Dr. Jan De Bruyne
Dr. Jan De Bruyne obtained a Master in Law (2012) and a Master in EU Studies (2008) at Ghent University. He successfully defended his doctoral dissertation in September 2018 on a topic dealing with third-party certifiers such as classification societies in the maritime sector. He currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Ghent University. His research focusses on liability for damage caused by robots. As from October 2019, he will also work as senior researcher within the Centre for IT & IP Law (CITIP) of the University of Leuven. He was a van Calker scholar at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne in 2018. He has been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law of Oxford University in 2014 and at the Center for European Legal Studies of the University of Cambridge in 2015.