Research Groups

The three main research topics at the Department of Informatics are Human-Centered Informatics, Computing and Economics, and Big Data Analytics for Economics and Science. We also deal with all aspects of the Digitalization that concern society, the economy, and science.

The following research groups are currently active at the department:

Zurich Empirical Software Engineering Team
Head: Alberto Bacchelli
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Interactive Visual Data Analysis Group
Head: Jürgen Bernard
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Dynamic and Distributed Information Systems Group
Head: Abraham Bernstein
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Database Technology Group
Head: Michael Böhlen
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Human Aspects of Software Engineering Lab
Head: Thomas Fritz
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Software Evolution and Architecture Lab
Head: Harald C. Gall
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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Group
Head: Manuel Günther
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Social Computing Group
Head: Anikó Hannák

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Informatics and Sustainability Research Group
Head: Lorenz Hilty
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People and Computing Lab
Head: Elaine Huang, Chat Wacharamanotham
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Data Systems and Theory Group
Head: Dan Olteanu
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Visualization and MultiMedia Lab
Head: Renato Pajarola
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Robotics and Perception Group
Head: Davide Scaramuzza
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Data Analytics Group
Head: Ingo Scholtes

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Information Management Research Group
Head: Gerhard Schwabe
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Computation and Economics Research Group
Head: Sven Seuken
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Communication Systems Group
Head: Burkhard Stiller
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Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies Group
Head: Claudio Tessone
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Computational Linguistics
Head: Martin Volk
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