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Supervision

 

If you are interested in writing your Bachelor or Master thesis with me, please get in touch by email or phone: a.weber@utwente.nl.

 

My field of expertise lies in the history of science of technology from a global perspective, the history of museum collections & digital humanities. Here is a list of projects, which I am currently supervising and which I have supervised in the past:

On PhD level (ongoing)

  1. M. Susanto (my role: co-promotor, promotor is: prof. J. Gommans, U Leiden): Making Sense of the Tropics: Health, Medicine and Knowledge Production in the Early Modern Indian Ocean World (working title) (in progress, since 2019).

  2. W. van Engelen (my role: daily supervisor, promotors: E. Turnhout & M. Bollig, U Cologne): When sectors meet: conservation across difference in Africa (in progress since mid-2022)

  3. I. Leurs (my role: daily supervisor, promotors are: prof. K.J. Visscher, UT; prof. dr. M.v.d. Voort, UT): Organizational aspects of transdisciplinary teaching in higher education

  4. NN, (my role: co-promotor, Continual Machine Learning and Citizen Scientists in the Loop, HAICu, WP2 (NN), will start end of 2024.

On PhD level (finished)

  1. P. van Wingerden (co-promotor, external PhD candidate, together with prof. F. van Lunteren, VU and U Leiden): Science, Natural History and the Dutch empire in the first half of the nineteenth century (2017-2023).

  2. T. Zwaard (co-promotor, promotor is: prof. J. Gommans, U Leiden): Chirurgijns in den vreemde. De geneeskundige zorg van de Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC) in Azië (defense in autumn 2024)

On MSc level:

  1. M. van Dalen (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, second reader of thesis titled: Transdisciplinary Hubs. Microcosm of the fourth generation University. (in progress)

  2. M. Eilander (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of thesis titled: Visual representations in Astronmy (in progress)

  3. L. Teschke (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of thesis titled: AI and emotional intelligence (in progress)

  4. A. Muhammad Alkaf, (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of thesis titled: Sociotechnical imaginaries of AI in Indonesia (in progress)

  5. R. Wicaksana (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of thesis titled: City & Citizenship: Socio-Technical Imaginaries on the Governemental Discourse of Indonesia's Future (Smart) Capital City (successfully defended in 2023)

  6. I. Tsang (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of MA thesis titled: The Building Blocks of Technology and Society: Investigating the Interplay between Taiwanese Political Society and its Semiconductor Industry (successfully defended January 2023).

  7. C. Mervich (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor of MA thesis titled: The Human Infrastructure of Artificial Intelligence (successfully defended August 2020).

  8. B. Kleijnen (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and supervisor MA thesis title: The ontology of bitcoin (successfuly defended in 2020).

  9. D. Hofstee (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, first reader and main supervisor, MA thesis tield: Interfacing bodies: representing the human body in designing digital health tracking apps (successfully defended in August 2019).

  10. N. van Huizen (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, second reader of MA thesis titled: The Ideo-Politics of Paedophilia - The Controversial Case of the Child-Like Sex Robot (successfully defended in August 2020).

  11. E. Donner (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, second reader of MA thesis titled: The Coronamelder unravelled (successfully defended in November 2020).

  12. H. Kamst (U Twente), Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, second reader, MA thesis titled: The Cooperative City: a Participatory Framework for Using Technology in the City and Beyond (successfully defended in September 2019).

  13. A. Caceres (U Leiden), development & supervision of internship (= 2 1/2 months) at Brill publishers, Leiden. Aim of internship was to explore the possibilities of MONK particular in the context of the digitized interrogations of the Prize papers and other digitized handwritten archives, together with M. Huetink from Brill publishers, Leiden, and prof. Lambert Schomaker, Groningen University.

  14. S. Valenzuela Hernandes (U Twente, Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society MSc programme, second reader, 2018), MA thesis title: Pedagogy of the digitally oppressed: An analysis of e-learning from a philosophy of technology perspective (successfully completed, August 2018).

  15. K. Nieuwendijk (U Leiden, MA History, supervisor and second reader, 2011), MA thesis title: Met Van Oort naar verre oorden (successfully completed in 2011).

  16. Ch. Zhang (U Leiden, MA History, supervisor and second reader, 2011), MA thesis title: The Dependency and Autonomy of Art in Natural History: Pieter van Oort (1804-1834) and the Natuurkundige Commissie voor Nederlands Indië (1820-1850) in the Dutch East Indies (successfully completed in 2011).

 

On BA level:

  1. B. Mamangkey (U Twente, BA, ATLAS programme, personal pursuit (6 ECTS), supervisor, 2018), working title: Examining the societal effect of the Dutch colonial era on present day Indonesia (successfully completed in July 2018).

  2. K. Lehmann (U Twente, BA, European Studies, thesis, second reader, 2013), The importance of historical connections between Turkey and Europe during the period of the late Ottoman Empire (successfully completed in 2013).

  3. M.J. van Oort (U Twente, BA thesis, European Studies, second reader, 2013), De Nederlandsche Handelsmaatschappij op het wereldtoneel (successfully completed in 2013)

  4. W. Dianisari (U Leiden, BA thesis, Encompass program, second reader, 2008), Knowledge transfer in the context of botanical investigations: A history of chincona in Java in the 19th century (successfully completed in 2008).

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