As of 3 April 2020
Nobuyuki Hamada, RT, Ph.D.
Nobuyuki Hamada was born in Japan in 1976. He received a B.Sc. in radiological sciences from Ibaraki Prefectural University of Health Sciences, and became a registered radiological technologist in 1999. He earned his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from Nagasaki University in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He was a visiting Ph.D. student at the UK Gray Cancer Institute for 6 months in 2003. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Radiological Sciences and in Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer, and a COE Associate Professor in Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine. He is currently Research Scientist at CRIEPI Radiation Safety Research Center, and Visiting Professor at Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine.
In ICRP, he serves as a member of Task Groups 102 and 111 and a Mentor. He was Assistant Scientific Secretary in 2014–2016, Associate Editor for Publications 126–132 and the proceedings of the Second, Third and Fourth symposia, and a Program Committee member for the Third symposium.
Besides such ICRP activities, he serves as a member of the US NCRP Program Area Committee 1, and a member of the IRPA Task Group Phase 3 “The implementation of the eye lens dose limit”. He was a Consultant to NCRP Scientific Committee 1–23 that produced NCRP Commentary No. 26, a member of the OECD/NEA/CRPPH/EGRPS that produced NEA No. 7265 report, Chair of Scientific Advisory Board for the European CONCERT LDLensRad, and a member of the two JHPS expert committees.
He has been involved in various radiation effect studies since 1998, his current focus being placed on tissue reactions (e.g., circulatory and ocular disease). He has published >115 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, and has received 19 awards (e.g., the 2013 Michael Fry Research Award from the US Radiation Research Society). He is Associate Editor for International Journal of Radiation Biology, and Editorial Board member for Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research, for PLOS ONE, for Quantum Beam Science, for Journal of Radiation Protection and Research (jointly published by Australian ARPS, Japanese JHPS & Korean KARP), for Radioprotection (by French SFRP), and for Radiation Protection and Environment (by Indian IARP).