Takanori Oku

Post doctoral researcher




PhD in Engineering



Research interests

  • Development of sensor systems
  • Motor control for musical performance

Current projects

I’m interested in the technology for assisting skill acquisition of musicians and helping the musicians suffering from movement disorders.

Currently, I have been developing a multi-modal sensing system and a bio-feedback system to help train piano performance and diagnose focal dystonia.



2016 Ph.D. in Engineering

2013 Master of Engineering

Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Japan

Research career

2021 Oct. - Postdoctoral researcher at IMMM

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

Office: Schiffgraben 48
Postal address: Neues Haus 1
30175 Hanover

Phone +49(0)511 - 3100-576
Fax +49(0)511 - 3100-557

Last modified: 2022-11-07

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