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19972022

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Persoonlijk profiel

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‘The future started yesterday. New technologies need to be embedded in existing systems that resist change. Analysis of the systems developments helps in identifying opportunities for sustainable innovation’

Research profile

Frank Veraart is an Assistant Professor of history of technology at Eindhoven University of Technology. His areas of expertise include Modern and Contemporary History, Environmental Studies, History of Mobility, Spatial Planning and Computing. Frank’s studies focus on how societal developments are influences by technology and choices of actors. Frank researches the historical development of sustainability trade-offs in transnational resource chains. International trade influences well-being and sustainability (social, economic and ecologic) at places of excavation, production and consumption. Frank studies the origins and historical development of the resources chains and its local impacts on sustainability and well-being. 

Frank has been involved in the research Historical Roots of the Dutch Sustainability Challenges, 1850-2010, granted by the Dutch science foundation NWO. In this research sustainable developments in Dutch society are analyzed using quantitative and qualitative analysis. Frank is secretary of the program Global Resources and Sustainability of European Modernisation (GREASE). This program aims at building as research network on the entagnled global histories of European modernization, global inequalities, well-being and sustainability.  

 

Academic background

Frank Veraart received his PhD in History of Technology from TU/e in 2008, At this time, he was also a member of WTMC, The Netherlands Graduate School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture He also holds an MSc in Technology and Society from TU/e. 

Frank is program chair of the bachelor program Sustainable Innovation.  He is also one or the research directors of the research network ‘Drivers and Carriers of Globalisation’ of the NW Posthumus research School for Economic and Social History.

He has authored several book chapters and publishes regularly in key journals, such as Well-being, Sustainability and Social Development, Builders and Planners, Cycling Cities: The European Experience and Hacking Europe. Frank is also involved with the organization, and holds presentations and keynote speeches at, workshops, seminars, courses and exhibitions. 

Expertise gerelateerd aan duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelstellingen van de VN

In 2015 stemden de VN-lidstaten in met 17 wereldwijde duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelstellingen (Sustainable Development Goals, SDG's) om armoede te beëindigen, de planeet te beschermen en voor iedereen welvaart te garanderen. Het werk van deze persoon draagt bij aan de volgende duurzame ontwikkelingsdoelstelling(en):

  • SDG 1 – Geen armoede
  • SDG 2 – Geen honger
  • SDG 3 – Goede gezondheid en welzijn
  • SDG 6 – Schoon water en sanitaire voorzieningen
  • SDG 7 – Betaalbare en schone energie
  • SDG 8 – Fatsoenlijk werk en economische groei
  • SDG 9 – Industrie, innovatie en infrastructuur
  • SDG 11 – Duurzame steden en gemeenschappen
  • SDG 12 – Verantwoordelijke consumptie en productie
  • SDG 13 – Klimaatactie
  • SDG 15 – Leven op het land

Opleiding / Academische kwalificatie

Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

Datum van toekenning: 22 okt. 2010

Externe posities

Bestuurslid, Stichting Bedrijfsgeschiedenis (SBG)

20142019

Bestuurslid , KIvI

20022018

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