Ugo Pagallo

Member of the Nexa Board of Trustees

Main affiliation: University of Turin (Italy)

Ugo Pagallo is Full Professor of Jurisprudence, Legal Theory, and Legal Informatics at the Department of Law, University of Turin (Italy). He is member of the EU Commission Expert Group on liability and new technologies formation, and collaborates with the World Health Organization on its AI4H on-going project on health and AI technologies. He has taken part of the IEEE Global Initiative for Ethical Considerations in AI and Autonomous Systems and is Faculty of the Joint International Doctoral (PhD) degree in Law, Science and Technology, part of the EU’s Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctorates (EMJDs). His research interests encompass artificial intelligence (AI) & the law, legal informatics, and information technology law (in particular, data protection and copyright law). He has published thirteen monographs, manifold handbooks, and a hundred articles in peer-reviewed journals. His best-known contributions include The Laws of Robots: Crimes, Contracts, and Torts (Springer 2013; Japanese edition 2018; Chinese edition 2018); Research Handbook on the Law of Artificial Intelligence (edited with W. Barfield, Elgar 2018); Advanced Introduction to Law and Artificial Intelligence (with W. Barfield, Elgar 2020).