Dr. Robin Kellermann

Research Fellow
Tel: +49 (0)30 31805463

Dr. Robin Kellermann graduated with a B.A. in Cultural Studies from Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg and a M.A. in Historical Urban Studies from Technische Universität Berlin. In 2020, he completed his doctorate at the Technische Universität Berlin on the topic of the “Cultural History of Waiting for Public Transport”.

Through his time as a research associate at the TU Berlin (Mobility Research Cluster at the Department of Work Education/Teaching and Participation), Robin Kellermann has 10 years of experience in project management, research, and teaching in the field of sustainable mobility. He is the author of numerous scientific publications and, among other things, advised the German government on the future design and regulation of low-altitude airspace.

Since 2022, he is working as a research assistant at the nexus Institute, where he is particularly active in the fields of sustainable mobility and participation.



Kellermann, R., 2021. Im Zwischenraum der beschleunigten Moderne: Eine Bau- und Kulturgeschichte des Wartens auf Eisenbahnen, 1830-1935. transcript, Bielefeld.


Kellermann, R., Sivizaca Conde, D., Rößler, D., Kliewer, N., Dienel, H.-L., 2022. Mobility in pandemic times: Exploring changes and long-term effects of COVID-19 on urban mobility behavior. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives 100668. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2022.100668

Kellermann, R.., 2022. Warten auf die Bahn: Eine Bau- und Kulturgeschichte. Aus Politik und Zeitgeschichte, Nr. 8-9, pp. 13-19.

Kellermann, R., 2020. Waiting (for Departure), in: Jensen, O.B., Lassen, C., Kaufmann, V., Freudendal-Pedersen, M., Gøtzsche Lange, I.S. (Eds.), Handbook of Urban Mobilities. Routledge, pp. 144–153. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351058759-15

Kellermann, R., Biehle, T., Fischer, L., 2020. Drones for parcel and passenger transportation: A literature review. Transportation Research Interdisciplinary Perspectives 4, 100088. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trip.2019.100088

Kellermann, R., Fischer, L., 2020. Drones for parcel and passenger transport: A qualitative exploration of public acceptance. Sociology & Technoscience 10, 106–138. https://doi.org/10.24197/st.2.2020.106-138

Kellermann, R., 2019. Waiting for Railways (1830-1914), in: Singer, C., Wirth, R., Berwald, O. (Eds.), Timescapes of Waiting: Spaces of Stasis, Delay and Deferral. Brill, Leiden & Boston, pp. 35–57.

Moraglio, M., Dienel, H.-L., Kellermann, R., 2018. Didactical Functions of Dark and Bright Scenarios: Examples from the European Transport Industry, in: Peperhove, R., Steinmüller, K., Dienel, H.-L. (Eds.), Envisioning Uncertain Futures: Scenarios as a Tool in Security, Privacy and Mobility Research. Springer, Wiesbaden, pp. 83-103. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-658-25074-4_6

Kellermann, R., 2017. The Final Countdown. Ambiguities of real time information systems ‘directing’ the waiting experience in public transportation, in: Freudendal-Pedersen, M., Hartmann-Petersen, K., Fjalland, E.L.P. (Eds.), Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities. Routledge, London, pp. 19–26.

Dienel, H.-L., Moraglio, M., Kellermann, R., 2014. Projektbericht RACE2050. Zeitschrift für Zukunftsforschung, 3(1), pp. 48-60. urn:nbn:de:0009-32-38807

Kellermann, R., Moraglio, M., Dienel, H.-L., 2014. In the Year 2525. Technikaffinität als Genealogie der Zukunft des Verkehrs. Blätter für Technikgeschichte, 75, pp. 47-67.