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2011  PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University

2006 M.A. in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University

2000 M.A. in History of Science, Lancaster University

1996   Laurea in Fisica (Physics), University of Genoa, Italy


2021-2023 European Union Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow (Princeton University and University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari)

2017-2021            Researcher and Lecturer (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Technische Universität Berlin

2013-2017            Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the History of Knowledge, Berlin, and Technische Universität Berlin

2011-2013            Manuscript Digitization Manager, The Newton Project, University of Sussex/University of Oxford

2010-2011            Gordon Cain Fellow, Science History Institute, Philadelphia

2004-2009            Research Assistant, The Chymistry of Isaac Newton, Indiana University, Bloomington

2003-2004            Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington


Awarded 2020       2-year European Union Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (Princeton University and University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari; Project: “Empirical Knowledge and Antiquarian Architecture in Sixteenth-Century Venice.” Advisors: Anthony Grafton and Marco Sgarbi)

2017-2021            Individual Research Grant, DFG – German Research Foundation (Projekt-Nr.: 339935097, “The Weight of Things. Quantification of Matter and the Exchange of Technical and Learned Knowledge in Early Modern Europe”)

2019                     Deutsches Museum, Munich. Scholar-in-Residence Program   

2018                     Dibner Short-term Fellowship, Huntington Library, CA

2017                     Senior Research Fellowship, Vossius Center for History of Humanities and Sciences, University of Amsterdam

2017                     Research Fellowship, ARTECHNE – Technique in the Arts, 1500-1950

2017                     Research Fellowship, Gerda Henkel Stiftung

2016                     Research Grant, Scientific Instruments Society

2015                     New Scholars Award, Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry

2013-2016           Research Fellowship, Center for the History of Knowledge, Berlin

2011                    Victor E. Thoren Graduate Research Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington

2011                    Gordon Cain Fellowship, Science History Institute

2009                    Norwood Russell Hanson Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Papers, Indiana University, Bloomington

2006                    Roy G. Neville Fellowship, Science History Institute

2002-2006          Norwood Russell Hanson Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington