CDHI Quarterly Team Meeting – Lecture on the Sharing of Privacy-Sensitive Data for Research by Dominik Rüegger, 8 June 2021

We would like to invite you to our research centre’s next Quarterly Meeting on 8 June 2021, 12pm to 1pm CEST.

Recent PhD graduate and CDHI researcher Dr. Dominik Rüegger PhD will be be speaking on the topic of Sharing of Privacy-Sensitive Data for Research.

About Dominik Rüegger

Dominik Rüegger is a recent doctoral graduate from CDHI, where he worked on the PEACH (personality coach) project, and explored the use of smarthone data for studying personality change. Aside from his main interest in applying computer science methods for research and applications in psychology and healthcare, he also maintains an interest in solutions for ensuring information security and privacy. Dominik has previously worked as a software engineer and data analyst, and focused on information security while completing his MSc in computer science.

About the Lecture

The lecture will review the increasing challenges for sharing privacy-sensitive data for research. Dominik will then go on to present and discuss approaches for solutions based on concepts such as k-anonymity, differential privacy, federated learning, and data sharing platforms.

We are pleased to invite you to join our Quarterly Meeting. Registration is not required. Please be aware that we will be recording this lecture and will be making it available in our teaching library. If you have any concerns about this, please contact Olivia Keller ( prior to the start of the lecture.


Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 12:00 p.m. –  1:30 p.m. (Zurich time / CEST)

Prof. Dr. Tobias Kowatsch, Assistant Professor for Digital Health, University of St.Gallen (HSG); Adjunct Assistant Professor, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore; Scientific Director, Centre for Digital Health Interventions (CDHI), ETH Zurich & HSG; Lead PI*

Prof. Dr. Elgar Fleisch, Professor of Information Management, ETH Zürich Professor of Technology Management, University of St.Gallen; Advisory Board Member, CDHI, ETH Zürich & University of St.Gallen; PI*

Prof. Dr. Florian von Wangenheim, Professor of Technology Marketing, ETH Zurich & Advisory Board Member, CDHI; PI*

* Future Health Technologies programme, Campus for Research Excellence and Technological Enterprise (CREATE), Singapore-ETH Centre, Singapore

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