Hiroaki Kobayashi@i{͂j

Professor and Director of Architecture Laboratory

Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Graduate School of information Sciences

Tohoku University


Mechanical Engineering Building No.2

Aramaki-Aza-Aoba, Sendai 980-8579, Japan

+81-22-795-7010 (Phone)

+81-22-795-7011 (Fax )


Short Bio

Hiroaki Kobayashi is currently Professor and Special Adviser for Digital innovation to President of Tohoku University.  In 1995, 1997-1998 and 2001-2002, he was Visiting Associate Professor of Stanford University (EE department and Computer Systems Lab.). In 2008-2016, he was Director of Cyberscience Center (Supercomputer Center) of Tohoku University. In 2012-2016, he was a member of Education and Research Council of Tohoku University. He is also an associate member of Science Council of Japan. His research interests include high-performance computer architectures, supercomputer systems, and their applications. He was awarded the 2017 Minister of Education Award in the Field of Computer Science and the 2018 Minister of Education Award in the field of Science and Engineering.



l  Fundamentals of Information Science I (IMAC-U, JYPE, School of Engineering)

l  Computer Architecture (Grad. Schools of Information Sciences and Engineering)


²  High-Performance/Low-Power Microprocessor Architectures

²  Supercomputing Systems and their Application Design and Development

²  Emerging Computing on Quantum Annealing-Assisted HPC Platforms

²  Our on-going research projects are available at



The list of the recent publications is available at


Joint Research Groups