28 September 2021

New visitor at CeBIL - Mathias K. Hauglid

Mathias K. HauglidMathias K. Hauglid is a doctoral research fellow at UiT the Arctic University of Norway (Tromsø). His PhD project is on algorithmic discrimination in clinical decision support systems based on machine learning. In his thesis, he explores the scope of the non-discrimination principle in European Union law and the potential for effective enforcement of non-discrimination law in the specific context of medical decision-making based on machine learning.

Mathias is interested in the relationship between legal scholarship and computer science, and he frequently collaborates with UiT Machine Learning Group, which is led by his co-supervisor professor Robert Jenssen. Mathias is also engaged as an advisor at the Norwegian Centre for Clinical Artificial Intelligence. He recently co-authored a chapter in the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority’s official strategy for artificial intelligence.

Before commencing the PhD project Mathias worked as a lawyer in Oslo, where he focused on IT contracts, data protection and intellectual property rights. When he is not working on his PhD, Mathias likes to go skimountaineering or long distance running.