Prof. Ehud Shapiro: Computational Foundations for e-Democracy [Lecture]

The Centre for Informatics and Society (C!S) is inviting you to a lecture by Prof. Ehud Shapiro as part of our fall lecture series Aspects of the Digital Transformation.

About the speaker

Ehud Shapiro is a multi-disciplinary scientist, artist, and entrepreneur. A Professor of Computer Science and Biology at the Weizmann Institute of Science with an international reputation, he made fundamental contributions to many scientific disciplines including machine learning, inductive inference, algorithmic debugging, logic programming, concurrent programming, molecular computers, molecular programming, synthetic biology, single-cell genomics, social choice theory and foundations of e-democracy.

Ehud was also an Internet pioneer and a successful Internet entrepreneur, founding Ubique Ltd., perhaps the first Internet social networking software company. Ehud is a recipient of the World Technology Award for Biotechnology and a member of “Scientific American 50” as a Research Leader in Nanotechnology. Ehud is a Bass singer and performed in Israel and abroad, including as a soloist at Carnegie Hall.


Time: November 12th, 2018 @ 17:00

Location: Zemanek HS – TU Wien

Ground Floor
Favoritenstraße 9-11
1040 Wien

Due to limited space, we ask you to sign up for the event at

The lecture is free, open to the general public and will be held in English.

Questions and discussion with the speakers are encouraged after the lectures, and refreshments will be provided after the lectures as well.

For general information about the lecture series, visit

November 12, 2018

Zemanek HS - TU Wien, Favoritenstraße 9-11, 1040 Wien