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Swedish Docent 2014 KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, in History of Science, Technology and Environment.

Habilitation 2010 Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. Venia legendi in history of science, history of technology, and environmental history. Habilitation thesis: "Spaceship Earth: Envisioning Human Habitats in the Environmental Age."

Doctorate 1999 Braunschweig University of Technology, Germany, History Department. Dissertation thesis: "Luftfahrtforschung und Luftfahrtmythos. Wissenschaftliche Ballonfahrt in Deutschland, 1880-1910."

Diploma (MSc) 1993 University of Karlsruhe, Germany, Physics Department.
Masters thesis: "Plasmadiagnostik an mikrowellenangeregten Thalliumjodid-Molekülgasen." 

Professional Positions and Fellowships

KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm
Professor of Science and Technology Studies (since June 2022).

KTH Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm
Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies (August 2011 – May 2022).

ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Senior lecturer/senior research assistant, Chair for Science Studies (April 2010 – July 2011).

Darmstadt University of Technology
Research Associate, Graduate School "Topology of Technology" funded by the German Research Council (DFG) (Oktober 2009 – February 2010).

ETH Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
Research Fellow at the Institute of History; History of Technology (February 2009 – July 2009).

Deutsches Museum Munich
Research Institute for the History of Technology and Science. Scholar in Residence with the project "'Life Support': Experimentalizing the Human Habitat in Space" (July 2008 – December 2008).

German Historical Institute (GHI), Washington, DC
Environmental History Research Fellow; project "'Spaceship Earth': Global Awareness and Visions of Living Space in the Environmental Age, 1960s and 1970s" (March 2007; July 2007 – May 2008).

University of Hamburg, Germany
Research Associate, School of Economics and Social Sciences, Department of Economics and Politics. Member of the interdisciplinary junior research group "Material-Semiotic Dimensions of Sustainable Development: Images of the Economic Construction of Ecological Reality in European Regions" (NEDS), funded by the BMBF – Federal Ministry for Education and Research (July 2002 – June 2007).

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin
Postdoctoral Research Fellow; project: "Great Expectations: Spatial Frontiers in 19th and 20th Century Oceanography" (July 1999 – June 2002).

Heinrich Böll Foundation Dissertation Fellowship (1995-1998).