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International Scholar: Stathis Arapostathis

Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology at the Department of Philosophy and History of Science, University of Athens.

Research Interests:
-History and Politics of IP in Science and Technology
-History of Engineering
-History of technological infrastructures (Energy, Water, Transportation)
-History of industrial research and development
-History of science-technology relation
-Historically informed policy on IP
-Governance of Science and Technology
-Institutions, Experts and IP
-Law, Science and Technology

I studied Physics and then completed a DPhil in Modern History (History of Technology) in the University of Oxford. Currently, I am Assistant Professor in the History of Science and Technology in the Department of History and Philosophy of Science in the University of Athens. I research and teach on: the history and politics of intellectual Property; the history of engineering and engineering ethics; the history and sociology of the relations of science and technology; the historical sociology of experts and expertise in techno-sciences; the law, science and technology interrelations in electrical, chemical, agriculture and pharmaceutical industries; the historically informed policies in technosciences; innovation and science studies (with an emphasis on knowledge management); governance of technology and innovations.

Recent Books
Stathis Arapostathis and Graeme Gooday, Patently Contestable Electrical Technologies and Inventor Identities on Trial in Britain (MIT Press: Cambridge, MA, 2013) (British Society for the History of Science Pickstone book award 2014)
Stathis Arapostathis and Graham Dutfield (eds), Knowledge Management and Intellectual Property: Concepts, Actors and Practices from the Past to the Present (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham, 2013)