IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Nikolaus Poechhacker, M.A.

    • Techno-Science and Societal Transformation
  • Bild Nikolaus Poechhacker
  • Nikolaus Pöchhacker worked as an IT professional from 2005 to 2010 (database administration and troubleshooting, web development, clustering technologies). He studied Sociology (BA), Computer Science (EC), and Science and Technology Studies (MA) at the University of Vienna. 2013 - 2016 research assistant at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna. 2015 - 2016 teaching assistant at the Department of Sociology, University of Vienna. Since April 2016 PhD student in the Post/Doc Lab Digital Media at MCTS, Technische Universität München. Since 2016 researcher the Institute for Advanced Studies.

    • Methods of Science and Technology Studies
    • Information infrastructures
    • Big Data & Data Mining as socio-technical configurations
    • Digital Surveillance Systems
    • Actor-Network Theory

    Current Projects

    Analyse von Beteiligungsformen der österreichischen Bevölkerung bei der Bewältigung intensiver Flüchtlingsbewegungen (auxilium:at) [Analysis of participation activities of the Austrian society to cope with intense refugee movements]. FFG/Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT), KIRAS, 2016–2018.

    Past Projects

    Responsible Research and Innovation in a Distributed Anticipatory Governance Frame. A Constructive Socio-normative Approach (RES-AGORA), EU, FP 7, 2013-2016 Read More

    Diffusion von Energieinnovationen in Österreich aus Mikro und Makroperspektive (EnInnovAT), Klimafonds/FFG, 2014-2015 Evaluation des Förderinstruments "Diskursprojekte zu ethischen, rechtlichen und sozialen Fragen in den modernen Lebenswissenschaften“, BMBF, 2014-2015