Tohoku University Center for Innovative Integrated Electoric Systems

Tohoku University


Director's Message

Tetsuo Endoh

Director of CIES
Tetsuo Endoh

The integrated electronic systems are exploited for every industrial products and social infrastructure, and are the fundamental technology which determine the quality of life. To meet social demands including energy saving and labor shortage, innovative integrated electronic systems are requested to realize intelligent system as well as ultralow powerconsumption.

The Center for Innovative Integrated Electronic Systems (CIES) has conducted the CIES consortium through our cooperation with a diverse range of Japanese and foreign companies from fields such as materials, equipment, devices, circuits and systems. So far the center has enhanced R&D of various innovative technologies regarding integrated electronic systems. In addition, we have promoted to cooperate with regional and local companies with support of local government (Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai City, etc.) and seen visible results. Cabinet Office appreciated above activities and awarded the Prime Minister's Award in “14th Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration Contribution Awards”.

We will continue to create innovative core technologies and contribute to the enhancement of global competitiveness by the practical applications, and “new creation and innovation” through global and regional partnership. I would like to express my deepest gratitude to all for your dedication and continued support.

March 2017