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Prof. 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 Professor of Energy & Climate Ethics and Scientific Director of the Safety & Security Institute at Delft University of Technology. Taebi studied Material Science and Engineering (2006) and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Technology (2010). He was further affiliated with Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University (2014-2020).

Taebi is the co-Editor-in-Chief of Science and Engineering Ethics, and co-editor a volume on The Ethics of Nuclear Energy, published with Cambridge University Press (2015) and the author of a monograph on Ethics and Engineering, with Cambridge University Press (2021).

He was a member of The Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (in Dutch: DJA-KNAW) between 2016 en 2021 and a member of the OECD Expert Group on ‘Transdisciplinary Research for Addressing Global Challenges’.

Published books and volumes (selection)

Cover Image - The Ethics of Nuclear Energy
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