First name: Torsten
Affiliation: Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum, department of Mining History
CV: Torsten Meyer (°1964) is currently researcher at the German Mining Museum (Bochum) prior to that he was researcher and senior researcher at the University of Hamburg, the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He is mainly interested in Construction History (18th-20th century), History of Technology and Science (16th-18th century) and Economic History (18th/19th century). He is founding member of the Gesellschaft für Bautechnikgeschichte (German Construction History Society) and since 2015 member of the society’s board. He was member of the editorial board of the “Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit” (2005-2012) and since 2017 he is editor (together with Marcus Popplow) of the “Studien zur Geschichte von Technik, Arbeit und Umwelt” (formerly “Cottbuser Studien zur Geschichte von Technik, Arbeit und Umwelt”, founded by Günter Bayerl).