Per Lundin received his PhD in History of Technology (2008) from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. In 2012, he was appointed docent (i.e. associate professor) in Economic History at Uppsala University. Lundin leads the two research projects “The Reform Technocrats: The Strategists of the Strong State, 1930–1980” (funded by the Swedish Research Council) and “SLU—in the Service of the Sector and of the Sciences” (funded by SLU’s Vice Chancellor). He teaches History of Technology.