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30.09.2015 | Media Responses

AP News: Experts - In huge crowds like that of the hajj, lethal conditions can build up quickly

"It's largely a physical phenomenon, not a psychological one," Professor Dirk Helbing said for the prominent news agency AP. Read more 

30.09.2015 | Media Responses

The Washington Post: A deadly stampede shows the danger of the hajj

The influential US newspaper quoted Professor Dirk Helbing in the article on the recent stampede near Mecca.   Read more 

29.09.2015 | Media Responses

Sohu: The stampede near Mecca as a fluid dynamics problem

Professor Dirk Helbing was quoted in Sohu - the news portal of the Chinese media corporation based in Beijing. Read more 

28.09.2015 | Media Responses

Watson: Mekka probably won't be ever fully controllable

Professor Dirk Helbing commented on the recent stampede near Mecca.   Read more 

28.09.2015 | Media Responses

Spiegel Online: Hajj stampede - Mecca will probably never be fully controllable

"Even little disruptions in the flow of pilgrims can cause a collapse of the system," Professor Dirk Helbing said for Spiegel Online. Read more 

24.09.2015 | COSS Professorship

Crowd Disaster in Mina/Mecca on September 24, 2015

With great sadness I have learned about the crowd disaster in Mina, close to Mecca. Read more 

10.09.2015 | Media Responses

Futurezone: "Apple, Google and Co are acting like feudal lords"

The Austrian online magazine Futurezone covered the latest technology conference in Zurich and the talk by Professor Helbing. Read more 

04.09.2015 | Talks

Dirk Helbing will give a talk at the Club of Vienna Conference, October 7th, 2015

Professor Helbing's talk "Die digitale Gesellschaft: ferngesteuert oder selbstgesteuert?" will be part of the conference in the Club of Vienna. The topic of the conference is "Big Data - Herausforderung einer neuen Technologie für die Gesellschaft".   Read more 

04.09.2015 | Talks

Professor Helbing will give a keynote talk at the TGF15 in Delft on October 28th, 2015

Dirk Helbing will deliver a keynote talk at the Conference on Traffic and Granular Flow at TU Delft in Delft, The Netherlands. Read more 

31.08.2015 | Media Responses

Computerworld: Dirk Helbing elected member of Swiss IT expert group

Swiss Federal Councillor Widmer-Schlumpf appoints a new group of IT experts. Professor Dirk Helbing will be a member. Read more 

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