Gentiane Venture is a French Roboticist who works in academia in Tokyo, Japan for more than 10 years.
After graduating from Ecole Centrale de Nantes and obtaining a PhD from the University of Nantes in 2000 and 2003, she started to work at the French Nuclear Agency and at the University of Tokyo.
In 2009, she moved to the Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology where she established the GVlab, an international research group working on human sciences and robotics. The researchers at the GVlab try to encompass human motion dynamics and non-verbal communication into complex intelligent robot behavior design to achieve personalized human machine interaction.
The work of her group is highly interdisciplinary as it includes collaborations with therapists, sociologists, psychologists, physiologists, philosophers, neuro-scientists, ergonomists, bio-mechanists, designers worldwide…