National Institute of Informatics: Main research activities and International Cooperation policy

Henri Angelino
National Institute of Informatics (Tokyo-Japan)-NII


Abstract

The National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo is the only national academic research institute for Informatics in Japan. Its activities deal with: - “Fundamental” research performed in one of the 4 research divisions, - “Strategic” research in one of the “research centers”, - “Construction/Operation” of Cyber Science infrastructure academic network and contents - Education for graduate students in the frame of the Department of Informatics of SOKENDAI University After a general presentation of the research activities in the four Divisions, NII policy for International cooperation will be presented. In particular two aspects will be discussed that are implemented with partner institutions in the frame of a MOU : - "NII International Internship" to receive Ms or PhD students for a short period 2-6 months supported by NII. - Visiting professor positions for up to 3 months with financial support