International Collaborative Partner (ICP)

Name Mr. Hachihei Kurematsu

PhD Chemical Engineering, USM (2008)

Degree in Chemical Eng, USM (2004)


1. BHN Association (NGO), Executive Director

2. Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association, International Cooperation Committee, Chairman

UTAR Contact Person Ir. Dr. Chang Yoong Choon,

April, 1965 Employed by Fujitsu Ltd.,
December, 1981 Manager of Radio Engineering Dep.
April, 1990 Director of Fujitsu Europe Telecom R&D Centre Ltd, in UK
October, 1997 General Manager of Fujitsu Mobile Communication R&D Center in Yokosuka Research Park (YRP)
April, 2000 Visiting Fellow, FOE Malaysia Multimedia University (MMU)
June, 2007-Present Vice President of BHN Association (NGO)
June, 2007-Present Expert of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT)
Feb. 2015-Present Chairman of Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association (JTTA),International Cooperation Committee
Teaching & Administration
  • Promotion of HRD Program of ICT utilization
  • Cooperation between ASEAN and Japan for Medical ICT project including Telemedicine and Body Area Network (BAN)
  • Joint Study for Development / Grassroots Support of Emergency Relief / Restoration
  • Cooperation with Japanese university and industrial world
  • Connections in Japan to a UTAR staff and students
Teaching Interests
  • Introduction of ICT usage example in Japan
  • Introduction of a disasters prevention system
  • Introduction of remote medical system
Funded Research Project
  • APT (ASIA-PACIFIC TELECOMMUNITY) Training Programme / Pilot Project
Awards & Honours
  • International cooperation prize from a Japanese ITU society