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12.02.2017 | Media Responses

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.   Read more 

09.02.2017 | COSS Professorship , Job Openings

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. Read more 

05.02.2017 | Talks

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).      Read more 

18.01.2017 | Talks

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.   Read more 

14.01.2017 | Media Responses

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.  Read more 

10.01.2017 | Talks

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. Read more 

10.01.2017 | Talks

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. Read more 

06.01.2017 | COSS , COSS Professorship

Two new papers accepted for publication in AINA 2017.

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

04.01.2017 | Media Responses

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.  Read more 

04.01.2017 | Media Responses

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

A Swiss regional newspaper Aargauer Zeitung cited Prof. Dirk Helbing.  Read more 

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