Matthias Heymann

Matthias Heymann is professor for the history of science and technology at the Centre for Science Studies, Aarhus Unversity, Denmark. His research focuses on the history of environmental science and technology. He has published on the history of energy technologies, of atmospheric and climate research and of engineering design. He is Associate Editor of Centaurus and Domain Editor of WIREs Climate Change for the domain Climate, History, Society, Culture. Currently he coordinates the Tensions of Europe Research Group on Technology, Environment and Resources (together with Elena Kochetkova, St. Petersburg) and the research network “Challenging Europe: Technology, Environment and the Quest for Resource Security” (EurReS) funded by the Danish Council of Independent Research (2018-2022).

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Michela Massimi

Michela Massimi is Professor of Philosophy of Science in the Dept. of Philosophy, at the University of Edinburgh, affiliated with the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics. She works in the area of history and philosophy of science with a focus on the physical sciences. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, the Royal Astronomical Society, corresponding Member of the Académie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences and elected Member of the Academia Europaea.
She is the recipient of the Royal Society’s Wilkins-Bernal-Medawar Medal and Lecture 2017 for her interdisciplinary work and communication of philosophy of science, especially modern physics. She served as Elected Member of the PSA Governing Board (2012-2015) and from 2015 to 2019 she was Vice-President of the European Philosophy of Science Association. She was the Co-Editor in Chief of The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science from 2011 to end of 2016. She is President-Elect of the Philosophy of Science Association with her two-year Presidency coming up in 2023-24.

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Ana Simões

Ana Simões is Full Professor of History of Science at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal, and member of the Centre for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT), which she (co-)coordinated from 2007 to 2019. She is President of the European Society for the History of Science (ESHS) (2018-2020) and will become ESHS vice-president, from September 2020 to 2022.

Her research interests include the history of quantum chemistry, and history of science in Portugal, 18th to 20th centuries, with special emphasis on urban history of science and the Anthropocene as seen through the lens of history of science. She is a founding member of the international group STEP – Science and Technology in the European Periphery and of the online journal of history of science and technology HoST. She authored and edited more than 150 publications, participates in national and international research projects and networks, and regularly organizes meetings, both nationally and internationally.

Recent publications include Sciences in the Universities of Europe, nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Academic Landscapes (Springer, 2015), “STEP Forum”, Technology and Culture, 57 (4), 2016, 926-81, Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene (Routledge, 2019), and Einstein, Eddington and the Eclipse. Travel Impressions (Chili com Carne, 2019).

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Prof. Dr. Friedrich Steinle

Friedrich Steinle is professor of History of Science at Technische Universität Berlin. His research focuses on the history and philosophy of experiment, on the dynamics of scientific concepts, on the history of colour research, and on the history of electricity. His books include Newton’s Manuskript ‘De gravitatione’ (1991) and Exploratory Experiments. Ampère, Faraday, and the Origins of Electrodynamics (2016). He is co-editor, among others, of Scientific Concepts and Investigative Practice (2012, with U. Feest), and of Colour Histories. Science, art, and technology in the 17th and 18th centuries (2015, with M. Bushart).

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