- Notes on Contributors
Jason Gallo works at the Science and Technology Policy institute in Washington, DC and received a Ph. D. from the Media, Technology and Society Program at Northwestern University.
Ann Johnson is an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina, with a joint appointment in the history and philosophy departments. She is author of Hitting the Brakes: Engineering Design and the Production of Knowledge, about the development of antilock braking systems for automobiles, in production with Duke University Press.
Cyrus C. M. Mody is an assistant professor of history at Rice University. He is currently working on an institutional history of nanotechnology, materials science, and the microelectronics industry in the 1970s and '80s.
Alfred Nordmann is Professor of Philosophy at Darmstadt Technical University and Visiting Centenary Professor at the University of South Carolina. He has focused on the trajectory that leads from Immanuel Kant via Heinrich Hertz and Ludwig Wittgenstein to contemporary analyses of models, simulations, and visualizations. His recent interest in the history and theory of nanotechnology contributes to the larger project of developing a philosophy of technoscience. Recent publications include Wittgenstein's Tractatus: An Introduction and a volume co-edited with Michael Friedman on The Kantian Legacy in Nineteenth-Century Science.
William Newman is Ruth N. Halls Professor in HPS at Indiana University. He has published widely on medieval and early modern alchemy and matter theory. His latest book is Atoms and Alchemy: Chymistry and the Experimental Origins of the Scientific Revolution (2006). [End Page 235]