Promotion of problem-solving engineering education Promote research and education programs for PhD courses
Develop global research leaders possessing international viewpoints, broad perspectives and research abilities for various skills and social trends, whose strengths include the creation of innovation, and who can play active roles in industry, academia and government.Foster innovation leaders with a rich global vision, broad perspectives and excellent research potentials.
Creation of information technologies Create novel information technologies
A safe and secure society and well-off life based on the integration of information science and other various academic fields Integrates Information Science and other various academic fields for a prosperous life in a safe and secure society
Formation of international research bases Establish the world leading research institute
Create innovative information science and develop applied technologies Create cutting edge materials for applications in systems and devices.
FRIIS (Frontier Research Institute for Information Science) Members
Director of FRIIS
Vice director of FRIIS
Core members of FRIIS
Takashi KOSAKA. Prof.
Fields of study
Life Support Research Field
Creates novel information science to support a safe and secure life for human
Social Computing Research Field
Creates information science to build an inclusive society that is stable and active
Research education units
●Social System Research Unit
Develops an automatic consensus-building technology with diverse values.
- Mark Klein, Prof.
- Susel Fernandez, Assist. Prof.
- Kwei Jay Lin, Prof.
- Minjie Zhang, Prof.
- Fenghui Ren, Assist. Prof.
- Milind Tambe, Prof.
- Bo An, Assoc. Prof.
- Chunsheng Yang, Prof.
- Tim Baarslag, Assoc. Prof.
- Abdul Sattar, Prof.
- Katia Sycara, Prof.
- Michael Lewis, Prof.
- Reyhan Aydoğan, Assist. Prof.
●Voice System Research Unit
Develops voice interactive technology without depending on differences in speakers’ characteristics.
- Simon King, Prof.
- Ramirez Melendez, Rafael Associate Prof.
- Thomas Hain, Prof.
- Jakub Gałka, Assoc.Prof.
●Visual System Research Unit
Develops a visual support technology that reinforces human vision by uniting physiology and visual information processing.
●Life System Research Unit
Develops a life support technology based on the physical activity support system and brain wave interface.
- Rahmat, Budiarto, Prof.
- Dirk Plettemeier, Prof.
●Innovation Research Unit
Research and Development on Socio-Economic Systems for Steadily Generating Innovations to Sustain Prosperous Society
●Infrastructure Research Unit
Designs Safe, Comfortable and Sustainable Infrastructures
●Electric and Machine Device Research Unit
Electric and Machine Device Developments for Comfortable Daily Life, including Motor Devices
●Big Data Research Unit
Develops Methods for Big Data Analyses in the Field of Sciences and Technologies