prof.dr.ir. E.B.A. (Erik) van der Vleuten - Expertises

Vleuten, prof.dr.ir. E.B.A. van der
Adres:
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Postbus 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Faculteit:
Faculteit Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences
Afdeling:
Technology, Innovation & Society
Functiecategorie:
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie:
Hoogleraar
Intern adres:
IPO 2.28
Tel:
040-247 4544
Tel (intern):
4544
Email:
E.B.A.v.d.Vleuten@tue.nl

Expertises

  • D14000 - Technische wetenschappen
  • D34300 - Moderne en contemporaine geschiedenis
  • D65000 - Planologie
  • European history
  • History of technology
  • contemporary history
  • sustainability transitions
  • transnational history
  • transnational infrastructure

Biografie

Erik van der Vleuten (1968) is Professor of History of Technology at the TU/e School of Innovation Sciences. He studies the historical co-construction of infrastructure, societal, and environmental changes. Recent books include Högselius, Kaijser, Van der Vleuten, Europe’s Infrastructure Transition: Economy, War, Nature (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015) and Högselius, Hommels, Kaijser, Van der Vleuten (eds.), The Making of Europe’s Critical Infrastructure: Common Connections and Shared Vulnerabilities (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).

Erik is scientific director of the Foundation for the History of Technology SHT, co-directs the NW Posthumus globalisation network, and in 2013-2015 chaired the pan-European research network Tensions of Europe.

He also coordinates the TUE team in the Horizon2020 program History of Nuclear Energy in Society HoNESt.

Currently, Erik is setting up a large research program on 'Technology and the Making of Societal Crises/ Challenges (1850-Today)', as a new SHT and Tensions of Europe flagship project.