Month: January 2020

NTT Research Joins Discussion of Quantum Computing Challenges at Hudson Institute Event

The Hudson Institute, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, hosted a conference on January 17 to address the question of how the U.S. and Japan can collaborate on scientific and technical challenges posed by the rise of quantum computing. NTT Research PHI Lab Director Dr. Yoshihisa Yamamoto participated as a panelist at the one-day event. Known …

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The PHI Lab’s Collaborative Initiative with World-Renowned Organizations Aims High

In mid-November, NTT Research issued a press release announcing that the PHI Lab, which I direct, had reached five-year joint research agreements with eight other research organizations: six universities, one U.S. government agency and one quantum computing software company. In this brief article, I would like to describe some of the background behind this initiative …

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A Q&A with Distinguished Scientist and Simons Investigator Dr. Brent Waters

In June 2019, NTT Research Distinguished Scientist Brent Waters was named a Simons Investigator in Theoretical Computer Science. Each year, the Simons Foundation supports theoretical scientists in the fields of Physics, Mathematics, Astrophysics and Computer Science and their home academic institutions with significant research support for five years. Dr. Waters is a Professor in the …

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The MEI Lab’s Joint Research with the Technical University of Munich Focuses on the Science behind Medical Electrodes

One of the expressions we use to describe our mission here at NTT Research is that we aim to “upgrade reality.” That’s an ambitious goal, and one that we cannot accomplish by ourselves. The joint research agreement between MEI Lab, which I direct, and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is a good case in …

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