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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 …

Defining the Future of Security: Tatsuaki Okamoto on Cryptography Contributions, Favorite Articles and CIS Lab Goals

Dr. Tatsuaki Okamoto is the Director of the NTT Research Cryptography & Information Security (CIS) Laboratory. An NTT Fellow, Dr. Okamoto has made extensive …

Planning Ahead for Post-Quantum Threats

How close is quantum computing to threatening existing cryptosystems? Where do we stand on the development of defenses? And what can we do now? …

Exploring a New Frontier and 2021 Goals: A Conversation with Yoshihisa Yamamoto

Professor Yoshihisa Yamamoto is the director of the NTT Research Physics & Informatics (PHI) Lab and a professor of Applied Physics & Electrical Engineering, …

MEI Lab and NCVC: Building a Healthy Future on a Strong Foundation

NTT Research works on a lengthy time horizon. Not bounded by quarterly earnings, we can set long-range goals. We tend to broker multi-year agreements …

Nanotechnology: Tiny Tech – Big Impact

Nano-scale bio-sensors, a niche domain in the field of materials science, are poised to play a leading role in advanced health informatics and related …

Jon Peterson on Health Sciences, Engineering and Bio Digital Twins

Dr. Jon Nels Peterson joined the NTT Research Medical & Health Informatics (MEI) Lab in November 2020. A biomedical engineer with both academic and …

Research Goes to Market: Kei Karasawa on Strategy and the Application of New Technologies

Dr. Kei Karasawa joined NTT Research at its inception and serves as its vice president of strategy. From 2015–2019, he worked with the R&D …

Neural Mechanics and Symmetry: Hidenori Tanaka on NeurIPS 2020

Last month’s Neural Information Procession Systems conference (NeurIPS 2020), which took place (virtually) from December 6-12, 2020, was another occasion for Physics & Informatics …

Research That Pushes Computing Boundaries

When basic research presses against boundaries of existing bodies of knowledge, new multi-disciplinary fields of study and breakthrough applications can arise as a result. …