IUPESM Fellow: Makoto Kikuchi

Prof. Makoto Kikuchi

Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment


  • IUPESM AC Member, 2003 - 2012
  • IUPESM Vice-President, 2009 - 2012
  • IFMBE President, 2006 - 2009
  • Served in various capacity in IFMBE for 24 years (1985 - 2009)
  • Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment (JAAME) President, 2020
  • President of Mindful Home Care Product Design Research Institute


  • Development of BME profession worldwide through his activities and services with the government and industry sector.
  • Started the Strategy Planning Committee of the METIS Consortium in Japan (2001).
  • Active in Japanese Industrial Standard Committee more than 25 years, and chaired the JISC Medical Device and Equipment more than 15 years

Honours & Awards

  • IFMBE Honorary Life Member 2015
  • Kelvin Premium, IEE
  • Medical Instrument Society of Japan Award
  • Magna cum Laude Citation, American Society of Neuroradiology
  • Japanese Society of Laser Surgery and Medicine Award
  • Ministry Medal, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) of Japan
  • Decoration of 3rd Order of the Sacred Treasure (Japan)

Fellow Certificate

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