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DDr. Frank SCHWEITZER Professor für Systemgestaltung, ETH Zürich

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Frank Schweitzer is Full Professor for Systems Design at ETH Zurich since 2004 and also associated member of the Department of Physics at the ETH Zurich In his professional carreer, he worked for different research institutions (Max-Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden, Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, Sankt Augustin) and universities (Humboldt University Berlin, Cornell University Ithaca NY, Emory University, Atlanta GA). Frank Schweitzer received his first Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.) in theoretical physics and his second Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in philosophy of science, he further earned a habilitation/Venia Legendi in physics. He initiated and lead (2001-2005) a section of the German Physical Society (DPG) for the physics of socio-economic systems (AKSOE). Further, he was a founding member and member of the steering committee of the European Network of Excellence "Complex Systems" (EXYSTENCE 2001-2006). The recent focus of the research group of Frank Schweitzer is on applications of complex systems theory to the dynamics of organizations. This includes the development of formal concepts, quantitative modeling and computer simulations.

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