Division of Medical Quantum Science, Department of Health Sciences

Faculty of Medical Sciences

Kyushu University

Field of Specialization: “Artificial intelligence-based diagnostic and treatment systems”

Research Keywords:

Precision Medicine, Medical AI, Radiomics, Medical Images, Data Science, Medical Physics, Medical Image Analysis, Medical Image Processing, Pattern Recognition, Machine Learning, Radiation Physics

Hidetaka Arimura received a BS in 1989 and an MS in 1991 in electronics and information engineering, and his PhD in engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology in 1996. He used to work for Shimadzu Corporation from 1991 to 1996, Tokyo Women’s Medical University from 1996 to 1998, Hiroshima International University from 1998 to 2002, and the University of Chicago from 2002 to 2004. He is currently working as a professor in Division of Quantum Radiation Science, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, and also he is a certificated medical physicist in Japan. His research interests include artificial intelligence-based diagnostic and treatment systems based on medical image analysis and data science. His personal motto is “Diverse knowledge in various fields is better than a lot of knowledge in a specific narrow field. Multifaceted knowledge is best.” (with apologies to Blaise Pascal). In addition,

Professional Experience

1991 – 1996 Research Scientist, Engineer, Medical System Division Shimadzu Corporation, Kyoto, Japan
1996 – 1998Research Associate, Department of Radiology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan
1998 – 2002Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Hiroshima International University, Hiroshima, Japan 2002–2004: Research Associate, Department of Radiology, The University of Chicago, USA
2004 – 2015Associate Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 2015 – Present: Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan