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Mr Ricardo Andres Chavarriaga Lozano
Position(s) Scientist, Defitech Foundation Chair in Brain-machine Interface, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

Passionate of responsible development and social implications of technology, Ricardo Chavarriaga is highly interested on the translation of emerging technologies onto applications at service of society.  Dr. Chavarriaga has more than 12 years of experience in human-machine interaction, brain-machine interfaces, and artificial intelligence. His work is focused on responsible development of technologies that promote beneficial, humane interaction between human and intelligent machines. 

Dr. Chavarriaga is the head of the Swiss office of the CLAIRE initiative on Human-Centred Artificial Intelligence; Research associate at Zürich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) and executive-in-residence at the Geneva Center for Security Policy (GCSP). Dr. Chavarriaga is chair of the  IEEE Standards Association group on Neurotechnologies for Brain-Machine Interfacing and the Publications sub-committee of the IEEE Brain Initiative.