Andrew Maynard is a former physicist and leading expert in the responsible development of emerging and converging technologies. Over the past twenty years he has worked closely with experts from around the world on the challenges and opportunities presented by technologies ranging from nanotechnology and synthetic biology to artificial intelligence. As well as an impressive list of academic publications, Andrew writes for media platforms that include The Conversation, he maintains a blog on technology and society (2020 Science), he produces the YouTube channel Risk Bites, and he is active on Twitter as @2020science. Andrew also regularly appears on radio, and is a sought-out speaker on emerging and converging technologies. Andrew is currently a professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University, and Director of the ASU Risk Innovation Lab. He is a leading expert on the risks and benefits of nanotechnology, and has testified before congressional committees and served on National Academy of Sciences committees. He is actively involved with the World Economic Forum, and previously chaired the Global Agenda Council on Emerging Technologies. Andrew has a PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge, UK.
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- Jun 21, 2019 | Friday Night Book Club / ANDREW MAYNARD - Films From The Future
- May 17, 2019 | Friday Night Book Club / Andrew Maynard Films from the Future
- Feb 04, 2019 | Risk Bites / How can sci-fi movies help navigate the risks and ethics of emerging technologies?
- Jan 09, 2019 | Big Picture Science / Sci-Fi From the Future
- Jan 09, 2019 | CES / Balancing the Speed of Innovation and Regulation
- Jan 07, 2019 | CBC Radio / From Precogs to T-rex, Sci-Fi Films Teach Us About the Ethics of New Technology