If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Academic background

Steven Umbrello is currently the Managing Director at the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies (501c3 nonprofit, Boston, MA). He studied philosophy of science and technology at the University of Toronto (H.B.A), epistemology, ethics, and mind at the University of Edinburgh (MSc), science and technology studies at York University (MA), and the ethics and design of AI at the University of Turin, Italy (PhD). He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Delft University of Technology.

Research interests

Steven is currently working on creating stakeholder meetings and engagement for transformative technologies. His research focuses more broadly on value sensitive design, its philosophical foundations as well as its application to novel technologies like AI, nanotech, and Industry 4.0.

External positions

PhD Representative, University of Turin

11 Jan 202131 Oct 2021

Team Member, Z-Inspection

11 Jan 2021 → …

Ethics Expert, Ethical Intelligence Associates Limited

1 Oct 2019 → …

Managing Director, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

1 Apr 2016 → …

Assistant Managing Director, Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

1 Oct 20151 Mar 2016

Policy Coordinator - Americas, Global Healthspan Policy Institute

1 Jun 20151 Jun 2018

Junior Associate, Global Catastrophic Risk Institute

1 Jan 20136 Nov 2018


  • BJ Ethics


Dive into the research topics where S. Umbrello is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles


Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or