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Nicolas Huppenbauer, MSc

PhD candidate and research fellow (Prof. Dr. Maximilian Mayer)

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Address: Römerstraße 164, D-53117 Bonn







Research interest 

Science and Technology Studies | International Relations | China Studies | Innovation Studies 

Research projects 

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Nicolas is a PhD candidate and research fellow in the research group "Infrastructures of China's Modernity" (Prof. Maximilian Mayer). In his dissertation he investigates global connectivity in the context of Chinese digital infrastructures, including smart cities and autonomous driving, among others. Before starting his work in Bonn, Nicolas gained research experience as student assistant at the Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) and as research fellow at the Shanghai Institute for International Studies (SIIS). In addition to degrees in environmental engineering and management from the Technical University of Munich, Nicolas has enjoyed extensive language training in Mandarin at universities in Trier, Beijing and Shanghai. Nicolas is a scholarship holder and alumnus of the ERP and China programs of the German National Academic Foundation.


Last updated: March 22, 2021

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