Robert Sparrow

Robert Sparrow is a professor in the philosophy program, a chief investigator in the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science, and an adjunct professor in the Centre for Human Bioethics at Monash University, where he works on ethical issues raised by new technologies. He is the author of some seventy-five refereed papers and book chapters on topics as diverse as the ethics of military robotics, aged-care robotics, just war theory, human enhancement, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, and nanotechnology. He is a co-chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Robot Ethics and was one of the founding members of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control.