Christian Von Der WETH

PhD (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
M.Sc. (Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)
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Research Areas

  • Artificial Intelligence

Research Sub Areas

Research Interests

  • Social Media & Network Analysis
  • Applied Machine Learning & AI
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Database & Information Systems


Dr Christian von der Weth is a Lecturer in the School of Computing at the National University of Singapore. He received his PhD from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany. Before joining NUS, he worked as a Research Fellow at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore and the National University of Ireland, Galway. Prior to this position as Lecturer, Christian was Senior Research Fellow at the NUS Centre for Research in Privacy Technologies (N-CRiPT) in SoC.  His main research interests include social media and social network analysis, applied machine learning and artificial intelligence, natural language processing, data mining, privacy and information systems.

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Research Project

Teaching Innovation

Selected Publications

  • Christian von der Weth, Ashraf M. Abdul, Shaojing Fan, Mohan S. Kankanhalli: Helping Users Tackle Algorithmic Threats on Social Media: A Multimedia Research Agenda. ACM Multimedia 2020
  • Christian von der Weth, Jithin Vachery, Mohan S. Kankanhalli: Nudging Users to Slow Down the Spread of Fake News in Social Media. ICME Workshops 2020
  • Christian von der Weth, Ashraf M. Abdul, Abhinav Ramesh Kashyap, Mohan S. Kankanhalli: CloseUp - A Community-Driven Live Online Search Engine. ACM Trans. Internet Techn. 193
  • Christian von der Weth, Ashraf M. Abdul, Mohan S. Kankanhalli: Cyber-Physical Social Networks. ACM Trans. Internet Techn. 172: 17:1-17:25 2017

Awards & Honours

Teaching (2021/2022)

  • CS2102: Database Systems
  • CS5228: Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining