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Upgrade 2021: Day 2 Goes Technical

This year’s Upgrade 2021 research summit covered a lot of territory. We reviewed the three demos from Day 1 in another blog. The opening …

Curiosity Was Sparked at Upgrade 2021

Upgrade 2021, the NTT Research Summit, is officially in the books. The theme of this year’s event was Spark Curiosity and the sessions on …

Dr. Sanjam Garg: Foundations, Constructions and Applications

In May 2021, Dr. Sanjam Garg joined NTT Research as a Senior Scientist in the Cryptography & Information Security (CIS) Lab. Dr. Garg was …

Joint PHI Lab Research with University of Tokyo Goes Neural

The NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab likes to describe its mission in these mashed-up terms: “Quantum Physics Meets Brain Science on Optical …

MEI Lab Director Joe Alexander Discusses Vision, Goals and Strategy

On July 14, 2021, NTT Research announced that it had named Dr. Joe Alexander (M.D., Ph.D.) the new director of the MEI Lab, succeeding …

Questions about Blockchain Fundamentals and Applications

The rising acceptance of cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) makes this a good time to examine the blockchain technologies they rely on. The recent …

Research That Matters – A Conversation with Dr. Michael Fraser

Dr. Michael Fraser is a Senior Research Scientist in the Physics and Informatics (PHI) Lab, where he focuses on condensed matter physics using optics. …

NFTs: A Case Study And A Cautionary Tale

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), or unique blockchain-backed digital assets, have been making headlines recently thanks to their rising popularity and soaring valuations in the world …

Ilan Komargodski on Multi-Party Computation, Role Models and NTT Research

Ilan Komargodski joined the NTT Research Cryptography & Information Security (CIS) Lab in 2019. He is also a faculty member in the School of …

Apps and Speed: The Next Wave of Quantum Computing Research

Since the launch of NTT Research in July 2019, the Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab has initiated ten joint research projects with seven universities, …

Satoshi Kako: The Inspiration, Nature and Future of CIMs

Dr. Satoshi Kako is a Senior Research Scientist and Deputy Director at the NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Laboratory. Previously, he worked as …

Blockchain’s Time-stamping – A Look at the Past and a Glimpse Into the Future

In Kazuhiro Gomi’s latest Forbes article, he reviews the time-stamping origins of blockchain and points to smart contracts as a barometer of blockchain’s viability …