Recent Research Activities at NICT Laboratories

Speaker: Naoya Wada, Ph.D.
Affiliation: National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan

Hosted by OSA/SPIE Student Chapter at UCLA


Overview of National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT) Japan will be introduced. Recent research activities on 5 major research field of NICT will be presented.


In 1996, Dr. Wada joined the Communications Research Laboratory (CRL), Japan. He was group reader of the Photonic Network Group from 2009. He was director of the Photonic Network System Laboratory from 2011. Since April 2016, he has been Director General of the Network System Research Institute of NICT Japan.  His research interests are in the area of optical communication technologies, such as space division multiplexing (SDM) transmission, optical switching, optical processing, energy-efficient network, and optical measurement.  He has published more than 200 papers in refereed English journals and more than 660 papers in refereed international conferences.

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Date(s) - Mar 06, 2020
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

E-IV Faraday Room #67-124
420 Westwood Plaza - 6th Flr., Los Angeles CA 90095