The new lecture series will be kicked off by guest speaker Soheil Human
, who will talk about socio-technical and socio-cognitive aspects of standards and regulations. Co-organizer and co-speaker Matthias C. Kettemann
from the HBI will provide the introduction. The lecture will be held in English.
Introduction and Co-Speakers:
Sissy-Ve Basmer-Birkenfeld and Matthias C. Kettemann, Speaker, JF:TEC
Monday, 29 March 2021, 12:30 p.m.
About the Speaker
Soheil Human has an interdisciplinary background in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cognitive Science, History and Philosophy of Science (HPS), and Science-Technology-Society (STS). He is currently an associate faculty member at the Institute for Information Systems and New Media of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien) and a lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Vienna. He leads and manages several interdisciplinary research projects and initiatives and teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
Prior to his current position at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, Soheil Human conducted research and managed multidisciplinary projects in several universities and institutes, including Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austrian Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Research Studios Austria (RSA), etc.
Besides his academic career, Soheil Human has been coaching and consulting more than 40 start-ups and corporations and has been involved in diverse projects run by national and international NGOs or agencies, such as United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO). Soheil Human is engaged in a broad portfolio of research aiming at empowering humans and developing sustainable solutions in the digital economy. In his projects, he conducts multidisciplinary research on human needs & values, digital privacy, human-centric information systems, and algorithmic accountability.