Arisa Ema

Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project
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Arisa Ema is Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo RIKEN Center for Advanced Intelligence Project in Japan. She is a researcher in Science and Technology Studies (STS), and her primary interest is to investigate the benefits and risks of artificial intelligence by organizing an interdisciplinary research group. She is the co-founder of Acceptable Intelligence with Responsibility Study Group (AIR) established in 2014, which seeks to address emerging issues and relationships between artificial intelligence and society. She is a member of the Ethics Committee of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI), which released the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence Society Ethical Guidelines in 2017. She was also one of the organizers of “IEEE Ethically Aligned Design, Version 1 Workshop in Japan” in the spring of 2017. She obtained a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2012 and previously held a position as Assistant Professor at the Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University.