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Distinguished Researcher

Katsuhiko Nishiguchi

Shiro Saito

Basic Research Laboratories
Physical Science lab.

Research Subject

Quantum information technologies based on superconducting quantum circuits

Assigned period

Apr. 1, 2021 -


Shiro SAITO received his B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in applied physics from The University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2000, respectively. He joined NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation in 2000. Since then, he has been engaged in quantum information processing using superconducting circuits. He was a guest researcher at Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands during 2005-2006. He is a guest associate professor in Tokyo University of Science from 2012 to 2020 and promoted to a guest professor in 2020. He was appointed as Distinguished Scientist of NTT in 2012. He is currently a group leader of Superconducting Quantum Circuit Research Group. He received the Young Scientist Presentation Award at the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) Spring Meeting in 2004. He is a member of the Physical Society of Japan and the Japan Society of Applied Physics.