About me

Me with short hair
NO REPRO FEE. Marcello Ceci, University College Cork. Photo by Tomas Tyner, UCC.

Law degree and PhD in Legal Informatics.

Advancing standards and formalizations in AI and Law.

Current position

Research Associate

Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust

University of Luxembourg

Previous position

From 2014 to 2018

Legal Knowledge Engineer – Senior Postdoc Researcher

University College Cork, Ireland (UCC)

Domains: FinTech, RegTech, SupTech.

Research in semantic applications for compliance in the financial industry.
Creator of Mercury, a structured language for regulatory requirements.
Creator of FIRO, an OWL ontology for regulatory compliance.
Dissemination activity in academic and industry venues.
Member in multiple TCs for advancing standards in AI & Law.

Curriculum Studiorum

Ph.D in “Diritto e nuove tecnologie” (“Law and new technologies”) at CIRSFID – University of Bologna.
Received the mention of “Doctor Europaeus”.
Title of the Ph.D thesis: “Interpreting judgements using knowledge representation methods and computational models of argument”
Tutor: Prof. Monica Palmirani.
Co-rapporteur: Prof. Thomas F. Gordon (Fraunhofer-FOKUS, Berlin).
Dissertation available online at http://amsdottorato.unibo.it/6106/

Graduation (“Diploma di licenza”) at I.U.S.S., Institute for Advanced Studies of Pavia, Social Sciences class. Thesis in European Administrative Law, title: “Convergenza tecnologica e regolamentare per la televisione italiana” (“Technological and regulatory convergence for Italian television”). Supervisor: Prof. Bruno Tonoletti.

Law Degree (graduate studies) at University of Pavia. Thesis in Public Comparative Law, title: “La riforma del sistema federale tedesco” (“The reform of German federalism”).
Supervisor: Prof. Giampaolo Parodi.
Graduated with 110/110.