He has coordinated several European research projects on the administration of justice and has served as a scientific expert for institutions such as the Council of Europe, the Court of Justice of the European Communities, the World Bank, OSCE, the Italian Higher Judicial School, the Italian Ministry of Justice. As an expert of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ), and its SATURN Centre, he took part in the development of CEPEJ tools on time management, timeframes, efficiency of courts, case weighting, and participated in co-operation projects in Portugal, Croatia, Latvia, Slovakia, Albania, and Kosovo.
Alina often works on multidisciplinary projects, conducting comparative and empirical research, and has acted as expert and trainer for several European organisations. Her research interests focus on digitalisation and cyberjustice, techno-legal platforms, data ownership and AI accountability, access to justice in a transnational setting, alternative dispute resolution, and quality of justice.
Over the past 25 years, she has researched and published in a variety of areas of judicial administration, including the use of technology in courts, courts and social media, court safety, judicial workload, and public trust and confidence in courts.
Currently, she teaches ‘Responsible AI: Ethical, Legal, Social and Economic (ELSE) Aspects’ at the Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics at Sofia University (2018-ongoing).