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Prof. Harro van Lente

Maastricht University

Harro van Lente is full professor of Science and Technology Studies and Head of Department at the Faculty of Arts and Social Science, Maastricht University. He is one of the founding fathers of the Sociology of Expectations, which studies how representations of the future shape current socio-technical developments. He has published more than 100 journal articles, book chapters and edited volumes on technology dynamics, innovation policy and knowledge production. Harro is chairman of the National Research School WTMC and member of the Health Council of the Netherlands. He is recipient of the 2018 EASST Freeman Award with the co-edited book (with Marianne Boenink and Ellen Moors) at Palgrave Macmillan, Emerging Technologies for Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease: Innovating with Care.