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Ruyi Ding

Title: Doctoral Candidate in Law and Information Technology
Telephone: +46 8 16 32 91
E-mail: ruyi.ding@juridicum.su.se


Ruyi is currently employed as a doctoral candidate at the Department of Law, Stockholm University (SU) where she is conducting a research project titled “Legitimate Use of Facial Recognition Technology: Regulatory Challenges Facing the EU and China”. Before pursuing an LL.D. degree at SU, Ruyi has obtained two masters’ degrees: one is a three-year LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law at China University of Political Science and Law; the other is a one-year LL.M. in Computer Law at Queen Mary, University of London. Ruyi has diverse educational and academic backgrounds. She has a wealth of knowledge in IT law, IP law, and medical law.

Research areas of Interest: privacy and data protection; technology design; technology ethics; legislative techniques; AI governance.

During her doctoral studies,
(1) She attended and made a presentation in the doctoral workshop of the Nordic Conference on Legal Informatics 2019, which was hosted by the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi, Finland;
(2) She was invited to be a guest speaker for WeRobot 2020, which was organized by the University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This is because my conference abstract “Legitimate Uses of Facial Recognition Technology in Surveillance: Risks to Personal Integrity and Regulatory Challenges Facing the EU” was finally accepted in the Conference program;
(3) She co-organized a doctoral workshop of the Nordic Conference on Law & IT 2020, which was hosted by the Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute (IRI), Stockholm University;
(4) She was invited to sit as a PC member of WeRobot 2021, which will be held at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA.