Curriculum Vitae

Since 2014 Co-director of the graduate program “Urban Infrastructures in Transition: The Case of African Cities” at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany, funded by the Hans-Böckler Foundation

2008-2013 Co-editor of NTM – Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Wissenschaften, Technik und Medizin

2007-2010 Member of the Scientific Board of the ESF Eurocores programme “Inventing Europe”

2006-2016 Co-director of the DFG Graduate Program “Topology of Technology”

2001-2003 Director of the DFG Graduate Program “Technology and Society”

Since 1998 Professor of History of Technology at Darmstadt University of Technology

1994-1998 Professor of History of Technology at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim,Norway

1992-1994 Associate Professor for Human Technology (STS) at Gothenburg University, Sweden

1991-1992 Research Assistant at the Berlin Center for Social Science Research (WZB)

1989-1990 Fellow at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS), Uppsala, Schweden

1988 PhD, Gothenburg University, Sweden

1984 MA, Princeton University


… for the following journals:

Technology and Culture, ICON, NTM, Contemporary European History, Technikgeschichte, Journal of Design History, History and Technology, Science, Technology, & Human Values, as well as The Journal of Housing and the Built Environment

… for the following organisations:

German Research Foundation (DFG), Germany; Alexander-von-Humboldt-Foundation,Germany; National Science Foundation (NSF),USA; Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF),Switzerland; Austrian Council for Research, Austria; Flemish Fund for Scientific Research (FWO), Belgium; Swedish National Agency for Higher Education (HSV), Sweden; Research Council of Norway (RCN), Norway