International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name Dr Hideki Kuramitz
Designation Professor
Qualification Ph.D., Hokkaido University, Japan
Organization Graduate School of Science and Engineering for Research, University of Toyama, Japan
Email kuramitz@sci.u-toyama.ac.jp
Tel No. +81-(0)76-445-6669
Fax No. +81-(0)76-445-6669
URL http://www.sci.u-toyama.ac.jp/env/kuramitz/index.html
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Employment
  • Professor at University of Toyama, Japan (Current)
  • Associate Professor at University of Toyama, Japan (2004 Oct – 2012 Mar)
  • Postdoctoral Researcher at University of Cincinnati, USA (2003 Aug – 2004 Sep)
Competency
  • Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Electrochemistry
Research Interests
  • Development of electrochemical and optical analysis methods for environmental applications
  • Environmental water analysis
  • Immunoassay
  • Bioassay using algae and bacteria
  • Humic chemistry
  • Development of chemical, photochemical and electrochemical water treatment
Publications
  • 60 peer-reviewed publications in Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Science and Technology, Analyst, Analytical Sciences, Analytical Chemical Acta, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Water Research, Chemosphere, Electro analysis & etc

Quarterly Activites
January - March 2018
  • Co-supervising a PhD student in UTAR. Published 2 papers in journals.
July - September 2017
  • Supervising PhD student from FEGT
  • Continued on the development of Fiber Sensor using LPFG
April - June 2017
  • Development of chemical fiber sensor based on lpfg
  • Supervising PhD student from FEGT
January - March 2017
  • Preparation of new LPFG fibers for chemical sensor testing at Toyama
  • Supervising postgraduate student (PhD)
October - December 2016
  • Supervising postgraduate student (PhD)
July - September 2016
  • Development of chemical sensor based on long period fiber grating (1310nm and 1550nm)
April - June 2016
  • Testing of electrochemical LPFG sensor performance
January - March 2016
  • Development of chemical sensor based on long period fiber grating
October - December 2015
  • Continuing of the development of chemical sensor using Long Period Fiber Grating
July - September 2015
  • Preparation of fabricated Long Period Fiber Grating for development of chemical sensor
April - June 2015
  • Investigation on hybrid LPFG using hydrogel for heavy metals detection.
January - March 2015
  • Investigation on hybrid LPFG using hydrogel for heavy metals detection
October - December 2014
  • Investigation of hybrid LPFG sensor using hydrogel and chelex 100
July - September 2014
  • Long Period Fiber Gratings sensing using double-pass configuration for mercury detection
April - June 2014
  • Research on optimization of heavy metals detection using Long Period Fiber Gratings
  • Research discussion of fiber coatings for NPK detection
January - March 2014
  • Using LPFG with nano gold coating for envirnoment sensing
  • Using LPFG for scale formation sensing on CaCo3
October - December 2013
  • Discussion on academic exchange for staff and student under MoU. Also working on Biotin detection by using avidin-immobilized LPFG.
  • Planning on fiber interrogation system prototype using LPFG for envirnoment monitoring.
July - September 2013
  • Biotin detection by using avidin-immobilized LPFG
April - June 2013
  • Study of Arc-induced Biotin-immobilized Long Period Fiber Grating for Avidin Detection
January - March 2013
  • Research Project Sharing talk by International Collaboration Partner. Research sharing on latest works for envirnomental monitoring, Bioassay using algae and bacteria, Development of chemical, photochemical and electrochemical water treatment.
  • Discussion on MoU signing between MoU and UTAR. Exchanging information on MoU signing.
  • Research collabration on Long Period Fiber Grating (LPFG) & Tapered fiber. Fabrication of glass fluid cell for tapered fiber testing. Planning to apply funding for LPFG application on chemical sensing.
October - December 2012
  • Testing of Avidin detection using arc-induced Long Period Fiber Gratings (Working on publishing paper for avidin detection using arc-induced Long Period Fiber Gratings)         
  • Customazation of flow cell for chemical sensing testing at UTAR ( Received the flow cell from Japan and testing on-going)
  • Fabrication of arc-induced Long Period Fiber Gratings samples for measurands testing in Japan ( Sent out the LPFG to Japan on 18 Dec 2012)