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'''Atsushi Akera''' is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.
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'''Atsushi Akera''' is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.
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'''Atsushi Akera''' is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.
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SFI ACtioN Topical Meeting
Co-hosted by Boeing

June 4th & 5th, 2018
Santa Fe Institute


Participants

Atsushi Akera
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Atsushi Akera is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.


Atsushi Akera
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Atsushi Akera is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.


Atsushi Akera
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Atsushi Akera is a historian of technology and an associate professor in the Department of Science and Technology Studies. In his early career, Akera focused on the history of computing, using the development of computers as a window into the American system of Cold War research and development. His first book, Calculating a Natural World: Computers, Scientists and Engineers during the Rise of U.S. Cold War Research, uses the history of computing to describe broad-based changes in the institutional infrastructure for research in the United States. More recently, Akera has focused on engineering education and engineering education reform.