About Ortwin Renn
Dr. Ortwin Renn teaches Sociology of Technology and Environment at Stuttgart University and is director of ZIRN, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Risk and Sustainable Technology, at Stuttgart University's Centre for Culture and Technology Studies (IZKT). In addition, he chairs the Baden-Württemberg Sustainability Panel (NBBW) and heads the non-profit Dialogik Institute. He is an internationally respected risk scientist and has received numerous international awards. Among the works he has co-authored are: Leitbild Nachhaltigkeit and Risiko: Über den gesellschaftlichen Umgang mit Unsicherheit.