About NII

Administrative Council

Administrative Council

Discusses important matters concerning the management and operations of the NII in response to consultations from the Director General, such as the selection of the NII Director General as well as academic personnel, joint research plans and matters concerning the NII in the mid-term targets and plans of the Research Organization of Information and Systems.

Advisory Board

Consists of domestic and overseas members with extensive and advanced knowledge on science information and responds to consultations from the Director General regarding issues on research in informatics and on development and construction of Cyber Science Infrastructure.

  • DURRANT-WHYTE Hugh (CEO, National ICT Australia)
  • JONKER Willem (Professor, Twente University CEO of European Institute of Innovation & Technology ICT Labs)
  • FINKELSTEIN Anthony (Dean of the Faculty of Engineering Sciences, University College London)
  • LEVY Hank (Chairman and Wissner-Slivka Chair Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington)
  • BORGMAN Christine (Presidential Chair & Professor of Information Studies, University of California Los Angeles)
  • THUY Dong Thi Bich (Director Computer Science Center, Ho Chi Minh City University of Science)
  • COSNARD Michel (Chairman & CEO, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique)
  • MORGAN Nelson (Deputy Director, International Computer Science Institute)
  • ÖZSU Tamer (University Research Chair, David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo)
  • WAHLSTER Wolfgang (Director and CEO of German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence)
  • CHOI Yanghee (Director, Multimedia and Mobile Communications Laboratory, School of Computer Science and Engineering Seoul National University)
  • MEI Hong (Research Vice President, Shanghai Jiao Tong University)

Professors Emeriti (National Center for Science Information Systems)

  • OHNO Kimio (Former Deputy Director General, NACSIS, Professor Emeritus, Hokkaido University)
  • ICHIKAWA Atsunobu (Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • INOUE Hitoshi (Former Deputy Director General, NACSIS)

Professors Emeriti (National Institute of Informatics)

  • SAWA Takamitsu (Former Deputy Director General, NII, President, Shiga University)
  • NAITO Eisuke (Former Professor, Human and Societal Information Research Division, NII)
  • HATORI Mitsutoshi (Former Professor, Multimedia Information Research Division, NII, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo University)
  • ONO Kinji (Former Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, Executive Director of Research, NII)
  • YAMAMOTO Takeo (Former Professor, Multimedia Information Research Division, NII, Professor Emeritus, University of Library and Information Science)
  • SUEMATSU Yasuharu (Former Director General, NII, Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Institute of Technology)
  • UENO Haruki (Former Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, NII)
  • MARUYAMA Katsumi (Former Professor, Information Systems Architecture Research Division, NII)
  • NEGISHI Masamitsu (Former Professor, Information and Society Research Division, NII)
  • MIURA Kenichi (Former Professor, Information Systems Architecture Research Division, NII, Director, Center for Grid Research and Development)
  • SAKAUCHI Masao (Former Director General, NII)
  • ASANO Shoichiro (Former Professor, Information Systems Architecture Research Division, NII)
  • KOYAMA Teruo (Former Professor, Information and Society Research Division, NII)
  • MIYAZAWA Akira (Former Professor, Information and Society Research Division, NII)
  • YAMADA Shigeki (Former Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, NII)
  • YAMAMOYO Yoshihisa (Former Professor, Principles of Informatics Research Division, NII, Director, Global Research Center for Quantum Information Science)

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