Professor Farris is a Fellow of the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society.
He was cited “for seminal contributions to the understanding of organizations
and personnel practices in the furtherance of technological innovation and the
management of technology.” His scholarly publications have appeared in journals
such as Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology and IEEE
Transactions on Engineering Management, and his work has been cited several
times in the Wall Street Journal.
Previously Professor Farris was Acting Dean of the Graduate
School of Management at Rutgers, Professor of Administrative Studies at York
University in Canada, Ford Foundation Professor of Management at the European
Institute for Advanced Studies in Management in Belgium, and Associate Professor
of Organ¬izational Psychology and Management at M. I. T. He has held part-time
visiting appointments at Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China and the
National University of Singapore, and he has presented invited lectures at
Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, South Korea. He received his Ph. D. at the
University of Michigan and his Bachelor's at Yale University.
Scott W. Cunningham, Delft University of
Scott Cunningham joined the faculty in 2004. Prior
to joining TU Delft, he worked in the computer and software industry, creating
analytical models for commercial clients. His work on national innovation
indicators helps inform policy for the governments of the U.S., the U.K. and
Scott Cunningham is interested in operations research and
decision sciences approaches for policy making. In particular he is interested
in probabilistic models of social exchange. Other interests include building
multi-actor systems theory through the economic sociology and innovation policy
literatures. A recent publication is Tech Mining (with Alan Porter), a book on
assessing new technology developments.
Guest lectures will provide a starting
point for workshop discussions. Workshops will tackle topics the participants
are most interested in. They provide a unique opportunity to meet colleagues,
share experiences and ideas, and network with students and faculty from
different countries and university systems.
We encourage students in all stages of the Ph.D. process, as well
as recent graduates, to join us.
Please direct questions related to
the colloquium to:
Antonie Jetter, Ph.D.
Department of Engineering and Technology Management
Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science
Portland State University
Post Office Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751, USA