Research Institute of Electrical Communication Tohoku University


Hiroaki Muraoka,Director(Professor)

Makoto Furunishi,Technology Development Division Mobile Division Project Planning Division Visiting Professor

Noriharu Suematsu,Technology Development Division Mobile Division Professor*

Suguru Kameda,Technology Development Division Mobile Division Associate Professor*

Hiroshi Matsuoka,Technology Development Division Storage Division Visiting Professor


The purpose of the IT-21 center is development of practical technologies for IT based on the advanced technologies of RIEC with the partnership among Industry, Government and Universities. The term of development is limited less than 5 years. The projects are planed on matching with both basic technologies in the University and application in the Industry. Combination of the technologies of the University and Industry makes practical technologies with availability for the commercial products. The center actively accelerates to obtain the intellectual properties generated from the development of practical technology to the Industry.