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Jan Youtie


Jan Youtie is the Director, Policy Research Studies in the Enterprise Innovation Institute, Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Policy, and Director of the Program in Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). She is also a visiting professor at Beijing Institute of Technology. Dr. Youtie’s research focuses on technology-based economic development, innovation and emerging technology measurement, and manufacturing modernization. She is a co-principal investigator in the National Science Foundation (NSF) sponsored Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University (CNS-ASU). Recently, her work has been presented to the Nanotechnology Environmental and Health Implications (NEHI) working group and in reports of the President’s Council of Advisors in Science and Technology on advanced manufacturing and the fourth assessment of the National Nanotechnology Initiative. Dr. Youtie has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals including Nature Nanotechnology, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Research Policy, and Journal of Technology Transfer. Dr. Youtie has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Emory University.

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Arora, Sanjay K., Foley, Rider W., Youtie, Jan, Shapira, Philip and Wiek, Arnim. 2014. "Drivers of technology adoption the case of nanomaterials in building construction." Technological Forecasting and Social Change, In Press.

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Youtie, Jan and Shapira, Philip. February 19, 2013. "Time to Reassess the Promise of Nanotechnology? An Analysis of Research, Developments and Commercialization." Presentation. New Tools for Science Policy, Washington, DC.

Youtie, Jan, Carley, Stephen, Shapira, Philip, Corley, Elizabeth A. and Scheufele, Dietram A. Under review, "Perceptions and Actions: Examining the Relationship between Views on Risk and Citation Actions of Nanotechnology Scientists." Risk Analysis.

Shapira, Philip and Youtie, Jan. January, 2013. "Research and Innovation Systems Assessment of Emerging Technologies." Co-taught Modules. CNS Winter School on Anticipatory Governance of Emerging Technology, Mesa, AZ.

Shapira, Philip and Youtie, Jan. December 07, 2012. "Interpreting Trajectories of Nanotechnology Research and Innovation (and, is there a "Nanotechnology Paradox?")." Presentation. Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.