Centre for Science Studies
Department of Mathematics, Aarhus University
Ny Munkegade 118, Building 1530
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Matthias Heymann is associate 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 led the Danish-US research project “Exploring Greenland: Science and Technology in Cold War Settings” (2010-2013) and currently the project “Shaping Cultures of Prediction: Knowledge, Authority, and the Construction of Climate Change” (2013-2017). 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.
Cultures of Prediction in Atmospheric and Climate Science, Epistemic and Cultural Shifts in Computer-based Modelling and Simulation (edited with Gabriele Gramelsberger and Martin Mahoney), Routledge Environmental Humanities Series, New York: Routledge, 2017.
Exploring Greenland: Cold War Science and Technology on Ice (edited with Kristine C. Harper and Ronald E. Doel), New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016.
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