Hannes Westermann is a PhD student in Artificial Intelligence and Law at the Université de Montréal. He works at the Cyberjustice Laboratory and is in charge of the JusticeBot project, which aims to provide better access to justice through the use of Artificial Intelligence.
Having grown up in Germany, Sweden and Luxembourg, Hannes graduated from Lund University in 2018 with a Master of Laws, writing a master thesis about about privacy and big data, combining his interest in law and technology.
In his current work, Hannes leads a team of researchers at the Cyberjustice Laboratory, exploring how to apply artificial intelligence in the legal domain. Hannes has published and presented papers about his research at the “International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Law (ICAIL) 2019” in Montréal and the “32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (JURIX 2019)” in Madrid, where the work was awarded the “Best Student Paper” price. Hannes has been invited as speaker to multiple conferences, such as the “Graduate Law and Artificial Intelligence Conference 2019” in Montréal, the “Legal Data Mining Conference” in Paris, the “Annual Meeting of the Autonomy through Cyberjustice Technologies (ACT) Project” in Montréal and the “A. Jean de Grandpré Distinguished Speaker Series” in Montréal. In his interdisciplinary work and research, Hannes benefits from his passion for technology and computer programming, having developed and released several apps and participated in programming competitions.
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