TU Wien Informatics


Julia Neidhardt is a researcher at the Research Unit E-Commerce at TU Wien informatics with a background in mathematics and computer science. Previously she was a guest researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences as well as visiting scholar at Northwestern University, USA, and at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Her research focuses on user modeling and recommender systems in tourism and in the news domain, developing approaches to capture online opinion-forming and online behavior, and digital humanism.

Her research is published in highly renowned conference proceedings and journals including Nature Human Behaviour. She regularly is invited to give talks on topics related to her research, among others at the Oxford Women in Computer Science - Distinguished Speaker Series at the University of Oxford. Julia Neidhardt is a senior program committee member of the ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys) and is an associate editor of the Journal of Information Technology &Tourism as well as a distinguished reviewer of the newly established journal ACM Transactions on Recommender Systems (TORS). She was research track co-chair of ENTER 2020 and ENTER 2019 and a co-organizer of a number of workshops and conferences. Julia Neidhardt is part of the Digital Humanism Initiative at TU Wien and board member of Center for Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (CAIML). She is the leader of the 2022 established Christian Doppler Lab for Recommender Systems an der TU Wien (https://recsys-lab.at/).


  • PostDoc Researcher
    E-Commerce, E194-04
  • Curriculum Commission for Business Informatics
    Principal Member















  • Towards an Intelligent Framework to Understand and Feed the Web / A. Fensel, J. Neidhardt, N. Pobiedina, D. Fensel, H. Werthner / Talk: 15th International Conference on Business Information Systems, Vilnius, Lithuania; 2012-05-21 - 2012-05-23; in: "Business Information Systems Workshops", Springer Heidelberg, LNBIP 127 (2012), ISBN: 978-3-642-34227-1; 255 - 266
  • Network Analysis of the Austrian eTourism Web / R. Piazzi, R. Baggio, J. Neidhardt, H. Werthner / Talk: ENTER Conference 2012, Helsingborg, Sweden; 2012-01-24 - 2012-01-27; in: "Proceedings of ENTER Conference 2012", Springer Wien New York, (2012), ISBN: 978-3-7091-1141-3; 356 - 367