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Vincent Mueller

Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen Nürnberg
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Vincent C. Müller is Professor for Philosophy of Technology at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, visiting professor at the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e), University Fellow at the University of Leeds and Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, London - as well as President of the European Society for Cognitive Systems and Chair of the euRobotics topics group on 'ethical, legal and socio-economic issues'. He studied philosophy with cognitive science, linguistics and history at the universities of Marburg, Hamburg, London and Oxford. Later, he was Professor at Anatolia College/ACT (Thessaloniki), Stanley J. Seeger Fellow at Princeton University and James Martin Research Fellow at the University of Oxford.

Müller is known for his research on theory and ethics of disruptive technologies, particularly artificial intelligence. He has published >40 academic papers as well as 16 edited volumes on the philosophy of AI and cognitive science, philosophy of computing, philosophy of language, applied ethics, etc. (citations: h-15). He has organised ca. 25 conferences or workshops and presents invited papers around the world. Müller edits the "Oxford handbook of the philosophy of artificial intelligence", organizes a conference series on the Theory and Philosophy of AI and is principal investigator of a EU-funded project on "Inclusive Robotics for a Better Society" (INBOTS) and on the large platform project AI4EU. He is a senior participant on the NL 'Gravitation' grant on the "Ethics of Disruptive Technologies" (17.9M€). He has generated ca. 3.9 mil.€ research income for his institutions.

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