Visit by Prof. Ortwin Renn (IASS Potsdam) at IEC

Prof. Dr. Ortwin Renn, Scientific Director at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS) in Potsdam was invited by the STEEP-CarbonTrans research group to IEC, TU Bergakademie Freiberg on 18.01.2018 for a guest lecture on „Sustainable Energy: The Need for Transdisciplinary Science

Prof. Renn is an expert on risk governance, political participation as well as technical and social change towards sustainability. His talk focused on the different pillars of sustainable energy as well as the need for integration between classical, interdisciplinary, goal-oriented as well as catalytic science in order to achieve true transdisciplinary science to support sustainable transformations in energy systems.