Mats Fridlund specializes in the history of science and technology in 20th century Europe. His publications include a monograph on the collaboration between the state and private industry in the development of Swedish electric power, a book on Swedish education and research policy, and articles on technology and nationalism, the history of electric power and telecommunications, theories of technological and industrial change, and the history of physics. Currently he is working on the history of industrial nationalism and global collaboration in thermonuclear fusion. His broader interests include the role of the state in technological change, the history of Japanese technology, artefactual representations and the his-tory of research policy, and the social studies of modern science, technology, and innovation.
I am editing a history of 20th century technology for Fitzroy Dearborn. It should be out the middle of next year (2003). I am a member of SHOT and have written one or two papers on 19th Century submarine telegraphy (see Conferences).
Assistant editor, the Thomas A. Edison Papers project.
Douglas J. Mudgway
Mudgway is the author of Uplink/Downlink: A History of the Deep Space Network, 1957-1997, NASA SP-2002-4227. See the book notice in the April 2002 issue of Antenna, page 10, or read it in text-searchable pdf files at: http://history.nasa.gov/SP-4227/Uplink-Downlink.pdf
I am a Ph.D. candidate in the History and Social Study of Science and Technology at MIT. My dissertation exam-ines the adoption and integration of communications and sensor technologies aboard U.S. Navy ships from 1899 to 1945.