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 and Director of the TPM AI Lab at TU Delft in the Netherlands. Aimee 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 NWO personal 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.
Mihalis Kritikos (Policy Analyst at the European Parliament) wrote a nice piece about Aimee's STOA study Artificial Intelligence: From Ethics to Policy (which she wrote at the request of the European Parliament's STOA panel). See his full piece here. The study then...
Aimee has once again been named as one of the 400 women in the Netherlands who are "successful, matter, and make a difference". You can vote for her in the category of 'Tech Talent' here: https://www.viva.nl/viva400/techtalenten/.
Aimee was interviewed by Rob Scammell for and featured extensively in an article for Verdict AI Magazine (Winter 2019 Edition). You can find the article here.