Maurice addresses the ethical challenges and risks posed by mathematics, mathematicians, and mathematically-powered technologies. His research looks at the ethical issues arising in all types of mathematical work, including AI, finance, modelling, surveillance, and statistics. He set up the Ethics in Mathematics Project in 2016 and has been its principal investigator since then, delivering seminar series, giving invited talks, and producing scholarly articles in the area. Maurice has direct industry experience with over 30 startups, having been a member of the Ethics Advisory Group at Machine Intelligence Garage UK for over 2 years. He comes from a background in research mathematics, holding two PhDs in mathematics, from the University of Cambridge and the University of Melbourne, and has over a decade of experience working as an academic mathematician on problems in algebra and computability theory.
Personal website: https://www.dpmms.cam.ac.uk/~mcc56/
Project website: https://ethics.maths.cam.ac.uk/