Helga Nowotny

2021 Female Science Talents Role Model Talk

Professor emerita ETH Zurich and Former President European Research Council

Dr. Helga Nowotny is Professor emerita of ETH Zurich and former President and founding member of the European Research Council. She published widely in science and technology studies, on social time, curiosity, innovation and uncertainty. Her latest book published in September 2021 is “In AI We Trust. Power, illusion and control of predictive algorithms”. Throughout her career in different leadership positions, she worked at the interface of the natural and the social sciences, encouraging new understanding and interaction between science and contemporary societies.

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