principal investigator

Modelling Schumpeter's Theory of Innovation as a Basis for Innovation Policy: An Experimental Approach

Principal Investigator(s): 
John Gero (George Mason University)

Award Abstract: Any science requires the following elements: phenomena; empirical data that describe those phenomena; hypotheses at various levels to connect, explain a

Award Number: 
0915482


Evaluation of Research Groups: An Endogenous Approach

Principal Investigator(s): 
Francisco Veloso (Carnegie-Mellon University)

Award Abstract: Throughout the last decades, tightening budgets and an increasing competition between research projects have stimulated the development of new approaches

Award Number: 
0738182


Scholar's Award Proposal for Investigating the Origins and Evolution of the 'Basic Research' as a Political Symbol

Principal Investigator(s): 
Roger Pielke (University of Colorado at Boulder)

Award Abstract: Understanding symbols in political discourse is important because symbols shape how policy problems and options are framed.

Award Number: 
0830224


MOD: Integrating Social and Cognitive Elements of Discovery and Innovation

Principal Investigator(s): 
Christian Schunn (University of Pittsburgh)

Award Abstract: Innovation and discovery involve individuals working successfully together in teams.

Award Number: 
0830210


Collaborative Research: Tracking Scientific Innovation from Usage Data: Models and Tools to Support a Science of Science

Principal Investigator(s): 
Johan Bollen (Indiana University)

Award Abstract: This project develops a set of tools that allow organizations investing in Science and Engineering to identify and predict the emergence of innovative r

Award Number: 
0914939


MOD: A Political-Economic Model of Opposition/Support for Science and Innovation Policies

Principal Investigator(s): 
Mark Taylor (Georgia Tech)

Award Abstract: This project addresses an important gap in the science of science and innovation policy scholarship by explaining why well-designed science and innovati

Award Number: 
0829546


Examining the Link between Informal Social Networks and Innovation: Using Netometrics to Quantify the Value of a Distributed Hetarchical Network

Principal Investigator(s): 
Leigh Jerome (Principal Investigator)
Brooks Robinson (Former Principal Investigator)
Laurel King (Co-Principal Investigator)
Martha Crosby (Co-Principal Investigator)

Award Abstract: This study analyzes the interactions between scientists and innovators in an informal virtual hetarchical social network (VHSN) using self-report question

Award Number: 
0738208


Collaborative Research: MOD and TLS: A Predictive Simulation Model of Competitive Dynamics in Innovation

Principal Investigator(s): 
Risto Miikkulainen (University of Texas at Austin)

Award Abstract: This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5).

Award Number: 
0914796


MOD and DAT: Patent Pools and Biomedical Innovation

Principal Investigator(s): 
Josh Lerner (Harvard Business School)
Jean Tirole (Co-Principal Investigator)

Award Abstract: The United States over the past two decades has seen an explosion of patent awards across a wide variety of technologies, and a dramatic increase in the

Award Number: 
0830288


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