Principal, Ethics & Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund
Visiting Professor, Chiba Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan
Visiting Professor, International College of Innovation | National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan
Board Member, MIT Board of Chaplains
Editorial Committee & Board Member, Tengyur Translation Project, Columbia University.
Founding Board of Trustees Member, The Arch-confraternity of Knights of St. Francis of Assisi.​​​​​​​
Board Member, The Prajnopaya Foundation Charitable Society, India.
Board Member, Tibet House US
Member, IEEE Council on Ethics, AI and Wellbeing
Advisory Board, MasterCard Foundation
Advisor, Computational Sciences Pathway Option for Massachusetts High School Students (funded by NSF at eDC)
Advisory Board, Freedom Center for Human Rights, Birmingham, Alabama
Advisory Board, MIT Open Lab Ware, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Project Advisor for Tsunami Safe(r) Houses in Sri Lanka, an award-winning collaboration between the Prajnopaya Foundation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, & the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University: 2005. (
Project Advisor for Tuberculosis Treatment & Prevention Clinic, Bihar (India): a collaboration between MIT Public service Center, MIT IDEAS, and the Prajnopaya Foundation. Winner of 2007 Muhammad Yunus Innovation Challenge to Alleviate Poverty (in honor of Dr. Yunus, Winner of 2006 Nobel Peace Prize).
Editorial Committee, New Religion Journal, a scholarly journal of the Museum of World Religions, Taipei, Taiwan
Other Position(s):
2018 Fellow, The Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University
2016-18 Director's Fellow, MIT Media Lab
Knight of the Order of Saint Francis of Assisi
Member, Snowmass Inter-spiritual Dialogue, Snowmass, CO
Visiting Professor, University of Hyderabad, India
Field Supervisor, Harvard University, The Divinity School, Cambridge, MA
Member, American Philosophical Association
Member, American Academy of Religion
Theta Alpha Kappa (Alpha Delta Nu Chapter), National Religion and Theology Honor Society
Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society
Phi Sigma Tau, International Honor Society in Philosophy
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