Department of Technology
Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis
Lösch Andreas compleyed studies of sociology, history, and philosophy in Freiburg and Berlin. 1995 German university degree "Diplom" in sociology and 2000 doctorate, Dr. phil. at Freie Universität Berlin. 2010 habilitation in sociology at TU Darmstadt. Habilitation (postdoctoral) thesis on the formation and the regulation of nanotechnology.
Sociology of knowledge, science, and technology Vision- and leitbild assessment Formation, transformation, and governance of technological fields (e. g. nanotechnology, the energy system) Qualitative research methods: discourse-, media-, image analysis, expert interviews, case studies)