Dr. Roman Seidl

Senior Researcher
Sustainable Products & Material Flows

Special Expertise

  • Socio-technical and socio-environmental systems
  • Acceptance of nuclear waste repositories
  • Sustainable consumption, energy efficiency and sufficiency
  • Projects for example for BMBF, Swiss National Science Foundation, National Cooperative for the Disposal of Radioactive Waste, Swiss Federal Office for Agriculture, Swiss Federal Office of Energy


  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods (focus groups, interviews, surveys)
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Transdisciplinary teaching (case studies)

Professional Training and Career

  • 08/2009 – 12/2017 PostDoc and Senior Assistant at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland
  • 01/2005 – 07/2009 PhD Student and research associate at University of Kassel, Germany: Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR)
  • 10/2004 – 03/2005 Researcher at Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, Germany
  • 09/1998 – 04/2004: Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg, Germany. Psychology
  • 09/1995 – 10/1998 Industriekaufmann at Energieversorgung Oberfranken AG, Bayreuth, Germany.