Andrew Nelson

ManzoAssistant Professor Andrew Nelson’s research focuses on the evolution of knowledge diffusion networks, the commercialization of university research, and the measurement of innovation. Nelson’s articles have appeared in Research Policy and Industrial & Corporate Change, and he is co-author of TECHNOLOGY VENTURES (McGraw-Hill 2009). Nelson’s doctoral dissertation on technology transfer in the digital audio and biotechnology sectors won the 2008 Best Dissertation Award from the Technology Management Section of the Institute For Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), and he also has been named one of five inaugural Kauffman Foundation Junior Faculty Fellows for promising research in the field of entrepreneurship. Nelson holds a dual BA and a Ph.D. in management science and engineering from Stanford University and an MS from Oxford University.

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