Max Roßmann, Ph.D. Philosophy
M.A. Philosophy of Science & Technology
B.Sc. Chemical Technology



2016 – 2021 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Department of Philosophy Thesis: “Narratives and Models in the Assessment of Unproven Technology” Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Armin Grunwald (KIT), Prof. Dr. Albrecht Koschorke (Konstanz University)

2012 – 2015 Master of Arts (M.A.) Technical University, Munich: Philosophy of Science and Technology, Final grade: with honors, Thesis: Legitimation and Public Participation – Theoretical foundation on the example of the expansion of the power grid

2008-2012 Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Mannheim University of Applied Sciences: Chemical Engineering, Final grade: very good, Thesis: Reduction reactions in fixed-bed gasification of biomass

Professional background

Since 2022: Post-Doc Researcher at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences (FASoS), Maastricht University (UM). ERC Project: NanoBubbles

2017 – 2022 Scientific Staff at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Project work: “Vision assessment of scalable 3D printing in the Cluster of Excellence 3D Matter Made to Order (3DMM2O)” “Dialogue and process design in the interplay between law, justice, and governance (DIPRO)“ within Nuclear waste research with citizens: ITAS work packages in the research network „Transdisciplinary research on the disposal of high-level radioactive waste in Germany (TRANSENS)”. “Visions as socio-epistemic practices – Theoretical foundation and practical application of Vision Assessment in Technology Assessment” „Analysis and scenarios for the use of microalgae as food“

2012 – 2014 thesis and graduate assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for solar energy systems (ISE) in Freiburg, Business area: Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technology (Optimization of a test rig for fixed-bed gasification of biomass; planning, execution, and analysis of high-temperature experiments; co-authoring a study on integral, thermal sewage sludge utilization.)

2010 – 2011 Internship at the Universidade Estadual Paulista in Rio Claro, São Paulo, Brasilien, Instituto de geociências e ciencias exatas (Environmental Chemistry & radiochemistry)

2008 – 2009 Internship at Evonik Industries, in Hanau-Wolfgang, Business area: R&D, Health & Nutrition, Methionine (industrial process development and control)

Advanced training

Technology communication & Medial communication & Online moderation

Specialization Radiation Protection (Module GH, OG / S2.2, and S4.1)

Building Transformer-Based Natural Language Processing Applications