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Jakob Mökander

DPhil Student

Jakob Mökander

DPhil Student

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About

Jakob Mökander is a second-year DPhil student at the Oxford Internet Institute, supervised by Professor Luciano Floridi. He is supported through a fully funded Studentship provided by AstraZeneca Inc.

Jakob’s research focuses on digital governance in general, and ‘ethics-based auditing of automated decision-making systems’ in particular. The aim of his research is to help organisations to translate their commitments to high-level ethics principles into verifiable criteria for how to design and deploy autonomous, self-learning systems in practice.

Academically, Jakob holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet from the University of Oxford, and an MSc in Engineering, Economics and Management from Linköping University, Sweden. Prior to joining the OII, Jakob was posted at the Swedish Trade & Invest Council in New Delhi, India, where he facilitated international, industrial R&D projects.

Research Interests

Applied ethics, Artificial Intelligence, Governance, Systems engineering

Positions at the OII

  • DPhil Student, October 2020 -
  • MSc Student, October 2019 - August 2020

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