Scientific AI Hamprecht Lab, IWR, Heidelberg University

Lennart Bürger

I am currently working on my Master’s thesis on AI Alignment in the Scientific AI lab. Previously, I studied physics in Heidelberg and Oxford and did research at the intersection of Quantum Information Theory and Machine Learning. In Oxford, I learned about the dangers that unaligned AGI could pose in the near future and decided to switch fields to AI Alignment. However, I still have a soft spot for Quantum Information Theory (so pretty!). In general, I have pretty broad interests, not only in physics, maths and computer science, but also in moral philosophy and politics. In my free time I enjoy running, meditating and cooking. I am also active in the Effective Altruism movement and the political party ‘Die Grünen’.