Jan Maly

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Jan Maly

Assistant Professor

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
Institute for Data, Process and Knowledge Management

Building D2, 3rd Floor
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria

Email: jan.maly@wu.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-31336/5531
Consultation on Appointment

I am an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Data, Process, and Knowledge Management at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien). Before that I carried out my research project “A holistic analysis of participatory budgeting” for which I was granted a Erwin Schrödinger Fellowship by the FWF. In this project, I explored Participatory Budgeting not as an isolated voting instance, but as a multi-year, city-wide process that consists of several stages. From September 2021 to April 2023, I worked on the project at the University of Amsterdam as a member of the COMSOC Group of Ulle Endriss and from May 2023 to May 2024 at TU Wien as a member of DBAI

I work mainly in the fields of Computational Social Choice (COMSOC), Logic and Knowledge Representation. In general, I am interested in studying and developing tools that help people make better decision, individually or as a group. In particular, I currently work on non-standard voting frameworks such as Participatory Budgeting and Perpetual Voting, on the representation of preferences, and on computational complexity questions that arise in COMSOC and logic.

Besides my research work, I am also the co-founder of the European Digital Democracy network, which aims to bring together academics and practitioners actively working on or with digital democracy.