Professor Weixing Shen

Weixing Shen
Dean, School of Law Tsinghua University

Professor Weixing Shen is Dean of Tsinghua University’s School of Law in Beijing, China. There he is also Director of the Institute for Studies on AI & Law and Coordinator of the LL.M. Program of Computational Law of Tsinghua University. He is Commissioner of the Artificial Intelligence Industry Alliance in China and also serves as an Executive Council Member of the Civil Law Research Association of China’s Law Society. He is Vice President of China’s Health Law, Legal Education and, Cyber and Information Law Societies. As a widely respected scholar, Professor Shen has published 20 books and more than 60 papers. His research interests include civil law, computational law, health law, law and ethics of AI. He also hosts the National Key R&D Program ‘Research on Intelligent Assistive Technology in the Context of Judicial Process Involving Concerned Civil and Commercial Cases’ and the Major Project of National Social Science Foundation ‘Research on the Legal-based Governance of Internet Economy’. He was awarded with the ‘National Outstanding Young Jurist’ in China, 2014 and was made an Alexander von Humbolt Fellow in Germany, 2015.