Prof. Dr. Sven Seuken

Prof. Dr. Sven Seuken
Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
Head of Research Group
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmühlestrasse 14
CH-8050 Zürich
Room BIN 2.B.02
Tel +41 44 635 67 48

Research Interests

Economics and Computation; Electronic Market Design; Computational Mechanism Design; Algorithmic Game Theory; Matching Markets; Artificial Intelligence; Behavioral Economics; Electronic Commerce; Recommender Systems; Multi-Agent Systems.

Short Bio

Sven Seuken is an Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track) 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, with a particular focus on the design and analysis of electronic markets and market-based systems.

Sven received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Harvard University in May 2011, where his advisor was David C. Parkes. Additionally, he received an M.S. degree from Harvard in 2008, an M.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2006, and a pre-diploma from the University of Freiburg in 2003. As a student, he had received numerous awards, including a Fulbright Fellowship, a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship, and a fellowship from the German National Merit Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).

Since joining the University of Zurich in 2011, Sven has been awarded three research grants from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), a EU Horizon 2020 research grant, a Google Faculty Research Award, a research grant from Microsoft Research, and a research grant from the Hasler Foundation.


Curriculum Vitae