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NTT Senior Distinguished Researcher

Senior Distinguished Reseracher

“Distinguished Researcher” is a title given to innovative researchers who have been recognized as outstanding both within and outside NTT. “Senior Distinguished Researcher” is a title given to highly outstanding “distinguished researchers.” They are responsible for leading innovative research or cutting-edge technical development in research areas considered to be important for the NTT Group in the long term.

Mitsuaki Akiyama

Mitsuaki Akiyama
Secure Platform Laboratories
Research on usability-enhancing privacy and security technologies against latent cyber threats
We aim to develop an inclusive ICT society based on usability-enhancing privacy and security technologies that support usersf understanding and optimal decisions against latent cyber threats we unveil by using defensive and offensive approaches.
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Masayuki Abe

Masayuki Abe
Secure Platform Laboratories
Research on cryptograpic primitives and protocols
We aim to establish secure network society by developing theories for secure, efficient, and advanced cryptographic primitives and protocols that protect onefs privacy and preserve integrity and authenticity of valuable data.
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Kunio Kashino

Kunio Kashino
Communication Science Laboratories
Search, recognition, and synthesis of media information, and crossmodal information processing
We aim to fully utilize a vast amount of information and support heart-to-heart communication by developing fast, accurate and robust technology that can search, recognize, analyze, and synthesize real-world media information such as sounds, images and moving pictures.
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Jun-ichi Kani

Jun-ichi Kani
Network Innovation Laboratories
Research on novel optical access networks to accelerate the evolution of information and communication services
We aim to realize novel optical access networks to accelerate the evolution of information and communication services through research and international cooperation of elemental technologies and architectures that drastically increase system performance and flexibility.
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Tessei Kobayashi

Tessei Kobayashi
Communication Science Laboratories
Child Language Development
We pursue cognitive science research on the mechanisms of child language acquisition with the aim to apply it to innovation of educational technologies.
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Hiroaki Gomi

Hiroaki Gomi
Communication Science Laboratories
Computational mechanisms of implicit human sensorimotor control
Computational and neural mechanisms of implicit human sensorimotor control and interaction among sensory, motor, and perception, and development of tactile interfaces
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Hiroshi Sawada

Hiroshi Sawada
Communication Science Laboratories
Research on mathematical model and data analysis for understanding real-world phenomena
We aim to find new values through human-interpretable analysis methods for vast and variety data that are collected and accumulated according to real-world phenomena.
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Seishi Takamura

Seishi Takamura
Media Intelligence Laboratories
Research on Super High Efficiency Visual and Multimodal Data Coding
We aim to make communication much richer via a quantum breakthrough in visual and multimodal data coding technology, which is indispensable for handling big data.
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Hiroki Takesue

Hiroki Takesue
Basic Research Laboratories
Information processing technologies based on quantum optics
Our goal is to realize new information processing technologies based on quantum optics, including "quantum cryptography" to realize ultimately secure communication using photons and a "quantum neural network" that solves complex optimization problems using networked quantum optical oscillators.
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Kazuhide Nakajima

Kazuhide Nakajima
Access Network Service Systems Laboratories
Research on optical fiber technology for realizing continuous advances in optical communication infrastructure
We continuously propose valuable and reliable optical communication infrastructure by promoting both advanced research and standardization of optical fiber technology
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Masaaki Nagata

Masaaki Nagata
Communication Science Laboratories
Neural machine translation based on context and situation
We aim to develop a machine translation system that can generate an appropriate sentence by understanding the context and situation of the text or dialog.
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Tomohiro Nakatani

Tomohiro Nakatani
Communication Science Laboratories
Audio and speech signal processing for capturing and recognition of human conversations
The aim of the research is to realize a computer that can understand natural human-to-human conversations in our daily lives. It requires us to develop technologies to recognize speech with a casual speaking style even in the presence of various types of interfering sounds.
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Shinya Nishida

Shinya Nishida
Communication Science Laboratories
Human sensory informatics
We study how the human information processing recognizes the complex real world by vision and touch, and leverage the knowledge for innovation of media technologies.
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Masaya Notomi

Masaya Notomi
Basic Research Laboratories
Quest for novel optical phenomena and development of next-generation optical integration technology using photonic nanostructure
1. Photonic crystals, Photonic nanostructures 2. Ultralow-power Photonic devices and nanophotonic computing 3. Strong light-matter interactions in nanophotonics 4. Topological and non-Hermitian photonics
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Ryuichiro Higashinaka

Ryuichiro Higashinaka
Media Intelligence Laboratories
Research on dialogue systems that can interact naturally with humans
My goal is to realize dialogue systems that can achieve mutual understanding and intellectual collaboration with humans through elucidating a principle regarding natural interaction between humans and computers
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Akira Fujiwara

Akira Fujiwara
Basic Research Laboratories
Research on ultimate electronics based on the control of single or a few electrons in semiconductor nanostructures
The aim of the research is to realize ?gultimate electronics?h based on the high-accuracy and high-speed control of single or a few electrons in silicon based nanostructures towards the application to electrical current standards, highly sensitive sensors, and ultralow power information processing.
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Shigeto Furukawa

Shigeto Furukawa
Communication Science Laboratories
Research on the mechanisms of sensory perception that realize pleasant communication
We pursue neuroscientific understandings of the mechanisms underlying our sensory perceptions and mental states with the aim of realizing technologies that allow comfortable interactions with others, societies, and environments.
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Shinji Matsuo

Shinji Matsuo
Device Technology Laboratories
Research on photonics-electronics convergence devices based on heterogeneously integrated III-V compound semiconductor with silicon platform
We aim to develop photonics-electronics convergence devices by using heterogeneous integration technologies for III-V compound semiconductor and silicon, which constitute new and exciting applications for photonic devices.
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William John Munro

William John Munro
Basic Research Laboratories
Theoretical Quantum Information Science and Technology
We pursue innovative cutting-edge theoretical research in quantum physics and quantum information science with the aim to apply it to the real-world development of quantum-enabled technologies.
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Yutaka Miyamoto

Yutaka Miyamoto
Network Innovation Laboratories
Research on ultra-high capacity optical transmission for future optical transport network
We aim to dramatically enhance optical transmission performance based on coherent signal processing to realize future highly-reliable and high-capacity optical transport network
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Koji Muraki

Koji Muraki
Basic Research Laboratories
Research on quantum emergent physics via electron interaction engineering in semiconductors
We study and engineer electron interaction with the aim to realize innovative functionalities based on new quantum effects not achievable with independent electrons.
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Hiroshi Yamaguchi

Hiroshi Yamaguchi
Basic Research Laboratories
Semiconductor nanomechanical devices
We aim to develop devices that operate on new concepts by integrating the optical, electrical, and mechanical properties of minute 3-dimensional semiconductor structures.
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Junji Watanabe

Junji Watanabe
Communication Science Laboratories
Development of tactile information transmission technology and research on its social impact from the viewpoint of human science
We aim to develop information transmission technology that can provide tactile sensations as well as visual images and sounds. By using the technology, we also aim to contribute to human wellbeing.
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