"Conny Bakker is Professor of Design Methodology for Sustainability and Circular Economy at the Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering (IDE). When devising products for a circular economy, designers need to look much further ahead, beyond the product’s first life to new forms of reuse and – ultimately – recycling."
First ever professor of Ethics of Water Engineering: ‘Take account of the differing opportunities available to citizens’
On Friday, 16 November, Prof. Neelke Doorn gave her inaugural address as professor of Ethics of Water Engineering. As a result, TU Delft is the first university in the world with a chair focusing specifically on the ethical aspects of water management and technology. The address (in Dutch) can be watched via Collegerama.
Prof. Catholijn Jonker, Professor of Interactive Intelligence in the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) and board member of the Delft Design for Values Institute, is in search of the logic of artificial intelligence
Self-driving cars are no longer science-fiction. Although many benefits are expected of automated driving systems (ADS), such as reducing congestion and less crashes, ethical concerns also arise. A responsible transition toward automated driving is desirable. In the project ‘Meaningful human control over automated driving systems’ dr. Filippo de Santoni de Sio contributes towards this transition by analyzing ethical issues concerning ADS.
New digital technology is making it increasingly easy to share personal data. This brings all sorts of benefits, but it can also lead to loss of privacy and sense of responsibility. Dr. Birna van Riemsdijk, computer scientist at the Delft Data Science initiative at TU Delft and lecturer Intimate Computing, is looking for the golden mean. Profile of a DDFV researcher.