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Gabriel T. Velloso

Gabriel T. Velloso

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
Phone: +49 721 608-22501 (ITAS-Sekretariat)
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


since 2010 PhD student at Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
PhD thesis: Brain-Computer Interfaces - Bridging Present And Future - An Assessment Of Impacts
2008 - 2009 Post-Graduation Studies in “Foresight, Strategy and Innovation”, at ISEG (Superior Institute Of Economics and Management) – Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
2000 - 2005 Bachelor Degree in Linguistics, Translation Studies at Universidade de Brasília – UnB , Brazil

Professional background

2003 - 2012 Translator and Interpreter - Brazilian Post Office (2003-2005), Brazilian Air Force and NASA (2007), and many autonomous activities as a translator and interpreter (Brazil)
JABA Translations Portugal (2012)
2007 - 2008 English Teacher at Berlitz and at Cultura Inglesa English Culture School, Brazil
2006 Research Assistant at World Future Society (WFS), Bethesda, MD, USA

Current positions

Scholarship from Brazil to finish the PhD research at ITAS

Fields of work

  • Emerging Technologies
  • Converging Technologies
  • Technology Assessment
  • Foresight
  • Future-oriented Technology Analysis (FTA)

Selected publications outside of ITAS

Velloso, G. T.
Report on the progress of the technology assessment study of brain computer interfaces. Vortrag auf der 3nd Doctoral Conference on Technology Assessment. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lissabon, Portugal, Juli 2013

Velloso, G. T.
Bridging present and future of brain-computer interfaces: An assessment of impacts. IET Working Papers Series 09/2012, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, IET-Research Center on Enterprise and Work Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology

Velloso, G. T.
Bridging present and future of brain-computer interfaces. Vortrag auf der 2nd Winter School on Technology Assessment: TA in Portugal. Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Lissabon, Portugal, Dezember 2011

Recent publications

Velloso, G.T.; Maia, M.J.F.
The ELSI approach on the implications of neurotechnologies - the case of brain-computer interfaces (BCIs). Vortrag auf der 8th Annual S.NET Conference, Bergen, Norwegen, 12.-14.10.2016 (Book of Abstracts)

Khodzhaeva, A.; Sand, M.; Maia, M.J.F.; Woll, S.; Velloso, G.T.; Frank, D.
Looking backward, looking forward: Report on the S.NET 6th annual meeting 'Better technologies with no regret?'. In: Bowman, D.M.; Dijkstra, A.; Fautz, C.; Guivant, J.; Konrad, K.; van Lente, H.; Woll, S. (Hrsg.): Practices of innovation and responsibility: Insights from methods, governance and action. Berlin: AKA 2015, S. 9-18
(Studies of New and Emerging Technologies / S.NET, Vol. 6)

Khodzhaeva, A.; Sand, M.; Maia, M.J.F.; Woll, S.; Velloso, G.T.; Frank, D.
Responsible Research and Innovation - perspectives and challenges. Report on the S.NET 6th Annual Meeting, "Better technologies with no regret?", KIT-ITAS, Karlsruhe, 22.-24.09.2014 - Tagungsbericht. Technikfolgenabschätzung - Theorie und Praxis 24(2015)1, S. 111-114
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Maia, M.J.F.; Velloso, G.T.; Moretto, S.; Moniz, A. Brandão
GrEAT Portuguese network of technology assessment. Posterpräsentation auf der 2nd European TA Conference "The next horizon of technology assessment", Berlin, 25.-27.02.2015

List of publications at ITAS