Philosopher and physicist
Alexei Grinbaum, Ph.D., HDR, is a physicist and philosopher at LARSIM, the Philosophy of Science Group at CEA-Saclay near Paris. His main interest is in the foundations of quantum theory. He also writes on the ethical and social aspects of emerging technologies, including nanotechnology, synthetic biology, robotics and artificial intelligence. He was coordinator for France of the "European Observatory of Nanotechnologies" and partner in the project “Responsible Research and Innovation in Practice”. Grinbaum is a member of the French national ethics committee for digital technologies and AI as well as of the French ethics commission for research in information technology (Cerna). His books include "Mécanique des étreintes" (2014) and "Les robots et le mal" (2019).