Anders Sandberg’s research centres on societal and ethical issues surrounding human enhancement and new technology, estimating the capabilities and underlying science of future technologies, and global catastrophic risks. Topics of particular interest include enhancement of cognition, neuroethics, applied epistemology, the philosophy of risk, existential risks, long-range futures and public policy. He has worked on this within the EU project ENHANCE, the ERC UnPrEDICT Programme, and the FHI-Amlin Collaboration. Besides scientific publications in neuroscience, ethics, and future studies he has also participate in the public debate about human enhancement internationally.
Besides being a fellow at the Uehiro Centre, Anders is a senior research fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute and the Oxford Martin School, as well as research associate at the Institute for Futures Studies (Stockholm) and the Center for the Study of Bioethics (Belgrade).
He has a background in computer science, neuroscience and medical engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. in computational neuroscience from Stockholm University, Sweden, for work on neural network modelling of human memory. He has also been the scientific producer for the major neuroscience exhibition "Se Hjärnan!" ("Behold the Brain!") that toured Sweden 2005-2007. He is co-founder and writer for the think tank Eudoxa.