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Fabio Fossa

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Fabio Fossa is assistant professor (RTDA) in ethics of technology at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of Politecnico di Milano, where he teaches the courses Ethics for Technology B e Ethics for Transportations. His main research areas are philosophy of technology, robot and AI ethics, applied ethics, and the philosophy of Hans Jonas. His current research deals with the philosophy of artificial agency, the ethics of automated and connected vehicles, and the ethics of transportation. He earned his PhD at the University of Pisa with a dissertation on contemporary forms of moral judgment between applied ethics and machine ethics. He was then post-doctoral researcher at Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, at the University of Turin, and at Politecnico di Milano, and taught Social and Ethical Issues in Computer Technology at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Pisa. He was visiting researcher at the University of Konstanz and TU Delft and served as AI ethics consultant for Fondazione Leonardo – Civiltà delle Macchine and Agenzia per l’Italia Digitale. In 2023 he was awarded with the National Scientific Habilitation (ASN) as Associate Professor of Moral Philosophy. He is Editor-In-Chief of the InCircolo – Rivista di filosofia e culture and a member of META – Social Sciences and Humanities for Science and Technology. He published two books - Ethics of Driving Automation. Artificial Agency and Human Values (Springer, 2023) and Il concetto di Dio dopo Auschwitz. Hans Jonas e la gnosi (ETS, 2014) - and several contributions on national and international journals. He co-edited the volumes Automi e persone. Introduzione all’etica dell’intelligenza artificiale e della robotica (Carocci, 2021) and Connected and Automated Vehicles. Integrating Engineering and Ethics (Springer, forthcoming).