教授 / Professor 佐倉 統SAKURA, Osamu
Courses in AY 2021
- 5140078 事例研究（人工知能と社会）
- 5171112 科学技術政策研究：政治学系（人工知能と社会）
Education & Employment
Professor of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
Dean of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
PI of Research Project for Science, Technology and Society, RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP), Japan
Earned Ph.D. in 1992 from Kyoto University. Served as Associate Professor at Yokohama University (1993–2000) and Visiting Researcher at Freiburg University (1995–96). Has served as Advisory Board member of the academic journal Biology and Philosophy since 1998 and East Asian Science, Technology and Society since 2010.
Science & Technology Studies, Science Communication, Cultural Evolution
His main interests are science and technology studies including social aspects of AI and robotics, comparative history of reception of evolutionary theor and cultural effects in the history of science and technology in Japan. He was also engaged in the relation between experts and local people in the evacuation areas of Fukushima Daiichi nuclear desaster. He published several journal papers and books.