Prof. Dr. Andrea Reichenberger


History of Technology

Academic Career and Research Areas

Prof Reichenberger's research focuses on the field of an integrated history of science, philosophy and technology. An important aim of her research is to rethink and reflect on the history of science and technology from an intersectional and gender-sensitive perspective against the backdrop of current challenges in science and society.

Prof Reichenberger is a substitute professor for the history of technology at the TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology at the Deutsches Museum for the winter semester 2023/24 and the summer semester 2024. She is currently on leave as a research group leader at the Department of Mathematics at the University of Siegen. Prior to this, she worked as a research assistant in various third-party funded projects and universities. She completed her doctorate at the University of Paderborn in Philosophy of Science and Technology in 2014.


  • Certifico Institutio de Física de Líquidos y Sistemas Biológicos (IFLYSIB) Argentina (2010)
  • Best Paper at the 32nd Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence for joint work with Florentin Neumann and Martin Ziegler (2009)
  • Certificate Colloquium Logicum der Deutschen Vereinigung für mathematische Logik und für Grundlagen der Exakten Wissenschaften DVMLG (2006)

Reichenberger, A. “A Short Note on the Early History of the Spectrum Problem and Finite Model Theory.” History and Philosophy of Logic 44, 2024.


Reichenberger, A. “Elli Heesch, Heinrich Heesch and Hilbert’s Eighteenth Problem: Collaborative Research between Philosophy, Mathematics and Application.” British Journal for the History of Mathematics 39/1, 2024.


Reichenberger, A. “Historiography of Science and Gender.” In: Mauro L. . Condé and Marlon Solomon, eds. Handbook of the Historiography of Science. Cham: Springer, 2023, 543–564.


Reichenberger, A. “Rózsa Péter on the Philosophy and Foundations of Mathematics: A Reappraisal.” In: Jeanne Peijnenburg and Sander Verhaegh, eds.: Women in the History of Analytic Philosophy. Cham: Springer 2023, 93–110.


Reichenberger, A. “A Case Study in Diversifying History and Philosophy of Physics: Teaching Émilie Du Châtelet’s, Luise Lange and Grete Hermann.” In: Harry, C.C., Vlahakis, G.N., eds. Exploring the Contributions of Women in the History of Philosophy, Science, and Literature, Throughout Time. Women in the History of Philosophy and Sciences, vol 20. Springer, Cham.