Dr. Boris D. Grozdanov will give a presentation on Artificial Intelligence and Existential Threats at the AUBG Panitza Library on Oct. 3, 2023 at 7:15 pm.
Dr. Boris D. Grozdanoff is a philosopher of science who works in the fields of Scientific Epistemology, Space and Time and Artificial Intelligence. He holds doctoral degrees in analytic epistemology (Central European University) and philosophy of science (Bulgarian Academy of Science). He specialized on the problem of scientific thought experiments at the University of Toronto (under Prof. James Robert Brown).
In 2006 Dr. Grozdanoff held a Visiting Fellow position at the Pittsburgh Center for Philosophy of Science. He won the prestigious Marie Curie Fellowship of the European Commission in 2008 and worked as a researcher at the Philosophy of Physics group at Oxford University until 2010.
At present, he holds an Associate Professorship at the Bulgarian Academy of Science and teaches at the Technical University, Sofia. He published two books, on the role of thought experiments in science and on the dynamics of scientific theories. Recently, Dr. Grozdanoff oriented his interests towards an implementation in the fields of artificial intelligence and quantum security. He is a managing partner of the quantum encryption start-up QAISEC, and a co-founder of the Defence and International Security Institute (DISI). In 2021, he was invited to join the AI advisory board of the international company Intelligent Service Robots (ISR.) Former Advisor to the minister of science and education on AI in 2019 and a co-author of a national AI strategy project.