Prof. Dr. Jan C. Schmidt
During the term: Wednesdays, 12.15am-1.00pm, A12, 311b.
During the term holidays: please contact me by email (07/29, 08/07, 09/11, 09/17, 09/25)
Areas of interest
- Philosophy of Science
- Philosophy of Technology
- Philosophy of Interdisciplinarity
- History of Science and Technology
- Science and Technology Studies
- Ethics, Science and Technology Assessment, Sustainability
- Physics of Complex Systems, Chaos Theory, Self Organization, Nonlinear Dynamics
Since 2008: Professor of Philosophy, Unit of Social, Culture and Technology Studies, University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt.
2018 - 2019: Research Fellow, European Academy of Technology and Innovation Assessment, Bad Neuenhar-Ahrweiler.
2016: Rank first, Professor for Philosophy of the General Technological/Engineering Sciences (W3), Department of Social Sciences, Technical University Cottbus / BTU (no offer).
2016: Invited Guest Professor, Faculty of Risk- and Security Studies, University of Life Science, Vienna / Austria.
2015: Invited Guest Professor, Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Klagenfurt in Vienna / Austria.
2011 - 2012: Stand-in Full Professor of Natural Philosophy, Friedrich-Schiller-University, Jena / Germany.
2006 - 2008: Associate Professor of Philosophy, School of Public Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta / U.S.A..
1999 - 2006: Senior Scientist, Lecturer, Assistant to a Professor, Department of Philosophy and Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Technology, Technical University, Darmstadt / Germany.
1996 - 1999: Junior Scientist and Assistant to a Professor, Department of Physics, University of Mainz / Germany.
1995 - 1996: Junior Scientist, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Energy, and Environment, Wuppertal.
2006: Habilitation (phil. habil.), Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Technical University, Darmstadt.
2004: B.A. (first state examination for grammar school teacher), Education Science, Department of Pedagogics, University of Mainz.
2004: M.A., Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Technical University, Darmstadt.
1999: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), Physics, Department of Physics, University of Mainz.
1995: M.Sc. (Dipl.-Phys.), Physics, Department of Physics, University of Mainz.