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RIKEN Information R&D and Strategy Headquarters Advanced Networking Technology Unit

Unit Leader: Katsushi Kobayashi (Ph.D.)

Research Summary

Katsushi Kobayashi

We, as part of R-IH, in charge of the IT infrastructure, aid research utilizing information networks. We focus on maximizing researcher’s performances by ensuring efficient network utilization and system/application optimization. Leveraging insights from our infrastructure operations, we aim to improve Internet Protocol performance, and to develop new protocols, in addition to deploying those outcomes.

Main Research Fields

  • Informatics

Related Research Fields

  • Internet
  • Service Platform Technology
  • Social service


  • Internet Transport
  • Edge Computing
  • Cloud Computing
  • Internet operation and management
  • Social Service

Selected Publications

Papers with an asterisk(*) are based on research conducted outside of RIKEN.

Lab Members

Principal investigator

Katsushi Kobayashi
Unit Leader

Contact Information

Information Science Building,
2-1 Hirosawa,
Wako, Saitama
351-0198, Japan
Email: ikob [at] riken.jp