Jeffrey T. Glass

Duke University, USA

Jeffrey T. Glass is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, in the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University. He is also the Director of the Engineering Management Program at Duke and holds the Hogg Family endowed chair in Engineering Management and Entrepreneurship. Jeff’s research has focused on the growth and characterization of thin films and development of sensors with a focus on carbon-based materials, including carbon nanotubes, diamond, diamond-like carbon, and silicon carbide. Jeff has published over 130 papers and book chapters, edited six books and is a coinventor on 11 patents. He is an ISI Highly Cited researcher. He has been a short course instructor for several professional societies and companies and he has organized numerous conferences. He has given over 50 invited presentations in 12 different countries. He served as a member of a Presidential Science Advisor’s committee for the assessment of diamond technology in Japan and has received two teaching awards and the National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award. Jeff received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Johns Hopkins University, and a Ph.D. degree in materials science and engineering from the University of Virginia. He has been an Advisory Board Member for new ventures, consulted for venture capital firms and fortune 500 companies, and testified as an expert witness in patent litigation. He holds adjunct appointments at Case Western Reserve University and the Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina where he teaches executive courses on Managing Innovation. His paper entitled, “Managing the Ties Between Central R&D and Business Units,” received the 2004 Industrial Research Institute’s Maurice Holland Award given to the best paper published in Research-Technology Management in 2003.

Biography Updated on 1 January 2008

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