Univ.-Prof. Dr.-phil. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Böschen

  Univ.-Prof. Dr.-phil. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Böschen Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr.-phil. Dipl.-Ing. Stefan Böschen has been University Professor of Technology and Society at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and at HumTec at RWTH Aachen since March 2018.

 
 

Born in 1965 in Waldshut.

Education

1988 to 1994 Studied (Diplom) chemical engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
1994 to 1999 Doctoral studies in sociology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
2004 to 2006 Training as a systemic consultant and coach
2010 Habilitation (post-doctoral lecture qualification) in sociology at the University of Augsburg

Career

1999 to 2009 Research staff at the DFG Collaborative Research Area "Reflexive Modernization" (headed by: Ulrich Beck)

2009 to 2010

Interim professor for Peter Weingart at the IWT, University of Bielefeld
2010 to 2012 Project head at the Environmental Science Center, University of Augsburg
2012 to 2018 Senior research scientist and, beginning in 2014, research department head at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at KIT, Karlsruhe

Personal

Famiy: married to Christine Krijger-Böschen, step-father to Ann-Kathrin and Lisa-Sophie, grandfather of Hannes
Free time: friends, sailing, and meditation

Die Erfindung des Problems ist wichtiger als die Erfindung der Lösung.

Walter Rathenau