Moritz von Zahn

M.Sc. Industrial Engineering and Management


Office: 2.263


Moritz von Zahn studied Industrial Engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). During his studies, he focused on statistics, financial economics and the application of AI.

Moritz von Zahn has been a visiting student at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City, at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, and at ETH Zurich. He has gained practical experience by working with companies such as Robert Bosch GmbH, Swisscom AG and McKinsey & Company.

Since February 2021, Moritz von Zahn is part of the research team at the Chair of Information Systems and Information Management, led by Prof. Dr. Oliver Hinz.

  • Causal Machine Learning
  • Fair & Explainable AI
  • Recommender Systems

Bauer, Kevin / von Zahn, Moritz / Hinz, Oliver (2023): "Expl(AI)ned: The Impact of Explainable Artificial Intelligence on Users’ Information Processing", Information Systems Research, forthcoming.

Zacharias, Jan / von Zahn, Moritz / Chen, Johannes / Hinz, Oliver (2022): "Designing a Feature Selection Method based on Explainable Artificial Intelligence", Electronic Markets, 32(4), 2159-2184.

Hinz, Oliver / Lowin, Maximilian / Reichman, Shachar / von Zahn, Moritz (2022): "An Experimental Analysis of Profit Maximizing Recommendation Systems", Conference on Digital Experimentation (CODE@MIT) 2022, forthcoming.

Kellner, Domenic / Lowin, Maximilian / von Zahn, Moritz / Chen, Johannes (2021): "Towards Designing a User-centric Decision Support System for Predictive Maintenance in SMEs", INFORMATIK 2021, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn, Germany, S. 1255-1260,

von Zahn, Moritz / Feuerriegel, Stefan / Kühl, Niklas (2021): "The cost of fairness in AI: Evidence from e-commerce", Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE).