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Dr Saheli Datta Burton

Postdoctoral Research Associate for Geopolitics of IIoT Standards (GISt)

Dr Saheli Datta Burton is a Research Fellow at the Department of Science Technology Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP), University College London. Saheli is interested in the geopolitics of emerging technologies through the lens of standardisation and regulatory issues in critical infrastructure systems specifically in the domain of health and medicine. In addition to the European context, Saheli’s work in the transnational governance of targeted therapies, biorobotics and data-driven health provides a comparative political economic perspective of China’s and India’s rising engagement. Saheli was a Newton Fellow (2015), a Visiting Research Fellow at the Department of Politics, University of Vienna (2018-present) and Editorial Board member of the Journal of Science & Technology Studies, European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST) (2019-present). She holds a PhD and MSc from King’s College London, London, UK and a BA(Economics) from Columbia University, New York, USA.