Jeroen van den Hoven is university professor and full professor of Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology. He is founding Editor in Chief of Ethics and Information Technology
He was the founding scientific director of 3TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (2007-2013). In 2009, he won the World Technology Award for Ethics as well as the IFIP prize for ICT and Society for his work in Ethics and ICT. Jeroen van den Hoven was founder, and until 2016 Programme Chair, of the Dutch Research Council on Responsible Innovation. He is also member of the TU Delft Blockchain Lab.
In 2016 he is appointed at the European Advisory Group ‘Digital Ethics’. In 2017 he is appointed as a member of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies.
This year he published an article: Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence? in the Scientific American, an authoritave journal.
Van den Hoven’s research focuses on the Ethics and Philosophy of Information Technology. In the past five years, he has worked on three more specific themes in this field:
1. Ethical issues raised by Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in particular privacy.
2. Value Sensitive Design (VSD).
3. Responsibility of system designers