Shu Tanaka
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
PRESTO Researcher, JST

Contact

Room 803, The 9th Building, Waseda Campus, Waseda University
1-6-1, Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, 169-8050 Japan
+81-3-5286-8447 (ext. 71-5713)
shu.tanaka _at_ aoni.waseda.jp
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Research theme

Quantum annealing, Quantum information theory, Statistical physics, Condensed matter theory
More information is described here.

April 1999 - March 2003 Bachelor of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimori group)
April 2003 - March 2004 Master course of Engineering, The University of Tokyo (Prof. Seiji Miyashita group)
April 2004 - March 2005 Master course of Science, The University of Tokyo (Prof. Seiji Miyashita group)
April 2005 - March 2008 Master course of Science, The University of Tokyo (Prof. Seiji Miyashita group)
March 24, 2008 Ph. D, The University of Tokyo

April 2004 - September 2004 Teaching Assistant (Exercise of Statistical Physics)
April 2004 - March 2006 Technical Assistant (NAREGI project)
October 2005 - March 2006 Teaching Assistant (Exercise of Physics)
April 2006 - February 2007 Research Assistant (21st COE Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo)
April 2007 - February 2008 Research Assistant (21st COE Department of Physics, The University of Tokyo)
April 2008 - March 2010 Project Researcher, Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo (Prof. Naoki Kawashima group)
April 2010 - March 2011 Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Quantum Computation, Kinki University (Director: Prof. Mikio Nakahara)
April 2011 - March 2014 JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo (Prof. Shin-ichi Ohkoshi group)
April 2014 - March 2015 Research Assistant Professor (Yukawa Fellow), Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University (Prof. Keisuke Totsuka group)
October 2014 - January 2015 Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University (Exercise of Physical Mathematics)
April 2015 - Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
October 2016 - Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PRESTO) Researcher, Japan Science and Technology Agency

April 2004 - September 2004 Teaching Assistant (Exercise of Statistical Physics)
October 2005 - March 2006 Teaching Assistant (Exercise of Physics)
October 2014 - January 2015 Part-time lecturer, Faculty of Integrated Human Studies, Kyoto University (Exercise of Physical Mathematics)
October 2015 - March 2015 School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University (Exercises for Fundamental Physics B IPSE Course) [link]

March 2008 Insentive award of research (School of Science, The University of Tokyo)
April 2014 Yukawa fellow (Yukawa Memorial Foundation)
June 2014 Grand Prize, Discover 21 Prize, The 18th "Leave a Nest, Co. Ltd. Grant" [link]
November 2014 Best Poster Presentation Award, Center of Computational Materials Science Symposium [link]
March 2015 9th Award for the Encouragement of Young Physicists (The Physical Society of Japan )[link] [YITP, Kyoto University] [Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies]

The 9th Award for the Encouragement of Young Physicists (The Physical Society of Japan)
Mar. 21, 2015

Induction for the Yukawa fellow
May 23, 2015

FY2015 - FY2017 JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B) (15K17720)
"Development of Statistical Physics Based on Quantum Information Science" (Principal Investigator) [link]
Total: 4,160,000 yen (FY2015: 1,690,000 yen, FY2016: 1,560,000 yen, FY2017: 910,000 yen)
FY2015 - FY2018 JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (15H03699)
"New Era of Machine Learning and Computation Technology Developed by Quantum Annealing" (Co-Investigators), (Principal Investigator: Masayuki Ohzeki) [link] [QAML]
Total: 16,700,000 yen (FY2015: 5,200,000 yen, FY2016: 4,940,000 yen, FY2017: 3,380,000 yen, FY2018: 3,250,000 yen)
FY2014 The 18th Leave a Nest Co. Ltd. grant (Grand Prize, Discover 21 Prize)
"Development of Quantum Information Technology Based on Statistical Physics" (Principal Investigator)
Total: 500,000 yen (FY2014: 500,000 yen)
FY2011 - FY2013 JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Fellows (23-7601)
"Understanding of novel properties due to competition and harmonization of multi-degree of freedom by large-scale computation" (Principal Investigator) [link]
Total: 2,400,000 yen (FY2011: 800,000 yen, FY2012: 800,000 yen, FY2013: 800,000 yen)
FY2011 - [offered but declination] JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
"Development of classical and quantum estimation methods by combination of quantum information science and quantum statistical physics" (Principal Investigator) [link]
Total: 4,160,000 yen (FY2011: 1,300,000 yen, FY2012: 1,040,000 yen, FY2013: 910,000 yen, FY2014: 910,000 yen)
FY2009 - FY2010 JSPS KAKENHI, Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity start-up (21840021)
"Development of ground state search algorithm based on quantum information theory" (Principal Investigator) [link]
Total: 2,574,000 yen (FY2009: 1,378,000 yen, FY2010: 1,196,000 yen)

March 10, 2016 WIAS Top Runners’ Lecture Collection organizer (Chair) [link]
January 5, 2016 - January 8, 2016 YITP Workshop on Quantum Information Physics (YQIP2016) organizer [link]
August 7, 2013 - August 9, 2013 Summer Workshop on "Physics, Mathematics, And All That Quantum Jazz" organizer (chair) [link]
March 13, 2012 - March 15, 2012 "Symposium on Quantum Computing, Thermodynamics, and Statistical Physics" organizer [link]
November 10, 2011 - November 12, 2011 "Symposium on Interface between Quantum Information and Statistical Physics" organizer [link]
November 2010 - September 2011 Member of committee of Japanese Physical Society
July 10, 2009 - July 11, 2009 "Workshop on Quantum Foundations for Young Researchers" organizer [link]
November 6, 2006 - November 8, 2006 "2nd RA Symposium of COE QUESTS" organizer [link]

Physics, Mathematics, and All that Quantum Jazz (World Scientific)
Kinki University Series on Quantum Computing: Volume 9
Edited by Shu Tanaka, Masamitsu Bando, and Utkan Güngördü

Lectures on Quantum Computing, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics (World Scientific)
Kinki University Series on Quantum Computing: Volume 8
Edited by Mikio Nakahara and Shu Tanaka

Interface Between Quantum Information and Statistical Physics (World Scientific)
Kinki University Series on Quantum Computing: Volume 7
Edited by Mikio Nakahara and Shu Tanaka

Frontiers in Quantum Information Research (World Scientific)
Kinki University Series on Quantum Computing: Volume 4
Edited by Mikio Nakahara and Shu Tanaka

  • European Physical Journal B
  • Europhysics Letters
  • Interdisciplinary Information Sciences
  • ICML2009(The 26th International Conference on Machine Learning)
  • Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • Journal of the Physical Society of Japan
  • JPS Conference Proceedings
  • Physica A
  • Physica C
  • Physical Review A
  • Physical Review B
  • Physical Review E
  • Physical Review Letters
  • Progress of Theoretical and Experimental Physics
  • Quantum Information Processing
  • Solid State Communications