Utku B. Demir, BA

Bereich: Forschungspolitik & Entwicklung

Funktionen am ZSI: Research Assistant


  • Phone: ++43-1-495 04 42 / 70
  • Fax: ++43-1-495 04 42 / 40
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Utku has joined the ZSI as a junior expert in quantitative methods, including machine learning applications. He is a master's student in political science and also continuing a bachelor's degree in mathematics at the University of Vienna. He is academically focusing on the critical theories of digitalization with the reflection on algorithmic governmentality, surveillance, profiling and anticipation. His interest areas are political theory, quantitative research methods, statistics and probability theory, as well as mathematical modelling. Allocated to the research policy & development department at ZSI and building on his prior methodological experience, he has become part of the data science team in mid 2020. He is mainly engaged in bibliometric studies, quantitative analysis, data visualisation, NLP/topic modelling methods, and rapid software prototyping.


ORCID: 0000-0003-2767-1173