Research Institute of Electrical Communication Tohoku University


Many of the staff in RIEC contribute to the development of technology and science in the world by serving as editors of referees of international journals or by chairing or programming international conferences. In some fields in electronics, electrical communications, or information engineering RIEC serves as a Center of Excellence (COE), which attracts researchers and students from all over the world every year. Several academic exchange pro-grams with foreign colleges or institutes are in operation.

International academic exchange programs

University Level Agreements

Country Institution Date of Signing
U.S.A. University of California, Santa Barbara 1990.3.15
U.S.A. Purdue University 1997.9.23
U.K. The University of York 2004.6.7
Germany The Dresden University of Technology 2006.6.26
Germany Berlin Institute of Technology 2009.8.26
Taiwan National Tsing Hua University 2009.12.2
U.S.A. Harvard University 2010.7.22
Germany Technische Universität Kaiserslautern 2012.2.1
Germany Johannes Gutenberg University 2012.2.6
Germany Chemnitz University of Technology 2013.10.31
Germany University of Regensburg 2017.3.16
Germany Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg 2017.7.13
Spain University of Salamanca 2018.5.20

Department Level Agreements

Country Institution Date of Signing
Poland Institute of Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences 1976.8.3
Germany IHP-Innovations for High Performance microelectronics 2001.1.22
France The Interdisciplinary Center on Nanoscience of Marseille, National Center of Scientific Research 2005.10.24
China Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences 2007.4.12
U.S.A WINLAB, Rutgers University 2009.12.9
Spain University of Vigo 2011.2.25
Russia Research and Educational Center “Photonics and Infrared Technology” and Institute of Radio Electronics and Laser Technology, Bauman Moscow State Technical University (BMSTU) 2014.6.26
U.S.A. Research Laboratory of Electronics (RLE) and Microsystems Technology Laboratories (MTL), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) 2015.1.9
Russia St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University 2016.11.22
France Telecom Paris Tech 2017.10.25

International Journals in which a staff in RIEC participates as an editor

  1. Acoustical Science & Technology
  2. Applied Acoustics
  3. IEEE Magnetics Letter
  4. IEICE Electronics Express
  5. IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems
  6. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, and Complex Problem Solving Technologies
  7. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security
  8. International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
  9. International Journal of Energy, Information and Communications
  10. International Journal of Information Sciences and Computer Engineering (IJISCE)
  11. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
  12. Journal of Cryptographic Engineering
  13. Journal of information hiding and multimedia signal processing
  14. Journal of Magnetics, Korean Magnetics Society
  15. Journal of SPIN
  16. Mobile Information Systems
  17. Nature Communications
  18. Neural Networks
  19. Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications, IEICE
  20. NPG Asia Materials
  21. Optical Fiber Technology
  22. Optical Review
  23. Optics Communications
  24. Scientific Reports

International Conference programmed by a staff in RIEC

  1. 14th RIEC International Workshop on Spintronics
  2. 16th Smart Card Research and Advanced Application Conference
  3. 33rd International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS)
  4. 62nd Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM2017)
  5. 9th International Conference on Physics and Applications of Spin-related Phenomena in Solids (PASPS-IX)
  6. 9th International Symposium on Metallic Multilayers (MML2016)
  9. ACM Symposium on Satial User Interfaces (SUI 2016)
  10. ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology
  11. ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST)
  12. ACM UIST 2016
  13. ACSIN14 & ICSPM26
  14. Asian-Pacific Conference on Vision 2017
  15. Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC)
  16. Asia-Pacific Workshop on Fundamentals and Applications of Advanced Semiconductor Devices (AWAD)
  17. Eurographics Workshop on Virtual Environment (EGVE)
  18. European Conference on Optical Communication (ECOC)
  19. European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC)
  20. Human-Computer Interaction (TC-13)
  21. IEEE International Symposium on Multiple-Valued Logic
  22. IEEE Magnetics Society Summer School
  23. IEEE NEMS 2016
  24. IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI 2016)
  25. IEEE Symposium on 3D User Interfaces (3DUI 2017)
  26. Int. Conf. on Micro- and Nano-Electronics (ICMNE)
  27. International Conference on Artificial Reality and Tele-existence (ICAT)
  28. International Conference on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
  29. International Conference on Electron Dynamics in Semiconductors, Optoelectronics and Nanostructures (EDISON)
  30. International Conference on Indium Phosphide and Related Materials (IPRM)
  31. International Conference on Modern Materials & Technologies (CIMTEC)
  32. International Conference on Nanophotonics and Micro/Nano Optics (NANOP)
  33. International Conference on Recent Progress in Graphene Research (RPGR)
  34. International Conferences on Modern Materials & Technologies (CIMTEC)
  35. International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP )
  36. International Symposium on Adaptive Motion of Animals and Machines
  37. International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (ISCS)
  38. International Symposium on Frontiers in THz Technology (FTT)
  39. International Symposium on Infra-Red, Milli-Meter-Wave, and Terahertz (IRMMW-THz)
  40. International Workshop on Constructive Side-Channel Analysis and Secure Design
  41. International Workshop on Security Proofs for Embedded Systems
  42. International Workshop on Synthesis And System Integration of Mixed Information technologies
  43. Optical Fiber Communication conference (OFC)
  44. Optical nanofiber application (ONNA2017)
  45. Russia-Japan-USA-Europe Symposium on Fundamental & Applied Problems of Terahertz Devices & Technologies (RJUSE)
  46. Soft Magnetic Materials Conference
  47. SPIE International Conference on Defense, Commercial, and Sensing
  48. Technical Committee of Multiple-Valued Logic, IEEE Computer Society
  49. The 28th Magnetic Recording Conterence (TMRC2017)
  50. The 31st IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2017)
  51. The 3rd International Symposium on Intelligent Systems Technologies and Applications (ISTA’17)
  52. The International Multisensory Research Forum 2017 (IMRF2017)
  53. The Twelfth International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (IIH-MSP2016)
  54. Topical Workshop on Heterostructure Microelectronics (TWHM)
  55. VLSI Circuits Symposium