Atoosa Kasirzadeh


Atoosa is a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh’s Department of Philosophy and the Futures Institute.  She previously held the positions of Visiting Research Scientist at Google DeepMind in London and Postdoctoral Fellow at the Humanizing Machine Intelligence Grand Challenge at the Australian National University. Her research and teaching focuses on the ethics and philosophy of AI and computing, the roles of mathematics in empirical sciences and normative inquiry, and modelling of morality.

Atoosa holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Science and Technology from the University of Toronto and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal. At Montreal, she was part of the Group for Research in Decision Analysis (GERAD) that works on developing mathematical models and computational algorithms for large-scale, data-driven decision problems.