Ben is a Computer Science DPhil student at the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Responsible Technology Institute (RTI) (https://www.rti.ox.ac.uk/) and the Oxford Robotics Institute (ORI) and is supervised by Professor Marina Jirotka (https://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/people/marina.jirotka/), Dr. Lars Kunze (https://www.ori.ox.ac.uk/people/lars-kunze/), and Dr. Pericle Salvini (https://www.ori.ox.ac.uk/people/pericle-salvini/).
Ben's research focuses on the psychological safety of autonomous vehicles and specifically trust, perceived safety, regulation, and human-machine interaction. His work is at the intersection of Explainable AI, interfaces, and psychology.
Ben holds a BSc degree in Computer Science from Purdue University. He has software engineering internship experience in industry (Microsoft, General Motors, GE Aerospace) and has been an exchange student at ETH Zurich.
Personal Website: bbhardin.github.io
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=kKQG1fIAAAAJ&hl=en