AES New York 2019 Presenter or Author
Primary Affiliation: Tokyo University of the Arts - Adachi-ku, Tokyo, Japan
AES Member Type: Member
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Toru Kamekawa, after graduating the Kyushu Institute of Design in 1983 joined the Japan Broadcasting Corporation (NHK) as a sound engineer. During that period he gained his experience as a recording engineer mostly in surround sound programs for HDTV. In 2002, he joined the Tokyo University of the Arts as an associate professor (a professor since 2010) teaching acoustics and recording. He has contributed to many of the AES activities since his assignment as an officer of the AES Japan Section in 2001. He has served as chair of the AES Japan Section in 2006 and contributed to regional conferences and conventions in Japan. In 2010, he led the 40th AES International Conference “Spatial Audio”in Tokyo as a co-chair. Currently he is working as a co-chair of the International Conference on “Spatial Reproduction” to be held in Tokyo in August 2018.
In 2009 and 2011, he received the Board of Governor Award from the AES head office for his activities on behalf of the AES Japan Section.
His research interests include among others the area of recording techniques for multi-channel stereo. He is currently conducting research on the factors of spatial impression of surround sound with height channels such as 22.2 multi-channel audio.
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/toru.kamekawa
EB1: Recording and Production
Predicting Objective Difficulty in Peak Identification Task of Technical Ear Training (Author)