Sven Eckhardt


Research Assistant

Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Binzmuehlestrasse 14

CH-8050 Zürich

Email: eckhardt AT
Fax: +41 44 63 56809
Room: BIN 2.D.11

Short CV



- since 06/2021: Research Assistant and PhD Student at the Information Management Research Group, University of Zurich, Switzerland.

- 10/2020 - 03/2021: Applied Science Intern at Amazon in Tübingen, Germany

- 06/2020 - 09/2020: Student Assistant at FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik in Karlsruhe Germany

- 01/2019 - 03/2020: Corporate Student at prenode GmbH in Karlsruhe Germany

- 08/2016 - 07/2017: Intern and Corporate Student at ec4u expert consulting ag in Karlsruhe Germany

- 08/2015 - 07/2016: Student Assistant at FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik in Karlsruhe Germany


- 10/2017 - 04/2021: Master of Science Information SystemsKarlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Thesis Topic: Inferring Causal Relations between Extreme Events (PD Dr. D. Janzing)

- 08/2017 - 06/2018: Exchange Term, Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden

- 10/2014 - 08/2017: Bachelor of Science Information Engineering and ManagementKarlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Thesis Topic: Applied Deep Learning for Text Classification (Prof. Dr. G. Satzger)


Research Interests

  • Causality and causal inference
  • Explainable and fair machine learning
  • human-centered AI

Involved Projects


What Your Radiologist Might be Missing: Using Machine Learning to Identify Mislabeled Instances of X-ray Images Rädsch, T., Eckhardt, S., Leiser, F., Pandl, K. D., Thiebes, S., & Sunyaev, A. In Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000127578. URL: