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With Ikeuchi Katsushi (Principal Researcher AI&R Division, Microsoft), Wendy Ju (Prof., Cornell Tech), Takeshi Oishi (Prof. Advanced Mobility Research Center, Computer Vision Lab), Prof. Miles Pennington (Tokyo Design Lab, Institute for Industrial Science).
Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 07:00 PM   Absolutely Free
Microsoft Reactor, 335 Madison Ave, 4th Fl

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We are on the cusp of the robotics revolution: new technologies promise a societal shift where robots will become part of our daily lives.

The UTokyo New York ofce invites you to rethink the robot. Join us for a Panel Discussion with:

Prof. Ikeuchi Katsushi Principal Researcher of AI&R Division, Microsoft (US)
Assistant Prof. Wendy Ju Information Science, Cornell Tech (US)
Associate Prof. Oishi TakeshiOishi Lab, Institute of Industrial Science (JP)
Prof. Miles PenningtonRCA x IIS Tokyo Design Lab,Institute for Industrial Science (JP)

Join us after for an open discussion withcreative minds anddrinks.

Panel Discussion 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Open Discussion / Drinks 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Information for the Creative Workshop Here!

Prof. Ikeuchi Katsushi Principal Researcher of AI&R Division, Microsoft (US)
Dr. Katsushi Ikeuchi is a Principal Researcher of AI&R Division, Microsoft. He received his Ph.D degree in Information Engineering from the Univ. of Tokyo in 1978. After working at MIT-AI Lab as a posdoc fellow for three years, ETL (currently AIST) as a research member for five years, CMU-Robotics Institute as a faculty member for ten years, the Univ. of Tokyo as a faculty member for nineteen years, he joined Microsoft Research in 2015. His research interest spans computer vision, robotics, & computer graphics. He has received several awards, including IEEE-PAMI Distinguished Researcher Award, the Okawa Prize & (the Medal of Honor with Purple ribbon) from the Emperor of Japan. He is a fellow of IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, & RSJ.

Assistant Prof. Wendy Ju Information Science, Cornell Tech (US)
Wendy Ju is an Assistant Professor at the Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute at Cornell Tech in the Information Science program. Dr. Ju comes to Cornell Tech from the Center for Design Research at Stanford University, where she was Executive Director of Interaction Design Research, & from the California College of the Arts, where she was an Associate Professor of Interaction Design in the Design MFA program. Her work in the areas of human-robot interaction & automated vehicle interfaces lays the foundation for how people will interact with autonomous systems in the near future.

Associate Prof. Oishi Takeshi
Oishi Lab, 3D Vision, Institute of Industrial Science (JP)
Dr. Takeshi Oishi is an Associate Professor at Institute of Industrial Science, the University of Tokyo. He received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from Keio University in 1999, & the Ph.D. degree in Interdisciplinary Information Studies from the University of Tokyo in 2005. His research interests are in 3D modeling from reality, digital archiving, & augmented/mixed reality.

Prof. Miles PenningtonRCA x IIS Tokyo Design Lab, Institute of Industrial Science (JP)
Professor Miles Pennington, from the Institute of Industrial Science, at the University of Tokyo is professor of Design Led Innovation & is involved is developing a unique international innovation lab; researching innovation methodologies as well as teaching design. Previously he was at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London & was Head of Programme of the Innovation Design Engineering (IDE) joint Masters programme with Imperial College Following that he worked for four years as a designer for Sekisui in Osaka, Japan before returning to the UK to start his own design consultancy. He joined the RCA, as staff in 2001 & was the founder of the Global Innovation Design (GID) programme in 2012. In parallel to his academic work he was a Director of the of the innovation consultancy Takram. He moved to Japan in September 2017 to join the University of Tokyo.

with kind support from the Institute of Industrial Science (IIS) at the University of Tokyo, Smart Design, Robot Revolution Initiative
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