Sabine Theresia Köszegi
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Sabine T. Köszegi
Head of the Research Unit "Labor Science and Organization"
- Full Professor for Labor Science and Organization
- Visiting Fellow – "Future of Work and Inclusive Growth" at Bruegel AISBL, Brussels, Belgium
- Guest-Professor of Gender Studies at the University of Bielefeld, Germany
- Academic Director of the MBA Program Innovation Innovation, Digitalisation & Entrepreneurship (IDEa) (Watch Interview)
- Member of the Senate at TU Wien
- Coordinator of the Doctoral College on Trust in Robots at TU Wien
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Sabine Köszegi has twenty years of experience in interdisciplinary research at the intersections of technology, work, and organization and published more than 100 peer reviewed papers. Together with her team she develops technology support for conflict resolution and negotiation, analyzes aspects of the New World of Work, as well as the impact of Robotics and AI an work environments, within socio-technical systems and on society in general.
Selected projects are:
- Caring Robots/Robotic Care: Coordinator of #ConnectingMinds project funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
- Trust in Automated Personal Assistants (APA): Principal investigator in research project funded by Mercedes Benz AG
- Trust in Robots/Trusting Robots (TrustRobots): Coordinator of the Internal Doctoral College TU Wien, funded by TU Wien
- Integrative Social Robotics (INSOR): Collaborator and key researcher, funded by the Carlsberg Foundation, Denmark; project leader: Johanna Seibt, University of Aarhus, DK.
Sabine Köszegi is also a dedicated feminist and has published several gender-related research papers. Sabine Köszegi was awarded the Käthe Leichter Staatspreis 2020 for excellence in gender research.
Since 2017, Sabine Köszegi is also engaging in policy advice work. She was member of the AI HLEG of the European Commission, opens an external URL in a new window and chair of the Austrian Council on Robotics and AI, opens an external URL in a new window. Since 2021, she is a visiting fellow at the renown European Thinktank Bruegel AISBL, opens an external URL in a new window in Brussels, Belgium, where she analyzes gender issues in the project Future of Work and Inclusive Growth. Among others, she has contributed significantly to the following policy papers:
- Policy and Investment Recommendations for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence, June 2019
- Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI, April 2019
- Die Zukunft Österreichs mit Robotik und Künstlicher Intelligenz positiv gestalten: White Paper des Österreichischen Rats für Robotik und Künstliche Intelligenz, Nov. 2018