Torsten Fleischer



Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS) Postfach 3640 D-76021 Karlsruhe germany


University studies of physics in Berlin; German university degree "Diplom" 1990.

Entry at ITAS, fields of work


1991 - 1995

Scientific staff  member in the Department of Applied Systems Analysis (AFAS) that later became the Institute for   Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe (FZK)

1995 - 2000

Scientific staff  member at the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB) Bonn / Berlin.

since 2000

Scientific staff  member at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) of Karlsruhe    Institute of Technology (KIT)

Main interests: Technology assessments of nanotechnology and new materials as well as in the fields of energy and transportation; interactions between technological and societal changes; governance of innovation processes