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  • PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University (2011)
  • M.A. in History and Philosophy of Science, Indiana University (2006)
  • M.A. in History of Science, Lancaster University (2000)
  • Laurea in Fisica (Physics), University of Genoa, Italy (1996)

Academic Positions

2017-2020 Research associate/assistant professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter), Technische Universität Berlin, DFG Project “The Weight of Things”

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

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

2010-2011 Gordon Cain Fellow, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia

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

2003-2004 Instructor, Indiana University, Bloomington

Fellowships and Awards

  • 2017-20 Individual Research Grant, DFG – German Research Foundation (294,000 Euro)
  • 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
  • 2009 Norwood Russell Hanson Prize for Outstanding Graduate Student Papers, Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 2006 Roy G. Neville Fellowship, Chemical Heritage Foundation
  • 2002-2006 Norwood Russell Hanson Fellowship, Indiana University, Bloomington