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Nikolaos Ioannidis



Nikos joined the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology, and Society (LSTS) at the outset of 2020, as a Ph.D. researcher. For two years, he worked in the d.pia.lab; he is now appointed in the Cyber and Data Security Lab (CDSL).

He graduated from the Law faculty of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece), where he additionally undertook the bar traineeship. He holds an LL.M. (magna cum laude) from the International Hellenic University, Greece, specializing in International Business Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Moreover, he graduated with a specialized LL.M. (cum laude) in Intellectual Property and ICT Law from KU Leuven (Brussels). In 2014/5, he was a visiting student (Erasmus) at the University of Liège, where for two semesters he studied European law.

He worked in the Hellenic Army as a Reserve Officer in Telecommunications and Signals, Right after, he completed the bar traineeship and worked as an associate lawyer in Thessaloniki, in a law firm specializing in IT law. After moving to Belgium, he joined the Center for IT and IP law (CiTiP) of KU Leuven working on two projects relating to smart cities and algorithmic transparency. Before joining CDSL, he was a Blue Book trainee within the Policy and Consultation Unit of the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), where he mostly worked on AI regulation. While a Ph.D., he has worked on several projects around theories and practices of data protection, artificial intelligence, and impact assessment.



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