Faculty

David L. Ferguson, Distinguished Service Professor and Chair, Associate Provost for Diversity and Inclusion, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Quantitative methods; computer applications (especially intelligent tutoring systems and decision support systems); mathematics, science, and engineering education.


Here is a general overview of the faculty of the Department of Technology and Society and their research interests.

Kathleen Ara˙jo, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., MIT
National planning and policy; energy-environmental systems; energy transitions; history of science & technology; international development; globalization of R&D; safety, security and disaster preparedness; institutional design and management

Ludwig Braun, Research Professor, DEE, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (now Polytechnic University of New York), Biomedical engineering, computers in education, science education

Debra Sabatini Dwyer, Visiting Associate Professor, MS/Ph.D.,Cornell University
Health Economics and Public Policy, Social Security Policy, Measurement of latent variables, Disability and work, Adolescents at Risk

Henry Etzkowitz, Visiting Professor, Ph.D., New School for Social Research
Triple Helix (University-Industry-Government Relations), Entrepreneurial University, Innovation Policy, Women and Minorities in Science, Science-based Regional Development

William C. Horak, Research Professor, Ph.D., University of Illinois
Nuclear Engineering, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

Nay Htun, Research Professor, Ph.D., Imperial College London
Environmental governance; sustainable development; pathways to low carbon society

Edward Kaplan, Visiting Professor, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Environmental systems engineering
Choon-Ho Kim, Research Professor, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Eunkyoung Lee, Visiting Professor, Ph.D., Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea
Herbert Lewis, Lecturer, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Applied mathematics and statistics; operations research; management science; information systems; productivity and efficiency analysis
Thomas T Liao, Distinguished Teaching Professor, Ed.D., Columbia University
Computers in education; science and technology education
Samuel Morris, Visiting Professor, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Environmental science; risk analysis
Lester Paldy, Distinguished Service Professor, M.S. , Hofstra University
Nuclear arms control; science policy
Fred Y. Phillips, Professor, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Business Administration; Mathematics
Todd L. Pittinsky, Professor, Ph.D., Harvard University
Models intergroup relations in their ecosystems of society, technology, and policy
Sheldon Reaven, Associate Professor, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Science and technology policy; energy and environmental problems and issues; environmental and waste management, recycling and pollution prevention; risk analysis and life-cycle analysis; nuclear, chemical, and biological threats; technology assessment; homeland security and the war on terrorism
Lori Scarlatos, Associate Professor, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Educational technology; tangible, physical, multi-modal, and collaborative human-computer interfaces; serious games; computer graphics; multimedia
Karen Sobel-Lojeski, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Stevens Institute of Technology
Societal impact of technology on human cognition, emotion, and overall well-being; Effects of networked technologies on education and business performance drivers such as leadership, innovation, and student acheivement
Gerry Stokes, Visiting Professor, Ph. D., University of Chicago
Energy technology and policy: climate
Guodong Sun, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
Energy and environmental policy; technology assessment; technology innovation management
Ted Teng, Professor, Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Electrical engineering; computer science; management of information systems; electronic commerce
David Tonjes, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Stony Brook University
Solid waste management; monitoring (ground water and estuaries); Long island mosquito control; innovative energy recovery from landfills
Thomas S. Woodson, Assistant Professor, Ph.D., Georgia Tech
Innovation Systems; bibliometrics; science and technology policy; international development