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Research Affiliate, Centre for the Study of Existential Risks, University of Cambridge

Dr Asaf Tzachor is a Research Affiliate in the Centre for the Study of Existential Risks (CSER), at the University of Cambridge. He is also an Associate Professor for Sustainability in Reichman University (RU). Asaf's research interests span a variety of topics within sustainability sciences. His primary interest is in food systems' dependencies, distortions and asymmetries. His work aims to better understand what shocks might threaten food and nutritional security, what the consequences of such disruptions may be, and how we can work to mitigate these risks; with a focus on the design, development and (ethical) deployment of emerging technologies, including future foods systems, intelligent agents, and autonomous machines. He gained his education in the Universities of London and Oxford.


  • 2019–present
    Research associate, University of Cambridge