Andres Dominguez

Ethics Fellow, The Alan Turing Institute

Dr Andrés Domínguez Hernández is an Ethics Fellow in the Public Policy Programme at the Alan Turing Institute. He is a science and technology studies (STS) scholar interested in the ethical, political, social and material implications of data-driven innovation. His research examines the making of digital infrastructures and technologies including internet of things, sensor networks, artificial intelligence and cloud computing.

Andrés earned his PhD in STS at the University of Edinburgh after completing studies in technology and innovation management and a bachelor’s in engineering. Thanks to his interdisciplinary background he has built a track record of collaborating with engineers, computer scientists, designers, practitioners and civil society organisations. He has participated in multi-stakeholder, international projects on responsible innovation and governance of digital infrastructures. Prior to joining the Alan Turing Institute, Andrés was a Senior Research Associate at the University of Bristol’s School of Computer Science where he led a cross-cutting strand of research on responsible, ethical and inclusive innovation at a UKRI-funded research centre focused on addressing online harm. He has also led technology transfer and innovation programmes in the public sector as well as the implementation of large-scale telecommunications infrastructure.

His research has appeared in social science and interdisciplinary publications like Science, Technology and Human Values, the Journal of Responsible Innovation, the Handbook of Digital Society, the Journal of Medical Informatics ResearchACM FAccTACM CSCW, among others.

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