: 6.835)
  11. He Yin, Shuxiang Guo*, Ao Li, Liwei Shi, Meng Liu,”A Deep Reinforcement Learning-based Decentralized Hierarchical Motion Control Strategy for Multiple Amphibious Spherical Robot Systems with Tilting Thrusters”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Print ISSN: 1530-437X, Online ISSN: 1558-1748; DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2023.3333872, 2023. ( JCR Q1, Top, IF=4.325)
  12. Xinming Li, Shuxiang Guo*, Keisuke Suzuki. Peng Shi and Xiaoliang Jin,”Soft Magnetic-Actuation-Based Haptic Interface for A Robot-assisted Vascular Interventional System: A Feasibility Study”, IEEE Sensors Journal, DOI: 1109/JSEN.2023.3332041, 2023. ( JCR Q1, Top, IF=4.325)
  13. Y Yan, Shuxiang Guo*, Z Lin, C Lyu, D Zhao, P Yang, Y Zhang, Y Zhang, J Liu,”Grasping Force-based Passive Safety Method for a Vascular Interventional Surgery Robot System”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, Vol,72, pp.1-12, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2023.3309365, 2023. ( JCR Q1, IF=5.332)
  14. Chuqiao Lyu, Shuxiang Guo*, Yonggan Yan, Yongxin Zhang, Yongwei Zhang, Pengfei Yang, Jianmin Liu, “Flexible Tactile-sensing Gripper Design and Excessive Force Protection Function for Endovascular Surgery Robots”, IEEE RA-L No.23-0699, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Vol. 8, No.10, pp.6171-6178, 2023. ( JCR Q1, IF= 5.200)
  15. He Li, Shuxiang Guo*, Dongdong Bu, Hanze Wang, Masahiko Kawanishi, “Subject-independent Estimation of Continuous Movements using CNN-LSTM for a Home-based Upper Limb Rehabilitation System”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L), Vol.8, No.10, pp.6403-6410, 2023. ( JCR Q1, IF= 5.200)
  16. He Li, Shuxiang Guo*, Dongdomg Bu, Henze Wang, “A Two-Stage GA-based sEMG Feature Selection Method for User-Independent Continuous Estimation of Elbow Angles”, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, Volume 72, pp.1-9, DOI: 10.1109/TIM.2023.3276522, 2023. ( JCR Q1, IF=5.332)
  17. Lingling Zheng, Shuxiang Guo* and Masahiko Kawanishi,”Muti-Modular Capsule Robot System with Drug Release for Intestinal Treatment”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 23, No.16, pp.18568-18578, DOI:1109/JSEN.2023.3281579, 2023. ( JCR Q1,  Top, IF=4.325)
  18. Huimin Cai, Shuxiang Guo*, Ziyi Yang, and Jian Guo ,”A Motor Recovery Training and Evaluation Method for the Upper Limb Rehabilitation Robotic System”, IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol.23, No. 9, pp. 9871-9879, DOI: 1109/JSEN.2023.3258980, 2023. ( JCR Q1,  Top, IF=4.325). 

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