2022.9.7（Wed）Awards and Commendations
【Awards and Commendations】On 1/9/2022, Yukio Ohsawa, Professor, Department of Systems Innovation, was awarded the title of Fellow by the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)
＜Name of award and short explanation about the award＞
The Asia-Pacific Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAIA) was incorporated in Hong Kong in 2021. AAIA is an academic, non-profit, non-governmental organization voluntarily formed, at first by 842 academics from around the world. AAIA brings together scientists and entrepreneurs in AI applications to develop the broad AI industry, including AI marine, AI transportation, AI communication, AI robotics, AI education, AI agriculture, AI finance, AI medicine, AI energy, and dozens of other AI application areas. industry. AAIA's primary mission is to strengthen scientists in AI and other fields and to promote the development and application of AI through activities such as academic research, scholarly exchange, scientific education, scientific exhibitions, scientific conferences, scholarly publications, and summer/winter camps. AAIA Fellows include academicians such as members of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, European Academy, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, Canadian Academy of Engineering, British Academy of Engineering, Singapore Academy of Engineering, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, AAAI Fellow, IAPR Fellow, etc. Professors of Stanford University, Princeton University, MIT, California Institute of Technology, Cornell University, Columbia University, Oxford University, Imperial College London, University of Toronto University of Waterloo, University of Melbourne, University of Sydney, Nanyang Technological University, National University of Singapore, Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and world-class scientists from Google, Microsoft, IBM and other AI-related companies have been selected to be fellows.
＜About awarded research＞
The reason: as a top scientist with outstanding achievements in the area of data and AI.
＜Your impression & future plan＞
I am truly honored. I seem to be the first from the University of Tokyo. In the list of Fellows of AAIA, we find a lineup of shining great researchers in the field of artificial intelligence from Japan and the world including only 13 Fellows from Japan (very famous, including Professor Fukushima, who invented Neocognitron, the origin of deep learning). I hope to continue to contribute to the development of true AI methods and theories toward innovations.