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Consisting of five divisions, the Graduate School of Information Science and Technology enables students to strengthen their expertise and acquire extensive knowledge through inter-divisional collaboration.

Division of Computer Science and Information Technology

The Division of Computer Science and Information Technology focuses on education, research and development, combining scientific and engineering methods in software technology and artificial intelligence with their foundations in mathematical science and advanced information infrastructure. The Division encourages comprehensive, systematic learning in the fields of synergetic information engineering, knowledge software science, mathematical science and large-scale information systems in order to develop internationally-minded professionals capable of applying their scientific understanding and engineering methods to every human endeavor to find solutions to various information system challenges in the society.

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Intelligent software, Artificial life systems, Multi-agent systems, Human-robotics systems, Large-scale computer simulation, Information system architecture, Data mining, Large-scale information networks, Knowledge media, Knowledge base, Knowledge discovery, Algorithm theory, Fundamentals of information science, Data science, Prediction and recognition theory, Human-machine intelligent system

Research Groups
  • ・ Research Group of Synergetic Information Engineering
  • ・ Research Group of Knowledge Software Science
  • ・ Research Group of Mathematical Science
  • ・ Research Group of Large-scale Information Systems (Cooperation chair)

Division of Electronics for Informatics

The Division of Electronics for Informatics focuses on research and education in a wide range of electronics fields, including the development of information processing architecture for next-generation systems and hardware for novel information processing and communication.

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Electronics, power electronics, green electronics, spintronics, material engineering, instrumentation engineering, quantum engineering, nanotechnology, wide-gap semiconductors, nano-carbon, quantum dots, nanowire, magnetic materials, plasma analysis, optical measurement, spin measurement, sensor devices, power electronics devices, nano-scale transistors, nonvolatile memory, photo-emitting/detecting devices, spin devices, THz devices, single-electron devices, digital large-scale integrated circuit (LSI) design, intelligent LSI design, digital wireless communication, bio-inspired information processing, optical communication, quantum computers, quantum communication

Research Groups
  • ・ Research Group of Integrated Systems Engineering
  • ・ Research Group of Advanced Electronics
  • ・ Research Group of Quantum Electronics and Informatics (Cooperation Chair)

Division of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics

The Division of Bioengineering and Bioinformatics aims to systematize bioengineering and bioinformatics, which are new academic fields, with the aim of meeting social demands for combining and developing science and technology centering on life and mankind. The Division also strives to develop human resources that can play pivotal roles in the development of science and technology relating to life, mankind and medicine.

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genome informatics; cell informatics; biomechanics; magnetic resonance imaging; mathematical analysis of the living body; human function informatics; structural bioinformatics; bio-sensing; regeneration bioengineering; advanced biomedical engineering

Research Groups
  • ・ Research Group of Bioinformatics
  • ・ Research Group of Bioengineering
  • ・ Research Group of Advanced Biofunctional Engineering (Cooperation Chair)
  • ・ Research Group of Advanced Medical Engineering (Cooperation Chair)

Division of Media and Network Technologies

The Division of Media and Network Technologies aims to study new methods of information media expression and processing, such as those for image・video・acoustic and music signal and natural language applications, to establish high-speed ubiquitous network theories using radio waves and light to convey information, and to create new technologies, with the ultimate goal of upgrading information media technologies for future generations and revolutionizing business processes and lifestyles.

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media network sociology; media expression theory; information media environments; natural language processing; media creation techniques; Ultra-Realistic communication; Augmented Reality; 3D Image; information networks; wireless transmission and environmental electromagnetic engineering; ubiquitous networks; photonic networks; adaptive communication

Research Groups
  • ・ Research Group of Information Media Science and Technology
  • ・ Research Group of Information Communication Systems
  • ・ Research Group of Ubiquitous Network (Cooperative Chair)
  • ・ Research Group of Media Network Sociology (Cooperative Chair)

Division of Systems Science and Informatics

The Division of Systems Science and Informatics strives to create new distinctive system architectural technology based on electrical, electronics, control, information, mechanical engineering and system science. Based on this technology, the Division aims to develop human resources capable of realizing advanced environmentally friendly systems.

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system design; robot system; system control theory; image processing; power electronics; electric power system; manufacturing system; human-machine collaboration system; disaster information engineering; remote sensing; applied electromagnetic system

Research Groups
  • ・ Research Group of System Creation
  • ・ Research Group of System Synthesis
  • ・ Research Group of Informatics for System Evolution (Cooperative Chair)
  • ・ Research Group of Informatics for Remote Sensing (Cooperative Chair)
  • ・ Research Group of Informatics for Digital Human (Cooperative Chair)