If you are interested in being supervised by me, please get in touch by email or phone: email@example.com. My field of expertise lies in the field Science, Technology, and Culture (=STC). This includes research into the history of science of technology from a global perspective, the history of museum collections and research into the impact of the rising use of computational methods on our understanding of culture. Here is a list of projects, which I am currently supervising and which I have supervised in the past:
On Postdoc level:
- S. Middelveld (Postdoc project, co-PI): Socio-Technical Pathways and Material Choices for a Responsible Electrification of the Production of Chemical and Fuels, together with dr. K. Konrad (U Twente), L. Garcia Franco (U Twente), M. Altomare (U Twente)
On PhD level:
- P. van Wingerden (co-promotor, external PhD candidate, together with prof. F. van Lunteren, VU and U Leiden): Science, Natural History and the Dutch empire in the first half of the nineteenth century (in progress since mid-2017).
- M. Susanto (co-promotor, promotor is: prof. J. Gommans, U Leiden): Making Sense of the Tropics: Health, Medicine and Knowledge Production in the Early Modern Indian Ocean World (working title) (in progress, since 2019).
- W. van Engelen (daily supervisor): When sectors meet: conservation across difference in Africa (W. van Engelen, U Twente/U Cologne), promotors: E. Turnhout & M. Bollig (in progress since mid-2022)
On MA level:
- C. Mervich (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, first reader and supervisor of MA thesis titled: The Human Infrastructure of Artificial Intelligence (successfully defended August 2020).
- B. Kleijnen (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, first reader and supervisor MA thesis title: The ontology of bitcoin (ongoing).
- D. Hofstee (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, first reader and main supervisor, MA thesis tield: Interfacing bodies: representing the human body in designing digital health tracking apps (successfully defended in August 2019).
- N. van Huizen (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, second reader of MA thesis titled: The Ideo-Politics of Paedophilia – The Controversial Case of the Child-Like Sex Robot (successfully defended in August 2020).
- E. Donner (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, second reader of MA thesis titled: The Coronamelder unravelled (successfully defended in November 2020).
- H. Kamst (U Twente), Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, second reader, MA thesis titled: The Cooperative City: a Participatory Framework for Using Technology in the City and Beyond (successfully defended in September 2019).
- A. Caceres (U Leiden), development & supervision of internship (= 2 1/2 months) at Brill publishers, Leiden. Aim of internship was to explore the possibilities of MONK particular in the context of the digitized interrogations of the Prize papers and other digitized handwritten archives, together with M. Huetink from Brill publishers, Leiden, and prof. Lambert Schomaker, Groningen University.
- S. Valenzuela Hernandes (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MA programme, second reader, 2018), MA thesis title: Pedagogy of the digitally oppressed: An analysis of e-learning from a philosophy of technology perspective (successfully completed, August 2018).
- K. Nieuwendijk (U Leiden, MA History, supervisor and second reader, 2011), MA thesis title: Met Van Oort naar verre oorden (successfully completed in 2011).
- Ch. Zhang (U Leiden, MA History, supervisor and second reader, 2011), MA thesis title: The Dependency and Autonomy of Art in Natural History: Pieter van Oort (1804-1834) and the Natuurkundige Commissie voor Nederlands Indië (1820-1850) in the Dutch East Indies (successfully completed in 2011).
On BA level:
- B. Mamangkey (U Twente, BA, ATLAS programme, personal pursuit (6 ECTS), supervisor, 2018), working title: Examining the societal effect of the Dutch colonial era on present day Indonesia (successfully completed in July 2018).
- K. Lehmann (U Twente, BA, European Studies, thesis, second reader, 2013), The importance of historical connections between Turkey and Europe during the period of the late Ottoman Empire (successfully completed in 2013).
- M.J. van Oort (U Twente, BA thesis, European Studies, second reader, 2013), De Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappij op het wereldtoneel (successfully completed in 2013)
- W. Dianisari (U Leiden, BA thesis, Encompass program, second reader, 2008), Knowledge transfer in the context of botanical investigations: A history of chincona in Java in the 19th century (successfully completed in 2008).