Ryan Calo is an assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Law. He is a faculty co-director of the Tech Policy Lab, a unique, interdisciplinary research unit that spans the School of Law, the Information School, and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Professor Calo holds courtesy appointments at the University of Washington Information School and the Oregon State University School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering. He is an affiliate scholar at the Stanford University Law School Center for Internet and Society (CIS), the Yale University Law School Information Society Project (ISP) and New America. His research on law and emerging technology appears in leading law reviews (California Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review) and technical publications (Nature, Science, Artificial Intelligence) and is frequently referenced by the mainstream media (NPR, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal). Professor Calo has testified before the United States Senate and the German Parliament and has organized events on behalf of the National Science Foundation, the Department of Homeland Security and the White House. Business Insider named him one of the most influential people in robotics.