Dr. Thomas Gremsl was appointed as independent Ethics Advisor of EXFILES to continuously monitor the ethics issues that might arise in this project and how they are handled.
Dr. Thomas Gremsl completed the diploma course in Catholic religion and history, social studies and political education (teaching) with a focus on ethics and social studies at the University of Graz in 2019. In 2020 he became a guest researcher at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) in Karlsruhe led by Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald, with whom he has been cooperating ever since. In February 2021 he finished his PhD studies in Catholic theology. His dissertation topic was Ethics and social studies with a focus on digital transformation and Artificial Intelligence. Since April 2022 he is University professor of Ethics and Social studies at the University of Graz.
The EXFILES consortium is looking forward to a great cooperation!