Katrin Amelang is a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer at the Department of Anthropology and Cultural Research at the University of Bremen, Germany and co-organizer of the Bremen NatureCultures Lab. She graduated in cultural anthropology and political science (University of Frankfurt/M.) and completed her doctorate with an ethnographic thesis on the production of normality after organ transplantation (HU Berlin).
Stathis Arapostathis is an Associate Professor at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. He completed his DPhil at the Faculty of Modern History, University of Oxford, UK. His research focuses on history and sociology of technology, history and sociology of innovation, environmental history, science and technology policy, sustainability sociotechnical transitions.
Ross Cheung from Hong Kong, currently a PhD Candidate at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He received the Erasmus Mundus Master in Global Studies from University of Vienna, University of Macquarie, and University of Leipzig. He first started his career in corporate financing and then served The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and Asian Institute of Technology (AIT). Besides, he volunteered at the Beijing Olympic Games, provided a tour in Shanghai World Expo, and conducted a fieldwork in the Expo 2020 Dubai.
Suyash Jolly is a Senior Researcher in the Business Research Group at the Nordland Research Institute, Bodø, Norway. He has previously worked as a researcher in the Department of Human Geography, Lund University, and the Division of History of Science, Technology, and Environment, KTH Royal University of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Suyash obtained his PhD and MSc. from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.
Swati Kumari is a PhD graduate from the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Her doctoral work focuses on Responsible Innovations in public transportation to ensure social sustainability of the low carbon transitions in the transport sector. Her interdisciplinary background includes M.Phil in Innovation Studies and a Master in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University in India. She did her undergraduate studies at the Harcourt Butler Technical University, India, where she graduated in Engineering.
Doris Leibetseder is a Visiting Scholar at the ReproSoc (Reproductive Sociology) research group at the University of Cambridge, a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Vienna and Lecturer in Gender Studies at several universities in Austria. Their Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions fellowship (MSCA, No. 749218, 2017-2019) with the title ‘Towards an Inclusive Common European Framework for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART): Queer and Transgender Reproduction in the Age of ART’ took place at the Centre for Gender Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden.
Isabel Matthias is a doctoral candidate at the Technical University of Berlin in the field of Feminist STS /Gender and STEM in Planning. She has graduated in European Studies (University of Bremen) and Gender Studies (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin). Next to her dissertation, she is currently working as a research associate at the Center of Excellence Women in Science and Technology, University of Bremen.
Mirjana Mitrović is teaching and doing a PhD about the flâneuse and the digitalization of the urban space at the College of Architecture, Media, and Design at the Berlin University of the Arts, Germany. She did her undergraduate studies in Germany, Costa Rica and Mexico and holds a BA in Cultural Science & Spanish Philology and an MA in Interdisciplinary Latin American Studies.
Anna Shimshak is a PhD candidate in the Emerging Technologies Research Lab at Monash University. Her research sits at the intersection of human computer interaction, sociology, gender studies and visual culture. Her current PhD research explores the representation and construction of the body in embodied sextech, interrogating the ramifications of aesthetic and voice design within these technologies. Anna is also concerned with the implications of gender, sexuality and bodily design in technology and automated systems more broadly.
Dayana Vinueza graduated in Political, Social and International Sciences at the University of Bologna. She is currently finishing her master's studies in Information, Cultures and Media Organization. She was part of the PIL 2020, a special academic program for talented students in Political Sciences. Furthermore, she has more than 2 years of experience collaborating and assisting academic projects in the study of socio-technical systems. Additionally, for almost three years, she has been working as a tutor for international students at the university.