Takanori Oku

Post doctoral researcher




  • PhD in Engineering



Research interests

  • technology for assisting skill acquisition of musicians and helping the musicians suffering from movement disorders
  • development of sensor systems
  • motor control for musical performance

Current projects

  • development of a multi-modal sensing system and a bio-feedback system to help train piano performance and diagnose focal dystonia


  • 2016 Ph.D. in Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Japan
  • 2013 Master of Engineering, "

Work experience

  • 2021 Oct. - present - Postdoctoral researcher at IMM
  • 2018 Oct. – 2021 Sept - Researcher at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc., Japan
  • 2018 Apr. - 2018 Sept. - Postdoctoral Associate at Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc., Japan
  • 2016 Apr. – 2018 Mar. - Postdoctoral Associate at Musical Skill and Injury Center, Sophia University, Japan


  • 2019 - Japan Science and Technology Agency: The 4th CREST Research Area Meeting 2019, Distinguished Poster Award
  • 2014 - IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (EMBS) Japan Chapter: Japan Paper Competition for Young Researchers in EMBC 2014, Young Reseracher Award (1st prize)


Takanori Oku


Last modified: 2023-12-08

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