Junior Researcher | PHD Student | Teaching Assistant

Jerome De Cooman is a PhD researcher under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Nicolas Petit and Prof. Dr. Pieter Van Cleynenbreugel. His research project focuses on the regulation of artificial intelligence at a EU level and compares the risk- and rights-based approach to regulation in two chosen technological contexts, i.e., biotechnology and environmental law. More generally, Jerome is interested in the interaction between new technologies and legal science, including European competition law, intellectual property, and data protection.

In addition to his thesis, Jerome is also teaching assistant in European Law, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Applications and teaches students from School of Law and School of Engineering.

Jerome joined the LCII as a junior researcher in 2018. He holds a Master of Laws from the University of Liege (2017) and a Master of Management Sciences from HEC-University of Liege (2018).


Contributions on ORBI – Open Repository and Bibliography

Selected publications

From the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence by Society to the Regulation of Society by Artificial Intelligence: All Along the Watchtower“, in H. Jacquemin (ed.), Time to Reshape the Digital Society: 40th Anniversary of the CRIDS, Brussels, Larcier, 2021, pp. 441-483 (Best Junior Paper Award).

Models of Law and Regulation for AI“, in A. Elliott (ed.), The Routledge Social Science Handbook of AI, Routledge, 2021, pp. 199-221 (with N. Petit)

Ethique et intelligence artificielle : l’exemple européen“, Revue de la Faculté de Droit de l’Université de Liège, 2020, No. 1, pp. 79-123.

Les données personnelles : mythes et réalités“, in La vie privée à l’ère des big data: Dangers & opportunités de la révolution numérique, Etude du Centre Jean Gol, 2018 (with N. Petit).


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