Professor of the History of Technology in Modernity
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Department of History and Philosopy of Sceince
Director, Division of History of Science and Technology
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Has studied Chemical Engineering (MSc/Diploma, Aristotelio U., 1989), Science and Technology Policy (MSc, Georgia Tech, 1995) and History, Technology and Society (PhD, Georgia Tech, 2001). Joined Tensions of Europe in 2001 (Chair of the Management Committee, 2017-2019). Vice-President of Research of the European Inter-University Association on Society, Science and Technology (www.esst.eu). President of the Scientific Council of the National Documentation Centre (2017-2019) (http://www.ekt.gr/en). Has received several international fellowships and has participated as researcher or research coordinator in many national and international research projects. More information: http://scholar.uoa.gr/tympas
Aristotle Tympas, Calculation and Computation in the Pre-electronic Era: The Mechanical and Electrical Ages, Springer, 2017.
Aristotle Tympas, Analog Labor, Digital Capital, Angelus Novus, 2018 (in Greek)
Stathis Arapostathis and Aristotle Tympas (guest editors), ‘History of Technology in Greece from the Nineteenth to the Twenty-first Century’, History of Technology, Volume 33, 2017.
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Uses of computing/automation (in engineering, biotechnology, medicine, disability), environment/energy, labor/work