EST 625 Advanced Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy
This student-driven PhD seminar evaluates ideas and applications of science, technology, policy and innovation systems by drawing from a wide range of early and current literature and cases. Emphasis is placed on deconstructing seminal ideas and practices in the context of policy and technology change objectives. Students will refine analytical and communication skills that are relevant for advancing their independent research and work at the interface of technology, innovation, and management.
Date, Topic, Lead Facilitator
Jan 27, 2022. Introduction, Gang He
Feb 3, 2022. STIP overview, Gang He
Feb 10, 2022. Agencies and institutions: ARPA-E, Gang He
Feb 17, 2022. Energy technology innovation system, Gang He
Feb 24, 2022. Engineering Education Pre- and Post-COVID, Jonathan Sypeck
Mar 3, 2022. Urban Economics and congestion pricing, Gui Larangeira
Mar 10, 2022. Low carbon technologies and international cooperation, Gang He
Mar 24, 2022. Key indicators and projections, Gang He
Mar 31, 2022. Science policy and politics, Michael DePhillips
April 7, 2022. Extended producer responsibility and waste management, Sagarika Srivastava
April 14, 2022. Early STEM education and national innovation systems, Fausto Fernandez
April 21, 2022. Environmental and Socio-Economic Impacts of Utilizing Waste based Biochar in South Korea, Sera Lee
April 28, 2022. Advanced manufacturing, Peter Saenz
May 5, 2022. Presentations & reflections
Mar 3, 2022. Dr. Alex Anas, Theory and application of road congestion pricing
Mar 10, 2022. Dr. John Helveston, China's role in a low-carbon future: EV and manufacturing scale-up
Mar 24, 2022. Dr. Jing Meng, Climate change and technology innovation
Mar 31, 2022. Dr. Patrick Looney, Science, Policy, Politics, and Money
April 7, 2022. Dr. David Tonjes, Extended producer responsibility and waste management
April 14, 2022. Helena Fu, Open science and national security policy
April 21, 2022. Dr. Gerry Stokes, Climate change and net-zero emissions
Mazzucato, Mariana. 2021. Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism. New York: Harper Business.
Jasanoff, Sheila. 2016. The Ethics of Invention: Technology and the Human Future. New York: W. W. Norton & Company.
Mazzucato, Mariana. 2013. The Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public vs. Private Sector Myths. 1st edition. London ; New York: Anthem Press. Harper Business.
The Science of Science Policy: A Handbook. 2011. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Johnson, Steven. 2010. Where Good Ideas Come From: The natural history of innovation. Riverhead Books. New York, NY
Neal, Homer Alfred, Tobin Smith, and Jennifer McCormick. 2008. Beyond Sputnik: U.S. Science Policy in the 21st Century. Illustrated edition. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.