Forefront Physics and Mathematics Program to Drive Transformation (FoPM)

  • 1.2 Quantum chemistry
  • 1.3 Quantum AI
  • 1.5 Quantum interdisciplinary sciences(Life science, Mathematics, Particle physics, Space science, Astronomy, Quantum gravity, etc.)
  • 1.6 Quantum information/Quantum cryptography
  • 1.10 Educating the quantum generations
  • 2.1 Quantum bits, memories, devices(Superconducting circuits, Ion trapping, Trapped cold atoms, Photons, Quantum dots, etc.)
  • 2.2 Quantum sensing(Quantum metrology/Sensing/Imaging, Optical lattice clocks)
  • 2.3 Quantum materials(Topological materials/Thermoelectric devices/Functional materials)
  • 2.4 Quantum optics/Quantum teleportation(Quantum optical network/Quantum repeaters)
  • 2.5 Quantum wiring/Quantum electronics/Electronics for Quantum Information
Hitoshi Murayama
Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe
The Forefront Physics and Mathematics Program to Drive Transformation (FoPM) is a 5-year integrated Masters-Doctoral program that maximizes the potential of basic science specialists by providing them with the skills necessary to exert a wide influence on scientific and social innovation.
FoPM students will develop into creative scientists with a broad perspective and a high level of specialized knowledge in their chosen fields. We expect our graduates to play leading roles in the future of academia and all business sectors in their future careers.
Forefront Physics and Mathematics Program to Drive Transformation (FoPM)
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Macromill, Inc.
Nippon Steel Corporation
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
École Normale Supérieure de Lyon
École Polytechnique
ETH Zurich
Harvard University
Higher School of Economics University
Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques (IHES)
Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS)
Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
National Taiwan University
Paul Scherrer Institute
Peking University
Princeton University
Seoul National University
Tsinghua University
University of California, Berkeley


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