Nina Wormbs is Associate Professor of History of Technology at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, the Division of History, which she chaired 2010-2016. Her research has been focused on media history with special focus on infrastructural and political issues concerning broadcasting technologies and frequency allocations. Recent interests are Arctic assessments and remote sensing of the cryosphere. She has had commissions for the Ministry of Culture, most recently concerning digital radio switch over 2013-2014. She sits on the board of the Nobel Museum and the steering committee for the Swedish Polar Research Secretariat.