Job Title: CTO & Senior Managing Director / President
Company: SONA Corporation / Onfuture Ltd.
Company Website: http://www.sona.co.jp/en/
Other Professional Website: http://www.onftr.com
Facebook Address: https://www.facebook.com/masataka.nakahara/
LinkedIn Address: https://www.linkedin.com/in/masatakanakahara/
Twitter Name: @nakaharamstk
Masataka Nakahra is an acoustician specializing in studio acoustic design and R&D work on room acoustics, as well as an educator.
After studying acoustics at the Kyushu Institute of Design, he joined SONA Corporation and began his career as an acoustic designer.
In 2005, he received a PhD in acoustics from the Kyushu University, and founded ONFUTURE Ltd. to start R&D work on acoustics. In addition to his design work, he also develops acoustic measurement and analysis tools etc.
He has taught acoustics at the Tokyo University of the Arts and the Institute of Sound and Arts.
He served as a Governor of the AES from 2016 to 2018. He has also been a director of the Japan Section since 2002, and served as Section Chair in 2009. He received the Japan Award from the Japan Section in 2013 for his contributions to the audio industry. He has contributed to many international and regional conferences / conventions as a committee member.
AES Japan Award (2013)
1989-1995, Kyushu Institute of Design (Master Degree, Acoustics)
2003-2006, Kyushu University (PhD, Acoustics)
1995- SONA Corporation
2004- Institute of Sound Arts
2006- ONFUTURE Ltd.
2011- Tokyo University of the Arts
TC member of the High Reality Audio Research Group, Acoustical Society of Japan
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