Professor Noel Sharkey
Professor of AI and Robotics and Public Engagement, The University of Sheffield
Noel Sharkey is Emeritus Professor of AI and Robotics University of Sheffield, co-director of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics, chair of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control and has worked in AI, robotics and machine learning and related for four decades. He writes articles for academic journals, national newspapers and magazines. Noel frequently appears in the news media and on popular tech TV like BBC Robot Wars (20 series). His research since 2006 has focused on ethical, legal and human rights issues in AI and robot applications in areas such as the military, child care, elder care, policing, autonomous transport, robot crime, medicine/surgery, border control, sex, civil surveillance and algorithmic gender and race bias.