Nationality : Turkey
Born : 1967
Position : Professor of Engineering and Technology Management and the Associate Director of Research National Academic Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity at Portland State University, USA
Field of study : Technology Management, Technology Roadmapping, Technology Assessment, Technology Forecasting, Engineering Management
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Prof. Tugrul U Daim is a Professor of Engineering and Technology Management and the Associate Director of Research National Academic Center of Excellence for Cybersecurity at Portland State University. He leads a research group on Technology Evaluations and Research Applications. His group has had 30 Ph.D. graduates. A bibliometric review of 50 years of research published in Technological Forecasting and Social Change listed one of his papers as the fifth most influential paper and him as the third most influential author. A second paper identified his work at PSU as one of the roadmapping schools of thought next to Cambridge and others. Professor Daim has published over 200 refereed journal papers, more than 20 special issues, and more than 20 books. He made more than 200 conference presentations. Professor Daim is the fifth Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. Under his leadership, submissions to the journal more than doubled, the impact factor improved by more than 50%, and the journal was ranked among the top journals in leading citation indices. Prior to joining PSU, Professor Daim worked at Intel Corporation for over a decade in varying management roles including the management of product and technology development. During his tenure at PSU, he worked very closely with Bonneville Power Administration to develop a research and technology management framework run by technology roadmaps. He is a member of the R&D Advisory Board for TUPRAS, the largest industrial firm in Turkey. He was given the Research Publication Award by the International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT) and the Fellow Award by the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) in 2014. He was awarded Leading Research Fellowship at National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow in 2018 and Honorary Chair Professor title by Chao Yang University of Technology in 2019. At PSU he was given David E Wedge Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2017, Outstanding Engineering Researcher Award given by the Columbia-Willamette Chapter of Sigma Xi Research Honorary in 2011, and Distinguished Alumni Award by PSU College of Eng’g and Comp Sci in 2003.