Ethical Robotics & AI With Leading Expert, Aimee Van Wynsberghe, President and Co-founder of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics
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On today's dialogue, we are joined by Aimee van Wynsberghe, robot ethicist at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, and president and co-founder of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics. In this episode, we defined the role of ethics as applicable to robotics, AI, and society at large, explored concerns regarding AI bias implications, addressing the problem of the “Vicious Cycle”, looked into the fascinating realm of Healthcare Robots, policy recommendations, how Gen Z will contribute to ethical robotics, and more.

Biography:
Aimee van Wynsberghe has been working in ICT and robotics since 2004. She began her career as part of a research team working with surgical robots in Canada at CSTAR (Canadian Surgical Technologies and Advance Robotics). She is Tenured Associate Professor in Ethics and Technology at TU Delft in the Netherlands. She is co-founder and co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and on the board of the Institute for Accountability in a Digital Age. She is a 2018 L'Oreal Unesco 'For Women in Science' laureate. Aimee also serves as a member of the European Commission's High-Level Expert Group on AI and is a founding board member of the Netherlands AI Alliance. Aimee has been named one of the Netherlands top 400 influential women under 38 by VIVA and was named one of the 25 ‘women in robotics you need to know about’. She is author of the book Healthcare Robots: Ethics, Design, and Implementation and has been awarded an NWOpersonal research grant to study how we can responsibly design service robots. She has been interviewed by BBC, Quartz, Financial Times, and other International news media on the topic of ethics and robots, and is often invited to speak at International conferences and summits.

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