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Affiliation
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Department of Electronic Engineering Electronic Control Systems, Tohoku University
Degree
工学博士(Mar, 1986, Tohoku University)

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200901062743081190
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1000004896

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Hiroshi Kanai was born in Matsumoto, Japan, on 1958. He received a B.E. degree from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan in 1981, and M.E. and the Ph. D. degrees, also from Tohoku University, in 1983 and in 1986, both in Electrical Engineering.

From 1986 to 1988 he was with the Education Center for Information Processing, Tohoku University, as a research associate. From 1990 to 1992 he was a lecturer in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University. From 1992 to 2001 he was an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tohoku University. Since 2001 he has been a professor in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University. Since 2008 he has been also a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, Tohoku University. From 2012 to 2015 he was a dean of Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University. From 2015 to 2018 he was a vice president (for Research Consolidation and University Reform), Tohoku University

His present interests are in transcutaneous measurement of the heart wall vibrations and myocardial response to propagation of electrical potential and cross-sectional imaging of elasticity around atherosclerotic plaque with transcutaneous ultrasound for tissue characterization of the arterial wall.

Dr. Kanai is a member of the Acoustical Society of Japan, a fellow of the Institute of Electronics Information and Communication Engineering of Japan, a member of the Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine, Japan Society of Medical Electronics and Biological Engineering, and the Japanese Circulation Society. Since 1998, he has been a member of Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Ultrasonic Symposium. Since 2008, he has been an International Advisory Board of International Acoustical Imaging Symposium. Since 2011, he has been a Board Member of International Congress on Ultrasonics. Since 2012, he has been an editor of Journal of Medical Ultrasonics and Japanese Journal of Medical Ultrasonics. Since 2013, he has been an associate editor of the IEEE Transaction on UFFC.

Committee Memberships

  232

Papers

  615

Misc.

  564

Books and Other Publications

  20

Presentations

  67

Major Professional Memberships

  6

Industrial Property Rights

  29

Social Activities

  18

Media Coverage

  2

Other

  30