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Mr Petros Terzis
Bentham House
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  • Research Fellow (Regulating Sensing Infrastructures)
  • Faculty of Laws
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Research Summary

Petros (he/him) is a Research Fellow at the Faculty of Laws, UCL. His work focuses on the regulation of private power on the Internet, and particularly, the rules and norms that (should) govern the design and operations of programmable infrastructures. Working with Dr Michael Veale, Petros’s work explores the legal issues around the use of computing and computational technologies and the power affordances of contemporary digital infrastructures. His research project is funded by the Botnar Foundation. 

In the past Petros has published and presented his work at national and international conferences including the ACM FAccT Conference, WeRobot, and BILETA. During the academic year 2020-2021 he was awarded a research grant by the HDI Network to conduct a socio-legal research project entitled ‘Who, then, in law is my neighbour? – Judgment, responsibility, and expectations of the onlife reality’. In 2019-2020, Petros co-organised a workshop on the state of machine learning algorithms within UK law enforcement and in October 2021 he co-chaired the event entitled ‘The Law and Politics of Programmable Infrastructures’ organised by the 'Law and Political Economy in Europe'. 

Petros holds a PhD in Information Law from the University of Winchester (UK) and a Master’s degree in Law and Economics from the University of Macedonia (Greece). As an accredited Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) he has taught a wide range of subjects at the interjection of Law and Technology, including ‘Intellectual Property and Information Rights’ at the University of Winchester and ‘Information Technology Law’ at the London School of Economics. 

Teaching Summary

Information and Technology Law @London School of Economics and Political Science, 2020-2021

Intellectual Property and Information Rights @University of Winchester, 2019-2021

Digital Business and Emerging Technologies @University of Winchester 2019-2021

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