Michael Ertel was born in 1985. He is studying Sociology at the Technical University of Berlin. In 2008 he passed his pre-diploma in the field of Social Psychology, Ergonomics and Science, and Technology Studies. As part of his study, his latest research project was at the airport control center of Tegel Airport. Drawing on the “actor network theory” he collected data to discover and evaluate different communication structures.
Since July 2009 he works “on the ground” for the StreetLab project and is responsible for contacting. In addition, he supports the team with organization and evaluation of user-generated content.