Spokespersons of Young ZiF

Felix Günther, TU Berlin Foto Marietta Zille, Universität Wien

Current Fellows of Young ZiF

Amrei Bahr
HHU Düsseldorf, Department of Philosophy
Areas of Research: Philosophy of Artefacts, Philosophy of Waste Disposal, Ethics of Copying, Aesthetics
Konstantin Chatziathanasiou
University of Münster, Institute for International and Comparative Public Law
Areas of Research: Constitutional Law, in part. matters of its design and enforcement; Law and Social Inequality; (Experimental) Law and Economics; Interdisciplinarity in Legal Sciences
TorbjØrn Cunis
University of Stuttgart, Institute for Flight Mechanics and Control
Areas of Research: Automation of Vehicles and Aircraft; Optimization in Control Engineering; Reliability and Convergence of Optimization Algorithms; Analysis of hybrid systems; Mathematical systems theory
Sandra Dinter
Hamburg University, Institute of English and American Studies
Areas of Research: British Literature and Culture (19th -21st centuries); Space, Mobility and Gender; Neo-Victorianism; Poststructuralism; Constructions of Childhood
Saskia Fischer
Leibniz University of Hanover, German Studies Department
Areas of Research: Literature, Ritual and Religion; Camp and Holocaust Literature; Jewish literature; Guilt, forgiveness, and moral repair in literature and philosophy; Performativity and Rhythm in Theater and Drama
Carolin Gebauer
University of Wuppertal, Department of English and American Studies
Areas of Research: English literature and culture, in particular the twenty-first century novel; representations of migration and mobility across media; cultural practices of storytelling; postclassical narratology (in particular cognitive, rhetorical, and cultural narratology) and interdisciplinary narrative research
Felix Günther
TU Berlin, Institute of Mathematics
Areas of Research: Differential Geometry; Discrete Differential Geometry; Architectural Geometry; Discrete Complex Analysis; Discrete Integrable Systems; Statistical Physics
Maximilian Heimstädt
University of Bielefeld, Faculty of Sociology and Weizenbaum-Institute for the Networked Society, Berlin
Areas of Research: Organizational Theory, Science & Technology Studies (STS), Experts and Expertise, Predictive Analytics, Transparency and Accountability, Open Science, Science Communication
Michael Homberg
Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam
Areas of Research: 19th to 21st Centuries Media and Cultural History; History of the Digital Age; History and Theory of Globalization; History of Human Rights, Humanitarianism and Development; Metropolitan Modernity
Shumon Hussain
Aarhus University, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies
Areas of Research: Human Origins/Palaeolithic Archaeology; Theory and Method of Lithic Analysis; Environmental Humanities; Human-Animal Relations; Epistemology of Archaeology
Janin Jäger
KU Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Mathematical Institute for Machine Learning and Data Science
Areas of Research: Numerical mathematics, approximation theory, radial basis functions and kernel methods, approximation on spheres and manifolds, applications to medical data science and imaging
Saana Jukola
Ruhr University Bochum, Institute for Philosophy
Areas of Research: Philosophy of Medicine and Nutritional Sciences (in part. issues of evidence-based practice); Social Epistemology; Values in Science
Alexander Koch
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute of Theoretical Informatics
Areas of Research: Cryptography and IT Security; Cryptography for the Social Good; Cryptography and the AI Control Problem; Cryptography and Philosophy; Philosophy of Effective Altruism
Matthias Leanza
University of Basel, Department of Sociology
Areas of Research: Sociological Theory and History of Ideas of Sociology; Historical Sociology; Biopolitics and Prevention; Imperial and Colonial History
Nicole Ludwig
Eberhard-Karls Universität Tübingen, Cluster of Excellence "Machine Learning: New Perspectives for Science"
Areas of Research: Machine learning, esp. time series prediction, Uncertainty quantification, Decision making under uncertainty, Sustainable energy systems, Climate change impacts on energy systems
Benjamin Paaßen
German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, Berlin
Areas of Research: Machine Learning, esp. distance-based learning and recursive neural networks; intelligent tutoring systems; stereotypes in video game culture
Rima-Maria Rahal
Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Behavioral Law und Economics Group, Bonn
Areas of Research: Cognitive and affective processes underlying social and moral decision making
Benjamin Schäfer
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute for Automation and Applied Informatics (IAI)
Areas of Research: Data Science; Stochastic Analysis and Modeling; Statistical Physics; Network Dynamics; Energy System Modeling; Sustainability and Environmental Issues (especially Air and Water Quality).
Julia Schubert
University of Speyer, University and Science Management
Areas of Research: The science-politics nexus in world society (scientific expertise and policy-making in historical perspective); climate policy; science studies; political sociology
Alexander Stark
Universität Hamburg, Law Faculty
Areas of Research: Philosophy of Law; theory of norms; rationality of legal actions; normativity of law; theory of interdisciplinarity; public law; environmental law
Jan Wohland
GERICS Hamburg, Department of Environmental Systems Science
Areas of Research: Renewable Energies & Energy System Transformation; Impacts of climate variability and climate change (esp. the electricity system); Redispatch & Weather; Uncertainties & Contradictions in climatic reanalyses of the 20th century
Stephanie Zehnle
Kiel University, History Department
Areas of Research: African, Global and Colonial History; History of Islam; Environmental History and History of Human-Animal Relations; Global History of Comics
Marietta Zille
Vienna University, Division of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Areas of Research: Neuroscience; Stroke; Brain Hemorrhage; Vascular Dementia; Cell Death

Former Fellows of the Young ZiF