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:

Apr 2018:
Edited book: Kolany-Raiser, Barbara; Heil, Reinhard; Orwat, Carsten; Hoeren, Thomas (eds.) (2018): Big Data und Gesellschaft. Eine multidisziplinäre Annäherung [Big data and society. A multidisciplinary approach], Wiesbaden: Springer VS, webpage of the book or access at Sprigerlink (subscription required).
Jan 2018:
Project: Diskriminierungsrisiken durch Algorithmen [Risks of discrimination by algorithms], funded by the Federal Anti-Discrimination Agency; projekt webpage (english), Projektwebseite (deutsch).
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.