Start of scientific cooperation with Shinshu University

On May 23 and 24, 2016 Prof. Kiyoshi Tanaka, a Vice-President of Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan, and Hernán Aguirre, an Associated Professor at Shinshu University, were visiting the Jožef Stefan Institute. The purpose of the visit was to start a scientific cooperation between the two institutions supported by the Slovenian Research Agency (ARRS) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS). To this end, the two sides agreed on a memorandum of understanding for academic cooperation and exchange that was signed by the Director of JSI Prof. Jadran Lenarčič on May 24. The joint research will focus on multi-criteria optimization for space exploration and infrastructure networks. At JSI it will be conducted by the Computational Intelligence Group of the Department of Intelligent Systems.