ing. Patricia Reyes, M.Sc.
PhD candidate – Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDT) Research Programme


  • PhD Candidate (Sep 2020 — Present) University of Twente.
    As a part of the Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDT) programme, I advance a political philosophy of technology to research the influence of digital technologies on climate activism.
  • Mechatronics Consultant (Feb 2020 — Aug 2020) ALTEN Nederland.
    My consulting assignment was at ASML in Veldhoven, Nederland. I developed a design strategy for training hardware to handle EUV lithography machines.
  • Researcher (Feb — August 2019) University of Twente.
    History and Philosophy of Human-Technology relations focused on the technopolitics of climate activism. (Department of Philosophy).
  • Columnist and Contributing Writer (2017 — 2018) U-Today. (University of Twente).
    News articles, interviews, and a biweekly column.
  • Senior Design Engineer (2016) Industrias John Deere, México.
    Project management; supervision of product’s assembly and testing. Junior members’ training.
  • Design Engineer (2013—2016) Industrias John Deere, México. Design and routing of electrical harnesses for Harvester Combines.
  • Automation Engineer (2012—2013) INESFA.
    Design and integration of automated systems. PLC programming for SCADA (telemetry and remote control).


  • Research Honours Programme (June 2019). Twente Graduate School, University of Twente, The Netherlands.
  • MSc Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society (2016—2018) Honors: cum laude. University of Twente, The Netherlands. Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences. (Thesis)
  • BSc Mechatronics Engineering (2008—2012) Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, México. Facultad de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica.


  • TGS Award (September 2019)
    Awarded by the Twente Graduate School (University of Twente) for the research proposal ‘Global Networks of Climate Action: Exploring how the Internet mediates the international response to climate change.’ (Press release | Video)
  • Stipendium for Art Initiatives – Mondriaan Fonds (March 2019)
    Awarded by Mondriaan Fonds to invest in the foundation TANKSTATION Cultureel Vulpunt. Patricia was a co-solicitant with the foundation’s director, Iranian artist Yasaman Owrang.
  • TGS Bridging Grant 2019 (October 2018)
    Grant awarded by the Twente Graduate School (University of Twente) for the elaboration of a PhD research proposal.
  • Holland Scholarship (2016—2017)
    Scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science from The Netherlands in collaboration with the University of Twente.



  • International Pi Day,” Photocall. (2019)
  • “Community,” Photo Exhibition with Martin Klein Schaarsberg at TANKSTATION. Enschede, The Netherlands. (2018)
  • Maldita Vida” E.P. with Progress is Easy (2016)
  • The Hard Times” E.P. with Progress is Easy (2010)


  • Softwares
    • CAD:
      • PTC Creo
      • Siemens NX
      • SolidWorks
      • Capital Harness (Electrical routing)
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • CorelDraw Graphics Suite
    • WordPress
    • SharePoint
  • Programming/Markup Languages
    • Assembly (asm)
    • C/C++
    • Structured Text, Ladder Diagram and Function Block Diagram for PLCs. (IEC 61131-3)
    • HTML and CSS
  • Languages
    • Spanish (Native)
    • English (Full proficiency)
    • French (Intermediate)
    • Dutch (Beginner)

Last Updated September 1, 2020