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STePS is an interdisciplinary group that combines input from a number of social sciences, history and other humanities. Currently, the staff of the STePS group covers the disciplines of sociology, history, political science, policy studies, and science and technology studies, with expertise in substantive areas of science, technology and innovation.

SCIENTIFIC STAFF


Prof.dr. S Kuhlmann (Stefan)
Full Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Research and technological innovation as social and governance processes
  • Research and innovation policy analysis and evaluation
  • (Constructive) Technology Assessment


Prof.dr. L.L. Roberts (Lissa)
Full Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Science, technology and productivity in long-term perspective
  • Science, technology and governance in long-term perspective
  • Science, technology and global history


Dr. A.A. Albert de la Bruheze (Adri)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Contextual history of Technology in 20th century Netherlands
  • User technology relations in 20thcentury Netherlands and Europe
  • Contextual history of Urban mobility in 20th century Europe and the Netherlands


Dr.ir. F.J.Dijksterhuis (Fokko Jan)
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise

  • History of science and technology
  • Early modern knowledge cultures
  • History of mathematics


Dr. K. Hahn
Researcher
Areas of expertise

  • Conditions and practices of industrial innovation
  • Collaborative innovation
  • Financialization of innovation


Dr. K.E. Konrad (Kornelia)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Science, technology and innovation studies
  • Sociology of expectations
  • Constructive technology assessment, foresight
  • Sectoral dynamics in innovation


Dr.ir. H. te Kulve (Haico)
Researcher
Areas of expertise

  • Co-evolution of Technologies and Industrial Structures
  • Constructive Technology Assessment
  • Technology Dynamics of Nanotechnologies and Security Technologies


Dr.ir. E.C.J.van Oost (Ellen)
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Gender and technology relations
  • User-led innovation dynamics
  • Sociology of technology and Technology assessment of ICT
  • Future-oriented Science and Innovation analysis


Dr. H.G.M. Oosterwijk (Herman)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise


Dr. H.G. Ordóñez-Matamoros (Gonzalo)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (Rationales and Relevance)
  • R&D Evaluation Methods
  • Determinants, Process and Impacts of International Research Collaboration/ Cooperation
  • EU Policy Analysis, Design and Evaluation


Dr. A. Pelizza (Annalisa)
Associate Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Governance by Information Infrastructures
  • Science and Technology Studies and Semiotics
  • IT and Modern institutions


Dr. P. Stegmaier (Peter)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise

  • Governance, knowledge, and normativities
  • The social study of life-Sciences, ELSI/ELSA research, and technology assessment
  • The sociology of research and innovation policy
  • Social theory and social research methodology


Dr. V. Schulze Greiving (Verena)
Researcher
Areas of expertise

  • Constructive Technology Assessment
  • Technical expertise in nanotechnology, nanomedical applications, microfluidics and membrane-biophysics

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Klaasjan Visscher


Dr. K. Visscher (Klaasjan)
Assistant Professor
Areas of expertise


Dr. A. Weber (Andreas)
Researcher
Areas of expertise

  • Global dynamics of knowledge production
  • History of science and colonialism
  • History of chemistry and industry

VISITING RESEARCHER


S. Jin (Sangeun)
Visiting researcher
Areas of expertise

ADJOINED STAFF / RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

PHD STUDENTS


E. Andrade Sastoque (Ernesto)
Interests


A. Balanzo Guzman (Alejandro)
Interests

  • Capacity 
  • Development
  • Local development in underdeveloped rural areas
  • Knowledge brokering facilitation: scaling out, scaling up


MSc. T.H. Harmsen (Harm)
Interests

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Drs. T.J.H. Nicolaije (Tim)

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MSc. M.A. Tejada-Gómez (Maria)


MSc. M.A. Tejada-Gómez (Maria)
Interests

  • University Research Governance
  • Knowledge production and dissemination
  • Scientific communication
  • R&D Evaluation


G.E. Valdivieso Cervera (Gustavo)
Areas of expertise

  • Policy implementation and governance
  • Assistance policies for forcibly displaced people
  • Participation/Deliberation in Integrated Water Management
  • Soft Problem Structuring Methods (Soft-PSMs) and policy design


Ir.ing. B. Walhout (Bart)
Interests

  • Governance
  • Technology Assessment
  • Responsible Innovation

STUDENT RESEARCHERS

SUPPORT STAFF

U.M. Kemppainen (Marjatta)
Administrator
Room RA4418
u.m.kemppainen(at)utwente.nl
+31 (0)53 489 4847

E. Bonte (Evelien)
Secretary
Room RA4414
e.bonte(at)utwente.nl
+31 (0)53 489 3353

FORMER MEMBERS