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last modified:2024/06/22

Associate Professor CHIHARA, Takanori

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Frontier Engineering,Institute of Science and Engineering

College and School Educational Field

Division of Frontier Engineering, Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology
School of Frontier Engineering, College of Science and Engineering

Laboratory

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Kanazawa University Master Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology 200703 Completed
Kanazawa University Doctor Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology 201003 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kanazawa University 200503
【Degree】
Ph.D.

Career

Tokyo Metropolitan University Division of Management Systems Engineering Assistant Professor(2010/04/01-2017/03/31)
Kanazawa University Institute for Frontier Science Initiative Assistant Professor(2017/04/01-2021/03/31)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Frontier Engineering, Institute of Science and Engineering Assistant Professor(2021/04/01-2021/09/30)
Kanazawa University Faculty of Frontier Engineering, Institute of Science and Engineering Associate Professor(2021/10/01-)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

THE JAPAN SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS
JAPAN ERGONOMICS SOCIETY
JAPAN SOCIETY FOR DESIGN ENGINEERING

Award

JAPAN SOCIETY FOR DESIGN ENGINEERING
○2021 JSBE Papers of the Year Award(2022/06)
○Best Paper Award (10th Pan-Pacific Conference on Ergonomics)(2014/08/27)
○Young Scientist Award (The 8th China-Japan-Korea Joint Symposium on Optimization of Structural and Mechanical Systems)(2014/05/28)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)
○JSME Young Engineers Award(2014/04/18)

Specialities

Social systems engineering/Safety system、Design engineering/Machine functional elements/Tribology、Human interface and interaction

Speciality Keywords

Ergonomics/Human Factor, Design Engineering, Occupational Safety, Usability, Optimal Design

Research Themes

Formulation of physical and cognitive workload and its application to product and work environment design

Quantification of cognitive workload using eye tracking data

Quantification of physical workload using electromyography and digital human modeling

Books

Papers

  •  Influence of forward head posture on muscle activation pattern of the trapezius pars descendens muscle in young adults. Yuichi Nishikawa,Kohei Watanabe,Takanori Chihara,Jiro Sakamoto,Toshihiko Komatsuzaki,Kenji Kawano,Akira Kobayashi,Kazumi Inoue,Noriaki Maeda,Shinobu Tanaka,Allison Hyngstrom Scientific reports 12 1 2022/11
  •  Generating deceleration behavior of automatic driving by reinforcement learning that reflects passenger discomfort Takanori Chihara,Jiro Sakamoto International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 91 103343 2022/09
  •  An experimental and simulation-based evaluation of the effect of seat angle on muscle load for perching Takanori CHIHARA,Kohei SEKINE,Takahiro TANAKA,Jiro SAKAMOTO,Kenji KAWANO,Takashi KAWAGOE Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese) 87 899 21 2021/07 
  •  Exerted force estimation using a wearable sensor during manual material handling Takanori Chihara,Jiro Sakamoto Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries 31 3 239 2021/05 
  •  Bioinspired cane design and production using braiding technology Sakamoto, J,Chihara, T,Azuma, T,Kinari, T,Kitayama, S,Kimizu, M,Hasebe, H,Mori, D Journal of Biomechanical Science and Engineering 16 1 20-00402 2021/04 

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  •  Evaluation of mental workload during automobile driving using one-class support vector machine with eye movement data Chihara, T., Kobayashi, F., Sakamoto, J. Applied Ergonomics 89 103201 2020/11
  •  Shape optimization of screwdriver handle for improving grasping comfort of precision and power grips Chihara, T., Seo, A., Sakamoto, J. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries 29 6 485-492 2019/11
  •  A novel approach to bi-objective optimization of touch-screen installation position for minimizing physical workload and increasing screen visibility Chihara, T., Seo, A., Sakamoto, J. Applied Ergonomics 81 102881 2019/11
  •  Effect of repetitive elbow holding tasks with low-level muscular exertion on perceived muscle discomfort Chihara, T., Nozawa, A., Seo, A., Sakamoto, J. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing & Service Industries 29 4  312-318 2019/01
  •  Evaluation of physical workload affected by mass and center of mass of head-mounted display Chihara, T., Seo, A. Applied Ergonomics 68 204-212 2018/04
  •  Optimal design method with biomechanical analysis for a work environment reducing physical workload: Illustration by application to work table height design Chihara, T., Seo, A. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science 18 6 592-607 2017/11
  •  Optimal product design method with digital human modeling for physical workload reduction: A case study illustrating an application to handrail position design Chihara, T., Fukuchi, N., Seo, A. The Japanese Journal of Ergonomic 53 2 25-35 2017/04
  •  Formulation of perceived muscle fatigue based on elbow flexion task Chihara, T., Nozawa, A., Seo, A. Mechanical Engineering Journal 3 4 2016/08
  •  Optimum design of a lumber support belt to reduce the physical workload of the low back Chihara, T., Nishijima, U., Moriya, I., Seo, A., Hatano, H., Yamada, H. Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing 10 1 2016/03
  •  Formulation of total perceived discomfort function for entire body in sagittal plane based on joint moment Chihara, T., Hoshi, S., Seo, A. Innovation and Supply Chain Management 9 3 75-82 2015/09
  •  Optimum position and orientation of handrail for sit-to-stand movement Chihara, T., Fukuchi, N., Seo, A. Journal of Advanced Mechanical Design, Systems, and Manufacturing 9 3 2015/08
  •  Total perceived discomfort function for upper limbs based on joint moment Chihara, T., Seo, A., Izumi, T. Journal of Advanced Simulation in Science and Engineering 1 1 36-50 2014/10
  •  Perceived discomfort functions based on joint moment for various joint motion directions of the upper limb Chihara, T., Izumi, T., Seo, A. Applied Ergonomics 45 2B 308-317 2014/03
  •  Evaluation of multiple muscle loads through multi-objective optimization with prediction of subjective satisfaction level: Illustration by an application to handrail position for standing Chihara, T., Seo, A. Applied Ergonomics 45 2B 261-269 2014/03
  •  Evaluation function of drinking ease from aluminum beverage bottles relative to optimum bottle opening diameter and beverage type Chihara, T., Yamazaki, K. Applied Ergonomics 43 1 157-165 2012/01
  •  Evaluation of drinking ease relative to the opening diameter and beverage type of aluminum beverage bottles Chihara, T., Yamazaki, K., Itoh, R., Han, J. Journal of Food Engineering 95 2 264-271 2009/11

Conference Presentations

Others

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

○Evaluation of workers' physical/cognitive workload and performance in workplace
○Evaluation of users' comfort and satisfaction during product use

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○2022「外骨格生物の形態に基づくバイオニックデザイン手法の開発とその応用」(2020-2022) 
○「自動車の室内空間がドライバーの運転余裕に与える影響の定量化」(2018-2020) 

Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Machining Exercise(BH)(2021)
○Machining Exercise(2021)
○Ergonomics A(2021)
○Ergonomics B(2021)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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