Frank Schweitzer

Fellow - 2013

ETH Zurich

Frank Schweitzer has been Full Professor for Systems Design at ETH Zurich since 2004. He is also associated member of the Department of Physics at the ETH Zurich In his professional carrier, 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). Frank Schweitzer is elected member of the council of the German Physical Society (DPG) (2006-2009).


Economic Networks: The New Challenges

F. Schweitzer, G. Fagiolo, D. Sornette, F. Vega-Redondo, D. White, A. Vespignani
Science 325, 5939 (2009)