Simone Schleper is an assistant professor at Maastricht University. Her research focuses on the entanglement of animal movement and humans’ spatial, economic, and industrial expansion, for instance in migration of North American caribou close to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.
Thomas Turnbull is a research scholar at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science. His PhD “From Paradox to Policy: The Problem of Energy Resource Conservation in Britain and America, 1865–1981,” provided the first history of energy resource conservation as both a form of science and policy.
Candida Sánchez Burmester is a PhD candidate at Maastricht University in the ERC Synergy “NanoBubbles” project. Previously, she did her master’s internship and thesis in the Managing Scarcity project as part of the Cultures of Art, Science and Technology research master’s program.
Tsai-ying Lu is a PhD candidate at Maastricht University, supported primarily by a fellowship from the Taiwanese Ministry of Education. Her dissertation is a history of Taiwan’s energy system from independence to the present and the ties among various energy sources and between energy and other infrastructures.
Jacob Ward is an historian of science, technology, and neoliberalism, particularly focusing on the United Kingdom. He is currently assistant professor at Maastricht University and PI of the NWO Veni grant, “The Prediction Machine: Futurology, Technology, and Neoliberalism in British Government.”