QUTeX Real World Futures

The law and ethics of AI – How will the law respond to the rise of AI systems, and the areas where law and ethics that will be challenged by machine learning and big data systems?

Your Real World Futures Leader Professor Dan Hunter

Professor Dan Hunter leads the QUT Faculty of Law as Executive Dean and is an international expert in internet law, intellectual property, and cognitive science models of law.

He was Founding Dean at Swinburne Law School until 2019 and prior to this was the Head of the Intellectual Property and Innovation Program at QUT, and general editor of the QUT Law Review.

As an international leader in his discipline, Professor Hunter has taught at various national and international institutions, including the New York Law School, The University of Melbourne, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Cambridge, and Deakin University. He was a barrister and solicitor prior to working in academia.

During his career, Professor Hunter has provided inspiring leadership and has demonstrated an extremely impressive scholarly track record.

He has received numerous awards, honours, and research grants from the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, and the Australian Research Council. He is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Law and has been a recipient of a Fulbright Postgraduate Fellowship, a Fulbright Distinguished Chair, a Smithsonian Fellowship, an American Council of Learned Societies Research Fellowship, a Herschel Smith Research Fellowship in Intellectual Property Law, and a Science Commons Fellowship.

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