I am a researcher at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS), which is part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany. At this website, you can find information about my focus of research, research projects, scientific publications, addresses to contact me, and some links to interesting websites.

What's new:

Jun 2017:
Book chapter: Grunwald, Armin; Orwat, Carsten (2017): Technology Assessment of Information and Communication Technologies, in: Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi (ed.): Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition, Hershey, PA: IGI Global, pp. 4267-4277.
Oct 2016:
Presentation: Carsten Orwat, Anika Hügle, René König: “Smart worlds, smart rules?” On the legitimacy of digital systems of social rules", presented at: AoIR 2016 "Internet Rules!", Conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), 5-8 October 2016, Berlin.
Aug 2016:
Paper "Values and Networks - Steps Toward Exploring their Relationships" selected for presentation at session "Best of Computer Communication Review (CCR)" at ACM SIGCOMM 2016, Florianópolis, Brazil, 22-26 August 2016, download slides
Jun 2016:
Project ABIDA awarded in competition 'Deutschland - Land der Ideen', news