professional headshot of Mark Coeckelbergh, member of Artificial Intelligence high level group
Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna

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Biography

Prof. Dr. Mark Coeckelbergh is a full Professor of Philosophy of Media and Technology at the Department of Philosophy of the University of Vienna. His expertise focuses on ethics and technology, in particular robotics and artificial intelligence. He is currently a member of various entities that support of policy building in the area of robotics and artificial intelligence, such as the High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence which advices the European Commission and the Robotik-Rat Council – established by the Austrian Government to support policy building in the area of robotics, the Foundation for Responsible Robotics, and the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems. He is also the President of the Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT), author of 9 philosophy books, and has been involved in interdisciplinary collaborations in the context of the European research projects DREAM (robot-enhanced therapy) and SATORI (ethical impact assessment of research and innovation).