Dr Mando Rachovitsa is an Associate Professor in Human Rights Law. She is the Deputy Director of the Human Rights Law Centre. Mando joined the University of Nottingham in 2023. Prior to that she was an Assistant Professor of International Law at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands (2016-2023) and an Assistant Professor of International Law at Qatar University, Qatar (2013-2016). Mando’s expertise lies in the areas of human rights law and technology law. She researches the intersection between human rights law and technology, including digital human rights, and human rights-based design for cybersecurity standards and algorithmic systems. She has written on the human rights assessment of the use of new technologies, including encryption, and digital ID systems, and how human rights law may inform the design and implementation of Internet standards. She has also published on how international law-like standards are created and used to assess the legality and legitimacy of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) work in the domain names’ space.