Dominik is Professor for Digital Sciences, Automation and Leadership at Hochschule der Bayerischen Wirtschaft (HDBW). His research spans the field of Innovation Management, Technology Foresight and Digitalization. The topic he is most passionate about, though, is Robotics, Automation and how it is going got affect our daily lives. Dominik is active in this field since 2012 when he founded the Robotic & AI Governance foundation. Some of the terms he coined include Robotic Natives, its antonym Robotic Immigrants, Generation R, Robotic Governance and many other fundamental terms in the newly blossoming field of Technology– and Robo-Ethics.
His findings are internationally acclaimed and build the foundation for many other initiatives. Some of the basic ideas behind a Robotic & AI Governance have been used e.g., in shaping and setting up the European High-Level Expert Group on AI, contributed to the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (The IEEE Global Initiative) and other efforts including euRobotics position on the matter.
Dominik has served as chair for many forums, workshops and other events as well as chair and co-chair for international conferences. He is deeply involved with IEEE and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) currently serves as Vice President for Industrial Activities of RAS and as chair of the global IEEE TechEthics Ad-Hoc Committee. To find our more about Dominik’s academic engagements, publications and projects, click the button below.