Waseda University / Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering / Institute for Advanced ICT Research (WU)
Waseda University is a Japanese private research university in Shinjuku, Tokyo. Founded in 1882 as the TÅkyÅ Senmon GakkÅ by ÅŒkuma Shigenobu, the school was formally renamed Waseda University in 1902. Waseda consistently ranks among the most academically selective and prestigious universities in Japanese university rankings. It is often ranked alongside Keio University, its rival, as the best private university in Japan.
Institute for Advanced ICT Research is a research institute of Waseda University about advanced ICT
technologies enabling future smart society. It covers diverse fundamental technologies (including AI/big data, video/image processing, Information Centric Network, security, 5G, smart IoT, and robotics), and conducts the social implementation of smart systems in diverse domains such as agriculture, healthcare, transportation, energy, and etc.