Lujain is a DPhil student in Social Data Science at the OII and a Research Associate at Digital Asia Hub — a Hong Kong-based technology & society think tank. She is broadly interested in researching automated decision-making & human-in-the-loop systems, fairness, accountability, and transparency in ML, and global AI governance, especially as it pertains to U.S.-China relations.
A Schwarzman Scholar, Lujain holds a Master’s degree in Global Affairs with concentrations in technology & policy from Tsinghua University in Beijing and a BS in Computer Engineering from New York University, Abu Dhabi. During her studies in China, she investigated the political implications of the informatization and digitization of the Chinese judiciary and the legal technology innovation system that enables it. Lujain is also passionate about Internet health, has been volunteering for the past few years to co-curate the annual Mozilla Festival, and has been featured by The Webby Awards and Omidiyar Network in their latest Responsible Tech Industry Report.
Technology governance and policy; fairness, accountability, and transparency in machine learning; automated decision-making; human-computer interaction; U.S.-China relations