Gordana Dodig-Crnković: Research-Based Teaching Ethics to Engineering Students
The expert on education in engineering and research ethics will talk about her teaching experience and how Digital Humanism shapes the field.
TU Wien, Campus Gußhaus
EI 11 Geodäsie-Hörsaal
1040 Vienna, Gußhausstraße 27-29
Stiege 1, 3. Stock, Raum CD0304
Research-Based Teaching Ethics to Engineering Students: Beyond Compliance and on the Way of Digital Humanism
During more than twenty years, starting in 2001 at Mälardalen University, Gordana Dodig-Crnković has been teaching Engineering and Research Ethics to students of Computer Science, Engineering, Interaction Design, and related fields in courses “Professional ethics” at Mälardalen University (Bachelor, Master, and Ph.D. levels), and “Research Ethics and Sustainable Development” at Chalmers University of Technology (Ph.D. level). During the years, Dodig-Crnković also had regular guest lectures on Professional Ethics, Ethics of Computing, Ethics of AI, Design Ethics, Ethics for Cognitive Scientists, Robotic Ethics, and Ethics of Autonomous Cars.
In all educational work in ethics, she is using current research and especially ethical aspects of emerging technologies. In this talk, Dodig-Crnković will present lessons learned, illustrated by concrete examples from the courses, sketching briefly possibilities, anticipations, hopes, and challenges for the future.
About Gordana Dodig-Crnković
Gordana Dodig-Crnković is Professor of Interaction Design at Chalmers University of Technology and Professor of Computer Science at Mälardalen University, Sweden. She holds Ph.D. degrees in Physics and Computer Science. Her research focuses on the relationships between computation, information, and cognition, including ethical and value aspects. She is a member of the editorial board of the Springer SAPERE series, World Scientific Series in Information Studies, and various journals. She is a member of the AI Ethics Committee at Chalmers and the Karel Capek Center for Values in Science and Technology as well as a member of the Board of Informatics Europe.
About Current Trends in Computer Science
This lecture is part of the Current Trends in Computer Science Lecture Series by the TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School, where renowned guest professors hold public lectures every semester.
If you are studying with us, the lecture series can be credited as an elective course for students of master programs of computer science: 195.072 Current Trends in Computer Science. Additionally, you can join courses held by this year’s guest professors of our doctoral colleges and the TU Wien Informatics Doctoral School.
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