Toshihisa Doi

Lecturer (tenured), Dept. of Living Environment Design, Osaka Metropolitan University

He received M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in 2012 and 2015, respectively, from Wakayama University. He was an R&D engineer at Lenovo (Japan) Ltd. Since 2016, he has been an Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Intelligent Mechanical Systems, Okayama University, he has been an Lecturer at the Living Environment Design, Osaka Metropolitan University. He is also a certified professional ergonomist (CPE). His research areas are human factors and ergonomics, cognitive engineering, human life engineering, human-interface design, Human machine interface and user experience.


10+ years Human-Centered Design and Human Factors related experiences

4+ years experiences in the world’s first advanced products development as innovation project in PC industry; 13 patents


Tel: +81-6-6605-2888

E-mail: tdoi(at)

3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ward, Osaka-city, Osaka 558-8585 Japan



Work experience

2022.4 - Present Lecturer, Dept. of Living Environment Design, Osaka Metropolitan University

2016.10 - 2022.3 Assistant Professor, Dept. of Intelligent Mechanical Systems, Okayama University

2012.4 - 2016.9 R&D Engineer, Lenovo(Japan) Ltd. (Mechanical design, Human input device development, UX)

Reasearch topic

Human Centered Design / Cognitive Ergonomics / Automotive Ergonomics / Human Machine Systems / Universal Design / Human Input Device / User Experience / Usability


Usability evaluation / User study / Experimental design (HF/E, Cognitive eingeering) / Questionnaire survey / Eye movement measurement (eye-gaze, pupil, eye blink) / Physiological measurement (ECG, EMG, EEG) / User observation / Statistical analysis / Quantitative data analysis / Qualitative data analysis / Screen design / Mechanical design

Software skill: R / SPSS / StatView / Illustrator / Photoshop / Dreamweaver / 3D CAD(CATIA V5)

Academic society

Japan Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,Japanese Society for the Science of Design,Human Factors and Ergonomics Society,Japan Society of Kansei Engineering,The Society for Industrial Plant Human Factors of Japan