Dr. Wetter is leading SSE Business Lab, an innovation lab that has helped start and grow more than 100 companies started by SSE students and alumni. SSE Business Lab alumni companies now have over MEUR 250 in aggregated turnover; well-known cases being Klarna and DigiExam.
Dr. Wetter is co-founder of Flowminder, a non-profit organization composed of academics at Karolinska Institute and Southampton University engaged in pioneering applications of mobile and satellite data to achieve radical improvements in decision-making for crisis response and development. In 2016, Flowminder joined Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and MIT Media Lab to become a core member of the DataPop Alliance.
Through this work, Dr. Wetter has been involved in the management of innovative analytics projects with major mobile operators and UN agencies in e.g. Bangladesh, Nepal, and additional projects underway in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. He is currently a Steering Board member of the World Economic Forum Data-Driven Development initiative.
Dr. Wetter has been a visiting professor at ESSEC Business School in Paris, and also at SciencesPo/Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) where he helped initiate the SSE-SciencesPo Double Degree Framework. He was also previously affiliated with the Swedish National Defense College where he was working on method development for data collection and impact assessment in fragile and conflict affected states (FCAS).
Ruktanonchai, N., Bhavnani, D., Sorichetta, A., Bengtsson, L., Carter, K., Córdoba, R., Le Menach, A., Lu, X., Wetter, E., zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E. & Tatem, A. (2016) Census-derived migration data as a tool for informing malaria elimination policy, Malaria Journal, 15:273
With Schweinsberg, M., et al. (2016) The Pipeline Project: Pre-publication Independent Replications of a Single Laboratory's Research Pipeline, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, in press
Lu, X., Wrathall, D., Sundsoy, P., Nadiruzzaman, N., Wetter, E., Iqbal, A., Qureshi, T., Tatem, A., Canright, G., Engo-Monsen, K. & Bengtsson, L. (2016) Unveiling Hidden Migration and Mobility Patterns in Climate Stressed Regions: A Longitudinal Study of Six Million Anonymous Mobile Phone Users in Bangladesh, Global Environmental Change, Vol. 38 (May), pp. 1-7.
Wilson, R., zu Erbach-Schoenberg, E., Albert, M., Power, D., Tudge, S., Gonzalez, M., Guthrie, S., Chamberlain, H., Brooks, C., Hughes, C., Pitonakova, L., Buckee, C., Lu, X., Wetter, E., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson, L. (2016) Rapid and Near Real-time Assessments of Population Displacement Using Mobile Phone Data Following Disasters: The 2015 Nepal Earthquake, PLoS Currents Disasters, February 24, Edition 1.
Bengtsson, L., Gaudart, J., Lu, X., Moore, S., Wetter, E., Sallah, K., Rebaudet, S. & Piarroux, R. (2015) Using Mobile Phone Data to Predict the Spatial Spread of Cholera, Nature: Scientific Reports, 5(8923).
Bharti, N., Lu, X., Bengtsson, L., Wetter, E. & Tatem, A. (2015) Remotely Measuring Populations During a Crisis by Overlaying Two Data Sources, International Health, vol. 7(2), pp 90-98
Wesolowski, A., Buckee, C., Bengtsson, L., Wetter, E. & Tatem, A. (2014) Containing the Ebola Outbreak: The Potential and Challenge of Mobile Data, PLoS Currents Outbreaks, September
Lu, X., Wetter, E., Bharti, N., Tatem, A. & Bengtsson, L. (2013) Approaching the Limit of Predictability in Human Mobility, Nature: Scientific Reports, 3(2923)