Katuhiro Maki

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Katuhiro Maki
Aichi Shukutoku University
Job title
Expert Researcher


Katuhiro Maki is an expert researcher at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT). He received B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Hosei university in March 1995, M.S. degree in information science from Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in March 1997, and Ph.D degree in science from Tokyo Institute of Technology in March 2000. From April 2000 to March 2002, He was a post-doctoral fellow at Doshisha university. From April 2002 to March 2010, he worked at NTT Communication Science Laboratories, first as research associate and later as research specialist. His research interests include computational modeling of auditory system, auditory neurophysiology, and 3D audio. He is a member of the Acoustical Society of Japan (ASJ), the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), the Japan Neuroscience Society, the Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO).

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2017
Professor, Faculty of Human Informatics, Aichi Syukutoku University
Oct 2011
Mar 2017
Associate Professor, Aichi Syukutoku University
Apr 2010
Expert Researcher, Universal Communication Research Institute, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Apr 2002
Mar 2010
Research associate (2002-2005), Research specialist (2005-2010), NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation
Apr 2000
Mar 2002
Post doctoral fellow, Faculty of Engineering, Doshisha University

Awards & Honors

Mar 2011
The Sato prize paper award, The Acoustical Society of Japan
Apr 2009
Research and development prize, NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Sep 2007
The best poster award, The Acoustical Society of Japan
Mar 2006
The Sato prize paper award, The Acoustical Society of Japan
Mar 2004
The Awaya prize young researcher award, The Acoustical Society of Japan

Published Papers

Acoustic Spatial Radiation Characteristics of a Violin Made of Japanese Cedar Wood Produced in Nara Prefecture
Maki, K. and Ariyama, M.
Acoustical Science and Technology   40(3) 217-220   May 2019   [Refereed]
Impact of temporal fluctuation on realism in sound radiation from a multichannel spherical loud speaker
Maki, K. and Isaji, S.
Acoustical Science and Technology   40(2) 38-141   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Identification of everyday Sounds perceived as noise by migraine patients
Ishikawa, T., Tatsumoto, M., Maki, K., Mitsui, M., Hasegawa, H., and Hirata, K.
Internal Medicine   58(11) 1566-1572   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Signal processing method for data with simultaneous recording of auditory brainstem response, middle latency response, and slow vertex response
Maki, K., Ishikawa, T., and Kawakami, K.
Acoustical Science and Technology   in press    2019   [Refereed]
Analysis of Vibration Characteristics of Japanese Cedar from Nara Prefecture for String Instruments
Maki, K. and Ariyama, M.
Acoustical Science and Technology   in press    2019   [Refereed]



Books etc

A computational model of cochlear nucleus neurons, In Auditory signal processing: physiology, psychoacoustics, and models
Maki, K. and Akagi, M. (Part:Joint Work, pp. 84-90)
Springer Verlag, New York   2005   
Effect of the basilar membrane nonlinearities on rate-place representation of vowel in the cochlear nucleus: A modeling approach, In Recent Developments in Auditory Mechanics
Maki, K., Akagi, M. and Hirota, K. (Part:Joint Work, pp. 490-496)
World Scientific Publishing, Singapore   2000   

Conference Activities & Talks

Spatial-radiation characteristics of musical instruments and their reproduction with a spherical loudspeaker array [Invited]
Katuhiro Maki
The IRAGO (Interdisciplinary Research and Global Outlook) Conference   1 Nov 2016   
A computational model of the auditory pathway [Invited]
Katuhiro Maki
NTT-ENS Workshop (École Normale Supérieure)   Dec 2011   

Teaching Experience