In 2020, full-scale commercial service is launching for the new wireless communication standard known as 5G (5th generation mobile communication systems). Kei Sakaguchi, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, School of Engineering, and Dean of the Tokyo Tech Academy for Super Smart Society, proposed technology that forms the basis of 5G and worked on its international standardization. Currently, Sakaguchi is working to create a 5G-driven “Super Smart Society”.

FACES: Tokyo Tech Researchers, Issue 39