• Society of Instrument and Control Engineers, Systems and Information Division, Best Paper Award, November 2017.
  • Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Space Engineering Division, Space Frontier Award, Subject: SIMPLE (Space Inflatable Membrane structures Pioneering Long-term Experiments), March 2015.
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Best Paper Award, June 2012.
  • IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), Last 5 Finalists of Best Paper Award among one thousand papers, November 2011.
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Distinguish Service Award, October 2011.
  • The International Institute of Informatics and Systemics (IIIS), The 7th Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2003), Best Paper, July 2003.
  • Robotics and Mechatronics Conference 2003, Best Presentation Nominations, May 2003.
  • Toyama Prize, Academia, Toyama Foundation, May 2002.
  • Best Paper Award, Institute of Systems, Control and Information Engineers, May 1994.
  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Guidance, Navigation and Control (GNC) Conference, Best Presented Paper Award, August 1992.


  • Chapter 4
    Kei Senda and Yurika Tani
    Adaptive Control for Robotic Manipulators
    Dan Zhang and Bin Wei (Eds.), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, USA (2016.11.24).
  • Chapter 1
    K. Senda
    Solar Power Satellite/Station
    N. Shinohara (Ed.), The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Ohmsha (Publisher), Tokyo, Japan (2012).
  • Chapters 1 and 15
    K. SendaFlexible Robot Manipulators — Modelling, Simulation and Control
    M. O. Tokhi and A. K. M. Azad (Eds.), The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), London, United Kingdom (2008).
  • Chapter 16
    K. Senda, M. Sawamoto, M. Kitamura, T. TanakaStabilization of Flapping-of-Wing Flight of Butterfly, Considering WakesBio-mechanisms in Swimming and Flying, Springer, 193-204 (2007).
  • Chapter 11
    Y. Murotsu, K. Senda
    Introduction to Aerospace Engineering (2nd Ed.)
    Murotsu, Y. (ed.), Morikita Publishing Co. Ltd., Tokyo (2007).
  • Y. Murotsu, K. Senda
    Introduction to Aerospace Engineering
    Murotsu, Y. (ed.), Morikita Publishing Co. Ltd., Tokyo (1998).


  • Deployable Frame Structure
    K. Senda
    JPO B3717035, Sep. 9, 2005.
  • Deployable Frame Structure
    M. Tabata, K. Senda
    JPO H11-247290, Feb. 27, 1998.