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Global Future Council on Human Enhancement, World Economic Forum

1987, PhD in Engineering, University of TsukubaVisiting Professor, Baylor College of MedicineFellow, Robotics Society of Japan; Fellow, Society of Instrument and Control EngineersDirector, Japan Society of Embolus Detection and TreatmentMember, Global Future Council on Human Enhancement, World Economic ForumFormer: Chairman and Member of the Executive Board, Advanced RoboticsRecipient of numerous awards and honours, including: World Technology Award (2005); Innorobo (2012); Technology Pioneer, World Economic Forum (2014); Gold Prize, 2014 Edison Awards; Innovative Equity Deal of the Year, Thomson Reuters Deal Watch Awards 2014 (2015).
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