Mr Zihao Li
- Lecturer in Law and Technology (Law)
Zihao Li is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Law and Technology at CREATe Centre, School of Law, University of Glasgow. He is also a Fellow at Stanford University, and a Guest Lecturer at Trinity College Dublin. Zihao is qualified in both Computer Science (B.Eng.) and Law (LL.B.) in 2017 from Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China. He also studied at University of California, Irvine, USA. He holds LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Digital Economy from University of Glasgow. For his PhD research at the same institution, he delved into online algorithmic pricing and data protection law in both the EU and China, examining them from social, technological, and legal perspectives.
Zihao's research interests concentrate on the relationship between law, data and information technology. Recently, his research mainly covers data protection law, AI and regulation, blockchain and law, Internet and intellectual property, and electronic evidence forensics. His research has been published in top-tier interdisciplinary academic journals, conference proceedings and books, including Nature Machine Intelligence, Computer Law and Security Review, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE International Conference on Communications, and European Data Protection Law Review. He has also been invited to speak at several prestigious universities, including the University of Cambridge and King’s College London (KCL).
Zihao is also a member of the CREATe Centre, co-founder of Scottish Law and Innovation Network (SCOTLIN) and the founding president of IP Society in University of Glasgow. Drawing from his interdisciplinary and international expertise, Zihao's research seeks to explore the most effective way for regulating AI, data and other technologies, ensuring the protection of individuals in the increasingly widespread application of big data, machine learning and AI era.
Because of Zihao's interdisciplinary background, his research interests concentrate on the relationship between law, data and information technology, including:
- Data Protection Law
- AI and Regulation
- Blockchain and Law
- Information technology Law
- Internet and Intellectual Property Law
- Cybersecurity and E-evidence Forensics
CSC Award for Outstanding Abroad Scholar
Zihao is willing to supervise research students whose proposed research falls within his areas of interest, especially data protection law, AI and law, law and technology
Information Law and Policy (LLM)
IEEE Member: Society on Social Implications of Technology
Co-founder of Scottish Law and Innovation Network (SCOTLIN)
Academic Reviewer for Springer Nature Computer Science
interviewed by China Central Television (CCTV) on behalf of researchers from University of Glasgow in 2020.
Guest Lecturer at School of Law, Trinity College Dublin
- Taught LLM course: Intellectual Property Law and Emerging Technologies