Tohoku University Visits



Delegation from Tohoku University, led by Executive Vice President Prof. Memoto Yoshiaki, including lab chief of Ubiquitous Communication Systems, Prof. Kato Nei, paid a visit to USTC in June 22 - 24. The two sides had reached a preliminary cooperation intention after a three days communication.


USTC Vice president CHEN Chusheng hosted them on Jun 22. During the meeting, the two sides introduced the condition of the university respectively, looked back the cooperation between Tohoku University and USTC, and told the hope to deepen the academic communication in the field of student exchanges.

On Jun 24, Prof. Memoto and Prof. Kato visited the School of Computer Science and Technology and gave lectures.

Firstly, Prof. Memoto introduced Tohoku University’s history, extensive international cooperation and other perspectives. Prof. Memoto highlighted the “Research First” principle and “Open Door” policy of Tohoku University since its foundation.

Prof. Kato gave a cutting-edge academic report entitled “Perspective on New Generation Networks”. This report emphasized the trend of future networks, Prof. KATO introduced two types of future networks including “Next generation network (NXGN) and New generation network (NWGN)”, and summarized the research achievements of his laboratory in relevant fields.

Prof. Memoto and Prof. Kato also exchanged their views with the audiences, and gave in-depth answers to the questions proposed. These two speeches were hosted by Prof. CHEN Huaping, Prof. ZHAO Baohua involved in the speeches.

Tohoku University was founded in 1907 as the third Imperial University of Japan, following Tokyo Imperial University and Kyoto Imperial University. The university is ranked 4-6 among universities in Japan, and the highest rank in the world is 42. Tohoku University located in Sendai, the university had 10 faculties and 15 graduate schools with a total of 17,949 students in 2009. Its research excellence is especially distinctive in Materials Science.


(School of Computer Science and Technology of USTC, News Center of USTC)