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
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
Position: Research Fellow (2018-2021)
Saltus! Group “Responsible Artificial Intelligence”
Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS), University of Freiburg
Position: Scientific Member (since 2018)
BrainLinks-BrainTools, Cluster of Excellence (German Research Foundation, DFG), University of Freiburg
Position: Affiliated Researcher (since 2017)
Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich
Position: Affiliated Researcher (since 2020)
Connecticut/Baden-Württemberg Human Rights Research Consortium
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 deep-learning-based brain-computer interfaces. He is a scientific member of the BrainLinks-BrainTools cluster of excellence at the University of Freiburg and Research Fellow at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS) in the “Responsible Artificial Intelligence” research group. In his research at the intersection of neuroethics, digital ethics and AI ethics, he works on ethical, legal, social and political challenges of human-technology interaction, particularly regarding neurotechnology, big data, artificial intelligence and XR technologies in medicine and biomedical 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. Since November 2020, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Neuroethics Society (INS).