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Thomas M. Powers is the founding director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy (CSEPP) at the University of Delaware. He holds appointments as Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and in the School of Public Policy and Administration, and is resident faculty of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute. His research concerns ethics in science and engineering, the philosophy of technology, and environmental ethics, and his publications range from topics in artificial intelligence and robotic ethics to the ethical aspects of design. He has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on 10 federal and state grants. Powers received a B.A. in philosophy (College of William and Mary) and a Ph.D. in philosophy (University of Texas at Austin) for a dissertation Immanuel Kant. He has been a DAAD-Fulbright dissertation-year fellow at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitšt, Munich, Germany, a National Science Foundation postdoctoral fellow in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia, and a visiting researcher at the Laboratoire d'Informatique (LIP6) at the Universitť Pierre et Marie Curie (Sorbonne Universities) in Paris, France.

In my spare time, I tinker with old Volvo automobiles...and a 1975 Honda CB500 Twin

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