Carlos Entrena

PhD Researcher

Carlos Entrena is a PhD researcher at the Centre for Digitalisation, Democracy and Innovation in the Brussels School of Governance at VUB and the European Commission Joint Research Centre Seville.

Carlos holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Granada and a Master’s degree in Digital Communication Leadership from the University of Salzburg and Aalborg University Copenhagen. He has previously worked as a software developer, a communication specialist, and a researcher.

His PhD research focuses on how human agency and autonomy can be protected in social media platforms powered by AI algorithms. It takes an interdisciplinary perspective of the issue, viewing AI systems through a sociotechnical lens.


Digital Governance: protecting human agency in social media platforms

Period June 2022 - May 2026
Funded By

European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC)