Roman Kernchen

Roman Kernchen

Scientific Director
Dr. Roman Kernchen is scientific director at the Eyvor Institute. Currently he is also a visiting associate professor at Kazakh National Technical Research University. Roman Kernchen received his PhD from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn. Afterward he worked as research associate and project manager at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR), the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, and the Fraunhofer-Institute for Technological Trend Analysis (Fraunhofer-INT). He has been project coordinator in more than 50 national and international projects in innovation research, technology foresight and risk studies.

The production and utilisation of foresight knowledge, such as prognoses, scenarios, outlooks and narratives about possible futures, has become an eminent feature of the action at the interface of life sciences and society and a subject of increasing interest in scientific and technological studies. In...

Many defence companies are already taking pro-active steps to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and energy consumption, and help customers do the same. Several key trends are driving increased pressure on manufacturers to take a more strategic approach to improving product environmental performance, starting with...

In recent years, many nations have developed and implemented green solutions for defence. Optimisation of energy, water and waste management are current focal areas of such efforts, together with catalysing developments of more environmentally conscious materials and munitions. Yet the military is currently engaged in...

Wie in den meisten Industriezweigen wird der Wandel im Bergbau vor allem durch neue Technologien vorangetrieben, welche derzeit den traditionellen Betrieb grundlegend verändern und ihn effizienter sowie weniger umweltschädlich und energieintensiv machen. Einige der weltgrößten Bergbauunternehmen haben bereits damit begonnen, fahrerlose Lastwagen, Fernerkundung für die...