- 2016 Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology
A Japanese computer scientist and U. A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor, Carnegie Mellon University. In 2016, Takeo Kanade was awarded the Kyoto Prize in Advanced
Technology for his achievements in Pioneering Contributions, both Theoretical and Practical, to Computer Vision and Robotics.
Education and Work Experience
1973, Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Kyoto University 1992-2001, Director, The Robotics Institute, CMU
1993-Present, U. A. and Helen Whitaker University Professor, CMU
2017-Present, Invited Distinguished Professor, Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University
Honors and Awards
1997, Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering
2008, Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science
2016, Kyoto Prize in Advanced Technology
Major Academic Achievements
Dr. Kanade has made fundamental contributions to the basic theory of computer vision and introduced a series of innovative applied technologies in robotics including pioneering achievements in the field of automated driving. He has established the
foundation of this academic field and been advancing its frontiers consistently for many years.