Hardware security research team

In order to realize the hardware that can be the basis of trust in the system,
we are working on research on its evaluation technology and enhancement technology.

Research

Researcher

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Shinichi Kawamura

1985 Completed the master's program at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo. Doctor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo (1996). Currently, Deputy Director of Cyber Physical Security Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and Leader of Hardware Security Research Team. Specializes in cryptographic implementation and hardware security.

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Kentaro Imafuku

Received his Ph.D. degree from Waseda University. After professional experiences in Waseda university, University of Rome Tor Vergata (JST/JSPS overseas young research fellowship), and the University of Tokyo, working in National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology as a senior researcher. Conducting theoretical researches on applications of physics and information theory to computer science and engineering.

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Hirofumi Sakane

M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees at the Graduate School of Electro-Communications, University of Electro-Communications in 1992 and 2001 respectively. Currently working as a senior researcher for Hardware Security Research Team, Cyberphysical Security Research Center (CPSEC), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). His major research interest is hardware security.

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Saki Osuka

Saki Osuka received her M.E. and Ph.D. degrees from Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan, in 2019, and 2022, respectively. She is currently working as a researcher at National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. Research interests: side-channel analysis, fault injection attack.

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Junichi Sakamoto

Junihci Sakamoto received his M.I.S and Ph.D. degrees from Yokohama National University, Japan, in 2017, and 2020, respectively. He is currently working as a researcher at Yokohama National University and National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology. He has engaged in various researches with respect to hardware security, efficient implementations of the cryptographic algorithms, side-channel attacks, and laser-based fault attack. He is currently interested in remote-based physical attacks and hardware implementation of homomorphic encryptions.

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Yohei Hori

2004 Doctoral Program in Functioning Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, University of Tsukuba, Japan. PhD (Engineering). He is currently a senior researcher in the Advanced CMOS Technology Research Group, Device Technology Research Institute (D-Tech), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). He concurrently works for Cyber Physical Security Research Center (CPSEC) and AI Chip Design Open Innovation Laboratory (AIDL). His research interests include FPGA and hardware security.

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Makoto Nagata

Makoto Nagata is a professor of the graduate school of science, technology and innovation, Kobe University, Japan. He is also an invited senior researcher of cyber physical security research center, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). His research interests include design techniques targeting high-performance mixed analog, RF and digital VLSI systems with particular emphasis on power/signal/substrate integrity and electromagnetic compatibility, testing and diagnosis, three-dimensional system integration, as well as their applications for hardware security and safety.

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Yuichi Hayashi

Ph. D. degree: Information Sciences, Tohoku University, 2009. Since 2017, Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan. RESEARCH INTERESTS: Hardware Security, Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Electromechanical Devices (EMC)

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Hanae Nozaki

M.S. degree in Physics from Ochanomizu University in 1990. Ph.D. in Science from Ochanomizu University in 1998. Currently, Invited Senior Researcher of Hardware Security Research Team, Cyber Physical Security Research Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Research interests: cryptographic implementation and side-channel analysis

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Makoto Naruse

1999: Ph.D. degree in Engineering from Department of Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo 1999: Research Associate, The University of Tokyo 2000: Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo 2002–2019: National Institute of Information and Communications Technology. 2019–: Professor, The University of Tokyo Research interests: Information physics and computing, Natural computing, Optical systems, Decision making, Information network, Categorical system modeling

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Minoru Toriumi

1984: Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Tokyo Institute of Technology. 2006: Entrepreneur of Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Science and technology. Research interests: Resist materials for semiconductor and fundamental science of microfabrication.

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Kaoru Sumiya

Technical staff

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Junko Ota

Technical staff