Doctoral Candidates at the MCTS

The MCTS offers a platform for doctoral candidates who use interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approaches in their doctoral projects to analyze the relationships between science, technology and society.

 

The following doctoral candidates are currently pursuing PhD degrees at the MCTS

 

Arms, Philipp
Ubiquitous datafication. Regimes of data processing and the struggle for privacy
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Antonakaki, Melpomeni
Audit epistemologies: How response-ability became an engineering issue in stem cell biotechnologies
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Birdal, Cansu
Organizational Discourses and Practices in a New Organization Type: Industrie 4.0 Start-ups
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Buchholz, Johan
“Finally a project which goes according to plan – so far” – how organizations evaluate internal digitalization projects
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Clormann, Michael
Repair as a Solution to What Challenges – Flash in the Pan or Issue at the Heart of Techno Society?
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Drewlani, Tobias
Imagining Organizations. The Performativity of Models in Engineering Sciences
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Dzhimova, Mariya
Translating Virtual Reality into an Artistic Medium
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Engels, Franziska
The Co-Production of Place and Innovation Practices in Sociotechnical Test Bed Settings – A Qualitative Analysis of two Innovation Sites within the Energy System Transformation
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pfotenhauer

Frahm, Nina Maria
Responsible Innovation in Transnational Governance Settings
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pfotenhauer

Geipel, Andrea
The Translation of Science on YouTube
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Kleinert, Johanna
Meaning and Materiality of Biofacts viewed from a designerly perspective
Supervised by: Prof. Fritz Frenkler/Prof. Dr. Karin Zachmann

Kuttler, Tobias
Mobile Spaces and the Politics of Urban Sustainability and Inclusion in the Global South. Whose Commons are we talking about?
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen / Prof. Dr. Sven Kesselring

Lang, Sandra
“Chirality Between Bench and Bedside” – A Sociological Approach to Knowledge Transfer Between Basic Research and Applied Sciences
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Lipp, Benjamin
Interfacing the Techno/Social – Caring Robots and Roboticised Care
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Mendes, Claudia
Improvising a Light House. Economisation of Collective Concerns in an EU Smart City Project
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Farias

Müller, Peter
How does Technology do itself? A strange (STS) Romance of Love, Fear, Trust, Hybridity, and (obviously) Technology Doings
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Nitschke, Luca
Sharing Mobilities beyond Capitalism. An Exploration into Non-Commercial Sharing Practicies
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen, Prof. Dr. Sven Kesselring

Orrego, Santiago
Learning from Times Square: reinventing ethnography as an artefact of capture
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Farías

Peters, Pim
How Planners Plan: The Planning and Design of Cycling Infrastructure in Munich
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Ignacio Farías

Pöchhäcker, Nikolaus
Sites of Prediction: Algorithmic transformation of context specific date into functional konwledge in the example of prediction software.
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Pollozek, Silvan
Logistics of Migration. On the Role of (Digital) Infrastructures and Contemporary Border Regimes
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Ruge, Luise
Understanding Regional Innovation Cultures: A Comparison of Three German City-Regions
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sebastian Pfotenhauer

Samaras, Georgia
Molecularising Trauma. An Ethnography of Psychological Stress in Epigenetic Research
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Ruth Müller

Scheermesser, Mandy
The practice of Acceptance and Acceptability in socio-technical networks based on the example of a new medical device
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Schönewolf, Carolin
The making-of of autonomous driving: The impact of expectation by heterogenous actors on the development of the sociotechnical innovation of autonomous driving
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Schröpfer, Anton
Governance technischer Wissenschaften an Technischen Hochschulen
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Seibt, David
(Re-)Producing Bodies. The Reorganization of the Prosthetics Industry through 3D Printing
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Servou, Eriketti
Institutionalizing Autonomous Driving as a Pathway towards Sustainable Mobility Cultures: the Examples of the Metropolitan Regions of Munich and Stuttgart
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen, Prof. Dr. Sven Kesselring

Steinbach, Xenia

Science-Media Connection 2.0 – The case of the “Social Hormone Oxytocin”
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Thiem, Carolin
Ordered Masses – Crowdsourcing as a technology of government
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Trachte, Laura
Arranging ‚good‘ food. On governmentality in TechnoNatures
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Voss, Laura
Robots Wanted – Dead And/Or Alive. Attribution of agency and animacy to technological artifacts in the context of robotics.
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen

Wenten, Klara-Aylin
“Now, with the tools available, anyone can change the world” An enquiry into the Maker Movement and its practices.
Supervised by: Prof. Dr. Sabine Maasen