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Fabian Adelt (née Lücke)

Social Research Centre Dortmund (sfs)

Evinger Platz 17, room 37

Email: fabian.adelttu-dortmundde

Tel.: +49 231 755 7447

Fax: +49 231 755 90205

Research Associate
Sociology of Technology

  • since February 2011: Research associate at Technology Studies Group of TU Dortmund
  • January 2011: Diploma in computer science at TU Dortmund University
  • April 2008 until October 2010: Undergraduate assistant at Technology Studies Group of TU Dortmund University
Lectures as research associate
  • seminar "Simulation of artificial social systems" (Master)
  • tutorial for the lecture "Organizational sociology" (Bachelor)
  • lecture substitute "Organizational sociology" (Bachelor)
  • lecture substitute "Introduction to Social Studies of Technology" (Bachelor)
Research projects
  • MoMeEnT – Modeling the socio-technical Multi-level architecture of the Energy system and its Transformation (2019–2022, funded by DFG)
  • KoRiSim – Collaborative Data and Risk Management forFuture Energy Grids –a Simulation Study (2015–2018, funded by BMBF)
  • RisCSim – Mixed modes of governance as a means of risk management in complex systems: an empirical study using computer simulation (2012–2015, funded by FONCSI)
  • "Feedback and interventions for changing end-user behavior in smart grids. An application of the model of frame selection." Social Simulation Conference, Mainz im September 2019 (peer reviewed, with Sebastian Hoffmann)
  • "Modelling the governance of transitions - a simulation experiment on urban transportation", 8th International Sustainability Transitions Conference, Göteborg im Juni 2017 (peer reviewed, with Sebastian Hoffmann)
  • "Modelling the governance of energy transitions", 3rd Energy and Society Conference, Leipzig im September 2016,  (peer reviewed, with Sebastian Hoffmann)
  • "Agent-based modelling of the governance of energy transitions", 7th International Sustainability Transitions Conference, Wuppertal im September 2016,  (peer reviewed, with Sebastian Hoffmann)
  • "An introduction to agent-based modeling - experiences from the SimCo-project", 1st EAEPE - RA[X] Workshop: New Frontiers and Methodological Advances in Cooperation and Network Research, Essen im November 2015, (eingeladener Vortrag, with Sebastian Hoffmann)
  • "Simulating risk management and regime change in large socio-technical systems", Simulating Knowledge Dynamics - Training and Work in Progress. SKIN 4, Neapel im Mai 2015, (peer-reviewed)
  •  "Steuerung komplexer Systeme. Ergebnisse einer soziologischen Simulationsstudie mit SUMO-S", Braunschweiger Verkehrskolloquium (DLR) im April 2014, (eingeladener Vortrag, mit Johannes Weyer)
  • "Sociological theory of action in complex socio-technical system - theory and practice", International workshop: Sociology and Political Science in dialogue on Rational Choice Theory and Applications, Turin im September 2013, (peer reviewed)
  • "Mixed Modes of Governance as a means of Risk Management", NeTWork 2012: Liability and Insurance and their Influence on Safety Management of Industrial Operations and Products, Toulouse im Oktober 2012, (peer reviewed, with Johannes Weyer)

Location & approach

Exit 13 (Kreuz Dortmund Nord-Ost), direction Derne/Schwerte (B236), 1st exit direction Dortmund-Eving, next traffic lights turn right (Kemminghauser Str.), after 2.7km turn left (Evinger Str./B 54), after 1.1km traffic lights turn left (Deutsche Straße), after 500m on the left is the Evinger Platz.

From the Bundesstraße 1 (extension A40 or A44) to the intersection B1/B236 direction Lünen, 3rd exit direction Dortmund-Eving.

Exit Dortmund Hafen, turn left until the intersection Münsterstraße (B54), direction Eving, after about three kilometers turn into Deutsche Straße.

You can download an enlarged general map here

From Dortmund Airport, it takes just about 20 minutes to get to Dortmund Central Station by AirportExpress and from there to the university by subway (U-Bahn) 41. The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". A wider range of international flight connections is offered by Düsseldorf Airport, about 60 kilometers away, which can be reached directly by S-Bahn from the university station. From there, you can get directly to Dortmund Central Station.

From Dortmund Central Station, take the U 41 light rail (direction Brambauer / Brechten). The stop is "Zeche Minister Stein". The Minister Stein Center is located on the right in the direction of travel of the streetcar.

You can find an overview map here.