António Moniz’s profile
Professor (since 1999) of Sociology at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia (UNL), with habilitation for Full Professorship since 2001. Is coordinator of the PhD Programme on “Technology Assessment” (UNL) from 2009. In 2020 was elected to the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of UNL. Is Director of the Observatory of Technology Assessment (OAT) of CICS.NOVA centre (since 2015). He is Sociologist, specialized in the Labour and Organizations domain (ISCTE, 1980), was Assistant Lecturer at Universidade dos Açores (1980-83) and from 1983 at Nova School of Sciences and Technology (UNL). Was “Gastwissenschaftler” at the ITAS-Institute of Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis from Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe during 2007-08, and at the Fraunhofer Institut für Systemtechnik und Innovationsforschung (ISI-FhG, 2002-04), and “Visiting Researcher” at the Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island (1999), and at the School of Labour Studies of McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario) in Canada, 2017. From 2011 until 2019 was also Senior Researcher of the Institute of Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He is an associate researcher at NOTUS from 2022. He is member of the Topic Group Natural Interaction with Social Robots, and of the Topics Group “Ethical, Legal and Socio-Economic Issues” also from the European euRobotics platform. He has coordinated the national Agenda of Research & Innovation on “Work, robotization and employment qualification in Portugal” (Ministry of Science and Technology).