School personnel information


NOZAKI Kazunori


Evolinguistics, Fluid mechanics, Acoustics, Speech, Bio-engineering, medical informatics

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Organization 【 display / non-display

  • 2008.04.01 - 2009.03.31, Cybermedia Center, Educational Support Staff

  • 2009.04.01 - 2011.07.31, The Center for Advanced Medical Engineering and Informatics, Associate Professor

  • 2011.08.01 - 2013.03.31, Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Associate Professor

  • 2013.04.01 - 2019.06.30, Osaka University Dental Hospital, Assistant Professor

  • 2019.07.01 - , Osaka University Dental Hospital, Associate Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Hokkaido University Faculty of Dentistry  Graduated D.D.S. 2000.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Dental Research  Completed Ph.D. in Dentistry 2004.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Information Science Multimedia Engineering Completed Ph.D. in Information Science and Technology 2009.09

Employment Record 【 display / non-display

Cybermedia Centre, Osaka University, Engineer 2004.04 - 2009.03
The Center for Advanced Medical Engineering, SP Lecturer 2009.04 - 2011.08
Invited professor by Joseph Fourier University 2011.07
Division of Bioengineering, Engineering Science 2011.08 - 2013.03
Osaka University Dental Hospital 2013.04 -

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Maxillofacial & Oral informatics
    Biomedical engineering-related, Oral biological science-related, Intelligent informatics-related, Medical systems-related

  • Exploring anthropological nature of language including physics. Now, working on Sibilant /s/ using Tera-scale computing and PetaFlow infrastructure.
    Biomedical engineering-related, Applied anthropology-related, Intelligent informatics-related, Medical systems-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence

  • Acoustical Society of America


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Aeroacoustic analysis on individual characteristics in sibilant fricative production, Tsukasa Yoshinaga, Kazunori Nozaki, Shigeo Wada, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,146(2) 1239-1251, 2019.09, Papers

  • Model-based inverse estimation for active contraction stresses of tongue muscles using 3D surface shape in speech production, Narihiko Koike, Satoshi Ii, Tsukasa Yoshinaga, Kazunori Nozaki, Shigeo Wada , Journal of Biomechanics,Volume 64, 7 November 2017, Pages 69-76, 2017.11,, Papers

  • Effects of tongue position in the simplified vocal tract model of Japanese sibilant fricatives /s/ and /ʃ/, T.Yoshinaga, K.Nozaki, S.Wada, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters,0(0) 0-0, 2017.03, Papers

  • Sibilant /s/ simulator based on computer tomography images and dental casts, Kazunori Nozaki, Tsukasa Yoshinaga and Shigeo Wada, Journal of Dental Research,93(2) 207-211, 2014.02, Papers

  • A simplified vocal tract model for articulation of [s]: The effect of tongue tip elevation on [s], Tsukasa Yoshinaga, Kazunori Nozaki, Shigeo Wada, PloS one,14(10), 2019.11, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, A joint White Paper from the HealthGrid Association and Cisco System, Opportunity 2 - Modeling the human body for therapy planning and computer assisted interventions, V.Breton, W.De Nerve, C.De Wagter, G.Heeren, G.Lonsdale, L.Maigne, J.Montagnat, K.Nozaki, X.Pennec, M.Taillet, Cisco Systems, 2004.12

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • JBMES Best research award, Kazunori Nozaki, Masanori Nakamura, Haruka Takimoto, Shigeo Wada, Japanese Society for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2010.09

  • Analytics challenge: Best Paper Nomination, Kazunori Nozaki, Masaaki Noro, Masashi Nakagawa, Susumu Date, Kenichi Baba, Steven Peltier, Toshihiro Kawaguchi, Toyokazu Akiyama, Hiroo Tamagawa, Yohsuke Tanaka, Shinji Shimojo, Conference on High Performance Networking and Computing, Proceedings of the 2006 ACM/IEEE conference on Supercomputing, 2006.11


Conference management 【 display / non-display

  • National Conference, IEEE COMPSAC 2017, 2017.06

  • International Conference, IEEE 16th International Conference on BioInformatics and BioEngineering, 2016.10

  • International Conference, IEEE COMPSAC2015, PC member, 2015.07

  • National Conference, Medical Informatics, 2016.05

  • International Conference, IEEE COMPSAC2014, 2013.07

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