Dr. Annelie Pentenrieder

"As a media scientist, I am interested in the changes in life and everyday worlds through digital systems. I am driven by the question of how algorithm-based decision-making systems can be designed transparently so that users can apply them in an informed and reflective way."

Focus of work

  • Digital higher education
  • Digital Sovereignty in Business
  • thnographic analyses of human-technology interaction
  • Workplace studies
  • Artificial Intelligence & Big Data

Curriculum vitae

Annelie Pentenrieder has been a research associate at the Institute for Innovation and Technology (iit) in VDI/VDE-IT since 2019. She works in the area of "Education and Science" and currently focuses on topics related to digitalization. Previously, Annelie Pentenrieder completed her doctorate in the field of media studies as part of the graduate college "Automatisms" at the University of Paderborn. Her dissertation examines the use and production of algorithmic decision systems using the example of digital route planners for road traffic. Ms. Pentenrieder completed her studies in cultural studies and communication at Humboldt University in Berlin and Zeppelin University in Friedrichshafen.


Ernst A. Hartmann (Hrsg.); Jan Büscher; Deuse, Jochen; Fabian Diehr; Luca Dörr; Froese, Julia; Gabriel, Peter; Lene Ganschow; Isabelle Gauger; Huber, Marco; Kraus, Tom; Künzel, Matthias; Claudia Lehmann; Mangelsdorf, Axel; Tobias Nagel; Thorben Panusch; Pentenrieder, Annelie; Ute Schmid; Thomas Seul; Straub, Sebastian; Christian Wirth; Nicole Wittenbrink; Stefan Voget; René Wöstmann (2021): Digitalisierung souverän gestalten II
Ernst A. Hartmann (Hrsg.); Bertini, Anastasia; Deuse, Jochen; Dirzus, Dagmar; Dispan, Jürgen; Demitrescu, Roman; Eiling, Florian; Froese, Julia; Hadwich, Karsten; Huber, Marco; Joecks-Laß, Denise; Ködding, Patrick; Kropp, Cordula; Künzel, Matthias; Pentenrieder, Annelie; Reckelkamm, Thorsten; Straub, Sebastian; Vogt, Roland; Wortmeier, Ann-Kathrin (2020): Digitalisierung souverän gestalten