Danit Gal

CITP Affiliate


Danit Gal is a project assistant professor at the Cyber Civilizations Research Center at the Keio University Global Research Institute in Tokyo, Japan. She is interested in global strategic technology planning, particularly in East Asia and its impact on developing regions, and the digital humanities. Prior to joining Keio, Danit was a Yenching Scholar at Peking University and international strategic advisor to the iCenter at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Danit chairs the P7009 IEEE standard on the Fail-Safe Design of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Systems. She also chairs the Outreach Committee of The IEEE Global Initiative on the Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Among her current projects is a study of the unanticipated consequences of AI under the Association of Pacific Rim Universities – Google research project “AI for Everyone: Building Trust in and Benefiting from the Technology.”