Hiroaki Kobayashi

Professor/Special Adviser to President (ICT innovation), Tohoku University


Hiroaki Kobayashi is currently Professor and Special Adviser for ICT innovation to President of Tohoku University. In 1995, 1997-1998 and 2001-2002, he was Visiting Associate Professor of Stanford University (EE department and Computer Systems Lab.). In 2008-2016, he was Director of Cyberscience Center (Supercomputer Center) of Tohoku University. In 2012-2016, he was a member of Education and Research Council of Tohoku University. He is also an associate member of Science Council of Japan. His research interests include high-performance computer architectures, supercomputer systems, and their applications. He was awarded the 2017 Minister of Education Award in the Field of Computer Science and the 2018 Minister of Education Award in the field of Science and Engineering.


SINET and Data/AI Exploitation: Towards Strategic Data Exploitation


The Science Information Network (SINET) is an high-bandwidth Japanese academic backbone network. Currently, the plan of "Data Exploitation Platform for Innovative Society", which makes use of SINET and high-performance computing infrastructure, is now put forward. In this seminar, its objective and advanced examples are introduced.
Furthermore, its potential for value co-creation across businesses is discussed.




1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Shin-Marunouchi Building, Room 901


April 23, 2019 at 01:00PM - 02:45PM

Session Materials