Research Assistant in Project CoCoAI

Arne Sonar

Institute for Electrical Engineering in Medicine

Ratzeburger Allee 160
23562 Lübeck
Gebäude 64, Raum 0.108

Email:arne.sonar(at)uni-luebeck.de
Phone:+49 451 3101 6224
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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

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)"
06/2015–03/2018Research assistant at the Technical University for Applied Sciences (OTH) Amberg-Weiden (Project: “GlycoRec”)
09/2016Degree (M.A.) in Culture and Technology (focus: ‘Technology and Technology Development in Public Discourse’), Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg
07/2014–10/2014Student assistant at the Leibnitz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) Müncheberg within the project "Survey of Conflicts in the Agricultural Landscape”
09/2013Degree (B.A.) in Culture and Technology, Brandenburg University for Technology (BTU) Cottbus
12/2012–01/2013Trainee 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)