Researchers

Eefje Cuppen is associate professor in the department of Multi Actor Systems at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. She has a background in innovation sciences and completed a dissertation on stakeholder participation in environmental policymaking. Her research focuses on the governance of sustainability transitions, in particular public/stakeholder engagement, responsible innovation and collaborative governance in the field of (sustainable) energy and industrial symbiosis/closed loop systems. 

Eefje Cuppen

Aad Correljé is associate professor of Economics of Infrastructures at the Faculty Technology, Policy and Management, TU Delft, and research fellow with the Clingendael International Energy Programme (CIEP). He is a member of the Editorial Board of Energy Policy and an instructor at the Florence School of Regulation. His research involves an economic/institutional approach to the analysis of public policy, regulation and private strategy development in infrastructure-bound sectors, such as oil, gas, power, water supply and flooding protection. He is regularly commenting in the press, on radio and TV, and advising international organisations, governments, public and private enterprises and NGOs.

Aad Correljé

Elisabeth van de Grift is PhD candidate in the department of Multi Actor Systems at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. She has a background in journalism and cultural anthropology. Her ethnographic research focused on social and ideological dynamics among members of a local sustainability initiative in the United Kingdom. Before she started her PhD, she worked as a communications consultant for a  variety of organisations, like UNEP-WCMC and the CGIAR’s Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security programme. 

Elisabeth van de Grift

Udo Pesch is assistant professor at Delft University of Technology. He is affiliated with the Department of Values and Technology of the department of Technology, Policy and Management. His disciplinary interests include science and technology studies, environmental politics, sustainable innovation, public administration and philosophy.

Udo Pesch

Behnam Taebi is Associate Professor in ethics of technology and Scientific Director of the Safety & Security Institute at Delft University of Technology. He studied Material Science and Engineering (2006) and received his Ph.D. in Philosophy of Technology (2010). Taebi was an in-residence Fellow (2014-2016) at Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University; he has been continuing this affiliation as an Associate (2016-2020). His research interests are in energy ethics, risk governance, responsible research and innovation (RRI) and engineering ethics. Taebi has finished a Veni project (2014-2018) and he is currently working on a joint RRI project on understanding controversies in energy technologies (both projects awarded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research).

Behnam Taebi

Shannon Spruit is postdoctoral researcher in the department of Multi Actor Systems at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management of Delft University of Technology. She has a background in medical biology, medical anthropology and philosophy. She has recently completed her dissertation in the Philosophy of Technology in which she develops a relational ethics approach to the governance of uncertain nanomaterial risks. Before she has been affiliated with the Radboud University Nijmegen / Centre for Society & the Life Sciences, where she did studied collaboration in the nutritional sciences. Within the context of the RESPONSE project she is interested in how relationships and interactions between stakeholders influence the emergence of controversies, how formal and informal assessments interact with each other in practice, and the governance of energy technologies more generally. 

Shannon Spruit