COSS News

05.04.2017

Student Assistant Position: Web Development

We are looking for two student assistants who would support us in web development.  Read more 

01.03.2017

Student Assistant Position: Digital media and Administration

We are looking for a perfectionistic student assistant who would support us in web content management, social media presence, small graphic design tasks, video cutting, and other administrative work such as organizing and running workshops.  Read more 

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. Read more 

06.01.2017

Two new papers accepted for publication in AINA 2017.

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

06.12.2016

Big Data Study on spread of flu launched by COSS

In Switzerland, the start of the Christmas season once again marks the beginning of the flu season. Big data researchers at ETH Zurich are now investigating how people’s behaviour is related to the spread of flu. ETH Zurich staff and students can also participate in the study. Read more 

26.08.2016

Student Assistant Postion: Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments

The Computer Graphics Laboratory is looking for a student assistant who can program in C++/C#, has experience in computer networking, artificial intelligence, and/or computer animation, and preferrably a prior experience with Unity game engine. Read more 

22.08.2016

Register for the first blockchain and IoT summer school co-organized by COSS!

Are you studying in a field related to computer science / engineering / mathematics? Do you want to be among the first people worldwide to profit from top-notch hands-on free education in Blockchain and Internet of Things? Read more 

03.08.2016

Register for the conference Build Peace. Tickets are available now

How can we use technology, arts and research for peace, towards transformation? This is the core question of the conference, which will take place on September 9 - 11, 2016 in Zürich, Switzerland. Read more 

17.05.2016

The 2nd International Workshop on Data-driven Self-regulating Systems

at the 10th IEEE International Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems (SASO) in Augsburg (DE) on the 12.09.2016.   Read more 

19.04.2016

The Nervousnet Hackathon already this Friday&Saturday!

22nd and 23rd of April, COSS hosts the first nervousnet Hackathon! Developers, entrepreneurs, data specialists, early adopters, end users and everybody else interested in building digital democracy together, join us for the first nervousnet Hackathon! Read more 

01.03.2016

We are looking for a highly motivated Postdoc in the area of Computational Social Science

Do you have excellent mathematical and computational skills, English language skills, social skills, and international experience? Apply now for this new, interesting and challening position.   Read more 

03.11.2015

Nature Comment: Build Digital Democracy

Open sharing of data that are collected with smart devices would empower citizens and create jobs, say Dirk Helbing and Evangelos Pournaras in their Nature Comment. Read more 

01.11.2015

Delft University of Technology establishes Responsible Digital Innovation Programme directed by Prof. Dirk Helbing

Delft University of Technology appoints Dirk Helbing as professor for the new research programme "Engineering Social Technologies for a Responsible Digital Future" at the faculty of Technology, Policy and management. Read more 

19.10.2015

10 PhD Postitions: Engineering Social Technologies for a Responsible Digital Future

Prof. Dirk Helbing will in conjunction with the Delft University of Technology staff supervise a new PhD program. We are looking for 10 PhD candidates with a background in computational social science, data science, computer and engineering science, socio-physics, econo-physics, or similar, to jointly study and design complex socio-technical systems. Read more 

24.09.2015

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 

07.08.2015

Postdoc postion: Machine Learning, Artificial and Collective Intelligence

We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral fellow in machine learning, artificial and collective intelligence Read more 

07.08.2015

Stellenangebot: Office Managerin /-Manager

Wir suchen per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine/einen Office Managerin /-Manager. Read more 

02.08.2015

Stellenangebot: Projektmanagerin /-Manager mit diplomatischer Erfahrung

Wir suchen per sofort oder nach Vereinbarung eine/einen Projektmanagerin /-Manager mit diplomatischer Erfahrung. Read more 

19.06.2015

COSS Summer Workshop 2015

From June 24th to July 1st the COSS team will hold its annual summer workshop. Read more 

21.05.2015

Bachelor/Master/Semester Thesis: Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments

We offer a thesis supervised by Prof. Christoph Hoelscher (ETH-COG), Dr. Tyler Thrash (ETH-COG), Prof. Mubbasir Kapadia (DRZ/Rutgers), and Prof. Dirk Helbing (ETH-COSS). Read more 

24.04.2015

Student assistant position: Distributed Measurement Systems for Mobile Apps

We are looking for student assistants with knowledge of software engineering, and distributed systems. The work will be pursued in the context of the NervousNet project. Read more 

27.03.2015

Michael Mäs became an assistant professor at the University of Groningen

Michael Mäs has been an assistant professor at the Department of Sociology and the ICS at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands since February 2015. Read more 

19.03.2015

PhD Position: Mobile Middleware Systems for Distributed Social Mining

We are looking for a PhD student with an excellent background in software engineering, computer systems, computer networks or distributed systems. The work will be pursued in the context of the Nervousnet Project. Read more 

20.02.2015

Student Assistant positions: Mobile Middleware Systems for Distributed Social Mining

We are looking for student assistants with a background in software engineering, computer systems, computer networks or distributed systems. Read more 

19.02.2015

Bachelor/Master/Semester Thesis: Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments

Write your thesis at COSS about Human Interactions in Networked Virtual Environments.   Read more 

13.01.2015

New Name, New Website

To reflect the broader scope of our research the "Chair of Sociology, in particular of Modeling and Simulation" (SOMS) has been renamed to "Professorship of Computational Social Science" (COSS). At the same time we have adopted the new webdesign of the ETH Zurich. Read more 

26.07.2014

Science published the article "A network framework of cultural history"

An article co-authored by Dirk Helbing has been published in Science 345 (2014). Read more 

27.06.2013

American Journal of Political Science published the article "Group Segregation and Urban Violence"

The article co-authored by Dirk Helbing and Karsten Donnay was published in the prestigious American Journal of Political Science 58(1), 226-245. Read more 

 
 
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