Sylvia Lu is a faculty fellow at the University of Michigan Law School. Her teaching and research interests lie in the interplay of law, innovation, and society. 

Lu writes about data privacy laws, artificial intelligence regulations, and comparative law, with a particular focus on the United States, the European Union, and China. Her recent projects explore how the law can and should regulate algorithmic harms to safeguard civil rights and democratic values.

Her scholarship has appeared in legal journals such as California Law Review and Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law. In addition to her scholarship, Lu holds CIPP/US and CIPP/Europe certifications from the International Association of Privacy Professionals.