ZU SOH

Last Updated :2022/08/02

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Assistant Professor
E-mail
sozuhiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-4-1,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-5763 FAX : (+81)

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2009/04/01, 2013/09/30, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Special Postdoctoral Researcher
  • 2013/10/01, 2020/03/31, Hiroshima University, Institute of Engineering, Assistant Professor

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Engineering, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Engineering, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Engineering : Cluster 2(Electrical, Electronic and Systems Engineering) : Program of Electrical,Systems and Information Engineering
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Electrical, Systems, and Control Engineering Program
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Smart Innovation Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Electrical, Systems, and Control Engineering Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Advanced Science and Engineering : Division of Advanced Science and Engineering : Smart Innovation Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Research Fields

  • Informatics;Human informatics;Kansei informatics

Research Keywords

  • Neural Networks, Kansei Engineering, Artificial Life

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Taste and Smell
  • Japanese Neural Network Society
  • The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • The Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  2. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering A
  3. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering B
  4. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Exercises on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering B
  5. 2022, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Academic Year, Special Study on Electorical, Systems, and Control Engineering

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. ★, A Comparison Between the Human Sense of Smell and Neural Activity in the Olfactory Bulb of Rats,, Chemical Senses, 39(2), 91-105, 20140117
  2. A method of estimating environmental friction based on a body dynamics model of Caenorhabditis elegans,, 19th International C. elegans Meeting Program & Abstracts, Genetics Society of America Conferences,, 403, 2013
  3. ★, Bioassay System Based on Behavioral Analysis and Bioelectric Ventilatory Signals of a Small Fish,, IEEE Transaction on Instrumentation and Measurement, 62(12), 3265-3275, 2013
  4. Hydrodynamic characteristics of a membrane oxygenator: modeling of pressure-flow characteristics and their influence on apparent viscosity, Perfusion, 0267659114562101, 20140901
  5. Development of a Continuous Sphygmomanometer Using Electromagnetic Induction, 2014 IEEE Biomedical Circuit and System Conference Proceedings, 444-447, 20141022
  6. A Neural Network Based Infant Monitoring System to Facilitate Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 5614-5617, 20150822
  7. A Blood Viscosity Estimation Method Based on Pressure-Flow Characteristics of an Oxygenator During Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Its Clinical Application, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 5525-5528, 20150822
  8. Computer Simulation of Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis Elegans in Consideration of Whole-body Movements, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 651-656, 20151111
  9. A neural Network Model of Caenorhabditis Elegans and Simulation of Chemotaxis-related Information Processing in the Neural Network, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 668-673, 20151111
  10. Hydrodynamic characteristics of a membrane oxygenator: modeling of pressure-flow characteristics and their influence on apparent viscosity, Perfusion, 30(6), 478-483, 20150822
  11. A Mathematical Model of the Olfactory Bulb for the Selective Adaptation Mechanism in the Rodent Olfactory System, PLoS One, 11(12), 20161219
  12. Ischemic Stroke after Carotid Artery Stenting can be predicted by Proximal Calcification and Jellyfish Sign, Journal of Neurosurgery
  13. A Motor Behavioral Evaluation Method for Children with Developmental Disorders during Music Therapy Sessions: A Pilot Study, Current Pediatrics Research, 20(1&2), 103-117, 2016
  14. A Novel Blood Viscosity Estimation Method Based on Pressure-Flow Characteristics of an Oxygenator During Cardiopulmonary Bypass, ARTIFICIAL ORGANS, 41(3), 262-266, 201703
  15. Continuous Blood Viscosity Monitoring System for Cardiopulmonary Bypass Applications, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, 64(7), 1503-1512, 201707
  16. An Estimation Method for Environmental Friction Based on Body Dynamic Model of Caenorhabditis elegans, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS NETWORKING AND ARTIFICIAL LIFE, 4(1), 32-40, 201706
  17. Force and Motion Analysis of larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) using a body dynamics model, JOURNAL OF ROBOTICS NETWORKING AND ARTIFICIAL LIFE, 4(3), 183-190, 201712
  18. Quantitative Evaluation of Pain during Electrocutaneous Stimulation using a Log-Linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Model, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20180215
  19. Assessment of Lower-limb Vascular Endothelial Function Based on Enclosed Zone Flow-mediated Dilation, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20180618
  20. Predicting ischemic stroke after carotid artery stenting based on proximal calcification and the jellyfish sign, Journal of Neurosurgery, 128(5), 1280-1288, 201805
  21. ★, Real-time Cameraless Measurement System based on Bioelectrical Ventilatory Signals to Evaluate Fear and Anxiety, Zebrafish, 15(2), 133-144, 201801
  22. Real-Time Cameraless Measurement System Based on Bioelectrical Ventilatory Signals to Evaluate Fear and Anxiety, ZEBRAFISH, 15(2), 133-144, 201804
  23. Predicting ischemic stroke after carotid artery stenting based on proximal calcification and the jellyfish sign, JOURNAL OF NEUROSURGERY, 128(5), 1280-1288, 201812
  24. Estimation of Cough Peak Flow Using Cough Sounds, SENSORS, 18(7), 201807
  25. A computational model of internal representations of chemical gradients in environments for chemotaxis of Caenorhabditis elegans, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8, 20181121
  26. A Mobile Cough Strength Evaluation Device Using Cough Sounds, SENSORS, 18(11), 201811
  27. Estimation of Arterial Viscosity Based on an Oscillometric Method and Its Application in Evaluating the Vascular Endothelial Function, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20190222
  28. Development of fMRI-Compatible Steering Reaction Force Generation Unit, IEEE-ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, 24(2), 549-560, 201904
  29. Assessment of Lower-limb Vascular Endothelial Function Based on Enclosed Zone Flow-mediated Dilation, Scientific Reports, 8(9263), 20180618
  30. Quantitative Evaluation of Pain during Electrocutaneous Stimulation using a Log-Linearized Peripheral Arterial Viscoelastic Model, Scientific Reports, 8(3091), 20180215
  31. Unconstrained Vital Sign Monitoring System Using an Aortic Pulse Wave Sensor, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9, 20191125
  32. Online Prediction of Normal Blood Viscosity During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Using Hematocrit- and Temperature-Dependent Model, IEEE ACCESS, 8, 5611-5621, 2020
  33. Markerless Measurement and Evaluation of General Movements in Infants, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200129
  34. Clinical Significance of Cough Peak Flow and Its Non-Contact Measurement via Cough Sounds: A Narrative Review, APPLIED SCIENCES-BASEL, 10(8), 202002
  35. Video-based evaluation of infant crawling toward quantitative assessment of motor development, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200709
  36. Recurrent probabilistic neural network-based short-term prediction for acute hypotension and ventricular fibrillation, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 10(1), 20200720
  37. The right hemisphere is important for driving-related cognitive function after stroke, Neurosurgical Review, 20200311
  38. Targeted central nervous system irradiation of Caenorhabditis elegans induces a limited effect on motility, Biology, 9(289), 20200914
  39. Longitudinal Assessment of U-shaped and Inverted U-shaped Developmental Changes in the Spontaneous Movements of Infants via Markerless Video Analysis, Scientific Reports, 10, 20201008

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Evaluating Habituation to a Novel Environment of Zebrafish using Bioelectrical Signals, Zu Soh, Ryosuke Sekimoto, Masayuki Yoshida, Toshio Tsuji, The SICE Annual Conference 2019, 2019/09/10, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima, JAPAN
  2. Unconstrained Monitoring of Pulse Pressure Waves from the Surface of the Subject’s Back, Akihisa Mito, Harutoyo Hirano, Naoki Hagiyama, Zu Soh, Etsunori Fujita, Yumi Ogura, Ryuji Nakamura, Noboru Saeki, Masashi Kawamoto, Masao Yoshizumi, and Toshio Tsuji, The SICE Annual Conference 2019, 2019/09/10, With Invitation, English, Hiroshima, JAPAN
  3. Brain Activity While Waiting to Steer a Car: An fMRI Study, Yoshihisa Okamoto, Yoshihisa Okamoto, Toshihiro Yoshida, Kazuhiro Takemura, Takahide Nouzawa, Takafumi Sasaoka, Zu Soh, Shigeto Yamawaki and Toshio Tsuji, The 5th International Conference on Biomedical and Bioinformatics Engineering, 2018/11/12, Without Invitation, English, Okinawa, Japan
  4. Detection of Echinocyte during Perfusion with Oxygenator Based on Continuous Blood Viscosity Monitoring, Shigeyuki Okahara, Toshio Tsuji, Zu Soh, and Satoshi Miyamoto, Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2018/07/17, Without Invitation, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  5. Unconstrained Monitoring of Biological Signals Using an Aortic Pulse Wave Sensor, Naoki Hagiyama, Akihisa Mito, Harutoyo Hirano, Zu Soh, Etsunori Fujita, Yumi Ogura, Ryuichi Uchikawa, Shigehiko Kaneko, Ryuji Nakamura, Noboru Saeki, Masashi Kawamoto, Masao Yoshizumi and Toshio Tsuji, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2018/07/17, Without Invitation, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  6. Towards Objective Olfactory Evaluation Based on Peripheral Arterial Stiffness and Heart Rate Variability Indices, Masaaki Totsuka, Zu Soh, Takafumi Sasaoka, Shigeto Yamawaki, and Toshio Tsuji, 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2018/07/17, Without Invitation, English, Honolulu, HI, USA
  7. Blood Viscosity Monitoring During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Based on Pressure-Flow Characteristics of a Newtonian fluid, Shigeyuki Okahara, Zu Soh, Shinya Takahashi, Taijiro Sueda and Toshio Tsuji, 2016/08/16, Without Invitation, Japanese
  8. Force and Motion Analysis of larval zebrafish (Danio rerio) using a body dynamics model, Naohisa Mukaidani, Zu Soh, Shinichi Higashijima and Toshio Tsuji, The 2017 International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics, 2017/01/19, Without Invitation, English
  9. An Estimation Method for Environmental Friction Based on Body Dynamic Model of Caenorhabditis elegans, Zu Soh, Michiyo Suzuki and Toshio Tsuji, The 2017 International Conference on Artificial Life and Robotics, 2017/01/19, Without Invitation, English
  10. Blood Viscosity Monitoring During Cardiopulmonary Bypass Based on Pressure-Flow Characteristics of a Newtonian fluid, Shigeyuki Okahara, Zu Soh, Shinya Takahashi, Taijiro Sueda and Toshio Tsuji, The 38th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2016/08/16, Without Invitation, English
  11. Development of a Continuous Sphygmomanometer Using Electromagnetic Induction, H. Hirano, T. Fukuchi, Z. Soh, Y. Kurita, A., Kandori, Y. Sano, R. Nakamura, N. Saeki, M. Kawamoto, M. Yoshizumi and T. Tsuji, 2014 IEEE Biomedical Circuit and System Conference Proceedings, 2014/10/22, Without Invitation, English, IEEE, Lausanne
  12. A Neural Network Based Infant Monitoring System to Facilitate Diagnosis of Epileptic Seizures, Y. Ogura, H. Hayashi, S. Nakashima, Z. Soh T. Shibanoki and K. Shimatani, A. Takeuchi, M. Nakamura, A. Okumura, Y. Kurita, T. Tsuji, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2015/08/22, Without Invitation, English, IEEE, Milano
  13. A Blood Viscosity Estimation Method Based on Pressure-Flow Characteristics of an Oxygenator During Cardiopulmonary Bypass and Its Clinical Application, S. Okahara, T. Tsuji, Z. Soh, S. Takahashi and T. Sueda, 37th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, 2015/08/22, Without Invitation, English, IEEE, Milano
  14. Computer Simulation of Chemotaxis in Caenorhabditis Elegans in Consideration of Whole-body Movements, Z. Soh, M. Suzuki, Y. Kurita and T. Tsuji, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 2015/11/11, Without Invitation, English, SAI, London
  15. A neural Network Model of Caenorhabditis Elegans and Simulation of Chemotaxis-related Information Processing in the Neural Network, K. Sakamoto, Z. Soh, M. Suzuki, Y. Kurita and T. Tsuji, SAI Intelligent Systems Conference 2015, 2015/11/11, Without Invitation, English, SAI, London