Naveen Thayyil is Associate Professor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi. His research interests lie at the intersection of Law and STS (science and technology studies), in three fields—Legal and political theory, environmental law, and technology regulation. Prior to joining the Department, he taught at the National Law School of India, Bangalore. He holds a PhD from the Tilburg Institute of Law Technology and Society at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. His recent publications include “Science and Social Movements” (Oxford Bibliographies-Political Science, 2018); “Constructing global data: Automated techniques in ecological monitoring, precaution and reification of risk”, (Journal of Big Data & Society, 2018); and Visions for India-Public participation, debate and the S&T community (Current Science, 2017), co-authored with Pankaj Seksaria.