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Dr Behnam Taebi

Delft University of Technology

Behnam Taebi is associate professor in ethics of technology at Delft University of Technology, and associate with the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. His research interests are in energy ethics, nuclear ethics, responsible innovation and engineering ethics. He studied Material Science and Engineering (2006) and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Technology (2010). Taebi is currently working on a project on ethics and governance of multinational nuclear waste repositories (with a personal Veni-grant awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research). He is the coordinating editor of a volume on The Ethics of Nuclear Energy (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and a special issue of Journal of Risk Research (2015) on “Socio-Technical Challenges of Nuclear Power Production” and is currently writing a monograph on Ethics and Engineering (under contract with Cambridge University Press). Taebi is a member (2016-2021) of The Young Academy, part of The Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).