International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network

Name Mr Hachihei Kurematsu
Designation Vice President of BHN Association Japan, Expert of Wireless Network Research Institute of NICT and Chairman of International Cooperation Committee, Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association (JTTA)
Qualification Bachelor of Electric Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan (1965).
Organization BHN Association Japan,NICT Japan and Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association
Tel No. +81-8010019578
UTAR Contact Person 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
Publications & Presentations
  • Many
Quarterly Activites
October - December 2018
  • No new activity
July - September 2018
  • TARUC, UTAR (Dr. Chang Yoong Choon, Dr. Kwan Ban Hoe) & Mr. Kurematsu jointly submitted a proposal to Asia-Pacific Telecommunity on a research project title "Public Information Dissemination Analysis" in September 2018.
April - June 2018
  • There was no activity with Mr. H. Kurematsu.
January - March 2018
  • Discussion on Asia-Pacific Telecommunity Funding Submission
October - December 2017
  • No new activity
July - September 2017
  • Joint research funding submission to Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT)
April - June 2017
  • Report to follow
January - March 2017
  • No report received from contact person
October - December 2016
  • No activity for oct-dec 2016
July - September 2016
  • No report received from contact person