Month: May 2020

Aiming for a Moonshot: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Alexander

In May, NTT Research announced that Joe Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., had joined its Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab as a Distinguished Scientist. Dr. Alexander, who is also a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, joined NTT Research after more than two decades in the pharmaceutical industry. He had previously spent eight years at …

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NTT Research Names Joe Alexander Distinguished Scientist in its MEI Lab

Expert in biotech, life sciences, cardiovascular dynamics, modeling and simulation to lead bio digital twin initiative; Dr. Hoeteck Wee joins CIS Lab Palo Alto, Calif. – May 21, 2020 – NTT Research, Inc., a division of NTT (TYO:9432), today announced that it has named Joe Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., as Distinguished Scientist in its Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) …

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Looking Back and Moving Forward – Why ‘Upgrade Reality’ is Much More Than the Title of Our New Short Film

When I joined NTT Research as president and CEO last summer, I didn’t expect to be getting into the movie business. After all, we set up operations in Silicon Valley, not Hollywood. But a few months after we got started, our team knew we were going to need some help in explaining our mission to …

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A Q&A with UCLA Professor of Computer Science Amit Sahai

The International Association for Cryptologic Research has awarded a “Test of Time” award to a paper co-authored in 2005 by Brent Waters, currently an NTT Research Distinguished Scientist, and Dr. Amit Sahai, professor of computer science at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. Titled “Fuzzy Identity-Based Encryption,” this paper introduced attribute-based encryption, a departure from …

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