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Let’s Celebrate the NSF Expeditions Awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released news impacting one of our labs, and quite possibly the future of computing and information technologies. The NSF’s Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) granted a major award to Stanford University’s Department of Applied Physics in support of its work to gain a deeper understanding …

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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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Our Partnership with the Simons Institute – A Promising Alignment of Research

Earlier this month we signed a three-year Industrial Partnership agreement with the Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing at the University of California, Berkeley. The signing event took place at the Calvin Lab, the dedicated building on the UC Berkeley campus that houses the Simons Institute. We believe this is a good fit and …

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