Moritz von Zahn

Moritz von Zahn leads challenges in the field of applied data science at ToU, specializing in causal machine learning, explainable AI, and algorithmic fairness. He has conducted research with esteemed institutions like Goethe University Frankfurt, ETH Zurich, and the University of Tel Aviv. Moritz actively publishes in and reviews for peer-reviewed journals and conferences in the field of information systems. Moreover, he actively contributes to implementation projects in practice and has worked with companies such as Swisscom AG, Payback GmbH, and McKinsey & Company.

Personal mission
Design effective, fair, and transparent Human-AI collaboration
Courses Taught
Introduction to Coding for AI
Applied Data Science
Economics and Ethics of AI

The cost of fairness in AI: Evidence from e-commerce M von Zahn, S Feuerriegel, N Kuehl Business & Information Systems Engineering 64, 335–348, 2022

Expl(AI)ned: The impact of explainable artificial intelligence on users' information processing K Bauer, M von Zahn, O Hinz Information Systems Research, forthcoming, 2023

Designing a feature selection method based on explainable artificial intelligence J Zacharias, M von Zahn, J Chen, O Hinz Electronic Markets 32 (4), 2159-2184, 2022

Towards designing a user-centric decision support system for predictive maintenance in SMEs D Kellner, M Lowin, M von Zahn, J Chen INFORMATIK 2021

Locating disparities in machine learning M von Zahn, O Hinz, S Feuerriegel arXiv preprint arXiv:2208.06680, 2022

Please Take Over: XAI, Delegation of Authority, and Domain Knowledge K Bauer, M von Zahn, O Hinz SAFE Working Paper, 2023

The smart green nudge: Reducing product returns through enriched digital footprints & causal machine learning M von Zahn, K Bauer, C Mihale-Wilson, J Jagow, M Speicher, O Hinz SAFE Working Paper

List of Papers
Book Chapters
Books (Monographs)
Professional Community Services
Organizational & Editorship Activities


Reviewer for Conferences:

International Conference of Information Systems (ICIS), European Conference of Information Systems (ECIS), Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI)

Reviewer for Journals:

Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE)


Invited research talks at: University of Cologne, University of Zurich, LMU Munich, TU Clausthal, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), University of Tel Aviv

Consulting / Entrepreneurship Projects
Founder projects