Ruyi Ding

Fellow 2023/2025

▌▌▌ PhD candidate

Ruyi Ding is a PhD candidate at the Department of Law, Stockholm University, Sweden, specializing in law and information technology. Her academic journey is marked by a rich and diverse educational background, spanning multiple countries and disciplines.

She further expanded her expertise by obtaining an LLM in Intellectual Property Law from the China University of Political Science and Law in 2017, followed by another LLM in Computer and Communications Law from Queen Mary, University of London, UK, in 2019.

Ruyi’s current research as a PhD candidate, expected to be completed by Spring 2025, focuses on the regulation of facial analysis (FA) technology in education within the EU and China. Her dissertation aims to define the boundaries of legitimate use of FA technology in educational contexts, establishing a common ground for evaluating the evolving regulatory landscapes in both regions. This includes a comparative study of the EU’s and China’s regulatory approaches to FA technology in education, investigating the reasons behind their similarities and differences.


  • Stockholm University