Matthew Eisler


  • United Kingdom

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Personal Statement

Matthew N. Eisler studies the relationship between environmental and energy policy and industrial science and technology, with a particular focus on material practice in the postindustrial era. In 2017, Dr. Eisler moved to the University of Strathclyde from North Carolina State University, where he served as Director of the Science, Technology and Society Program. In 2022, Dr. Eisler completed his second book (Age of Auto Electric: Environment, Energy, and the Quest for the Sustainable Car, forthcoming in MIT Press), a history of the contemporary electric automobile. Dr. Eisler is also one of the founders and principals of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Sustainable Practices of Research in Energy (C-INSPRE), an innovative interdisciplinary program of doctoral training that links all four faculties of the University of Strathclyde.

Research Interests

  • Energy and Environmental Studies
  • Science, Technology and Innovation Studies
  • History of Engineering
  • Social and Cultural history of the United States 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action


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