people at the digital legal lab
PROFESSOR of law & digital technology
Natali Helberger is a Professor of Law and Digital Technology, with a special focus on AI. Her research investigates the social and legal implications of digital technology and automated decision making.
PROFESSOR OF REGULATION BY TECHNOLOGY
Ronald Leenes is a professor in regulation by technology and head of the department of law, technology, markets & society (ltms) at Tilburg University. his research focuses on privacy, ai & legal issues of robotics.
gijs van dijck
professor of private law
Gijs van Dijck is an empirical legal scholar who specialises in tort law, insolvency law, and contract law. He uses empirical legal research methods and data sciences methods, network analysis in particular, to analyse legal issues. he co-manages the maastricht law & tech lab.
PROFESSOR OF private law
andré janssen is a professor of private law, focusing particularly on contract law, tort law, european private law, and the intersection between law & ai. he is the editor-in-chief of the european review of private law (ERPL).
assistant professor of international law & arbitration
Pietro ortolani is assistant professor in international arbitration and transnational dispute resolution. He is admitted to the Bar in Italy and he also works as a practitioner, mainly in the field of arbitration.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF DATA ETHICS, LAW & POLICY
linnet taylor IS associate PROFESSOR in data ethics, law & policy. She leads the ERC-funded Global Data Justice project, seeking to understand the different perspectives worldwide on what constitutes just treatment through data technologies.
assistant professor of private law
catalina goanta is an assistant professor in private law and a postdoctoral researcher at studio europa. her current research addresses decentralisation and platform governance. she co-manages the maastricht law & tech lab.
senior researcher in information law & fundamental rights
Ronan fahy is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam. He specialises in fundamental rights, in particular freedom of expression and privacy.
associate PROFESSOR OF private law, privacy & cyber security
Pieter Wolters is an associate professor of cybersecurity, privacy and law. His research topics include the private enforcement of privacy law, legal obligations to provide secure software, and the European framework for cybersecurity and privacy rules.
professor of data science and the judiciary
Floris Bex is professor in data science and the judiciary. He studies how people reason, how this reasoning can be captured in formal models, and how it can be supported and improved using AI technologies.
mireille van eechoud
PROFESSOR OF information law
Mireille van Eechoud is professor of Information Law, and director of the Amsterdam Graduate School of Law. Her key research themes include the relationship between constitutional rights to information, data protection, and the commercial use of public sector information.
ASSistant professor of ethics, law & Policy
Esther Keymolen Assistant Professor in Ethics, Law, and Policy of new Data Technologies. She has a background in philosophy of technology and postphenomenology. Her research focuses on the role of trust and privacy in networked and smart environments.
postdoctoral researcher in data & computer sciences
kody moodley is a postdoctoral researcher at maastricht university's institute of data science and the maastricht law & tech lab. His current research examines the intersections between computational science and legal decision-making.
assistant professor in ai, robotics and science & technology studies
Merel Noorman coordinates the AI & Robotics group at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology & Society (TILT). Her research interests include the governance and regulation of AI and robotics, with a particular focus on the distribution of responsibility around complex intelligent technologies.
Matthias van der Haegen
Assistant professor in digital legal studies
Matthias Van der Haegen specialises in legal analytics and the judiciary, favouring an empirical approach to answer research questions. His PhD research was on the role of the Belgian supreme court, a topic in which he retains a profound (comparative) interest.
Joris van hoboken
professor of law & data protection
Joris van Hoboken is a professor of law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) and a Senior Researcher at the Amsterdam Institute for Information Law (IViR). his research focuses on the regulation of computational infrastructures and the protection of fundamental rights.
PHD researcher on law & artificial intelligence
Charmian Lim is a phd researcher on law & Ai at Tilburg University. within the digital legal studies group, she is involved in a research project that explores the impact of AI, data science and automation on the legal system.
Bart van der sloot
associate professor of big data & privacy
Philosopher and legal scholar Bart van der Sloot specialises in the area of Privacy and Big Data. He also publishes regularly on the liability of Internet Intermediaries, data protection and internet regulation. Key issues are the GDPR, international data flows, especially between Europe and the United States, and data leaks.
pHd researcher on online speech regulation
Naomi Appelman is a PhD researcher at the Amsterdam Institute of Information Law (IViR), specialising in online speech regulation. Her research combines law and philosophy and focuses on strengthening the legal position of users by means of enabling legal contestation of the control over online speech.
Raphael Gellert is an assistant professor in private law and ICT. Looking into the computational turn, his research tries to problematise the contemporary modes of operation of law. In this ambit he looks at cases stemming from data protection, e-commerce, product liability, or cybersecurity.
professor of technology, law & human rights
Eleni Kosta is a professor in technology, law and human rights. She is working on privacy and data protection, specialising in electronic communications and new technologies, as well as on health law.