Rolf Meyer

PD Dr. Rolf Meyer

  • Scientific staff until 2021
  • retired
  • Research group “Sustainable Bioeconomy”
  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Bioeconomy
  • Technology assessment in the area of green genetic engineering
  • Sustainability in agriculture and nutrition
  • Sustainable intensification of agricultural production and development pathways of agriculture
  • Energy crops and resource competition
  • Methodology of technology assessment

Professional background

1983 German university degree “Diplom” after studies in agricultural science at Justus Liebig University Giessen
1988 PhD
1990 - 2003 Member of scientific staff at the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag (TAB)
2003 - 2005 Member of scientific staff in the secretariat of the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA), European Parliament
2004 Habilitation in the research area of agriculture and resource economy (habilitation thesis “Technikfolgen-Abschätzung im Bereich Landwirtschaft und Ernährung” (technology assessment in agriculture and nutrition)
2005 - 2021 Scientific staff member at ITAS
2007 - 2021 Associate professor (Privatdozent) at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Faculty 09 - Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences and Environmental Management

List of publications at ITAS