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Department of Informatics Informatics and Sustainability Research

Jan Bieser

Jan Bieser, Dr.

  • Postdoc
+41 44 635 43 06
Binzmühlestrasse 14, 8050 Zurich
Room number
IfI BIN 2.A.13

Jan Bieser is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer on digitalization, sustainability, and business informatics. At the GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, he is a senior researcher investigating the impacts of digital technologies on the economy, society, and the environment. Formerly, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Sustainable Development, Environmental Science and Engineering at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and a fellow of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities of Tomorrow. Before, Jan Bieser worked as a sustainability manager at the University of Zurich and as an IT and sustainability consultant at IBM and Deutsche Telekom.


Jan Bieser works on sustainablity aspects of the digital transformation with a focus on technology assessment (TA), taking into account environmental and social issues of digital information and communication technologies. For recent publications see Google Scholar.


Former and current courses include:

  • Business Informatics I (UZH, lecturer)
  • Sustainable Development, ICT and Innovation (KTH Stockholm, seminar leader)
  • Sustainable Development for Computer Scientists (KTH Stockholm, seminar leader)
  • Digitalization and Sustainable Development (UZH, teaching assistant)
  • Informatik, Ethik und Gesellschaft (UZH, teaching assistant)
  • Sustainability Reporting (UZH, guest lecturer)
  • Supervision of master or bachelor thesis and projects

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