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António Brandao Moniz

Prof. Dr. António Brandão Moniz

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
Room: 403
Phone: +49 721 608-24189
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Studies of sociology at ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon, until 1980; post-graduation studies on social sciences at University of Azores, in 1983; PhD on sociology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, in 1992, on processes of technological and organisational changes in the Portuguese manufacturing industry; habilitation, in 2001, at Universidade Nova de Lisboa on Sociology of New Information Technologies.

Professional background

1980 - 1983 Assistant lecturer at University of Azores, Ponta Delgada
1983 - 1992 Lecturer at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Faculty of Sciences and Technology)
1992 - 1999 Assistant Professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Faculty of Sciences and Technology)
1999 - 2001 Associate Professor at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Faculty of Sciences and Technology)
2001 - 2011 Associate Professor with Habilitation at Universidade Nova de Lisboa (Faculty of Sciences and Technology)
since 2011 Senior researcher at ITAS

Current positions

Current projects

Completed projects

Fields of work

  • Future trends on the usage of autonomous systems in manufacturing industries
  • Scenarios building methods, Delphi survey
  • Robotics Technology Assessment
  • Mobility and transport inter-modalities

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Ausgewählte Publikationen

Books and book chapters


Moniz, A. Brandão
Robótica e trabalho: O future hoje (Robotics and work: The future today). Lissabon: Glaciar 2018
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Moniz, A. Brandão; Okuwada, K. (Hrsg.)
Technology assessment in Japan and Europe. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing 2016
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Moniz, A. Brandão
Robots and humans as co-workers? The human-centred perspective of work with autonomous systems. In: Gutmann, M.; Decker, M.; Knifka, J. (Hrsg.): Evolutionary robotics, organic computing and adaptive ambience. Epistemological and ethical implications of technomorphic descriptions of technologies. Wien: LIT 2015, S. 147-175
(Hermeneutik und Anthropologie, Bd. 6)

Moniz, A. Brandão
Intuitive interaction between humans and robots in work functions at industrial environments: The role of social robotics. In: Vincent, J.; Taipale, S.; Sapio, B.; Lugano, G.; Fortunati, L. (Hrsg.): Social robots from a human perspective. Heidelberg: Springer 2015, S. 67-76, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-15672-9_6
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Moniz, A. Brandão
Organisational challenges of human-robot interaction systems in industry: human resources implications. In: Machado, C.; Davim, J.P. (Hrsg.): Human Resource Management and Technological Challenges. Cham Heidelberg New York u.a.: Springer 2014, S. 123-131, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-02618-3

Articles (peer-reviewed journals)

Baumann, M.; Weil, M.; Peters, J.; Chibeles-Martins, N.; Moniz, A. Brandão
A review of multi-criteria decision making approaches for evaluating energy storage systems for grid applications. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 107(2019), S. 516-534, DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.02.016

Moniz, A. Brandão; Krings, B.-J.; Fischer, M.; Zimpelmann, E.
Herausforderungen der Mensch-Roboter-Kollaboration. Lernen & Lehren 32(2017)125, S. 8-14

Versteeg, T.; Baumann, M.; Weil, M.; Moniz, A. Brandão
Exploring emerging battery technology for grid-connected energy storage with constructive technology assessment. Technological Forecasting and Social Change (2017)115, S. 99-110, DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2016.09.024
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Moniz, A. Brandão; Krings, B.-J.
Robots working with humans or humans working with robots? Searching for social dimensions in new human-robot interaction in Industry. Societies 6(2016)3, S. 1-21, open access, DOI: 10.3390/soc6030023
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Moretto, S.; Robinson, D.D.K.; Schippl, J.; Moniz, A. Brandão
Beyond visions: survey to the high-speed train industry. Transportation Research Procedia 14(2016), S. 1839-1846, DOI: 10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.150
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List of ITAS publications