Prof. Giovanni Sartor is part-time professor in legal informatics at the University of Bologna and part-time professor in Legal informatics and Legal Theory at the European University Institute of Florence. He is currently Principal Investigator for the ERC (Europen Research Council) Advanced project COMPULAW, started on 1 November 2019, to be completed on 31 October 2024.
Giovanni Sartor obtained a PhD at the European University Institute (Florence), worked at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Luxembourg), was a researcher at the Italian National Council of Research (ITTIG,Florence), held the chair in Jurisprudence at Queen’s University of Belfast, and was Marie-Curie professorat the European University of Florence. He has been President of the International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law.
He has published widely in legal philosophy, computational logic, legislation technique, and computer law. He is co-director of the Artificial intelligence and law Journaland co-editor of the Ratio Juris Journal. His research interests include legal theory, logic, argumentation theory, modal and deontic logics, logic programming, multiagent systems, computer and Internet law, data protection, e-commerce, law and technology, aviation law, human rights.