Prof. Ibo van de Poel

Ibo van de Poel is Anthoni van Leeuwenhoek professor at Delft University of Technology; an exclusive professorship for excellent young researchers. He is an internationally leading scholar in Design for values, responsibility issues in engineering, and in technology as a form of social experimentation. Van de Poel studied philosophy of science, technology and society, with a propaedeutic exam in mechanical engineering at the University of Twente. In 1998, he obtained his PhD in science and technology studies (STS) with a dissertation on the dynamic of technological development; his supervisor was prof. A. Rip.


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