Takashi Ikegami


Takashi Ikegami is a professor in the Department of General Systems Sciences at the University of Tokyo, where he is principal investigator of the Ikegami Laboratory. His work encompasses both the arts and sciences and deal with complex systems and artificial life, a field which aims to build a possible form of life using computer simulations, chemical experiments and robots. Some of these results have been published in ”Life Emerges in Motion” from Seido Book Publishers in 2007. Takashi Ikegami most frequently attends the International Conference on Artificial Life, and gave the keynote address at the 20th Anniversary of Artificial Life conference in Winchester, UK. He is also a member and the editorial boards of Artificial Life, Adaptive Behaviors, BioSystems and Interaction Studies. He received his doctorate in physics from the University of Tokyo in 1989.