Akimasa Hirata

Professor and Director at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan. 2015 Technical Achievement Award winner from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society for “his contribution to computational dosimetry and standardization for human exposure to electromagnetic fields.” He is a WHO Expert and a member of ICNIRP for human safety from electromagnetic field. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature July/August 2017
Electromagnetics in Medicine
In August 2015, Akimasa Hirata, Professor at the Nagoya Institute of Technology in Japan, received a Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society for “his contribution to computational dosimetry and standardization for human exposure to electromagnetic fields.” We... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story July/August 2019
Brain AI: Deep Learning for Brain Stimulation
Other Languages Available: Ver en Español (Read Spanish Version) この記事の日本語翻訳を読む (Read Japanese Version) English A common application for brain stimulation is surgery planning used to identify brain regions before or during resection [1]. In addition, noninvasive brain stimulation has been becoming a common clinical... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature July/August 2021
Novel Health Risk Alert System for Occupational Safety in Hot Environments
The last century has seen a gradual increase in global average temperatures—a phenomenon that has come to be known as global warming. The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has reported that 2020 was one of the three warmest years on record and that the global average temperature was ~1.2 oC above preindustrial (1850–1900) levels. Adverse effects on health resulting from global warming are important issues to consider, as health risks associated with such extreme heat are anticipated... Read more