Tugrul Daim

Tugrul Daim

Portland State University, USA


Tugrul U. Daim is a professor of engineering and technology management and the director of the technology management doctoral program at Portland State University. Professor Daim leads a research group on Technology Evaluations and Research Applications. His group has had more than 20 PhD graduates. Professor Daim is recognized worldwide for his research leadership in road mapping and forecasting technologies.

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 road mapping 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 gave several keynote lectures at conferences, companies, universities, and research centers around the world.

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 more than 50% and the journal was ranked among the top journals in leading citation indices. Prior to that Professor Daim had led the International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management for a decade and made it a well-known journal in the field. In addition, he had served as an Associate Editor for other journals including Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technology in Society, Engineering Management Journal and Foresight. He has been on the editorial boards of many leading journals in his field.

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 had 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.

Professor Daim was given the Research Publication Award by the International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT) and Fellow Award by the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) both 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.

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Panel Discussion: IAMOT 2020 Editors’ Panel

  • 16 September, 2020
  • 13:15 - 14:45
  • Main Room