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Guest Speaker Masaaki Mochimaru Human Engineering Researcher

ゲストスピーカー 持丸 正明 人間工学研究者

Masaaki Mochimaru studied Mechanical Engineering and Ergonomics at Keio University in Japan, where he received his Master in Mechanical Engineering and PhD in Engineering. In 1993, he joined AIST as a researcher. In 2001, he was assigned as the deputy director of Digital Human Laboratory of AIST. In 2010, he launched and directed Digital Human Research Center in AIST. After 2015, he directs Human Informatics Research Institute of AIST. His research interests are related to measurement and modeling of 3D human body shapes and motions and their applications. In recent years, his research interests are expanded to service engineering and servitization. Through 1997 to 2016, he was the chair of ISO TC159 (ergonomics)/SC3 (anthropometry and biomechanics).