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12.02.2017

Smithsonian.com : How fluid dynamics can help you navigate crowds

The Smithsonian magazine published an article discussing how to navigate safely through a crowd. In the article, Professor Helbing explains how modeling a crowd as interacting particles can give insights into how to keep safe in such situations.   Weiterlesen 

09.02.2017

Postdoctoral position in Big Data and Data Science

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow in the area of Big Data and Data Science with a particular focus on Social Mining within a EU funded project. The project aims to establish a Social Mining and Big Data Ecosystem for ethically sensitive scientific discoveries and advanced applications of social data mining to the various dimensions of social life. Weiterlesen 

05.02.2017

Professor Helbing gives a talk in Amsterdam (NL) on good and bad ways of using data on 16.2.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving a talk in Amsterdam on good and bad ways of using data, as part of the monthly seminar series on Responsible Data Science (RDS) by the Amsterdam Data Science initiative. The talk will take place on Thursday, 16th of February, at the Doelenzaal, UvA Library, Singel 425 (Room C0.07 - Doelenzaal, Building C, Ground Floor).      Weiterlesen 

01.02.2017

New PhD student

The Chair of Development Economics and NADEL welcome Hervé Roquet, a new PhD student working on the spatial dimensions of urban inequality in South Africa and Colombia. Weiterlesen 

18.01.2017

Izabela Moise and Caleb M. Koch give a talk titled "How mass media shapes asylum acceptance rates" at ETH Zurich (CH) on 19.01.2017

As part of the event "NADEL Methods Days", Izabela Moise & Caleb M. Koch will be presenting joint work with E. Boudemagh, K. Donnay, and D. Helbing under the title “How mass media shapes asylum acceptance rates”. The talk will take place on January 19, 2017, from 09:00 to 11:00 in the CLD B 2 building.   Weiterlesen 

14.01.2017

Futurezone : "A super intelligent system will not save the earth"

In an interview with Futurezone, Professor Dirk Helbing explains the effects digitization and technical advances may have on social and economic systems."A super intelligent system will not save the earth," says Professor Helbing.  Weiterlesen 

12.01.2017

New Publication in The Journal of Politics

With scholars Iain Osgood (University of Michigan), Dustin Tingley (Harvard), In Song Kim (MIT) and Helen V. Milner (Princeton), Thomas Bernauer and Gabriele Spilker ask: what factors determine firms’ attitudes toward trade policy? Weiterlesen 

11.01.2017

Nature Energy editorial mentions article co-authored by EPG

The journal Nature Energy celebrates its first birthday with an editorial reviewing research highlights that appeared in their first year. One of the 14 papers mentioned is "Limiting the public cost of stationary battery deplyoment by combining applications" co-authored by researchers from ETH Zurich's EPG and SusTec. Weiterlesen 

11.01.2017

Governance, Law & Development - A discussion of the 2017 World Development Report

February 23, ETH Zurich, Rämistrasse 101, HG D 1.2 Weiterlesen 

10.01.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing participates in a panel discussion on complexity at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna (AT) on 2.2.2017

On the occasion of the Ignaz L. Lieben award ceremony, Professor Dirk Helbing will be participating in a panel discussion with leading complexity researchers at the Austrian Academy of Sciences on February 2nd , 2017. Weiterlesen 

10.01.2017

Guest talk at COSS: "Stochastic games: some recent advances" by M. O. Barton will take place on 25.01.2017

The guest talk by Miquel Oliu Barto will be held on Wednesday 25, 2017, at 16:00 in the COSS Building CLU - room C1. Weiterlesen 

06.01.2017

Two new papers accepted for publication in AINA 2017.

Two papers from COSS have been accepted for publication in AINA 2017. Weiterlesen 

04.01.2017

NZZ: A whole new game is starting

Prof. Dirk Helbing wrote a commentary for the prestigious Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung. "When 1 percent of citizens own 99 percent of the world, it cannot be good in the long run," he argues.  Weiterlesen 

04.01.2017

Aargauer Zeitung: Big data and algorithms are the atomic bombs of the digital age

A Swiss regional newspaper Aargauer Zeitung cited Prof. Dirk Helbing.  Weiterlesen 

04.01.2017

IT Press: When the car drives by itself

The Austrian magazine covering the topics of information technologies and IT companies presented the new event „Automatisiertes Fahren“ in Vienna and the keynote talk by Prof. Dirk Helbing.  Weiterlesen 

03.01.2017

Netzwoche: E-Government needs open innovations

A Swiss magazine Netzwoche covered the 10th E-Government Symposium in Bern, Swizterland. Dirk Helbing was one of the speakers.  Weiterlesen 

02.01.2017

Rhein-Neckar Zeitung: The dictatorship of data? Scenarios for the digital world

A regional German newspaper from Heidelberg Rhein-Neckar Zeitung covered the discussion in Heidelberg. Dirk Helbing was one of the speakers.  Weiterlesen 

19.12.2016

Tobias Schmidt talks at ETH energy storage event and on Swiss national public radio

ETH Zurich's Energy Science Center organized a symposium on "The future of energy storage" on Dec 14, 2016. Swiss national public radio SRF2 covered the event in their science broadcast including an interview with Prof. Tobias Schmidt. Weiterlesen 

16.12.2016

Workshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation: Presentation by Luis Cabral (NYU)

On Tuesday, December 20, and Wednesday, December 21, we'll have Prof. Luis Cabral (NYU) as our guest. His Tuesday presentation on "Industry Agreements and Innovation Incentives" starts at 16:15 in the University of Zurich room RAI F 41. The Wednesday presentation on "Dominant Firms and Innovation Incentives" starts at 16:15 in the ETH Zurich room IFW A 32.1. All presentations are open to the public, so see you there!  Weiterlesen 

09.12.2016

Workshop & Lecture Series in Law & Finance: Presentation by Kate Litvak & Bernard Black (Northwestern)

On Tuesday, December 13, and Wednesday, December 14, we'll have Prof. Kate Litvak (Northwestern) and Prof. Bernard Black (Northwestern) as our guests. Their Tuesday presentation on "Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets" starts at 16:15 in the University of Zurich room KO2 F 172. The Wednesday presentation on "The SEC's Busted Experiment" starts at 16:15 in the ETH Zurich room IFW A 32.1. All presentations are open to the public, so see you there! Weiterlesen 

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