Dr. S. (Steven) Umbrello


Steven Umbrello studied philosophy of science and technology at the University of Toronto (H.B.A), epistemology, ethics, and mind at the University of Edinburgh (MSc), science and technology studies at York University (MA), and the ethics and design of AI at the University of Turin, Italy (PhD). He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Delft University of Technology.


Steven is currently working on creating stakeholder meetings and engagement for transformative technologies. His research focuses more broadly on value sensitive design, its philosophical foundations as well as its application to novel technologies like AI, nanotech, and Industry 4.0.

Steven Umbrello

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Values, Technology and Innovation

Ethics/Philosophy of Technology

Research interests: 
Design for values
Management of responsible innovation