Yuichiro Anzai is well known for his pioneering work on learning by doing and human-robot interaction in the fields of cognitive and computer sciences, having published around 300 reviewed academic articles and books in those fields. He served as the president of Keio University (2001-09), the president of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2011-18), the chair of the Central Council for Education, the chair of the Association of Pacific-Rim Universities, and others. Currently he is the chair of the Council for Artificial Intelligence Strategy under the Cabinet Office, as well as the program director for the big-data and AI-based cyberspace technology program in SIP and also the program director for the innovative cyberspace technology program in PRISM, both at the Cabinet Office. Anzai was honored to be a Person of Cultural Merit, and also received the Medal with Purple Ribbon from the Japanese government, as well as Commandeur de l’Ordre Palmes Académiques from France, and honorary doctoral degrees from École Centrale de Nantes and Yonsei University.
2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, Hall
April 23, 2019 at 03:00PM - 04:00PM