Uta Burghard

Uta Burghard studied Social Sciences with Psychology at the universities of Mannheim, Giessen and Brussels, specializing in Micro-sociology, Consulting and Advisory Services. Since 2011, she is researcher and project manager in the Competence Center Energy Technology and Energy Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI. She finished her PhD at the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg in 2016 on norms and guiding principles related to cars and electric mobility in families. Her work focuses on:

  • Social acceptance of the energy system transformation, in particular of new mobility technologies and concepts as well as infrastructure
  • Qualitative and quantitative methods

Interface between acceptance and innovation research