Dr.ir. B. (Behnam) Taebi

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Behnam Taebi is associate professor in ethics of technology at Delft University of Technology, and associate with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. His research interests are in energy ethics, nuclear ethics, responsible innovation and engineering ethics. He studied Material Science and Engineering (2006) and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Technology (2010). His research interests are in energy ethics, nuclear ethics, responsible innovation and engineering ethics. Taebi is a member of The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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His research interests are in energy ethics, nuclear ethics, responsible innovation and engineering ethics.

  • Taebi, B. Forthcoming. Bridging the gap between social acceptance and ethical acceptability. Risk Analysisavailable online
  • Taebi, B. and S. Roeser, eds. 2015. The Ethics of Nuclear Energy: Risk, Justice and Democracy in the post-Fukushima Era. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. available online
  • Taebi, B. and I. R. Van de Poel. 2015. Socio-technical challenges of nuclear power production and waste disposal in the post-Fukushima Era. Editors' overview. Journal of Risk Research 18 (3): 267-272. available online
  • Taebi, B. and J. L. Kloosterman. 2015. Design for values in nuclear technology. In Handbook of Ethics, Values, and Technological Design: Sources, Theory, Values and Application Domains, edited by J. van den Hoven, P. Vermaas and I. Van de Poel. Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media: 805-829 available online
  • Taebi, B., A. Correljé, E. Cuppen, M. Dignum and U. Pesch. 2014. Responsible innovation and an endorsement of public values: the need for interdisciplinary research. Journal of Responsible Innovation 1 (1): 118-124. available online
  • Taebi, B. 2012. Multinational nuclear waste repositories and their complex issues of justice. Ethics, Policy & Environment 15 (1): 57-62. available online
  • Taebi, B., S. Roeser and I. Van de Poel. 2012. The ethics of nuclear power: social experiments, intergenerational justice, and emotions. Energy Policy (51): 202-206. available online
  • Taebi, B. 2011. The Morally Desirable Option for Nuclear Power Production. Philosophy & Technology 24 (2): 169-192. available online
  • Taebi, B. and A.C. Kadak. 2010. Intergenerational Considerations Affecting the Future of Nuclear Power: Equity as a Framework for Assessing Fuel Cycles. Risk Analysis 30 (9):1341-1362. available online

More publications

  • Ethics and Governance of Multinational Nuclear Waste Repositories, Personal Veni grant funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO).
  • Responsible innovation: linking formal and informal assessment in decision-making on Energy projects, Joint Interdisciplinary Project (see the link below for the project team), funded in the Responsible Innovation Scheme, the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). 

He teaches a philosophy courses on ‘Climate Ethics’ (WM0535TU) and co-teaches several interdisciplinary courses, including ‘Ethics and Impact of Global Interventions’ (EPA1133) and ‘Climate Change: Science and Ethics’ (CIE4510).

Member of the Young Academy, part of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. 

  • Taebi, B. and S. Roeser, eds. 2015. The Ethics of Nuclear Energy: Risk, Justice and Democracy in the post-Fukushima Era. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. available online

Behnam Taebi

Associate Professor

Department:
Values, Technology and Innovation

Section:
Ethics/Philosophy of Technology

Research interests:
Design for values
Management of responsible innovation

Responsible risk management
Energy ethics
Nuclear ethics
Responsible innovation and engineering ethics


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Dr.ir. B. Taebi

publications
Publications in Pure
subjects
2007 - Ethics and Engineering
2007 - Ethics and Engineering
2009 - Environmental philosophy
2008 - Milieufilosofie
2009 - Project Structural Design and Strength of Maritime Objects 2
2008 - Milieufilosofie
2008 - Project Structural Design and Strength of Maritime Objects 2
2010 - Project Structural Design and Strength of Maritime Objects 2
2010 - Environmental philosophy
2010 - Debates and Highlights in Climate Change
2010 - Climate Ethics
2010 - Climate Ethics (Advanced)
2010 - Introduction Values and Technology
2011 - Climate Ethics
2011 - Ethics and Engineering for Aerospace Engineering
2011 - Societal Perspectives on Urban Climate Change
2011 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2011 - Technology Development and Impact Assessment
2011 - Shaping our Energy Future(s). Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Future of Energy
2014 - Technology Development and Impact Assessment
2014 - Renewable Energy
2013 - Climate change: science and ethics
2013 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2013 - Climate Ethics
2012 - Climate change: science and ethics
2013 - Ethics and Engineering for Aerospace Engineering
2013 - Technology Development and Impact Assessment
2012 - Ethics and Engineering for Aerospace Engineering
2015 - Climate Ethics
2015 - Technology Development and Impact Assessment
2013 - Renewable Energy
2013 - Renewable Energy
2012 - Climate Ethics
2011 - Shaping our Energy Future(s). Multidisciplinary Perspectives on the Future of Energy
2012 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2012 - Technology Development and Impact Assessment
2017 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2017 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2015 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2017 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2017 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2017 - Climate Ethics
2015 - Renewable Energy
2016 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2016 - Climate Ethics
2016 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2018 - Climate Change: Science & Ethics
2018 - Climate Ethics
2018 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2018 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2018 - Ethics and Impacts of Global Interventions
2015 - Renewable Energy
2015 - Climate change: science and ethics