Shu Tanaka

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Shu Tanaka
Waseda University
Green Computing Systems Research Organization
Job title
Postdoctral Fellow
Ph. D(Science)
Research funding number

Academic & Professional Experience

May 2018
Project manager, Exploratory IT Human Resources Project, Information-technology Promotion Agency
Apr 2018
Researcher (Associate Professor), Green Computing Systems Research Organization, Waseda University
Oct 2016
Researcher, Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology (PRESTO), Japan Science and Technology Agency
Apr 2017
Mar 2018
Associate Professor (without tenure), Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
Feb 2017
Mar 2017
Visiting researcher, First-principles Simulation Group, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics, National Institute for Materials Science
Apr 2015
Mar 2017
Assistant Professor, Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University
Apr 2014
Mar 2015
Research assistant professor (Yukawa Fellow), Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University
Apr 2011
Mar 2014
Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Department of Chemistry, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2010
Mar 2011
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Quantum Information, Kinki University
Apr 2008
Mar 2010
Project Researcher, Institute for Solid State Physics, The University of Tokyo

Awards & Honors

Mar 2015
The 9th Young Scientist Award (Div. 11), Physical Society of Japan
Nov 2014
Best Poster Presentation Award, Center of Computational Materials Science
Jun 2014
Grand Prize, Discover 21 Prize, Leave a Nest, Co. Ltd. Grant
Apr 2014
Yukawa Fellow, Yukawa Memorial Foundation
Mar 2008
A research encouragement award, School of Science, The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Kotaro Terada, Daisuke Oku, Sho Kanamaru, Shu Tanaka, Masato Hayashi, Masanao Yamaoka, Masao Yanagisawa, Nozomu Togawa
2018 International Symposium on VLSI Design, Automation and Test (VLSI-DAT)      Apr 2018   [Refereed]
Carlos Romero Muniz, Ryo Tamura, Shu Tanaka, and Victorino Franco
Physical Review B   94(13) 134401-1-134401-16   Oct 2016   [Refereed]
Ohta, Takumi; Tanaka, Shu; Danshita, Ippei; Totsuka, Keisuke
Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics   93(16)    Apr 2016   [Refereed]
Kenji Tanaka, Tomomichi Nasu, Yasuto Miyamoto, Noriaki Ozaki, Shu Tanaka, Toshiaki Nagata, Fumiyoshi Hakoe, Marie Yoshikiyo, Kosuke Nakagawa, Yoshikazu Umeta, Kenta Imoto, Hiroko Tokoro, Asuka Namai, and Shin-ichi Ohkoshi
Crystal Growth and Design   15 653-657   2015   [Refereed]
Takumi Ohta, Shu Tanaka, Ippei Danshita, and Keisuke Totsuka
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan   84 063001   2015   [Refereed]


Clustering by using quantum annealing
Shu Tanaka, Issei Sato, Kenichi Kurihara, Seiji Miyashita, and Hiroshi Nakagawa
The 32nd Quantum Information Technology   25-28   May 2015
Hamiltonian Identification for a 3-Spin Chain
Mohammad Ali Fasihi、田中宗、中原幹夫、近藤康
素粒子論研究   119(4A) D76-D86   2012
weak measurement によるスピン相互作用の推定
素粒子論研究   119(4A) D127-D135   2012
基礎物理学研究所研究会:情報統計力学の最前線ー情報と揺らぎの制御を目指してー 会議録      2012
基礎物理学研究所研究会:情報統計力学の最前線ー情報と揺らぎの制御を目指してー 会議録      2012

Books etc

Quantum Spin Glasses, Annealing and Computation
Shu Tanaka, Ryo Tamura, Bikas K. Chakrabarti (Part:Joint Work)
Cambridge University Press   May 2017   ISBN:9781107113190
Mikio Nakahara
World Scientific Publishing Company   Nov 2012   ISBN:9814425184
Mikio Nakahara
World Scientific Publishing Company   Sep 2012   ISBN:9814425273

Conference Activities & Talks

Quantum Annealing Hybridized Thermal Annealing
27 Jun 2016   
31 May 2016   
Multiple-q phases in a stacked triangular antiferromagnetic Heisenberg model with competing interactions under magnetic field
17 Dec 2015   
Quantum Annealing for Machine Learning
4 Aug 2015   
Critical Phenomena in Two-Dimensional Frustrated Heisenberg Models
9 Jul 2015   
Quantum Annealing for Machine Learning
18 Jun 2015   
Topological Phase Transitions and Sweep Dynamics of a generalized cluster model in one dimension
11 Jun 2015   
Entanglement behavior of two-dimensional quantum models
5 Aug 2014   
Second-order phase transition in two-dimensional frustrated systems
7 Jul 2014   
Unconventional Phase Transitions in Frustrated Systems
ワークショップ 統計物理学の新しい潮流   26 Mar 2014   
Phase Transition with Discrete Symmetry Breaking in Geometrically Frustrated Heisenberg Models
RIKEN-APW joint workshop "Highlights in condensed matter physics"   23 Jan 2014   
Entanglement properties in two-dimensional quantum systems
Summer Workshop on "Physics, Mathematics, And All That Quantum Jazz"   7 Aug 2013   
Entanglement Spectra of Two-dimensional Quantum Systems
XXV IUPAP International Conference on Statistical Physics (STANTPHYS25)   22 Jul 2013   
Entanglement Properties of Two-dimensional Quantum Systems
The 12th Asia Pacific Physics Conference (APPC12)   14 Jul 2013   
Entanglement Spectra of Two-dimensional Quantum Systems
4th YSM-SPIP in Sendai/Prologue Series IV of FSPIP   16 Dec 2012   
Network Growth Rule Dependency of Percolation Criticality -- Generalized Explosive Percolation
東京大学物性研究所 川島直輝研究室セミナー   21 Nov 2012   
Quantum Annealing from the Viewpoint of Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, and Computational Physics
Symposium on Quantum Computing, Thermodynamics, and Statistical Physics   13 Mar 2012   
Some Topics in Quantum Annealing
Symposium on Interface between Quantum Information and Statistical Physics   12 Nov 2011   
Phase Transition in Potts Model with Invisible States
International Workshop on Recent Developments of Studies on Phase Transitions   9 Jun 2011   
Quantum Information Meets Statistical Physics
Symposium on Quantum Information and Quantum Computing (2011)   12 Mar 2011   
Entanglement Entropy in Valence-Bond-Solid States on Symmetric Graphs
The Third International Workshop on Dynamics and Manipulation of Quantum Systems (DMQS2010)   15 Feb 2011   
Properties of Generalized Percolation Model
International Symposium "Nanoscience and Quantum Physics 2011" (nanoPHYS'11)   27 Jan 2011   
Entanglement entropy in VBS state on square lattice and hexagonal lattice
Dynamical Properties of Potts Model with Invisible States
International Conference on Frustration in Condensed Matter (ICFCM)   11 Jan 2011   
Entanglement Entropy in Valence-Bond-Solid States on Symmetric Graphs
Seminar at Raman Research Institute   3 Dec 2010   
Phase Transition of Generalized Ferromagnetic Potts Model -- Effect of Invisible States --
STATPHYS - KOLKATA VII   26 Nov 2010   
Entanglement Entropy in Valence-Bond-Solid States on Symmetric Graphs
International workshop on "New Development of Numerical Simulations in Low-Dimensional Quantum Systems: From Density Matrix Renormalization Group to Tensor Network Formulations"   29 Oct 2010   
Entanglement in Valence-Bond-Solid States on Symmetric Graphs
Statistical Physics of Quantum Systems   3 Aug 2010   
Quantum Annealing -- from a viewpoint of effect of some kind of fluctuation for Potts model --
Kinki University Quantum Computing Series Summer School on Diversities in Quantum Computation/Information   1 Aug 2010   
Phase Transition in Potts Model with Invisible States
XXIV IUPAP International Conference on Statistical Physics   22 Jul 2010   
Spin-Spin interaction Estimation using Weak Measurement
CREST 2010 International Symposium on Physics of Quantum Technology Tokyo, Japan   7 Apr 2010   
Quantum Annealing for Informational Engineering Problems -- Clustering and Quantum Bayes Inference --
Quantum Field Induced Orderings in Fully Frustrated Ising Spin Systems
International Symposium on Nanoscience and Quantum Physics nanoPHYS'09   24 Feb 2009   
Quantum Annealing for Frustrated Systems
International Workshop on Quantum Phase Transition and Dynamics : Quenching, Annealing and Quantum Computation   5 Feb 2009   
Quantum Annealing for Fully Frustrated Systems
Supercomputing in Solid State Physics 2009 (SCISSP)   Feb 2009   
Slow Relaxation in Anisotropic Kagome Heisenberg Antiferromagnets in the Exotic Ferromagnetic Ordered State
JSPS Japan-France Bilateral Joint Seminar 2008, Frontiers of Glassy Physics   21 Nov 2008   
Phase Transition and Ordering Process in Kagome Antiferromagnets
International Workshop on "Novel Aspects of Phase Transitions with Long-range Interactions"   29 Oct 2008   
Quantum Annealing Effect in Highly Frustrated Systems
Adiabatic Quantum Annealing for Entropic Slowing Down System
International Mini-Workshop : Theoretical Foundations and Applications of Quantum Control   10 Jul 2008   
Slow Relaxation in Ising like Heisenberg Kagome Antiferromagnets
1st International Conference of the Grand Challenge to Next-Generation Integrated Nanoscience   4 Jun 2008   
Quantum Annealing Effect in Frustrated Systems
JST/CREST量子情報ワークショップ   Dec 2007   
Slow Relaxation and Quantum Annealing Effect in Regularly Frustrated Systems
COE21 International Conference "The 21st COE International Symposium on the Linear Response Theory in Commemoration of its 50th Anniversary -- Recent Development of Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Response --"   Nov 2007   
Slow Relaxation of easy axis anistropic kagome antiferromagnets in exotic ferromagnetic ordered state
Statphys 23   Jul 2007   
Electron Localization or Delocalization in Incommensurate Helical Magnets
CERC2007   May 2007   
Electron Localization or Delocalization in Incommensurate Helical Magnets
nanoPhys'07   Jan 2007   
Quantum Annealing for searching the ground state of entropic slowing down system
JST/CREST 量子情報ワークショップ   Dec 2006   
Slow Relaxation due to Macroscopic Degeneracy in the Easy-Axis Type Anisotropic Heisenberg Kagome Spin System
21th COE 5th International Workshop "Perspectives in Nonlinear Physics"   Nov 2006   
Slow Relaxation Process in Ising like Heisenberg Kagome Antiferromagnets due to Macroscopic Degeneracy in the Ordered State
Highly Frustrated Magnetism 2006 (HFM2006)   Aug 2006   
Quantum Annealing Effect on Entropic Slowing Down in Frustrated Decorated Bond System
International Conference on Magnetism 2006 (ICM2006)   Aug 2006   
Quantum Annealing Effect on the Entropical Slowing Down Machanism in Decorated Bond System
JST/CREST量子情報ワークショップ   Dec 2005   
Dynamical Properties of Temperature Chaos and Memory Effect
Satellite Meeting of STATPHYS 22 "Statistical Physics of Disordered Systems and Its Applications" (SPDSA2004)   Jul 2004   

Teaching Experience


Association Memberships


Research Grants & Projects

Project Year: Oct 2016 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Shu Tanaka
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Masayuki Ohzeki
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): Shu Tanaka
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Shu Tanaka
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up
Project Year: Aug 2009 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): Shu Tanaka


Apr 2005
Mar 2008
(Doctor Course) Department of Physics, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2004
Mar 2005
(Master Course) Department of Physics, School of Science, The University of Tokyo
Apr 2003
Mar 2004
(Master Course) Department of Applied Physics, School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo
Apr 1999
Mar 2003
Department of Physics, School of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Committee Memberships

Nov 2010
Sep 2011
Physical Society of Japan  Committee of Physical Society of Japan (Div. 11)