Danit Gal is a Yenching Scholar at Peking University and International Strategic Advisor to the iCenter at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. Danit chairs the Outreach Committee of The IEEE Global AI Ethics Initiative and is a member of the Executive, Policy, Mixed-Reality, and Reframing Autonomous Weapon Systems committees. She also chairs the working group of a new IEEE standard (P7009) on the Fail-Safe Design of Autonomous and Semi-Autonomous Systems.
In China, Danit consults companies and universities on the ethical, societal, and regulatory implications of AI. Passionate about developing and using technology to benefit humanity, she is an active public speaker discussing the unique character of AI technologies, their advantages, and shortcomings in the East Asia. Her current research work explores the regulatory, industrial, and societal implications of developing and using intelligent social robots in China, Japan, and South Korea.