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13 August 2019

Aimee van Wynsberghe in Computer weekly about Most influential women in UK tech

In its search for the most influential women in UK technology, each year Computer Weekly asks the tech industry to nominate who it thinks should be considered for the top 50. Robot ethicist Aimee van Wynsberghe of TU Delft is on the longlist for 2019.

12 August 2019

Aimee van Wynsberghe in Holland Herald about Robot ethics

Assistant professor and robot ethicist Aimee van Wynsberghe of TU Delft says we should not worry about robots taking over humanity. But we do need to develop moral codes when it comes to robotics and artificial intelligence.

30 July 2019

Vacancy: Lecturer in Ethics of Technology (2 year teaching position)

The Ethics and Philosophy of Technology section is looking for a temporary lecturer in Ethics and Technology for a period of 2 years (with a possibility for contract renewal with 1-2 years, depending on the candidate’s performance and developments concerning demand for our courses). This is a fulltime teaching position.

12 July 2019

Van Hasselt lecture 2019

The theme of the yearly Van Hasselt lecture will relate to Ethics, Technology, Peace and Justice. The lecture is named after the Delft student Frans van Hasselt, who held a lecture on 23 rd November 1940 denouncing the firing of Jewish professors at the university. Frans van Hasselt was arrested by the German occupying forces and died in 1942 at the Buchenwald concentration camp.

10 July 2019

Essay Prize for Michael Klenk and Martin Sand

Michael Klenk and Martin Sand recently received an Essay Prize for their research on responsibility and technology.