Former Staff Members

Colleagues who once worked for the Institute:

Georg AICHHOLZER

Mag. Dr.

Georg Aichholzer, sociologist of technology with a doctorate, worked at ITA from 1993 until May 2017 as a senior scientist, in particular in the area of 'e-governance'.

Ernst BRAUN

Prof. Ernest Braun was the founding director of the Technology Assessment Unit (TAU) 1988 to 1991, which became in 1994 the Institute of Technology Assessment. He was previously professor for physics and technology policy at the Aston University in Birmingham. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernest_Braun

Alexander DEGELSEGGER

MMag.

From May 2010 until January 2011 associated junior scientist at ITA in the area of governance of technology controversies. Now scientist at the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) in Vienna.

Martina ECKL

Was 1990 scientific staff member of ITA.

Domenico FERULLI

Was 2014 scientific staff member of ITA.

Ulrich FIEDELER

Dr.

From October 2007 until May 2011 employed at ITA in the project NanoTrust. Subsequently, he became a scientist at 'Fraunhofer-Institut für Solare Energiesysteme ISE' - Division Materials - Solar Cells and Technologies MST, in Freiburg (Germany).

Anja GÄNSBAUER

Was 2015 scientific staff member of ITA.

Marion GSTÖTTNER

Was 1987-1992 office staff member of ITA.

Andrea GUARISE

Was 2013 scientific staff member of ITA.

Claudia GUTMANN

Mag.a

From February 2008 until July 2008 employed by ITA (office, IT-support).

Alicia GUTTING

Mag.a

Alicia Gutting is a cultural studies graduate and worked as a junior researcher at the ITA in the field of energy system transformation and sustainable energy technologies from November 2017 until September 2018. Since 2015 she has been working as a research assistant at the ITA, first in the project Monitoring of Urban Technologies (MuT), then in 2016 in the project MATCH: Markets - Actors - Technologies. In October 2018 she joined the Division of History of Science, Technology and Environment at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm as a PhD candidate in the ERC project NUCLEARWATERS.

Roger HACKSTOCK

Was 1996 scientific staff member of ITA.

Bernd HARTMANN

Was 1985-1987 scientific staff member of ITA.

Julia HASLINGER

Mag.a

In 2008, she started at the ITA as an intern and then continued to work on several projects. After her graduation she became a staff member and was involved in the project NanoTrust and other projects on sustainable development and environment technologies. Her focus lied on the media coverage of nanotechnology in print media in Austria, Germany and Switzerland and on participatory processes on nanotechnology.

Susanna JONAS

Was 2000-2005 scientific staff member of ITA.

Mahmud KHENE

Was 1998-2000 scientific staff member of ITA.

Andrea KIRSCHNER

Was 1992-1995 scientific staff member of ITA.

René KÖNIG

Dipl.Soz.

From April 2008 until January 2011 employed at ITA, firstly as trainee, then as scientific assistent in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT). Now postgraduate at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) in Karlsruhe (Germany).

Michael LATZER

Univ.-Doz. Mag. Dr.

From 2004 until 2008 employed by ITA in the field of information and communication technologies (ICT); now professor at the University of Zurich ('IPMZ - Institut für Publizistikwissenschaft und Medienforschung').

Sigrid LEITNER

Was 1996-1997 scientific staff member of ITA.

Markus MIKL

Was 1990-1996 scientific staff member of ITA.

Sara NAJAFI

Dipl.-Ing.

Sara Najafi worked for ITA 2011/12 in the PACITA project.

Lisa NOVARNYOVSZKY

From August 2006 until August 2007 employed by ITA (office).

Paul PISJAK

Was 1990-1997 scientific staff member of ITA.

Barbara POPPEN

From July 2007 to October 2012 at ITA in the field of office management.

Georg PRCHLIK

Was 1988-1990 scientific staff member of ITA.

Christian RAKOS

Was 1986-1998 scientific staff member of ITA.

Florian SAURWEIN

Mag.

From February 2008 until July 2008 employed by ITA in the field of e-governance. Now at the University of Zurich, 'IPMZ - Institut für Publizistikwissenschaft und Medienforschung'.

Susanne SCHIDLER

Mag. Dr.

From 2000 until September 2006 employed by ITA in the field of environmental technology and sustainability.

Beate SCHLEIFER

From 1990 until 2007 employed by ITA (office).

Rupert SCHMUTZER

Was 1998-2000 scientific staff member of ITA.

Wilhelm SCHRAMM

Was 1992-1999 scientific staff member of ITA.

Franz SEIFERT

Was 1995 and 1997-2000 scientific staff member of ITA.

Myrtill SIMKÓ

Prof.in Dr.in

Prof. Dr. Myrtill Simko was a researcher in the project NanoTrust from 2007 to 2013. She now works at the Austrian Institute of Technology.

Peter Paul SINT

Was 1985-1987 scientific staff member of ITA.

Sabine STEMBERGER

Von November 1996 bis Oktober 2019 Mitarbeiterin am ITA im Bereich Projekt-Management.

Gunther TICHY

Dr., Univ.-Prof. i.R.

From 1991 until 2005 director of the ITA. Now consultant at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO).

Petra WÄCHTER

Mag.a Dr.in

Dr. Petra Wächter was a researcher at the ITA (see projects) from March 2009 to February 2015. In march 2014 she passed with honors her doctoral studies at the Vienna University of Economics and Business with the title: Future Energy Use in Austria: Contributions about the Transformation to a Sustainable Energy System.

Annelies WALKENSTEINER

Was 1992-2003 office staff member of ITA.

Hilmar WESTHOLM

Dr.

From September 2008 until February 2009 senior guest researcher at ITA in the area of e-governance. Now division manager for 'environment & waste management' at trend:research GmbH, Bremen (Germany).

Claudia WILD

PD Dr.

From 1989 until 2006 employed by the ITA as specialist in medical technology; now director of the newly founded Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment.

Roman WINKLER

Mag. Dr., MSc

From 2002 until 2008 research fellow at the ITA in the area of e-government/e-democracy. Now member of research staff of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment (Vienna).

Ingrid ZECHMEISTER

Dr.

From July 2005 until April 2006 researcher at the ITA in the area of 'Health Technology Assessment'; now member of research staff of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Health Technology Assessment (Vienna).

Hannah ZINNER

Mag.a

Mrs. Zinner worked at the ITA from March 2012 to March 2015 in the field of project management, particulary for the EU project SurPRISE.