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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 2020

  • 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

Dean and Professor at the Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, The University of Tokyo
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

Recent activities include the popularization of science for those without background knowledge. The publications include Watashitachi wa dokokara kite dokoe yukunoka? (Where did we come from and where are we going?), Benri wa hitoo fuko ni suru (Convenient technology does not always make us happy) and Hito to “Kikai” wo Tsunagu Dezain (Designing the Relation of Human and “Machine”).