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Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Management

Personal Details

Jens Witkowski is Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Management at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.

His research focuses on the intersection of data science and economics, with an emphasis on eliciting, aggregating, and evaluating crowd-sourced information. Jens has worked extensively on theoretical and empirical approaches to peer prediction and probabilistic forecasting.

Before joining Frankfurt School in August 2018, he held postdoctoral positions in the Good Judgment Project at the University of Pennsylvania and with the Institute for Machine Learning at ETH Zurich. From 2010–2014, Jens was a Fellow of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University, where he worked on robust peer prediction mechanisms with David C. Parkes. Jens received his Ph.D. (2014) and Master’s (2009) degrees in Computer Science from Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany.

Publications

Scholarly journal articles

Conferences

Courses

Title Programme Semester
Managerial Data Science Master Winter

Predictions, Crowds and Markets

Master

Summer

Introduction to Data Science

Bachelor

Winter

Computational Statistics

Bachelor

Winter