Yoky Matsuoka biography

Yoky Matsuoka

Computer Scientist

1972 –

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Who is Yoky Matsuoka?

Yoky Matsuoka is the Vice President of Technology at Nest, where she is in charge of UX and the learning aspects of Nest's thermostat. Previously, she was an associate professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington, director of that university's Neurobotics Laboratory, director of the Center for Sensorimotor Neural Engineering. Matsuoka is a 2007 MacArthur Fellow, commonly referred to as Genius Award. At UW, her research combined neuroscience and robotics—sometimes referred to by Matsuoka by the portmanteau "neurobotics"—to create more realistic prosthetics.

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Born
1972
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Employment
  • University of Washington

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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