Ulrike Felt is Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Head of the interfaculty research platform “Responsible research and innovation in academic practice” and was founding chair of the STS department in Vienna. Currently she is also Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna. She holds a PhD in physics. Her research focuses on technosciences and democracy, changing research cultures, as well as the role of time/future at the interface of research and society. Her areas of study cover life science and (bio)medicine, nanotechnology and material sciences, new technologies and sustainability research. She has been invited professor at numerous universities and has been involved in policy advice to the European Commission, the ESF as well as to national bodies. From 2002-2007 she was editor-in-chief of Science, Technology, & Human Values. She was the leading the editorial team of the most recent Handbook of Science and Technology Studies (MIT Press 2017).