Diekmann, S. (Sven)

Eindhoven University of Technology

Section: Philosophy and Ethics
Faculty: Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences

Visiting address

IPO building, room 1.14

Mail address

P.O. Box 513 5600 MB EINDHOVEN The Netherlands



Sven Diekmann (TU/e) is a PhD student who started his research project the “Ethics of Modeling” in September 2009. In August 2009, he graduated at the University of Bremen in mathematics about variance amplification in supply chain models. In his current research project, he discusses morally relevant influences on models and their results, such as subjective influences of modelers, moral principles of good modeling practice, and the roles of values in modeling.

Scientific publications (selection)


  • Diekmann, Sven, and Peterson, Martin. forthcoming. "The Role of Non-Epistemic Values in Engineering Models" Science and Engineering Ethics. available online