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Department of Informatics Social Computing Group

Joachim Baumann



Joachim Baumann 

PhD Student 

Social Computing Group
Department of Informatics
University of Zurich
Andreasstr. 15 / Office AND 2.60
8050 Zürich


Short biography

Joe joined the Social Computing Group in January 2021 as a PhD student, co-supervised by Prof. Dr. Anikó Hannák and Prof. Dr. Christoph Heitz.

Joe received both BSc and MSc in Informatics from the University of Zurich with minors in Economics and Data Science. During that time, he also spent one semester at Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona and one semester at Universidad de Guadalajara. Before starting his PhD, he interned as an application developer (2014-2015) and worked in management and technology consulting (2018-2019).

In 2022, Joe was a Data Science for Socal Good Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.

Joe's main research interests are in algorithms and machine learning, and specifically in the areas of algorithmic fairness, dynamics of automated decision-making, and data science for social good.