Enthusiastically Welcome Professor Takeo Kanade as an Advisory Board Member of Intelligence & Robotics
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Prof. Takeo Kanade from Carnegie Mellon University, USA, as an esteemed Advisory Board member of Intelligence & Robotics (IR).
We extend our sincere gratitude to Prof. Kanade for his trust and support for IR. Prof. Kanade is an eminent figure in the field of intelligence and robotics, renowned for his groundbreaking research and extensive academic achievements. As a distinguished member of the Advisory Board, he will provide valuable guidance and insights to further enhance the impact of IR. We firmly believe that the inclusion of Prof. Kanade in our Editorial Board will bring more energy and a broader international perspective to the journal.
Takeo Kanade, the U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Robotics and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, received the prestigious 2016 Kyoto Prize for Advanced Technology on Nov. 10, 2016, in a ceremony in Kyoto, Japan.
This international award is presented by the Inamori Foundation to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. Kanade is one such individual who has received this prestigious award, recognizing his pioneering contributions to the fields of computer vision and robotics.
Dr. Kanade is the U.A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor of Computer Science and Robotics and the Director of the Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering from Kyoto University, Japan, in 1974. After holding a faculty position in the Department of Information Science at Kyoto University, he joined Carnegie Mellon University in 1980. He was the Director of the Robotics Institute from 1992 to 2001 and also founded the Digital Human Research Center in Tokyo and served as a Founding Director.
Dr. Kanade works in multiple areas of robotics, including computer vision, multi-media, manipulators, autonomous mobile robots, medical robotics, and sensors. He has written over 400 technical papers and reports in these areas and holds more than 20 patents. He has been the principal investigator of more than a dozen major vision and robotics projects at Carnegie Mellon.
Other professional honors of Dr. Kanade include election to the National Academy of Engineering and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is a Fellow of IEEE, ACM, and the American Association of Artificial Intelligence. He has received several awards, including the Kyoto Prize, the Benjamin Franklin Institute Medal and Bower Prize, C&C Award, Okawa Award, ACM/AAAI Allen Newell Award, Joseph Engelberger Award, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Pioneer Award, and ICCV Azriel Rosenfeld Lifetime Accomplishment Award.
The biography of Prof. Kanade above is referenced from https://www.ri.cmu.edu/ri-faculty/takeo-kanade/.
Respectfully submitted by the Editorial Office of
Intelligence & Robotics