JST-CREST / IEEE-RAS Spring School on "Social and Artificial Intelligence for User-Friendly Robots"

17-24 March 2019, Shonan Village, Japan

Invited Speakers

  • Miwa Shimizu, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan
  • JSPS speaker
    Title: JSPS and its International Programs
    Abstract : Introduction of JSPS, one of the main funding agencies in Japan, focusing its international research programs.

    Bio: She has been working for JSPS since 1991 and experienced various tasks such as administration of peer review system, gender equality among researchers, research careers for young researchers. She studied at the graduate course for Philosophy of Social Sciences at LSE London for one year in 1995. In addition to JSPS job career, she also worked at MEXT for three years for overall arrangement for the United Nations Convention of Human Rights. 2017 Head, International Department, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology. 2018 Coordinator, International Program Department, JSPS