Mr Hachihei Kurematsu
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)
Bachelor of Electric Engineering, Tohoku University, Japan (1965).
BHN Association Japan,NICT Japan and Japanese Telemedicine and Telecare Association
Tel no. :
Involvement with UTAR in academic & research

Contact Person:
  - Dr Chang Yoong Choon
(Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science)


 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


Research Interests:

 Management and ICT Application (Smart City, Big data, IOT, etc.) in Rural Area,

  The exchange of human resources and the pilot project which understand Malaysian needs and a Japanese seeds


Funded Research Projects:

 APT (ASIA-PACIFIC TELECOMMUNITY) Training Programme / Pilot Project


Awards & Honours:

International cooperation prize from a Japanese ITU society


Publications & Presentations: