Welcome to Intelligent Computation and Network Laboratory (ICNL)!

Laboratory Introduction:

The mission of the Intelligent Computation and Network Laboratory is to perform innovative and comprehensive research in the areas of B5G/6G, Future Networks, Big Data-Driven Technologies, and Network Security/Trust/Privacy to meet the requirements of future society.

We are looking for highly self-motivated graduate and undergraduate students to do research in Future Networks, Big Data, Blockchain, B5G/6G, Metaverse, Quantum Internet, IoT,  Industrial Network, Machine Learning and Network Security. If you’re interested to join us, please contact by email: lrd@se.kanazawa-u.ac.jp.

Research areas:

1. B5G, 6G: Network architecture, Blockchain (Decentralized Computing), Emerging wireless technology, Network Resilience, Integration between Cyber space and Physical space

2. Future Networks: In-Network Computing, Information-Centric Network, Quantum Network, Internet of Things, Mobility-oriented Network, Network Virtualization, Software-Defined Network, 

3. Big Data Driven Technologies: Metaverse, Network Intelligence, Big Data Intelligent Networking, Machine Learning, Big data driven wireless networks

4. Network Security, Trust, Privacy: Data-Centralized Security, Data Trust Management, Future Authentication and Authorization


News (More):

Dec. 12, 2022, ICNL 2022 Invited Talk: Metaverse Virtual Service Management: Game Theoretic Approaches  — Prof. Dusit Niyato, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Sept. 1, 2022, IEEE SIG on Metaverse started 

Aug. 22, 2022, ICNL 2022 Invited Talk: 6G Networking – The Journey Towards a Novel Vision of “Service of Services”   — Prof. Tarik Taleb, Oulu University, Finland

July 7, 2022, ICNL 2022 Invited Talk: NVIDIA Series – Omniverse SDK introduction  — NVIDIA

June 2022, Best paper award in International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2022) for the paper titled “Collaborative Computation Offloading for UAVs and USV Fleets in Communication Networks”

May 2022, Best paper award in IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC 2022) for the paper titled “Towards Accurate DGA Detection based on Siamese Network with Insufficient Training Samples”

Apr. 2022, Zhengzhi Li in ICNL Lab. got the student conference grant from IEEE INFOCOM 2022

Feb. 2022, We organize IEEE Network Special Issue on Quantum Network and CFP is announced

Dec. 2021, ICNL laboratory establishes collaborative relations with NVIDIA

2021年11月 本研究室の平山智己君は第9回学生スマートフォンアプリコンテストに参加し、Yahoo! JAPAN賞奨励賞を獲得しました。おめでとう!(作品名:マッチマッチ チーム名:カルパス)

Aug. 2021, ICNL laboratory establishes collaborative relations with National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, NICT

May 2021, Ruidong Li received the appreciation as a Distinguished Member of the IEEE INFOCOM 2021 Technical Program Committee

Recent Activities (More):

NewIEEE MetaCom 2023 IEEE International Conference on Metaverse Computing, Networking and Applications (IEEE MetaCom 2023)

NewIEEE INFOCOM ICCN 2023 The Fifth International Workshop on Intelligent Cloud Computing and Networking (ICCN 2023)

NewICCCN 2023 32nd International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN 2023), Track on Emerging Topics in Networking

NewIEEE ICDCS 2023 43th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2023)

NewACM/IFIP Middleware 2023 24th ACM/IFIP International Conference Middleware 2023

NewIEEE INFOCOM 2023 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications 2023 (INFOCOM 2023)

NewIEEE PerCom 2023The 20th International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications

NewIEEE APSCON 2023 IEEE Applied Sensing Conference 2023 (APSCON 2023)

NewMOBILWARE 2022 11th International Conference on MOBILe Wireless MiddleWARE, Operating Systems, and Applications 

NewHotICN 2022 5th International Conference on Hot Information-Centric Networking

NewACM SIGCOMM 2022 Workshop on Networked Sensing Systems for a Sustainable Society (NET4us 2022)

NewIEEE Network, Special Issue on Quantum Communications and Networking, CFP 

NewIEEE Globecom (Globecom 2022) SAC on Cloud Computing, Networking and Storage

NewITU Journal on Future and Evolving Technologies (ITU J-FET), Special Issue on Future of networking beyond 2030 CFP

NewEURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking, Special Issue on Intelligent Systems and Smart Network Computing for Commercial and Industrial Internet of Things 2021-2022 CFP

NewIEEE Wireless Communications Special Issue on Smart, Optimal, and Explainable Orchestration of Network Slices in 5G and Beyond Networks, CFP

NewIEEE Internet of Things Journal Special Issue on Sustainable Solutions for the Internet of Things, CFP


  1. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
  3. HPC-AI Advisory Council

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