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Oliver Scheel

Research Scientist

Oliver Scheel studied sociology, politics, and physics and has been working for the University of Stuttgart at the Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Research (ZIRIUS) and the High Performance Computing Center (HLRS) since 2010.

At HLRS, he leads the Simulated Worlds project. The project belongs to the field of educational promotion and science communication and is designed for students, teachers, and interested citizens.

Scheel’s research interests at ZIRIUS include energy supply and energy technology, discursive as well as online mediated participation processes, statistical analysis, and climate change. In addition, he also gained experience in projects on health care, evaluation of international citizen participation processes, and educational policy measures in the field of digitalization.