Serge Gutwirth (1960) professor of Human Rights, Comparative law, Legal Theory and Methodology at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), where he studied law, criminology and also obtained a post-graduate degree in technology and science studies. He defended his PhD in law on the relationships between law and sciences on December 15, 1992. From 1994 until 2009 he also held a part-time position of lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the Erasmus University Rotterdam where he was in charge of the coordination of research and taught 'Philosophy of law'. He is currently Vice-Dean (Research) of the Faculty of Law and Criminology. He is the Director of the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS).