Lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science of the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). He carries out research in science and technology studies, the sociology of knowledge, and the philosophies of biology and technology. He has studied synthetic biology and written about technological ontologies, biological functionality, and metrology. Currently, he is developing research on rationality and knowledge-making in engineering.
Understanding standardisation as a form of social ordering makes visible aspects of standards that are otherwise obscure. It allows us to move past the immediately accessible at the bench, on the screen, and in text and talk.