Albert Presas i Puig

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Ph.D. Technische Universität Berlin

Dr. Albert Presas i Puig is Associate professor at the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. He lectures in the History of Science and has been a research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin. Prof Presas has an extensive publishing curriculum and a long-standing experience in cutting edge European research and project coordination. His research interests focus on science, culture and power; science in the European periphery; Science and Francoism and the history of nuclear energy. In the last 5 years, he has been involved in 8 research projects funded by different Spanish institutions such as the Ministry of Economy, the Ministry of Science and Innovation or the Generalitat de Catalunya (Catalonia’s local government) or the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft and Max-Planck Society.

Relevant Publications

Presas i Puig, A. Technoscientific Synergies between Germany and Spain in the Twentieth Century: Continuity amid Radical Change. Technology and Culture, Volume 51, Number 1, January 2010

Presas i Puig, A. (ed.), A Comparative Study of European Nuclear Energy Programs, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science: Preprint, 2011.

Presas i Puig, A. "Technological Transfer as a Political Weapon: Technological Relations between Germany and Spain from 1918 and the early 1950s," Journal of Modern European History, 8 (2): 218-236.