University Researcher

Vincent C. Müller

Department
EAISI
Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences
Group
EAISI Foundational

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Vincent C. Müller is Professor for Philosophy of Technology at the Technical University of Eindhoven (TU/e) - as well as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Leeds, Turing Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute (London), President of the European Society for Cognitive Systems and Chair of the euRobotics topics group on 'ethical, legal and socio-economic issues'. He was Professor at Anatolia College/ACT (Thessaloniki) (1998-2019), Stanley J. Seeger Fellow at Princeton University (2005-6) and James Martin Research Fellow at the University of Oxford (2011-15). He studied philosophy with cognitive science, linguistics and history at the universities of Marburg, Hamburg, London and Oxford. Müller works mainly on the philosophy and ethics of artificial intelligence (AI). He has published widely on the philosophy of AI and cognitive science, philosophy of computing, philosophy of language, applied ethics, etc. (citations ca. 1/day). Müller edits the "Oxford handbook of the philosophy of artificial intelligence" (OUP), wrote the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy article on Ethics of AI and Robotics and has a book forthcoming with OUP on "Can Machines Think?". He presents invited papers around the world more than once a month and he has organised ca. 25 conferences or workshops, among them a prominent conference series on the Philosophy and Theory of AI (PT-AI). Currently, Müller is principal investigator (PI) on the H2020 EU project "Inclusive Robotics for a Better Society" (INBOTS), Co-I and on the Scientific Committee of the H2020 AI platform project AI4EU (20M€), Co-I and on the Management Board on the NWO project "Ethics of Disruptive Technologies" (26.8M€). Müller is one of the 32 experts on the Global Partnership on AI (GPAI) and he is a member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI. He has generated ca. 5M€ research income for his institutions. Main projects AI-Planner, TU/e & ESCF.nl, (2022-25), 400K€ (my sub-project) - Co-IpopAI, H2020-SU-AI-2020 CSA, (2021-23), 1.6M€ (88K€ at TU/e) - PIIA-AI, EC (2020-2023, ended 2021, now InTouch.eu), 2.5M€ - PIESDT, NWO (2020-2029), 26.8M€ (ca. 5M€ at TU/e) - Co-IAI4EU, H2020 ICT-26-2018 (2019-2021), 20M€ (141K€ at ULeeds) - Co-IINBOTS, H2020 ICT-28-2017-1 (2018-2020), 3M€ (112K€ at ULeeds) - PIDiDIY, H2020 ICT-31-644344 (2014-2017), 2M€ (230K€ at AC) - PIEUCogIII, FP7 INFSO-ICT-269981 (2012-2014), 2M€ (1.64M€ at AC) - PI & CoordinatorEUCogII, FP 7 INFSO-ICT-231281 (2009-2011), 1.8M€ (1.7M€ at AC) - PI & Coordinator   Publications/Citations/Downloads My Publications pageGoogle ScholarPhilPapersResearchGate   Post-Docs Guido Löhr (2020-), TU/e, "Conceptual Change" (ESDT project)Philippe Verreault-Julien (2021-), TU/e, "Opacity in AI" (EAISI project) PhD Students Diego Hernán Morales Pérez (2022-), TU/e, "Improving automated rational choice through metacognition" (TU/e EAISI PhD Position) - main supervisor Patrik HummelCéline Budding (2021-), TU/e, "Cognitive Models for Explainable AI" (TU/e EAISI PhD Position) - main supervisor Carlos ZednikCharlotte Stix (2019-), TU/e, "Ethical Theory for AI Policy" (Luxembourg PhD Fellowship)Gabriela Arriagada-Bruneau (2018-), U Leeds, "Bias and Fairness in Data Science" (Chile State PhD Scholarship) - supervised with Mark S. GilthorpeMichael Cannon (2018-), TU/e, "Superethical AI" (TU/e PhD position)

Current Educational Activities

Ancillary Activities

  • University Academic Fellow, University of Leeds