PhD Candidates

Nassima Abdelghafour

PhD Candidate | nassima.abdelghafour@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Experimental setups in poverty alleviation policies Supervisor: Vololona Rabeharisoa This research focuses on poverty reduction interventions with experimental features, in developing countries. These interventions tend to be driven by NGOs and global organizations rather than national governments, to… More about »

Marie Alauzen

PhD Candidate | marie.alauzen@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Modernizing the State. An inquiry on the administrative and IT recompositions of the State in France Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa Marie Alauzen is a doctoral candidate in STS. Her work focuses on the relationships between the making of the… More about »

Mathieu Baudrin

PhD Candidate | mathieu.baudrin@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Historicizing industrial reflexivity: aerosols and the ozone layer (1974-2014) Supervisor: David Pontille In half a century, the spray can, a military technology considered as both dangerous and luxurious, has become an object of mass consumption. Its use is… More about »

Félix Boilève

PhD Candidate | felix.boileve@mines-paristech.fr |   Titre de la thèse : Concevoir et fabriquer la compétitivité en Afrique de l’Ouest : enquête sur les interventions d’aide au développement Vololona Rabeharisoa, supervisor   More about »

Alexandre Camus

PhD Candidate | alexandre.camus@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: The sound of matter. How an engineering school invests the future of an audiovisual archive Supervisors: David Pontille & Dominique Vinck (Université de Lausanne – STS Lab) This issue is at the core of the digitization of cultural… More about »

Jean Danielou

PhD Candidate | jean.danielou@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: No maps for these territories: The construction of a territory market. Analysis of Engie’s Business to territories strategy Supervisors: Jérôme Denis and Brice Laurent   More about »

Quentin Dufour

PhD Candidate | quentin.dufour@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Quantifying the national economy. The making of the GDP Supervisors: Dominique Méda (IRISSO – Université Paris-Dauphine) and Alexandre Mallard (CSI – Mines Paristech) The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) constitutes a basic knowledge of the national economy. Used as… More about »

Evan Fisher

PhD Candidate | evan.fisher@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title : Humanitarian Triage. The responsibilities and competencies of Doctors Without Borders Supervisor: Antoine Hennion Through this doctoral research project, I will study the concrete operations that prepare, support, and settle triage decisions in the humanitarian non-governmental organization Doctors Without… More about »

Clément Gasull

PhD Candidate | clement.gasull@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: The social and technical setups of blockchains: innovation, valuation and controversies Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa The ambition of this thesis is to propose a sociological analysis of the in-the-making innovative process in which are engaging financial institutions, high-tech companies… More about »

Cornelius Heimstädt

PhD Candidate | cornelius.heimstaedt@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title : Imag(in)ing Plant Health: Smartphones and Distributed Experiments in Agriculture Supervisors: Didier Torny and Liliana Doganova   More about »

Emilie Perault

PhD Candidate | emilie.perault@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Les expérimentations citoyennes dans l’habitat partagé. Vers un renouveau des modes d’habiter ? Citizen experiments in shared housing. Towards a renewal of ways of dwelling? Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard In this thesis, I am interested in two shared housing projects… More about »

Jean-Baptiste Pons

PhD Candidate | jean-baptiste.pons@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Aux frontières de l’offshore : la genèse des Euromarchés (1958-1979) Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard Depuis les attentats du 11 septembre 2001 et la crise financière de 2008 qui a ébranlé l’économie mondiale, les problématiques liées à l’opacité financière et… More about »

Mathieu Rajaoba

PhD Candidate | mathieu.rajaoba@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Recherche et innovations en agriculture de précision. Enquête de sociologie numérique Supervisor: Madeleine Akrich Digital technologies are emerging in agriculture through research and innovation projects. These technologies are associated with the requirements of precision agriculture. This research aims to… More about »

Loïc Riom

PhD Candidate | loic.riom@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: The making musical quality.
Valuation, prescription and expertise in the worlds of music Supervisor: Antoine Hennion In the last decade, music worlds have undergone great changes in terms of technology, economy and practices. This research aims to describe how… More about »

Sophie Tabouret

PhD Candidate | sophie.tabouret@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Une viticulture sans pesticide ? Analyse des trajectoires et des controverses autour des innovations génétiques en Vigne A pesticide-free viticulture? Analysis of trajectories and controversies around genetic innovations in vines Supervisors: Antoine Hennion and François Hochereau (INRA –… More about »

Félix Talvard

PhD Candidate | felix.talvard@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Eco-city and smart-city experiments in mobility, energy and infrastructure Supervisor: David Pontille The world will count 2,5 billion more urbanites in 2050. We are told that if the future of our cities lies in more growth (economic and… More about »

Alexandre Violle

PhD Candidate | alexandre.violle@mines-paristech.fr | Thesis title: Étude d’un instrument européen de régulation des banques européennes : le cas de l’Union Bancaire Study of a European instrument for regulating European banks: the case of the Banking Union Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa On 28 and 29 June… More about »