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Title: Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Department: Information Systems & Technology Management
Address: Funger Hall, Suite 515C
Phone: (202) 994-4062
Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1994
M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1990
B.Sc.E.E., National Technical University of Athens, Greece, 1985
Area of Expertise: Dr. Elias G. Carayannis is Full Professor of Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as co-Founder and co-Director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, European Union Research Center, (EURC) at the School of Business of the George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Carayannis‘ teaching and research activities focus on the areas of strategic Government-University-Industry R&D partnerships, technology road-mapping, technology transfer and commercialization, international science and technology policy, technological entrepreneurship and regional economic development.
Publications: Dr. Carayannis has several publications in both academic and practitioner journals, including:
He has also published sixteen books to date on science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship with Springer Publishers, CRC Press, Praeger/Greenwood, Palgrave/MacMillan and Edward Elgar, and has several more projects under contract.
He has also published working papers with the World Bank and given invited lectures on a number of occasions at the World Bank, the IADB, the European Union, and several universities.
Professional Activities: Dr. Carayannis has the following professional roles and affiliations:
He has consulted for a wide variety technology‑driven organizations in both government and the private sector, including the World Bank, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank, the US Agency for International Development, IKED, the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research Program, the National Institute of Standards and Technology Advanced Technology Program, the National Coalition for Advanced Manufacturing (NACFAM), the USN CNO Office, Sandia National Laboratories‘ New Technological Ventures Initiative, the General Electric Corporate Training & Development Center, Cowen & Co, First Albany International and others.
Current Research: Dr. Carayannis is engaged with doctoral students and colleagues from around the world in the following areas of research:
Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
International Science & Technology Policies and Practices;
ICT-enabled Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Carayannis is the co-founder and co-director of the Global and Entrepreneurial Finance Research Institute (GEFRI) and Director of Research on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the European Union Research Center (EURC) at the GW School of Business.
He is fluent in English, French, German, Greek, and has a working knowledge of Spanish.