Virginia Dignum

Associate Professor at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology

Virginia Dignum is Associate Professor on Social Artificial Intelligence at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). She is Executive Director of the Delft Design for Values Institute, a Member of the Executive Committee of the IEEE Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous Systems and Director of the new MSc program on AI and Robotics at TU Delft. She received a Ph.D. from the Utrecht University in 2004 on A Model for Organizational Interaction. Prior to her Ph.D., Dignum worked over 12 years in business consultancy and system development in the areas of Artificial Intelligence and knowledge management. Her research focuses on value-sensitive design of intelligent systems and multi-agent organisations, in particular on the formalisation of ethical and normative behaviours and of social interactions.