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Merel Noorman is assistant professor in AI, Robotics and STS at TILT. She coordinates AI and Robotics group at TILT and research interest include the governance and regulation of AI and robotics, with a particular focus on the distribution of responsibility around complex intelligent technologies. She studied artificial intelligence and science & technology studies at the University of Amsterdam and Edinburgh University and received her PhD from Maastricht University. Since then, she has co-initiated and worked on various research projects in the U.S. and the Netherlands, funded by the National Science Foundation, NWO-MVI, and the EU 5thframework program, looking at the ethical and social aspects of complex and intelligent computer technologies. She has also worked as advisor for the Dutch Council for Social Development (Raad voor Maatschappelijke Ontwikkeling) and was managing director for the software company VicarVision. 


Recent publications

  1. Spioneren met hobbydrones en andere technologieën door burgers - Een …

    Galič, M., Noorman, M., van der Sloot, B., Koops, B-J., Cuijpers, C., Gellert, R., Keymolen, E., & van Delden, T. (2020). Spioneren met hobbydrones en andere technologieën door burgers: Een verkenning van de privacyrisico’s en reguleringsmogelijkheden. TILT-Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society. https://www.wodc.nl/onderzoeksdatabase/3063-waarborgen-tegen-privacyrisicoes-hobbydrones-en-spionageproducten.aspx
  2. Computing and moral responsibility

    Noorman, M. (2018). Computing and moral responsibility. The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, 2018(Spring edition ). https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/computing-responsibility/
  3. Understanding the ‘open’ in making research data open - Policy rhetor…

    Noorman, M., Wessel, B., Sveinsdottir , T., & Wyatt, S. (2018). Understanding the ‘open’ in making research data open: Policy rhetoric and research practice. In A. Rudinow Saetnan, I. Schneider , & N. C. Green (Eds.), The politics and policies of big data: Big data big brother (pp. 292-317). Routledge.
  4. Institutions in the Data Ecosystem - Actors in the public knowledge d…

    Noorman, M. (2017). Institutions in the Data Ecosystem: Actors in the public knowledge domain and in private data companies. In Open Data and the Knowledge Society (pp. 85-103). Amsterdam University Press/WRR. http://en.aup.nl/books/9789462980181-open-data-and-the-knowledge-society.html
  5. Questioning the Normative Core of RI - The Challenges Posed to Stakeh…

    Noorman, M., Swierstra, T., & Zandbergen, D. (2017). Questioning the Normative Core of RI: The Challenges Posed to Stakeholder Engagement in a Corporate Setting. In Responsible Innovation 3 (Vol. 3, pp. 231-249). Springer.

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