Samar Abbas Nawaz
Samar Abbas Nawaz works as a doctoral researcher at Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) for its research project called RegulAIR. The project overall aims to provide new research based knowledge to Norwegian and European regulatory bodies for safe and secure integration of drones in civilian airspace. Samar is specifically researching on the regulatory challenges emanating from autonomous civilian drones from European law perspective.
Samar is originally from Pakistan where he studied LLB and worked as a legal practitioner for around three years. Later, he came to Norway to study Masters in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) law from University of Oslo (UiO). During that period, Samar also worked for a Turkish law firm and startups from within and beyond Norway.