Dr.ir.Taebi, B. (Behnam)

Delft University of Technology
Section: Philosophy
Faculty: Technology, Policy and Management

Domain-Specific Ethics
Ethics of Energy
Methods and Approaches
Nuclear Ethics
responsible innovation
Visiting address

Jaffalaan 5
Room b4.120

Mail address

P.O. Box 5015 2628 BX Delft The Netherlands


+31 (0)15 278 7511


Behnam Taebi is Associate Professor in ethics of technology and Scientific Director of the Safety & Security Institute at Delft University of Technology. He is also affiliated with Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University (2014-2020). Taebi studied Material Science and Engineering (2006) and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Technology (2010). His research interests are in energy ethics, risk governance, responsible research and innovation (RRI) and engineering ethics.

Taebi is the co-Editor-in-Chief of Science and Engineering Ethics. He has further guest edited (and co-edited) several special issues of a number of leading journal, and a volume on The Ethics of Nuclear Energy, published with Cambridge University Press (2015). He is currently writing a monograph on Ethics and Engineering (under contract with Cambridge University Press).

Taebi is a member of The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (in Dutch: DJA-KNAW) and a member of the OECD Expert Group on ‘Transdisciplinary Research for Addressing Global Challenges’.


Cover Image - The Ethics of Nuclear Energy

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