Researcher Profile

Mag. phil. Eva Buchinger

Mag. phil. Buchinger

Function

Scientist

Center

Innovation Systems

Business Unit

Research, Technology & Innovation Policy

E-Mail

Eva.Buchinger[at]ait.ac.at

Phone

+43 50550-4543

Fax

+43 50550-4599

Address

Tech Gate Vienna, Donau-City-Strasse 1, 1220 Vienna

Career

Area: Foresight & Governance

Field: Anticipatory Governance

Main Research: Innovation Policy, Social Systems Theory

Experience:

Eva Buchinger is a sociologist working at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria’s largest contract research organization. She specializes in systems theory and innovation policy. Her tasks include research, teaching, research management, and policy consulting. Presently, she works on public procurement of innovation on national and European levels. Eva Buchinger is, among other roles, board member of the Austrian Journal of Sociology (ÖZS) and the Interdisciplinary Journal Science & Environment (W&U), associate editor of the journal SYSTEMA, lecturer at the Vienna University of Technology, board member of the Research Committee on Sociocybernetics (RC51) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), and serves as consultant for the Austrian government and EU institutions (ERAC, Commission).

  • 1990-now: Researcher
    AIT Austrian Institute of Technology
  • 2003-now: Lecturer
    Vienna University of Technology / Austria
  • 2007-now: Lecturer
    SOQUA / Austria
  • 2006-2012: Lecturer
    Vienna University of Economics and Business / Austria
  • 1987-1990: Research Assistent
    Austrian Research Center Seibersdorf ÖFZS / Austria
  • 1986-1987: Scholarship
    Austrian Research Center Seibersdorf ÖFZS / Austria
  • 1986-1986: Trainer
    BFI (Educational Institution for Workers) / Austria
  • 1986-1986: Telemarketer
    IBM / Austria
  • 1985-1986: Interviewer
    Fessl+GFK (Market Research Corporation) / Austria
  • 2000-2001: Fellowship
    University of Bielefeld ZIF, Sciences of Complexity / Germany
  • 2010-2014: Elected President of the Research Committee 51 on Sociocybernetics of the International Sociological Association
  • 2006-2010: Elected Vice-President of the Research Committee 51 on Sociocybernetics of the International Sociological Association
  • 2004 - now: Board member of the Austrian Journal of Sociology (ÖZS Österreichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie)
  • 2002-2005: Elected Board member of the Austrian Association of Sociology (ÖGS Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie)
  • 1996-2007: Elected Speaker of the section “Sociology of Technology and Science” of the Austrian Association of Sociology (ÖGS Österreichische Gesellschaft für Soziologie)
  • 1998-now: Board member of the Interdisciplinary Journal of Science & Environment (Wissenschaft & Umwelt)
  • 2014-2015: Austrian Delegate to the ERAC Task Force 'Innovation Procurement'
  • 2013 - now: Associate editor of the journal SYSTEMA
  • 2011 - now: Memeber of EASST European Association for the Study of Science and Technology
  • 2012 - now: Member of ASA American Sociological Association

Publications

  • Expectation-driven interaction: A model based on Luhmann's contingency approach
    Author(s): Barber, M./ Blanchard, P./ Buchinger, E./ Cessac, B./ Streit, L.
    Journal: ournal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, 9 (2006) ; 1-30
  • The sociological concept of autopoiesis: Biological and philosophical basics and governance relevance
    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Journal: KYBERNETES, 35 (2006) ; 360-374
  • Applying Luhmann to conceptualize public governance of autopoietic organizations
    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Journal: Cybernetics & Human Knowing, 14 (2007) ; 173-187
  • Comparing conceptions of learning: Pask and Luhmann
    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva/ Scott, Bernard
    Journal: Constructivist Foundations, 5 (2010) ; 109-120
  • Luhmann and the constructivist heritage: A critical reflection
    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Journal: Constructivist Foundations, 8 (2012) ; 19-37
  • Second-order observation in social science: Autopoietic foundations
    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Journal: Constructivist Foundations, 10 (2014) ; 32-33
  • Innovation as a complex societal process: System rationalities and professional roles;
    Technology and social complexity

    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Publisher: Editum - Universidad de Murcia; Murcia; 2009; 183-199
    Series: Aguado, J./ Scott, B./ Buchinger, E.
  • Organisationen, Autopoiesis und Governance-Modi: Komplexitätsmanagement am Beispiel der Wiener Clusterpolitik;
    Management komplexer Systeme: Konzepte für die Bewältigung von Intransparenz, Unsicherheit und Chaos

    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Publisher: Oldenburg; München; 2009; 215-234; ISBN 978-3-486-58809-5
    Series: Weyer, J./ Schulz-Schaeffer, I.
  • Wie ist politische Innovationssteuerung möglich? Systemtheoretische Betrachtungen am Beispiel der F&E-Quote auf Europa, Österreich- und Wien-Ebene;
    Technik- und Wissenschaftssoziologie in Österreich: Stand und Perspektiven

    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Publisher: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften; Wiesbaden; 2006; 51-78
    Series: Buchinger, E./ Felt, U.
  • Technik und Gesellschaft: Evolutionäre Betrachtungen einer folgenreichen Beziehung;
    Die Evolutionstheorie und die Sozialwissenschaften

    Author(s): Buchinger, Eva
    Publisher: Westdeutscher Verlag; Wiesbaden; 2003; 297-315
    Series: Meleghy, T./ Niedenzu, H.-J.
  • Technik und Gesellschaft (2015)
    TU Wien

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