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multimedia research engineer

Takao Kakizaki, Japanese multimedia research engineer.


Kakizaki, Takao was born on September 23, 1953 in Masuda, Hiraka, Japan. Son of Takuji and Miho (Chida) Kakizaki.


Bachelor in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1976. Master in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, 1991.


Engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Electrical Communications Laboratories, Tokyo, 1979-1984, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Electroncis and Mechanics Technology Laboratories, Tokyo, 1984-1985. Research engineer Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Applied Electronics Laboratories, 1985-1987, senior research engineer, 1988-1989. Supervisor Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Human Interface Laboratories, 1989-1992.

Supervisor, head motion control research group Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Autonmomous Robot System Laboratory, 1992-1997. Senior manager business development Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Multimedia Systems Laboratory Group, since 1997. Senior manager Research and Development planning Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Cyber Solutions Laboratories, since 1999, senior manager business innovation project, since 2000.

Visiting researcher mechanical engineering department Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987-1988. Visiting lecturer Tokyo University of Agricultural and Technology.


  • Other Work

    • Co-author: Precision Engineering I, 1990, Integrated Computer-aided Design-The Communications Advertising and Marketing Systems, 1994, Wearable Computer and Devices. Reviewer journals. Contributor more than 40 articles on design, modeling, dynamic analysis and control of high-performance electro-mechanic systems human-machine interfaces to professional journals.

      Patentee in field of computer peripherals, mechatronis, disk drives, sensing systems, robotics, wearable computing applications and human-machine interfaces (Japan, Europe and United States).


Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Japan Society Mechanical Engineers (technical committee 1988, Robotics division secretary general 1990-1991, member executive committee dynamics division 1993-1995, associate editor Journal 1994-1996), Robotics Society Japan (editorial committee 1992-1993, council committee 1995-1997, steering committee 2000-2001), Manufacturing Science and Technology Center of Japan (chair committee of remote factory automation).


  • Other Interests

    Playing music, bicycling.


Married Sayuri Abe, September 29, 1985. Children: Mayo, Ryo-hei.

Takuji Kakizaki

Miho (Chida) Kakizaki

Sayuri Abe

Mayo Kakizaki

Ryo-hei Kakizaki