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Waseda University
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Job title
Associate Professor
Doctor of Engineering(Gaduate School of Engineering, University of Tokyo)


Specialized field: Medical engineering, bioinformatics, medical ultrasound,
Digital Camera Imaging Device - De Noise Study of CMOS Image Sensor
Power electronics research

[Education research history / work experience]
1. Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Academic Policy Research Institute Research fellow (Visiting) · National Institute of Science
And Technology Policy,
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology,
Kasumigaseki, Tokyo, Central Confederate Building No. 7 Building

2. Affiliated institution / department: Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering (graduate school) Associate professor Educational research position
3. Affiliated institution / department: Kagawa Medical University second internal medicine lecturer (concurrent appointment of a national university)
4. Affiliated institution / department: Kagawa Medical University lecturer (Department of National University)
5. Affiliated institution / department: Researcher of the Department of Basic Engineering, Institute of Medical Electronics, The University of Tokyo
6. Affiliated institution / department: Oita University Faculty of Engineering Education Assistant Professor / Research Officer Educational science


Research Areas


Committee Memberships

Institute of Electrical Engineers Japan  Senior Member, Fellow, Board Commitee Member, Chair of medical and Biological Engineering
IEEE, Member  Reviewer for Power Electronics Society and Engineering in Medicine Society

Awards & Honors

Best Paper Award of International Conference on Signal Processing and Imaging Engineering 2008
Founder Award
IEEJ Electronic, Information and System, Contribution Award
E.S.A European Space Power Electronics International Conference , Contribution Award
The International Congress of Pathophysiology1994, Contribution Award

Published Papers

Diffuse light and optical ultrasound imaging Perspective of cancer diagnosis technology
NISHIMURA Toshihiro, MURATA Junichi, OGASAWARA Atsushi
Science Technology Trends   3・4(149) 25-29   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
NISHIMURA Toshihiro et al.
IEICE 2010, Feb., Vol.E93-D No.2 pp.350-358   Vol.E93-D(No.2) 350-358   Feb 2010   [Refereed]
IEICE Vol.E93-D No.2 pp.359-366   Vol.E93-D(No.2) 359-366   Feb 2010   [Refereed]


Noise Reduction in CMOS Image Sensors for High Quality Imaging: The Autocorrelation Function Filter on Burst Image Sequences
Kazuhiro Hoshino, Frank Nielsen, Toshihiro Nishimura
ICGST-GVIP International Journal   Vol. 7(Issue 3) 17-24   2007
Hyunkyung Park, Toshihiro Nishimura and T.Tamaki
Transaction C, Electronics, Information and Systems,The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan   127(10) 1726-1731   2007
Masayoshi Tubai and Tosihiro Nishimura
IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems C   126(3) 333-338   2006
Toshihiro Nishimura, Akira Kubota and Masao Saito
IEEJ Transactions on Electronics, Information and Systems C   124(1) 145-149   2004
Introduction of a method for computing Electrostatic potential Distribution around a DNA Cylinder Model
Yoshimatsu Okita, Toshihiro Nishimura, Hirofumi Hirayama
Transaction C, Electronics, Information and Systems, IEEJ s   Vol.122-C(No.9) 1515-1522   2002

Books etc

Simulations in Biomedicine IV - Improvement of axial resolution of pulse echo ultrasonic imaging using the wavelet transform-
Computational Mecahnics Publications, U.K.   1997   ISBN:ISBN 1-85312-3218
Computer Simulation in Biomedicine - Study on maximum entoropy image restoration of limited angle diffraction tomography-
Computational Mecahnics Publications, U.K.   1995   ISBN:ISBN 85312-462-1
Computing and Monitoring in Anesthesia and Intensive Care
Springer - Verlag   1992   ISBN:4-431-70701-X

Conference Activities & Talks

A Temperature Characteristics of Energy Transformer for a Non Invasive Rechargeable Pacemaker Battery
World congress on Medical and Biological Engineering   1997   
An Analysis of Time Dependent Changes in Arterial Properties and Ventricular Viscous Resistance on Ventricular and Arterial Pressure
2nd International Congress of Pathophysiology   1994   
An evaluation of The Autonomic Nervous System Using A 24-Hour Heart Rate Variability
2nd International Congress of Pathophysiology   1994   
An Optimal Control of Cardiovascular System Minimizing The Work of Ventricle The Rate of Change in Ventriclar Ejection Pressure and Arotic
2nd International Congress of Pathophysiology   1994   
A transvutaneous Energy transmission system for a reachargeable Cardiac Pacemaker by using A novel resonant Converter
Second Far Eatern Conference on Medical and Biological Engineering   1993   


The research on High Difinision Pricise Imaging
The research of δ-Σ Moduration A/D Converter
The Research on Concentration of Ductal from Mannmogram Image
The reserach on Medical imaging and apprications
2004 - 2005

Research Grants & Projects

Imaging Improvement on Ultra Sund for medical US by Digital Filters
SCF Comprehensive Joint Research (General Research)
Project Year: 2003   
Speckles on ultrasound image have been redused using a Digital Filter.
Retinal prostesis with COMS image Sensor using Electrical stimulation on Rtina
Cooperative Research
Project Year: 2004   
Retinal prostesis for Pigmentosa and AMD treat using Artifial Retina with COMS Sensor.
Research on Photon Shot Noise Reduction of CMOS Image Sensor for Digital Cameras
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 2005   
The Research promotes on Photon Shot Noise Reduction of CMOS Image Sensor for Digital Cameras.
A study for breast cancer of morphological edge enhancement by double structuring element for ultrasound B-mode images
SCF Comprehensive Joint Research (General Research)
Project Year: 2004   
EEG Stimulation with a gate carum Image to evaluate the cognative actibity
0085 (Japanese Only)
Project Year: 2003   
The work on retina with cognative acitvity is confirmed by images stimurations.