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Jason Millar

Jason Millar

February 2, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Jason Millar, Ethics in Society Fellow, Stanford University
Biography: 

Jason Millar researches the ethics and governance of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI), with a focus on developing ethically informed design methodologies for use in the design of autonomous cars, and social and military robotics. Jason has a PhD in philosophy from Queen's University, as well as a degree in engineering physics, and worked for several years as an engineer before turning his full-time attention to issues in applied ethics. He has authored book chapters, policy reports, and articles on the ethics and governance of robotics and AI. In 2015, Jason provided expert testimony at the United Nations CCW on the ethics of meaningful human control in military robots. His work is regularly featured internationally in the media. He recently authored a chapter in the forthcoming Robot Ethics 2.0 (OUP), and is co-author of chapters in Robot Law (Edward Elgar) and the forthcoming Oxford Handbook on the Law and Regulation of Technology (OUP).