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Ph.D. Mark COECKELBERGH Professor, Philosophy, Media and Technology, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna


1999 M.A., Social Philosophy (distinction), University of East Anglia, Norwich
2003 Ph.D., Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Birmingham
2001-2002 Research Officer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bath
2003 Researcher, Université de Liège
Researcher, Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK-CEN), Mol
2003-2006 Lecturer, Philosophy, Philosophy Group, Maastricht University, Maastricht
2007-2014 Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Twente; Member, CTIT - Centre for Telematics and Information Technology, Twente
2012-2014 Managing Director, 3TU (now 4TU) Centre for Ethics and Technology, Eindhoven
since 2014 Professor, Technology and Social Responsibility, Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, Leicester
since 2015 Professor, Philosophy of Media and Technology, Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna


Member, Committee on Embedding Values Into Autonomous Intelligent Systems, IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems, 2016
Member, Technical Expert Committee, Foundation for Responsible Robotics, 2016
President, SPT - Society for Philosophy and Technology, 2017
Member, Rat für Robotik (Council for Robotics), Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology, 2017


Coeckelbergh, M.: Using Words and Things: Language and Philosophy of Technology. Routledge, New York und Oxon., 2017
Coeckelbergh, M.: New Romantic Cyborgs: Romanticism, Information Technology, and the End of the Machine. MIT Press., 2017
Coeckelbergh, M.: Money machines: electronic financial technologies, distancing, and responsibility in global finance. Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey; Burlington, VT., 2015
Coeckelbergh, M.: Environmental skill: motivation, knowledge, and the possibility of a non-romantic environmental ethics, Routledge studies in ethics and moral theory. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, New York; London., 2015


Best Lecturer of the Philosophy of Technology Master Programme (voted by board student society) & nominated for competition Best Lecturer University of Twente, 2014
Nominated for World Technology Award in the Category "Ethics", 2014 and 2015
Proclaimed one of the "Top 50 Belgian tech-pioneers", category "Leaders and Thinkers" (in national newspaper De Tijd), 2017
Nominated Finalist of the World Technology Award, 2017