HIRATA Akimasa

写真a

Affiliation Department etc.

Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering
Advanced Medical Physics and IT Research Center

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
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    Now

    World Health Organization

  • 2010.12
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    Now

    Institute of Physics

  • 2005.01
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    Now

    International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection

  • 2000.04
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    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

  • Reduction in Human Interaction with Magnetic Resonant coupling WPT systems with grounded loop

    X. Duan, J. Lan, Y. Diao, J. Gomez-Tames, H. Hirayama, M. Hotta, G. Fischer, A. Hirata

    Energies ( MDPI )  14   2021.11  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • Power Absorption and Skin Temperature Rise from Simultaneous Near-field Exposure at 2 and 28 GHz

    N. Miura, S. Kodera, Y. Diao, J. Higashiyama, Y. Suzuki, and A. Hirata

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )  9   2021.11  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Social implementation and intervention with estimated morbidity of heat-related illnesses from weather data: a case study from Nagoya city, Japan

    T. Nishimura, E. A. Rashed, S. Kodera, H. Shirakami, R. Kawaguchi, K. Watanabe, M. Nemoto, A. Hirata

    Sustainable Cities and Society ( Elsevier )  74   103203   2021.11  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Exposure assessment of array antennas at 28 GHz using hybrid spherical near-field transformation and FDTD method

    Y. Diao, A. Hirata

    IEEE Transactions Electromagnetic Compatibility ( IEEE )  63 ( 5 ) 1690 - 1698   2021.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Effect of incidence angle on the incident power density definition to correlate skin temperature rise for millimeter wave exposures

    Y. Diao, K. Li, K. Sasaki, S. Kodera, I. Laakso, W. El Hajj, A. Hirata

    IEEE Transactions Electromagnetic Compatibility ( IEEE )  63 ( 5 ) 1709 - 176   2021.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • A novel method to predict the maximum electric fields in different body parts exposed to uniform low-frequency magnetic field

    K. Miwa, Y. Suzuki, J. Lan, Y. Diao, A. Hirata

    IEEE Transactions Electromagnetic Compatibility ( IEEE )  63 ( 5 ) 1640 - 1648   2021.10  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Assessment of human exposure to electromagnetic fields: review and future directions

    A. Hirata, Y. Diao, T. Onishi, K. Sasaki, S. Ahn, D. Colombi, V. De Santis, I. Laakso, L. Giaccone, J. Wout, E. A. Rashed, K. Wolfgang, J. Chen

    IEEE Transactions Electromagnetic Compatibility ( IEEE )  63 ( 5 ) 1619 - 1630   2021.10  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Body core temperature estimation using new compartment model with vital data from wearable devices

    A. Hirata, T. Miyazawa, R. Uematsu, S. Kodera, Y. Hashimoto, K. Takagahara, Y. Higuchi, H. Togo, T. Kawahara, and H. Tanaka

    IEEE Access ( IEEE )  9   124452 - 124462   2021.09  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Assessment of mmWave exposure from antenna based on transformation of spherical wave expansion to plane wave expansion

    Y. Diao, A. Hirata

    IEEE Access   9   2021.08  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Coil orientation affects pain sensation during single-pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation over Broca's area

    Tani Keisuke, Hirata Akimasa, Gomez-Tames Jose, Tanaka Satoshi

    CLINICAL NEUROPHYSIOLOGY PRACTICE   6   234 - 238   2021.08  [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

  • Novel health risk alert system for occupational safety in hot environments

    H. Togo, A. Hirata

    IEEE Pulse ( IEEE )  12 ( 4 ) 24 - 27   2021.08  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • 5G Communications Systems and Radiofrequency Exposure Limits

    KR Foster, S Kodera, A Hirata

    IEEE Future Networks Tech Focus   3 ( 2 )   2019.09  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Introduction and explanation (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • 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

  • Human Exposure Standards and Compliance Assessment– 5G and Beyond

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    EMC Europe 2020  (Virtual Conference)  2020.09  -  2020.09  EMC Europe

  • Brief review of human dosimetry for exposure from wireless power transfer system at intermediate frequencies

    A. Hirata

    BioEM2019  (Montpelier)  2019.06  -  2019.06  Bioelectromagnetics Society

  • Electrostimulation thresholds for transcranial magnetic stimulation

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

    BioEM2019  (Montpelier)  2019.06  -  2019.06  Bioelectromagnetics Society

  • Review of dosimetry studies for setting the ICNIRP Guidelines

    A. Hirata

    BioEM2019  (Montpelier)  2019.06  -  2019.06  Bioelectromagnetics Society

  • Human Exposure Standards –Role of Computational Dosimetry

    A. Hirata  [Invited]

    EMC Sapporo & APEMC 2019  (Sapporo)  2019.06  -  2019.06  IEICE

  • 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

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Academic Awards Received

  • IEEE Fellow

    2017.01.01    

  • Fellow Award (Institute of Physics)

    2013.10    

    Winner: Akimasa Hirata

  • 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    

  • Best Paper Award

    2014.06.05    

    Winner: Shogo Tsuchida, Ilkka Laakso, Akimasa Hirata

  • Excellent Paper Award

    2019.06.04    

  • 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    

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Academic Activity

  • 2020.01
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    Now

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

  • 2019.11
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    Now

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   Guest Editor, IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility

  • 2019.01
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    Now

    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers   Member of Editorial Board, Physics in Medicine and Biology

  • 2017.05
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    Now

    World Health Organization   Expert

  • 2017.05
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    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  

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