Andre Uhl is a PhD candidate working across art and design theory, cultural anthropology, science and technology studies, and the environmental humanities. His dissertation - Extended Intelligence: awareness-based interventions into autonomous and intelligent systems - explores the ethics and governance of Artificial Intelligence through the posthuman predicament of climate change. His research has been applied in the areas of sustainable development, tech policy, and community activism.
Andre is co-founder of the Council on Extended Intelligence, a reviewer at the Technology and Public Purpose Project at Harvard Kennedy School, and a fellow at the MIT Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values. He was a research associate at the MIT Media Lab from 2016-19, and served as the graduate co-chair of the Sustainable Peace Working Group at Harvard Divinity School.
Andre received his MA in New Media from Tokyo University of the Arts, Japan, and his BA in East Asia Studies and Visual Studies from Free University of Berlin, Germany. He is alumnus of the German National Academic Foundation and the MEXT fellowship program of Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.