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Christine Rösch

Dr. Christine Rösch

Head of research area
Research area Sustainability and environment
Room: 315
Phone: +49 721 608-22704
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies in Agricultural Biology at University of Hohenheim, German university degree “Diplom” in Agricultural Biology 1987; Graduation 1996, PhD in Agricultural Sciences at University of Hohenheim (thesis title: Comparison of energetic and non-energetic paths for processing biological and green wastes)

Professional background

1986 - 1987 Scientist at the University of Georgia, USA
1988 - 1995 Scientist at AFAS (now ITAS)
1996 - 1998 Scientist at the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag
1998 - 2000 Scientist at the Institute for Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy (IER) at the University of Stuttgart
Since 2001 Scientist at ITAS

Current positions

  • Since 2009, Speaker of the “Environment and technology” topic within the “Humans and Technology” focus of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Since 2010, Elected Deputy Representative of KIT-Competence Field “Interaction of Science and Technology with Society”
  • Since 2010, Head of the research area “Sustainability and environment” at ITAS
  • 2012-2013 Member of the strategy group on bioeconomy of the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg
  • Since 2012 Elected Deputy Representative of the competence area “Technology, Culture, and Society” of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Advisory board member in the EU project BigPicnic

Editorial activities

  • Co-editor of the issue “Challenges and Perspectives of Microalgae Production” of Technikfolgenabschätzung – Theorie und Praxis 21(1) 2012, together with Clemens Posten, KIT
  • Co-editor of the issue “Flächennutzungskonflikte: Ursachen, Folgen und Lösungsansätze” (Land use competition: reasons, consequences and solutions) of Technikfolgenabschätzung – Theorie und Praxis 17(2) 2008, together with Juliane Jörissen and Johannes Skarka

Fields of work

  • Sustainability monitoring terrestrial and aquatic biomass utilization
  • Sustainability analysis and evaluation of the transformationof the energy system in Germany
  • Land use competition and innovations for efficient land use

Current projects

Recent publications

Haase, M.; Rösch, C.
Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung innovativer Energietechnologien. Vortrag auf dem DLR-VE Workshop "Prospektive multidimensionale Bewertung von Energietechnologien", Oldenburg, 18.-19.02.2019

Haase, M.; Rösch, C.
Sustainability assessment of innovative energy technologies - Integrated biomass-based production of fuel, electricity and heat. Posterpräsentation auf der EUBCE 2019, Lissabon, Portugal, 27.-30.05.2019

Ketzer, D.; Rösch, C.; Weinberger, N.
APV-RESOLA - Technologieentwicklung mit Bürger- und Stakeholderbeteiligung. Vortrag auf der Konferenz "Innovationslandschaften - Impulse aus Wissenschaft und Praxis für Landschaften der Zukunft", Berlin, 14.-15.02.2019

Moore, K.; Rösch, C.
Life cycle assessment on microalgae biofuel production scenario - The Italian case study of N. oceania. Vortrag auf der 9th International Conference on Algai Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts, Embassy Suites, Boulder, CO, USA, 17.-19.06.2019

Musa, M.; Ayoko, G.A.; Ward, A.; Rösch, C.; Brown, R.J.; Rainey, T.J.
Factors affecting microalgae production for biofuels and the potentials of chemometric methods in assessing and optimizing productivity. Cells 8(2019)8, S. 1, publ. online, DOI: 10.3390/cells8080851
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Onorato, C.; Rösch, C.
Life cycle assessment of add value compounds production with microalgae. Vortrag auf dem SETAC Europe 29th Annual Meeting, Helsinki, Finnland, 26.-30.05.2019

Rösch, C.
Hot, white and blind spots of the German energy transition towards a more sustainable system. Vortrag auf der Konferenz "Convergent Research in the Design of a Modern and Resilient Grid", Karlsruhe, 20.-21.05.2019

Rösch, C.
Integrative sustainability assessment: Approach and application for a better energy system. Vortrag auf dem Workshop "Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy (PPRE)", Karlsruhe, 18.07.2019

Rösch, C.; Ketzer, D.; Weinberger, N.
Co-Design Agrophotovoltaik - Ein transdisziplinärer Ansatz zur Technikentwicklung. Vortrag auf der APV-RESOLA Abschlusskonferenz, Berlin, 06.05.2019

Schmid, T.; Trommsdorff, M.; Bopp, G.; Ehmann, A.; Franke, W.; Gimbel, E.; Högy, P.; Ketzer, D.; Obergfell, T.; Reyer, F.; Rösch, C.; Schindele, S. u.a. sowie Weinberger, N.; Weselek, A.
AgroPhotovoltaik: Beitrag zur ressourceneffizienten Landnutzung (APV-RESOLA). Vortrag auf der Konferenz "Innovationsgruppen für ein Nachhaltiges Landmanagement", Berlin, 14.02.2019

List of publications at ITAS