Nihon Kohden Corporation, Japan
MITSUHIRO OURA (2012-2014)
Mitsuhiro Oura was a visiting researcher within the Earl E. Bakken Medical Devices Center at the University of Minnesota. He received a BS and MS in mechanical engineering from Waseda University in Japan, where he researched medical robotics. After graduation Mitsuhiro Oura has been working in the medical device industry at Nihon Kohden Corporation in Japan, where he researched pulse photometer technology, new blood circulation simulators and new monitoring devices for regenerative medicine. He was also a visiting researcher at the Medical Innovation Laboratory (MIL) at Tokyo Women's Medical University, and completed the Bio-Medical Curriculum (BMC) program.