‘The big picture of my research is looking at how to develop a regulatory framework’
Kristen Thomasen will be joining the University of Windsor next year as an assistant professor of law, robotics and society. (Kristen Thomasen/Twitter)
A new University of Windsor law professor will focus on the high-tech problems of the not-too-distant future — specifically drones and robots.
Kristen Thomasen will be an assistant professor of law, robotics and society.
That means thinking about some of the legal issues that will crop up with coming technologies that will soon be part of our day-to-day lives.
“It’s quite exciting for the field, it’s very exciting for me, obviously,” Thomasen told CBC Radio’s Windsor Morning, when describing her new job. “It’s a strong recognition of the importance of thinking about the legal implications of robots.”