Roman Kernchen

Roman Kernchen

Scientific Director
Roman Kernchen is scientific director at Eyvor Institute. Currently he is also a visiting associate professor at Satbayev University. He received his Ph.D. (Dr.rer.nat.) from Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms University, Bonn and then held permanent academic positions at the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and the Fraunhofer-Institute for Technological Trend Analysis. His current research interests centre around data-driven approaches for risk forecasting and analysis. He is especially interested in assessing climate change risks and vulnerabilities to businesses and industries, regional security, and sustainable development. Topics of interest include innovation research, risk studies, technology options assessment, data mining, topic analysis, security studies, and governance of emerging technologies.

The global migratory dynamics and movement of commodities has increased the risk of biosecurity threats and their potential to incur large economic, social, and environmental costs. Infectious disease outbreaks, whether natural or deliberate, respect neither geographic nor political borders. As a result of rising numbers...

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...