Yasuhito Ando is a visiting scholar with the US-Asia Technology Management Center for 2019-20. His research is on innovation by use of artificial intelligence in the architectural design field. Ando is currently the Managing Executive Officer of Kozo Keikaku Engineering (KKE) where he is in charge of the U.S. marketing department. While at KKE, he developed a system to calculate the structure of buildings and also consults on processes from development to design and construction. Most recently, he was engaged in the planning department focusing on business and personnel planning as well as involved in the information communication system development and management of IoE (Internet of Everything) business.