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Prof Dr Katharina A. Zweig

Technical University of Kaiserslautern Head of Algorithm Accountability Lab
Katharina A. Zweig

Prof Dr Katharina Zweig is professor for theoretical computer Science at the TU Kaiserslautern, where she heads the Algorithm Accountability Lab.

There, she designed a new field of study called Socioinformatics which models and analyses the interaction between software and scoiety. Zweig is a member of a commission on "Artificial Intelligence" that counsels the German Bundestag. She is also counseling the national media authorities, the churches, ministries and parties on the ethics of algorithms. She was awarded multiple times, 2019 she will receive the Communicator-Price of the German National Research Foundation (DFG). In 2019, she also co-founded the startup Trusted AI GmbH to counsel individuals, companies and governments on the ethical application of software.