Research Associates

Anne Fitzpatrick, works as a science and technology scholar at Two Grey Hills LLC, in Washington DC on international nuclear security. She has worked and lived in Russia and Ukraine. Before coming to Washington, D.C. she served as a technical staff member at Los Alamos National Laboratory. She is fluent in Russian. Her new edited book, Pioneers of Soviet Computing, is available hereShe can be contacted at

Jongwon Park, Senior Research Fellow. Science, technology, and innovation policy; assessments of technology based economic development programs; analysis of scientific and technical human resource issues; industry-university research cooperation; national indicators of research and development; and evaluation of government funded R&D programs.

Ralph David Simpson, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Environmental economics and policy, renewable energy sources, natural resource industries, sustainability.

Alan Tonelson, U.S. Business & Industry Council Education Foundation. Human resources, international trade, technology policy.

Caroline S. Wagner, (Ph.D., University of Amsterdam) Lead Research Scientist. Science, technology and innovation policy, networks, international technology cooperation.

Ray A. Williamson, (Ph.D., University of Maryland). Environmental security, earth observation satellite policy, dual-purpose space technologies and the commercialization of space-relates technologies. Executive Director of the Secure World Foundation.


Organizations that CISTP has formal agreements with:

Korea Institute of Industrial Technology Evaluation and Planning

Korea Science and Engineering Foundation

Korea Industrial Technology Foundation

Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology



Event Recording: Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz

A full video of the April 29th lecture event on "Science and Technology Policy in Brazil: The Role of Sub-National Initiatives," given by the Science Director of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz. This event was part of annual Allan Bromley Memorial Lecutre, co-hosted with the University of Ottawa. 

Al Teich at the Euroscience Open Forum

Research Professor Albert Teich traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to participate in the 2014 Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF2014), June 21-26.  ESOF is Europe’s largest, general science meeting. Teich was a member of ESOF's Scientific Program Committee. The meeting featured 120 sessions, plus plenaries and keynote lectures and drew 4,500 participants. Almost 40,000 local residents participated in the "Science in the City Festival" held conjunction with the meeting.

Nicholas S. Vonortas appointed to São Paulo Excellence Chair

The UNICAMP Departamento de Política Científica e Tecnológica has established a new research and doctoral teaching programme on innovation policy and innovation systems centered around a São Paulo Excellence Chair (SPEC).  A novel funding instrument in the State of São Paulo, the new SPEC programme was established recently at DPCT by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).  It is established for five years, starting September 1, 2014, with the possibility of further extension.