Dr Anders Sandberg has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his PhD in computational neuroscience from Stockholm University, Sweden, for work on neural network modelling of human memory.
Since 2006, Anders has been at the Future of Humanity Institute (in the Faculty of Philosophy) where his work centres on management of low-probability high-impact risks, estimating the capabilities of future technologies, and very long-range futures. Topics of particular interest include machine learning, ethics, global catastrophic risk, cognitive enhancement, future studies, neuroethics, and public policy.
He is research associate to the Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, the Institute for Future Studies (Stockholm) and the Center for the Study of Bioethics (Belgrade), and is a member of the Oxford Martin School. He often debates science and ethics in international media.