Conferences, Meetings, Seminars, etc
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2019

  • East Asia Joint Seminars on Statistical Physics 2019 (Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, 22-25 October 2019 [Organizer]
  • Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference AQC2019 (Innsbruck, Austria, June 24-27, 2019) [Organizer]
  • QEO Technical Exchange Meeting (San Diego, USA, January 7, 2019)
  • RIKEN-Berkeley Workshop on Quantum Information Science (Bekeley, USA, January 28- February 1, 2019) [Invited]

  • 2018

  • Quantum Computing Materials Challenges(IPAM UCLA, Los Angeles, USA, 27-29 August 2018) [Invited] Poster
  • QEO Internal Review Meeting (NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA, 28-29 June 2018)
  • Adiabatic Quantum Computing Conference AQC2018 (NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA, 25-28 June 2018) [Organizer]
  • Qubits Europe: D-Wave Users Conference (Munich, Germany, 10-12 April 2018) [Invited]
  • Aspen Winter Conference on Advances in Quantum Algorithms and Computation (Aspen Center for Physics, Aspen, Colorado, USA, 11-17 March 2018) [Invited] "Exponential speedup of quantum annealing by inhomogeneous driving of the transverse field"
  • Mini-symposium on “Disruptive Technologies for Future Science and Engineering” at the SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (Waseda University, Tokyo, 7-10 March, 2018)[Invited]

  • 2017

  • QEO Kickoff meeting (San Diego, USA, 25-27 October 2017) "Error supression by a finite value of the transverse field", "Sequential control of the transverse field"
  • The 4th East Asia Joint Seminar on Statistical Physics (EAJSSP) (Kaoshiung, Taiwan, 17-20 October 2017) [Organizer]
  • Tokyo Tech - SBU Meeting on Interdisciplinary Theoretical and Computational Physical Sciences (Tokyo Tech, 4-6 October 2017) [Invited] "Developments in Quantum annealing""
  • Workshop on Post-Quantum Cryptography and Quantum Computation (Chongqing Univ, China, 3 August 2017) [Invited]
  • iTHS Colloquim (RIKEN, 27January 2017) [Invited] "Quantum computing by quantum annealing"
  • 3rd Asian Post-Quantum Cryptography Forum (Tokyo Tech, 22-23 March 2017) [Invited] "Quantum computing by quantum annealing"
  • Sixth International Conference on Adiabatic Quantum Computing (AQC2017) (Tokyo, 26-29 June 2017)[Invited][Organizer]

  • 2016

  • Advancing Innovation: Japan-Canada, Ontario Dialogue for Strategic Collaboration (Tokyo Tech, 30 Novemer 2016) Program [Invited] [Organizer] "Theory of quantum computing from Tokyo Tech and its commercialization by a Canadian venture"
  • 2016 International Conference on Solid State Devices and Materials (ssdm2016) (Tsukuba International Congress Center, 26-29 September 2016) [Invited] (Panelist of Ramp Session)
  • Workshop on the theory and practice of adiabatic quantum computers and quantum simulation (ICTP, Trieste, Italy, 22-26 Augst, 2016) Poster [Organizer]
  • Fifth International Conference on Adiabatic Quantum Computing (AQC2016) (Google LA, Venice, California, USA, 27-29 June 2016) [Organizer]
  • Canadian-Japanese Scientific & Cultural Exchange: Quantum Computing via Quantum Annealing (Palace Hotel and The Embassy of Canada, Tokyo, 30-31 May 2016) [Invited] "Quantum annealing: Messages to and from Japan", "Quantum annealing: A Biased Perspective"
  • APS March Meeting (Baltimore Convention Center, USA, 14-18 March 2016) [Invited] "Mean-field analysis of quantum annealing with XX-type terms" Presentation file
  • Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems and Its Applications (SPDSA2016), (Sendai, 27-28 January 2016) [Invited] "Effects of thermal noise on the performance of quantum annealing"
  • YITP Workshop on Quantum Information Physics (YQIP2016) (Kyoto University, 5-8 January 2016) [Invited] "Error tolerance of quantum annealing"

  • 2015

  • New-Generation Computers: Quantum Annealing and Coherent Computing (Stanford University, USA, 10-11 December 2015) Program [Invited] "Bayesian inference of the Ising model ground state out of noisy data"
  • Physics Department Colloquium (University of Southern California, USA, 7 December 2015) [Invited] "Quantum annealing: Where did it come from and where is it now?"
  • East Asia Joint Seminars on Statistical Physics 2015 (KIAS, Seoul, Korea, 14-17 October 2015)[Invited][Organizer] "Quantum annealing and quantum phase transitions"
  • Yukawa International Seminar 2015 (YKIS2015) (Kyoto University, 17-19 August 2015) [Invited] "Relation between classical stochastic dynamics and quantum annealing"
  • New Horizons of Quantum and Classical Information 2015 (NHQCI2015) (Tokyo Tech, 3-5 August 2015) [Organizer] "Quantum annealing: A biased perspective"
  • Fourth International Conference on Adiabatic Quantum Computing (AQC2015) (ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 29 June - 2 July 2015) [Steering Committee Member]
  • International Workshop on Disordered System, Random Spatial Processes and Applications (Henri Poincare Institute, Paris, 5 Janurary - 3 April 2015) Poster[Invited] cancelled

  • 2014

  • Statphys-KolkataVIII (S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata, India, 1 - 5 December 2014) [Invited] Poster "Relation of classical non-equilibrium dynamics and quantum annealing"
  • Physics of quantum information processing (Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, 25- 26 August 2014) [Invited] "Theory and appilcatoins of quantum annealing"
  • Classical and Quantum Optimization (ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 20- 22 August 2014) [Invited] cancelled
  • Spin Glasses and Related Topics (Banff, Canada, 20 July - 25 July 2014) [Invited] cancelled
  • International Workshop on Quantum LDPC Codes (Perimeter Institute, Waterloo, Canada, 14 - 16 July 2014) [Invited] "Overview of the theory of spin glasses and its applications to quantum codes "
  • Third International Workshop on Adiabatic Quantum Computing (AQC 2014) (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, 11 - 14 June 2014) [Invited] "Is quantum annealing equivalent to simulated annealing?" Presentation file and video
  • Advances on Nonequlibrium Statistical Mechanics (Galileo Galilei Institute, Florence, Italy, 4 May - 5 July 2014) Poster [Invited] "Relation between classical dynamics and quantum Hamiltonians"
  • Google Tech Talk (Google Los Angeles, USA, 28 March 2014) [Invited] "Theory of quantum annealing" Youtube video
  • Seminar at NASA Ames Research Center (Mountain View, California, USA, 27 March 2014) [Invited] "Theory of quantum annealing"

  • 2013

  • East Asia Joint Seminars on Statistical Physics (Kyoto, 21-24 October 2013) [Organizer]
  • STATPHYS 25, The 25th International Conference on Statistical Physics (Seoul, Korea, 22-26 July 2013) [Steering Committee Member]
  • Diversity & Complexity: Realm of Today’s Statistical Physics (Kolkata, India, 14-17 January 2013) [Advisory Committee Member]

  • 2012

  • Quantum Information meets Statistical Mechanics (QISM 2012) (Innsbruck, Austria, 22-25 September 2012) [Invited]"Quantum annealing: Basics and beyond"
  • Workshop on equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium properties of systems with long-range interactions (Lyon, France 27-31 August 2012)"Ensemble inequivalence in disordered spin systems" [Invited]
  • Nonequilibrium statistical physics of complex systems (Seoul, Korea, 3-6 July 2012) Poster (3MB) "Multi-dimensional quantum paths to optimization problems"[Invited]
  • Workshop on Disordered Quantum Systems (Paris, France, 23 April 2012 - 20 July 2012) Poster (1.12MB) "Quantum annealing -- Convergence theorems and the choice of quantum terms" [Invited]
  • East Asia Joint Seminars on Statistical Physics 2012 (Suzhou, China, 18-20 March 2012) [Organizer]

  • 2011

  • Unifying Concepts in Glass Physics V (Paris, France, 12-16 December 2011)"Ensemble inequivalence in disordered spin systems"[Invited]
  • Fall Meeting of the Chinese Physical Society (Hangzhou, China , 15-18 September 2011) "Equivalence and inequivalence of canonical and microcanonical ensembles."[Invited]
  • DMQS2011 (Dynamics and Manipulations of Quantum Systems) (Tokyo, 14-16 February 2011) [Organizer] Poster Quantum annealing: To be adiabatic or not. That is the question." [Invited]
  • nanoPHYS11 (International Symposium on Nanoscience and Quantum Physics 2011) (Tokyo, 26-28 January 2010) [Organizer] M. Ohzeki and H. Nishimori "Nonequilibrium work distribution in quantum annealing" Proceedings J. Phys. Conf. Ser. 302 (2011) 012047 IOP

  • 2010

  • FSGT2010 (International Meeting on Frontiers in Spin Glass Theory) (Tokyo, 17-18 November 2010) [Organizer]

  • STATPHYS 24: The 24th International Conference on Statistical Physics (Cairns, Australia, 19-23 July 2010) Poster
    "Quantum annealing"[Plenary]

  • StatPhysHK: Complexity, Computation and Information, A satellite of STATPHYS 24 (Hong Kong, China, 13-16 July 2010) [Organizer] Poster
    "Lee-Yang zeros for the spin glass on the Bethe lattice"[Invited]