HIRATA Akimasa

写真a

Affiliation Department etc.

Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

Title

Professor

Graduating School

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    1996.03

    Osaka University   Faculty of Engineering   Department of Communications Engineering   Graduated

Graduate School

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    2000.03

    Osaka University    Communications EngineeringDoctor's Course  Completed

Degree

  • Osaka University -  Doctor of Engineering

External Career

  • 1999.05
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    1999.10

    University of Victoria   Researcher  

Academic Society Affiliations

  • 2017.05
    -
    Now

    World Health Organization

  • 2010.12
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    Now

    Institute of Physics

  • 2005.01
    -
    Now

    International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection

  • 2000.04
    -
    Now

    Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan

  • 1999.04
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    Now

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification)

  • Communication/Network engineering

  • Power engineering/Power conversion/Electric machinery

 

Research Career

  • Evaluation of Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Waves

    International Collaboration   Funded Research  

    Project Year:  2001.04  -  2001.04

  • Multiphysics simulation techniques

    Individual   Funded Research  

    Project Year:  1999.04  -  1999.04

Papers

  • Setting Exposure Guidelines and Product Safety Standards for Radio-Frequency Exposure at Frequencies Above 6 GHz: Brief Review

    A. Hirata, D. Funahashi, S. Kodera

    Annals of Telecommunications     2019.01  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Intraoperative direct subcortical stimulation: comparison of monopolar and bipolar stimulation

    J. Gomez-Tames, T. Kutsuna, M. Tamura, Y. Muragaki and A. Hirata

    Physics in Medicine and Biology ( IoP )    2018.12  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Area-Averaged Transmitted Power Density at Skin Surface as Metric to Estimate Surface Temperature Elevation

    D. Funahashi, A. Hirata, S. Kodera, K. R. Foster

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )    2018.12  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Review on Human Dosimetry Study for Radio-Frequency Exposure Above 6 GHz -International Exposure Standards-

    A. Hirata

    Proc. Asia Pacific Microwave Conference     2018.11  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Research paper (international conference proceedings)   Single Author

  • A multi-scale computational approach based on TMS experiments for the assessment of electro-stimulation thresholds of the brain at intermediate frequencies

    M. Soldati, M. Mikkonen, I. Laakso, T. Murakami, Y. Ugawa, A. Hirata

    Physics in Medicine and Biology ( Institute of Physics )    2018.11  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Intercomparison of in situ electric fields in human models exposed to spatially uniform magnetic fields

    K. Aga, A. Hirata, I. Laakso, H. Tarao, Y. Diao, T. Ito, Y. Sekiba, K. Yamazaki

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )    2018.11  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Relationship of External Field Strength with Local and Whole-body Averaged Specific Absorption Rates in Anatomical Human Models

    K. Taguchi, I. Laakso, K. Aga, A. Hirata, Y. Diao, J. Chakarothai, T. Kashiwa

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )    2018.11  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Comparison of thermal response for RF exposure in human and rat model

    S. Kodera, A. Hirata

    International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health ( IoP )    2018.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Corticomotoneuronal model for intraoperative neurophysiological Monitoring During Direct Brain Stimulation

    J. Gomez-Tames, A. Hirata, M. Tamura, Y. Muragaki

    International Journal of Neural Systems ( World Scientific )    2018.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Temperature rise for brief radio-frequency exposure below 6 GHz

    S. Kodera, A. Hirata, D. Funahashi, S. Watanabe, K. Jokela, R. J. Croft

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )    2018.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

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Books

  • Computational Anatomical Animal Models

    K. Wake, A. Hirata, K. Taguchi (Part: Allotment Writing )

    Institute of Physics  2019.02

  • Recent progress in biomedical engineering

    (Part: Multiple Authorship )

    Intech  2009.11 ISBN: 9789533070049

  • ICNIRP RF Review:exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields, biological effects and health consequences

    (Part: Multiple Authorship )

    2009.07 ISBN: 9783934994102

Review Papers

  • Topics in EMC issues related to safety and social life

    T. Funaki, A. Hirata, O. Fujiwara, K. Kawamata, S. Minegishi, H. Sekiguchi, S. Seto, M. Tokuda

    IEEJ Transactions on Fundamentals and Materials ( IEEJ )  129 ( 2 ) 56 - 61   2009.02

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

Presentations

  • Review on Human Dosimetry Study for Radio-Frequency Exposure Above 6 GHz -International Exposure Standards-

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    Asia Pacific Microwave Conference  (Kyoto)  2018.11  -  2018.11  IEICE

  • Computational Bioelectromagnetics: Human safety, healthcare and medical applications

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    2018 Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)  (Toyama, Japan)  2018.08  -  2018.08 

  • EMF Exposure limits above 6 GHz

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    BioEM 2018  (Piran, Portoroz, Slovenia)  2018.06  -  2018.06  BiOEM

  • Safety assessment and standardization of human exposure to electromagnetic fields

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    IEEE EMC-S講演会  2017.12  -  2017.12  IEEE EMC-S Japan Chapter

  • Activation thresholds for electrostimulation by TMS and DES: Brain mapping via multiscale model

    J. Gomez-Tames, S. Aonuma, T. Kutsuna, A Hirata  [Invited]

    Internatioanl Union on Radio Science General Assemmbly Scientific Symposium 2017  (Montreal, Canada)  2017.08  -  2017.08  URSI

  • Variability in tDCS electric fields: effects of electrode size and configuration

    I. Laakso, S. Tanaka, M. Mikkonen, S. Koyama, A. Hirata  [Invited]

    Internatioanl Union on Radio Science General Assemmbly Scientific Symposium 2017  (Montreal, Canada)  2017.08  -  2017.08  URSI

  • Interest and impact of human experimental research on exposure guidelines and current gaps to address

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    BioEM2017  2017.06  -  2017.06 

  • Exposure assessment and dosimetry of WPT systems

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    BioEM2016  (Ghent)  2016.06  -  2016.06 

  • HF Dosimetry

    S. Watanabe, A. Hirata  [Invited]

    ICNIRP International NIR Workshop  (South Africa)  2016.05  -  2016.05  ICNIRP

  • Multi-scale induction and electrostimulation model with experimental validation

    I. Laakso, A. Hirata

    IEEE ICES Workshop on Current Status of Low-Frequency Dosimetry  (Monterey, USA)  2015.06  -  2015.06  IEEE ICES

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Academic Awards Received

  • The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category)

    2011.04.11    

    Winner: Osamu Fujiwara, Akimasa Hirata

  • Prize for Young Scientists from Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

    2006.04    

  • IEEE Fellow

    2017.01.01    

  • Fellow Award (Institute of Physics)

    2013.10    

    Winner: Akimasa Hirata

  • Best Paper Award

    2014.06.05    

    Winner: Shogo Tsuchida, Ilkka Laakso, Akimasa Hirata

  • Excellent Paper Award

    2014.05    

  • KDDI Foundation Award

    2011.03.24    

    Winner: Akimasa Hirata, Osamu Fujiwara

  • Excellent Paper Award

    2009.07.21    

    Winner: T. Nagai, A. Hirata, and O. Fujiawra

  • Research Encouragement Award, Funai Foundation for Information Technology

    2004.04    

  • TELECOM System Technology Award

    2004.04    

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Academic Activity

  • 2017.05
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    Now

    World Health Organization   Expert

  • 2017.05
    -
    Now

    International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection   Project Group Chair

  • 2016.05
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    Now

    International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection   Member of Main Commission

  • 2015.06
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    Now

    Institute of Physics   Guest Editor, Physics in Medicine and Biology

  • 2014.09
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    Now

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   International Committee on Electromagnetic Safety (AdCom and SC6 Chair)

  • 2014.09
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    2015.06

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers  

  • 2013.03
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    2016.05

    International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection  

  • 2012.05
    -
    Now

    Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan  

  • 2011.01
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    2012.12

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   Secretary, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Nagoya Chapter

  • 2010.12
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    Now

    Institute of Physics   Member of International Advisory Board, Physics in Medicine and Biology

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