Department of Informatics – Computation and Economics Research Group


Prof. Dr. Sven Seuken

Sven Seuken
Prof. Dr. Sven Seuken
Assistant Professor
Head of Research Group
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Room BIN 2.A.28
Tel +41 44 635 67 48

Short Bio

Sven Seuken is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Informatics of the University of Zurich and head of the Computation and Economics Research Group. His research lies at the intersection of Computer Science and Economics. His goal is to design market-based electronic systems that have good economic and computational properties.

Before coming to Zurich in September 2011, Sven was a Ph.D. student in the EconCS group at Harvard University where he worked with David C. Parkes. He got his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard in 2011, an M.S. degree from Harvard in 2008, an M.S. degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2006, and a pre-diploma from the University of Freiburg in 2003.

Research Interests

Electronic Market Design; Artificial Intelligence; Mechanism Design; Behavioral Economics; Electronic Commerce; User Interface Design; Game Theory; Reputation Systems; Peer Production; Social Networks; Multi-Agent Systems.

Curriculum Vitae