Matjaz Vidmar

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Position

Lecturer in Engineering Management, The University of Edinburgh

Dr Matjaz Vidmar is Lecturer in Engineering Management at the University of Edinburgh. His background is in Physics and Astronomy (BSc Hon), Science and Technology in Society (MSc) and he holds PhD in Science and Technology Studies on organisational learning and innovation processes within high-tech domains. His research is examining new product development, intermediation, innovation networks, entrepreneurship and futures design. He is working in particular with the satellite and space data industry and artificial intelligence. He lectures and mentors students on Management, Technology Entrepreneurship, History and Sociology of Innovation and Futures Design in Systems Engineering. He is also involved in many international initiatives to develop the future of these fields, including several start-up companies and an extensive public engagement programme on STEM and arts, and futures literacy.