Max Tegmark

President of the Future of Life Institute

Max Tegmark is the President of the Future of Life Institute, an independent nonprofit with the goal of maximising the benefits of technology and reducing its associated risks. He is also a Professor of Physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he is currently using physics-based techniques to better understand biological and artificial intelligence. Tegmark has co-authored more than 200 technical papers, featured in dozens of science documentaries and received numerous awards for his research, including a Packard Fellowship, Cottrell Scholar Award and NSF Career Grant."