Company

Vita: Michael Decker

  • Share
    Two clicks for more data privacy: click here to activate the button and send your recommendation. Data will be transfered as soon as the activation occurs.
  • Print
  • Read out

Prof. Michael Decker studied physics with a minor in business and economics at the University of Heidelberg, where he also earned his doctorate in 1995. He completed his habilitation at the University of Freiburg in 2006 with a research project on the subject of applied interdisciplinary research in the field of technology impact assessment.

Professor Michael Decker

Professor Michael Decker

Dr. Decker has been a professor of technology impact assessment at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) since November 2009. Before his appointment to his current position as Chairman of the Faculty in Department II – Informatics, Economics and Society – in 2015, he was the Director of the Institute of Technology Impact Assessment and System Research at KIT. Prof. Decker is also the official spokesman for the Department of Key Technologies and Innovation Processes in the Helmholtz “Technology, Innovation and Society” program, Chairman of the Advisory Board “Technology and Society” of the VDI, Head of the Advisory Board “Innovation and Technology Analysis” of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Germany, and Spokesperson for the Technology Impact Assessment Network (NTA).

Prof. Michael Decker focuses his expertise on concepts of technology impact assessment, methodologies related to interdisciplinary research and technology impact assessment as they pertain to robotics and nanotechnology.

Future of mobility

This is how we get from A to B tomorrow

Take your morning flight to the office with a taxi drone? Have your car drive you to work? Or shoot through a vacuum tube in a passenger capsule? But what can we really expect?

Young woman meets Robot

Digital responsibility

Experts discuss about chances and risks of digitization.

FAQ