Dr. Philipp Kellmeyer

Dr med Philipp Kellmeyer, MD, MPhil is the head of the Human-Technology Interaction Lab at the University Medical Center Freiburg (Department of Neurosurgery). His research interests are neurology, cognitive neuroscience, neurotechnology, neuroethics and AI ethics, human-technology interaction in medicine, and XR technologies.

Human-Technology Interaction 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: Research Group Leader
Human-Technology Interaction Lab (2019-2022: Neuroethics and AI Ethics Lab)
University Medical Center Freiburg, Department of Neurosurgery
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Position: Fellow (2021-22)
Intercontinental Academia #4 “Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence” of the University-based Institutes of Advanced Studies (UBIAS) network
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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: Affiliated Researcher (since 2020)
Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium
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Position: Scientific Member (since 2018)
Institute for Brain-Machine Interfacing Technology (IMBIT) / 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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Curriculum vitae

Dr. Kellmeyer is a neurologist at the University Medical Center Freiburg where he heads the Human-Technology Interaction Lab (2019-2022: 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 medical technologies, such as brain-computer interfaces, assistive robots and VR systems. He is a scientific member of BrainLinks-BrainTools at the University of Freiburg and from 2018-2021 he was a Research Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) in the “Responsible Artificial Intelligence” research group. In his highly transdisciplinary research at the intersection of neurology, neuroscience / neurotechnology, ethics and social sciences, he works on human-technology interaction in medicine and other health-related contexts. He is also an affiliated researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zurich, where he also teaches biomedical ethics. Since November 2020, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Neuroethics Society (INS). In 2021/22 he is a Fellow at the 4th Intercontinental Academia of UBIAS on “Intelligence and Artificial Intelligence”.