Marta Poblet is the director of the UAB Institute of Law and Technology, where she coordinates a number of research projects dealing with law and technology, judicial systems, legal professions, and alternative dispute resolution systems. She holds a J.D. from the Stanford University (Stanford Law School,2002) and a M.A. in International Legal Studies (Stanford Law School, 2000). She is also a past Fellow of the Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation (2001). Her research interests cover technology-oriented developments in legal organizations, judicial systems, mediation systems, online dispute resolution (ODR) and, more recently, mobile dispute resolution (an emerging field that focuses on the use of mobile phones and cell networks to facilitate the management and resolution of conflicts).