Dirk Helbing

Dirk Helbing
  • Chair of Sociology
    ETH Zurich

Studies in Physics and former Professor, TU Dresden. Expert in complex systems and Professor of Sociology, ETH Zurich. Member, German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Research fields span from crowds to social systems, traffic to logistics, and from systemic risks to disaster response management. Head, Physics of Socio-Economic Systems Division, German Physical Society. Co-Founder, ETH Zurich's Risk Center. Scientific leader, FuturICT flagship project.