OKU Hiromasa

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OKU Hiromasa
Gunma University
Job title
Associate Professor
Master(The University of Tokyo), Ph. D (Engineering)(The University of Tokyo)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Gunma University
Apr 2011
Mar 2014
Assistant Professor / Lecturer, The University of Tokyo
- Assistant Professor (Research Associate), University of Tokyo


Graduate School, Division of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Graduate School, Division of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Faculty of Science, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Innovative Technologies 2018
Winner: OKU Hiromasa laboratory, Gunma Univ.
Best Paper Award, 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST '17)
Advanced Robotics Best Paper Award
Best Paper in Biomimetics, IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Biomimetics

Published Papers

Hiromasa Oku, Takahiro Uji, Yiting Zhang, Kumi Shibahara
Computers & Graphics   77 156   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
Kazuki Yamato,Toshihiko Yamashita,Hiroyuki Chiba,Hiromasa Oku
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, ROBIO 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 12-15, 2018   958-963   2018   [Refereed]
Kazuki Yamato, Hiroyuki Chiba, Toshihiko Yamashita, Hiromasa Oku
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters   3(3) 1978-1984   2018   [Refereed]
Lihui Wang, Hiromasa Oku, Masatoshi Ishikawa
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics   56(12) 122501   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Takahiro Uji,Yiting Zhang,Hiromasa Oku
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden, November 8-10, 2017   5:1-5:8   2017   [Refereed]
Wang, Lihui; Oku, Hiromasa; Ishikawa, Masatoshi
JAPANESE JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSICS   56(12) 122501   2017   [Refereed]
Koseki Kobayashi-Kirschvink, Hiromasa Oku
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters   1(2) 836   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Akihiro Obara, Xu Yang, and Hiromasa Oku
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics   28(4) 523-532   2016   [Refereed]
Koseki Kobayashi-Kirschvink, Hiromasa Oku
IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters      2016   [Refereed]


Taku Senoo, Yuji Yamakawa, Yoshihiro Watanabe, Hiromasa Oku and Masatoshi Ishikawa
Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics   26(3) 287-301   2014
Watanabe, Yoshihiro; Oku, Hiromasa; Ishikawa, Masatoshi
OPTICAL REVIEW   21(6) 875-882   2014
Hiroki Deguchi,Hiromasa Oku,Masatoshi Ishikawa
SIGGRAPH Asia 2012 Poster Proceedings, Singapore, Singapore, November 28 - December 01, 2012   10   2012   [Refereed]

Books etc

Bio-mechanisms of Swimming and Flying --- Fluid Dynamics, Biomimetic Robots, and Sports Science --- (N. Kato and S. Kamimura Eds.)
Springer   2008   ISBN:978-4431733799
Human-Harmonized Information Technology --- Vertical Impact ---
Springer   2016   

Conference Activities & Talks

Edible Retroreflector
Design Principles of a High-speed Omni-scannable Gaze Controller
2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016)   2016   
High-speed gaze controller with ultra wide gaze control range using triple rotational mirrors
2016 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016)   2016   
High resolution imaging of a subsonic projectile using automated mirrors with large aperture
The 31st International Congress on High-speed Imaging and Photonics (31st ICHSIP)   2016   
Development of 3D single particle tracking system with an electrically tunable lens
NIG International Symposium 2016 Japan Q-Bio week   2016   
Mirror-based High-speed Gaze Controller Calibration with Optics and Illumination Control
2015 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems   2015   
Dynamic Image Control based on High-speed Optical Component
Taoyaka Program Seminar, Hiroshima University   2015   
Robust High-speed Tracking against Illumination Changes for Dynamic Projection Mapping
IEEE Virtual Reality Conference (VR2015)   2015   
High-speed microscopy with an electrically tunable lens to image the dynamics of in vivo molecular complexes
Quantitative Bioimaging Conference (QBI 2015)   2015   
Developing an immediate feedback system on ball rotation speed in table tennis
Japan Table Tennis Association Sports Science and Medicine Committee International Meeting   2015   
A pair of diopter adjustable eyeglasses for presbyopia vision correction
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014   2014   
Adaptive achromatic doublet design by double variable-focus lenses
SPIE Optics + Photonics 2014   2014   
Development of variable-focal lens with liquid-membrane-liquid structure and 30mm optical aperture
SPIE Photonics West 2013   2013   
Measurement of temporal response characteristics of liquid-liquid interface with a pinned contact line for high-speed liquid lens design
2nd EOS Conference on Optofluidics (EOSOF 2013)   2013   
A solution of pre-tension membrane for improving the usability of liquid-membrane-liquid lens in its weak power area
2nd EOS Conference on Optofluidics (EOSOF 2013)   2013   
Acitve Projection AR using High-speed Optical Axis Control and Appearance Estimation Algorithm
2013 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2013)   2013   
Gaze Matching Capturing for a High-speed Flying Object
International Conference on Instrumentation, Control, Information Technology and System Integration (SICE Annual Conference 2013)   2013   
A Weak Power Enhanced Liquid-Membrane-Liquid Lens by a Pretension Elastic Membrane
Frontiers in Optics 2013, OSA's 97th annual meeting   2013   
Lumipen: Projection-Based Mixed Reality for Dynamic Objects
2012 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2012)   2012   
A Liquid Lens with Liquid-Membrane-Liquid Structure
Frontiers in Optics 2012   2012   
Arbitrarily Focused Video Using High-speed Liquid Lens
5th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia (SIGGRAPH ASIA 2012)   2012   
High-Speed Gaze Controller for Millisecond-order Pan/tilt Camera
2011 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011)   2011   
High-speed liquid lens with 2-ms response and 80.3-nm root-mean-square wavefront error
SPIE Photonics West 2010   2010   
High-Speed Liquid lens for Computer Vision
2010 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2010)   2010   
High-speed variable-focus optical system for extended depth of field
IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2009)   2009   

Research Grants & Projects

Study on High-speed Visual Feedback for sensing and control of micro objects
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1-ms high-speed liquid lens with high resolution
Industrial Science and Technology Frontier Program
Project Year: 2007 - 2010