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dr. N.E. (Nynke) Vellinga

Postdoctoral researcher
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Dr. Nynke Vellinga works at the STeP research group, Department of Transboundary Legal Studies, University of Groningen. She received her PhD in 2020 for the dissertation 'Legal Aspects of Automated Driving. On Drivers, Producers, and Public Authorities' from the same university. After her doctorate, she continued her research in the field of autonomous mobility and law. Vellinga's research focuses on legal questions surrounding traffic law, liability, insurance, vehicle requirements, data protection, and cybersecurity.

In addition, Vellinga is an international research fellow at the Information Society Law Center (ISLC) of the "Cesare Beccaria" Department of Legal Sciences, University of Milan (2022-2023, 2023-2025). Moreover, Vellinga has actively contributed to the ITU Focus Group on Assisted and Automated Driving of the International Telecommunication Union, leading to a technical report under her editorship. Recently, Vellinga completed two research reports (on the legal aspects of ALKS and ADS and a comparative study on the legal framework for ADS), commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management.

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