Abhishek is pursuing a DPhil in Philosophy at Balliol College, supervised by Dr. Hannah Maslen, Professor Julian Savulescu, and Professor Jonathan Herring. He completed his B.A. in Philosophy and Economics and his M.A. in AI ethics from the National University of Singapore. He has also worked in management consulting, social impact consulting, and tech (AI) startups.
Abhishek’s DPhil research focuses primarily on ethical issues arising from the use of AI systems in healthcare. It explores related concerns such as the implications of the use of such systems on standard of care and medical negligence, the appropriate principles of risk to adopted by such systems, and the spheres of accountability surrounding the use of such systems. His DPhil research is funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Abhishek is also interested in futures and forecasting, and loves to box and consume sci-fi.