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東京大学公共政策大学院 | GraSPP / Graduate School of Public Policy | The university of Tokyo

佐倉 統 SAKURA, Osamu

教授 / Professor 佐倉 統SAKURA, Osamu

Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies

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

2007-present
Professor of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
2015-2018
Dean of the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
2017-present
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.

Research Fields

Science & Technology Studies, Science Communication, Cultural Evolution

Major Publications

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.