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
    -
    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

  • Estimation of heat-related morbidity from weather data: a computational study in three prefectures of Japan over 2013-2018

    S. Kodera, T. Nishimura, E. Rashed, K. Hasegawa, I. Takeuchi, R. Egawa, and A. Hirata

    Environment International ( Elsevier )  130   104907   2019.09  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • Different thermoregulatory responses of people from tropical and temperate zones: A computational study

    T. Kamiya, S. Kodera, K. Hasegawa, R. Egawa, H. Sasaki, A. Hirata

    Building and Environment ( Elsevier )  159   106152   2019.07  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Human Head Skin Thickness Modeling for Electromagnetic Dosimetry

    E. Rashed, J. Gomez-Tames, A. Hirata

    IEEE Access     2019.04  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Single Author

  • Group-level and functional-region analysis of electric-field shape during cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation with different electrode montages

    J. Gomez-Tames, A. Asai, M. Mikkonen, I. Laakso, S. Tanaka, S. Uehara, Y. Otaka, A. Hirata

    Journal of Neural Engineering   16   036001   2019.02  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Can electric fields explain inter-individual variability in transcranial direct current stimulation of the motor cortex?

    I. Laakso, M. Mikkonen, S. Koyama, A. Hirata, and S. Tanaka

    Scientific Report   9   626   2019.01  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • 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   74   17 - 24   2019.01  [Refereed]  [Invited]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Boundary integral methods in bioelectromagnetics and biomedical applications of electromagnetic fields

    2. D. Poljak, M. Cvetkovic, D. Cavka, A. Peratta, C. Peratta, H. Dodig, A. Hirata

    WIT Transactions on Engineering Science   122   85 - 94   2019.01  [Refereed]

    Research paper (scientific journal)   Multiple Authorship

  • Real-time estimation of electric fields induced by transcranial magnetic stimulation with deep neural networks

    T. Yokota, T. Maki, T. Nagata, T. Murakami, Y. Ugawa, I. Laakso, A. Hirata, H. Hontani

    Brain Stimulation ( Elsevier )    2019  [Refereed]

    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

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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

  • 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

  • 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

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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

  • TELECOM System Technology Award

    2004.04    

  • Research Encouragement Award, Funai Foundation for Information Technology

    2004.04    

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Academic Activity

  • 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  

  • 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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