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Comparative Technology Transfer and Society 5.1 (2007) 97-99

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Mila Davids
Eindhoven University of Technology

Mila Davids is assistant professor of the history of technology in the Department of Technology Management, Eindhoven University of Technology. Since 1999, she has been editor of the project, Technology in the Netherlands in the 20th Century (TIN20), and was responsible for volume 6, Industrial Production, in which process innovations in industrial production during the twentieth century were studied. Currently, she serves as one of the editors of Dutch Business in the 20th Century (BINT) and will be responsible for its volume on innovations in Dutch business and the knowledge infrastructure. She can be reached at <>.

Geert Verbong
Eindhoven University of Technology

Geert Verbong is senior lecturer in the history of technology at Eindhoven University of Technology. His specialization is in the field of the history of energy systems and renewable energy. His recent publications include books on the history of renewable energy in the Netherlands (2001) and the Dutch Energy Research Centre (2005). He teaches courses on technology assessment and strategic niche management, with a focus on energy systems, renewable energy, and energy policy.

Wim Ravesteijn
Delft University of Technology

Wim Ravesteijn is an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology, where he is affiliated with the Department of Technology Dynamics and Sustainable Development within the Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management. He is involved in water-resources development and water management from a socio- [End Page 97] cultural point of view. He has published and co-edited papers and books on appropriate technology, organizational culture, the history of television, colonial technology, water systems, and engineering education. His doctoral thesis focused on irrigation development and colonial state formation in Java (Indonesia) and will be published (in press) as The Auspicious Lords of the Waters: Irrigation and the Colonial State in Java, 1832–1942. Also in press is his co-edited book on the history and achievements of the Public Works Department in the Dutch East Indies and Indonesia, Building in the Archipelago: Civil Public Works in the Dutch East Indies and Indonesia, 1800–2000. He can be reached at <>.

Michael R. Weeks
United States Air Force Academy

Lt. Col. Michael Weeks is an assistant professor of management at the United States Air Force Academy. He has served for over 20 years in the Air Force in various flying, academic, and staff positions. He holds DPhil and MSc degrees from the University of Oxford, as well as MBA and Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degrees from Auburn University. He can be reached at <>.

Kevin J. Davis
United States Air Force Academy

Kevin Davis is director of the systems engineering management major at the United States Air Force Academy. He received his doctorate in information systems from the Harvard Business School. He teaches systems thought, project management, and financial courses at the Academy. His research interests center on the financial and budget aspects of project management. He has published articles on team dynamics and expertise in publications such as Management Communication Quarterly, Information & Management Journal, PM Network, and the Journal of Human Factors, as well as articles on accounting and finance. He can be reached at <>.

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Gail Corbitt
California State University, Chico

Gail Corbitt is a professor at California State University, Chico, where she is currently chair of the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS) and coordinator for Business Information Systems assessment. Her teaching specialty is software development and ERP systems and includes 19 years in the California State University system. Her doctorate in MIS is from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her areas of research and/or consulting include SAP/ ERP implementation, business process redesign, and collaborative group technology. Gail was an SAP Distinguished Scholar for three years and currently serves on the advisory boards for the SAP Academic Alliance in the Americas and for International Programs. She can be reached at <GCorbitt@csuchico...


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