Edy Portmann

Professor, Business Relation, Direction
Human Smart Cities (Seminar)
Computing with Words (Seminar)

Short Biography:

Edy Portmann is Swiss Post Professor of Computer Science at the Human-IST Institute of the University of Fribourg. His transdisciplinary research focuses on cognitive computing and its application to cities.

After an apprenticeship as an electrician, he studied information systems, business as well as economics and, later, got a doctorate in computer science. Among others, he worked for Swisscom, PwC and EY. In addition, Edy Portmann was also a researcher at the universities of Singapore, Berkeley and Bern. 

External webpage: 

Prof. Dr. Edy Portmann
Human-IST Institute
Boulevard de Pérolles 90

Office : Pérolles-2, A413
Phone : +41 26 300 84 68
Mobile: +41 79 199 82 85
E-mail : edy.portmann(at)unifr.ch