Dr. Philipp Kellmeyer

Dr med Philipp Kellmeyer, MD, MPhil is the head of the Neuroethics and AI Ethics Lab at the University Medical Center Freiburg (Department of Neurosurgery). His research interests are neurology, cognitive neuroscience, neurotechnology, neuroethics and AI ethics, human-AI interaction / human-robot interaction, and XR technologies.

Neuroethics and AI Ethics Lab
Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Center Freiburg
c/o FRIAS, Albertstr. 19, D-79104 Freiburg im Breisgau
Phone: ++49-761-203-97446
E-Mail: philipp.kellmeyer (at) uniklinik-freiburg.de

Administrative Assistant: Ms. Carmen Schneider, Department of Neurosurgery, University Medical Center Freiburg, carmen.schneider (at) uniklinik-freiburg.de, Phone: ++49-761-270-54440

Professional Affiliations

Position: Head
Neuroethics and AI Ethics Lab (since 10/2019)
University Medical Center Freiburg, Department of Neurosurgery
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Position: Research Fellow (2018-2021)
Saltus! Group “Responsible Artificial Intelligence”
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg
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Position: Scientific Member (since 2018)
BrainLinks-BrainTools, Cluster of Excellence (German Research Foundation, DFG), University of Freiburg
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Position: Affiliated Researcher (since 2017)
Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich
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Position: Affiliated Researcher (since 2020)
Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium
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Curriculum vitae

Dr. Kellmeyer is a neurologist at the University Medical Center Freiburg where he heads the Neuroethics and AI Ethics Lab at the Department of Neurosurgery. He studied human medicine in Heidelberg and Zurich and received a Master of Philosophy from the University of Cambridge (GB). As a neuroscientist he works in the fields of neuroimaging and translational neurotechnology, in particular the clinical application of artificial-intelligence-based brain-computer interfaces. He is a scientific member of the BrainLinks-BrainTools cluster of excellence at the University of Freiburg and Research Fellow in the “Responsible Artificial Intelligence” research group at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS). In his neuroethical research he works on ethical, legal, social and political challenges of neurotechnologies, big data and artificial intelligence in medicine and research. He is also an affiliate of the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich, where he also teaches biomedical ethics.