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Personal profile

Scientific Focus

Research Interests

  • Interdependencies between technological and cultural development
  • Philosophy of technology and philosophy of culture
  • Ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of technology
  • Ethics of technology
  • Applied and theoretical ethics

Current Project

Cooperative and Communicating AI methods for medical image-guided diagnostics addressing ethical, social & user-data-interaction challenges (CoCoAI)

Curriculum Vitae

Arne Sonar has studied ‚Culture and Technology’ consecutive at Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg. He received his B.A and M.A. degrees in 2013 and 2016. From 2015 to 2018 he worked as a research assistant at the Institute for Sustainability in Technology and Economics at the Technical University for Applied Science (OTH) Amberg-Weiden. Within the ‘GlycoRec’-project he was responsible for the accompanying research on ethical, legal and social implications. Between 2018 and 2020 he worked as a research assistant at the Technical University for Applied Science (OTH) Regensburg. Focusing on the topic of artificial intelligence (AI) and ethics he worked within the research project ‘Stakeholder Perspectives on AI-assisted Medical Decision-making and Development of Ethical Guidelines for the Use of AI-Systems in Medicine’. In September 2020 he moved to the University of Lübeck where he is part of the working group of the Ethical Innovation Hub (EIH). He is currently working in the research project ‘Cooperative and Communicating Artificial Intelligence’ (CoCoAI), where he is deepening his work on the topic of AI and its ethical and social implications.

Academic Career

09/2020 –

Research assistant (Project: “Cooperative and Communicating AI – CoCoAI”) and PhD student at the Ethical Innovation Hub, University of Lübeck

10/2018 – 08/2020

Research assistant at the Technical University for Applied Sciences (OTH) Regensburg (Project: “Stakeholder Perspectives on AI-assisted Medical Decision-making and Development of Ethical Guidelines for the Use of AI-Systems in Medicine (AI and Ethics)"

06/2015 – 03/2018

Research assistant at the Technical University for Applied Sciences (OTH) Amberg-Weiden (Project: “GlycoRec”)

09/2016

Degree (M.A.) in Culture and Technology (focus: ‘Technology and Technology Development in Public Discourse’), Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg

7/2014 – 10/2014

Student assistant at the Leibnitz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) Müncheberg within the project "Survey of Conflicts in the Agricultural Landscape”

09/2013

Degree (B.A.) n Culture and Technology, Brandenburg University for Technology (BTU) Cottbus

12/2012 – 01/2013

Trainee in the junior research group "Biofuel as Social Fuel: Biofuels as Social Fuel for Sustainable Development" at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Research Areas and Centers

  • Centers: Center for Artificial Intelligence Luebeck (ZKIL)
  • Research Area: Intelligent Systems
  • Research Area: Center for Cultural Studies (ZKFL)
  • Academic Focus: Biomedical Engineering

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