Prof. Dr. Ruth Müller

Professor of Science & Technology Policy, Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS) | Technical University of Munich

Ruth Müller is a researcher in the interdisciplinary research field of Science & Technology studies. She has studied molecular biology (M.Sc.) and sociology (PhD) at the University of Vienna, Austria. During her studies, she researched breast cancer at the Medical University of Vienna (2001-2005) before working on issues of life sciences, society & policy at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna (2005-2011). In addition, she held postdoctoral positions at the Austrian Institute of International Affairs (2012-2013) and the Research Policy Institute at Lund University, Sweden (2013-2015). Furthermore, she has been a recurring visiting researcher at the Science & Justice Research Center, University of California Santa Cruz, U.S. In February 2015, she was appointed Assistant Professor of Science & Technology Policy at the Munich Center for Technology in Society, a co-appointment with the TUM School of Management and the TUM School of Life Sciences.