Carsten Reinhardt has taught history of science since 2007 as a professor at the University of Bielefeld. Between 2013 and summer 2016 he was the managing director of the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia (USA). Its research focuses on the emergence and application of scientific and technical knowledge in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. He has presented studies on the history of industrial research and the development of scientific methods against the background of the interactions of chemistry with physics, biology, medicine, and technology. The focus of further work is on regulation and regulatory mechanisms. He also works on the interconnections of collections, archives, and historical research, in particular in the sense of the public perception of the results of the history of science and technology.
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