HIRATA Akimasa

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HIRATA Akimasa
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Graduate School of Engineering Tsukuri College
Job title
Doctor of Engineering(Osaka University)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

May 1999
Oct 1999
Researcher, University of Victoria
Apr 2005
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Nagoya Institute of Technology
Apr 2016
Professor, Graduate School of Engineering Tsukuri College, Nagoya Institute of Technology


Mar 1996
Department of Communications Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Osaka University
Mar 2000
Communications Engineering, Osaka University

Committee Memberships

Jan 2005
Feb 2013
International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection  Consulting Expert
Jan 2007
Dec 2012
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers  Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering
May 2007
May 2013
Member, Technical Gropu on Electromagnetic Compatibility
May 2008
May 2012
Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan  Secretary, Technical Committee on Electromagnetic Theory
May 2009
Member, Technical Group of Microwave

Awards & Honors

Apr 2006
Prize for Young Scientists from Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Apr 2011
The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Prizes for Science and Technology (Research Category)
Winner: Osamu Fujiwara, Akimasa Hirata
Oct 2013
Fellow Award (Institute of Physics)
Winner: Akimasa Hirata
Jan 2017
Jun 2014
Best Paper Award
Winner: Shogo Tsuchida, Ilkka Laakso, Akimasa Hirata

Published Papers

Efficiency enhancement in a Cherenkov laser by a proper permittivity variation
Akimasa HIRATA, Toshiyuki SHIOZAWA
Journal of Applied Physics   82(12) 5907-5912   Dec 1997   [Refereed]
Three-dimensional analysis of a Cherenkov laser via particle simulation
Akimasa HIRATA, Toshiyuki SHIOZAWA
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics   34(10) 1802-1806   Oct 1998   [Refereed]
Akimasa HIRATA, Yoshio YUSE, Toshiyuki SHIOZAWA
IEICE Transactions on Electronics   E81-C(11) 1764-1765   Nov 1998   [Refereed]
IEICE Transactions on Electronics   E82-C(11) 2094-2100   Nov 1999   [Refereed]
Shiroh HIROSAKA, Akimasa HIRATA, Toshiyuki SHIOZAWA
IEICE Transactions on Electronics   E82-C(11) 2108-2109   Nov 1999   [Refereed]


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   129(2) 56-61   Feb 2009

Books etc

ICNIRP RF Review:exposure to high frequency electromagnetic fields, biological effects and health consequences
Jul 2009   ISBN:9783934994102
Recent progress in biomedical engineering
Intech   Nov 2009   ISBN:9789533070049
Computational Anatomical Animal Models
K. Wake, A. Hirata, K. Taguchi (Part:Contributor)
Institute of Physics   Feb 2019   

Conference Activities & Talks

Induced currents in realistic Japanese models due to power-frequency electric fields
Progress in Electromagnetics Res. Symp   Aug 2006   
EMF and Health in Japan
Interactions of RF with the Human Being -State of Knowledge   Dec 2006   
Effect of SAR average mass on correlation with temperature elevation in Japanese head model
Asia-Pacific Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility   May 2008   
Temperature elevation in humans and animals for microwave exposures
Int'l Symp. Electromagnetic Environment Technology   Jun 2008   
Thermal dosimetry in human for microwave exposures
Proceedings of URSI General Assembly   Aug 2008   

Research Grants & Projects

Multiphysics simulation techniques
Funded Research
Project Year: Apr 1999   
Evaluation of Potential Health Effects of Electromagnetic Waves
Funded Research
Project Year: Apr 2001