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Professor at University of New Mexico, Visiting Professor at SUNY Stony Brook and Tongji University, Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s international journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change

Professor at University of New Mexico

CURRENT COURSES
Technology Management and Economic Development
Technology Commercialization in a Global Environment
Technological Forecasting

About:

Dr. FRED PHILLIPS is a Professor at University of New Mexico, and Visiting Professor at SUNY Stony Brook and Tongji University. He is the 2017 winner of the Kondratieff Medal, awarded by the Russian Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of PICMET (Portland International Conferences on Management of Engineering and Technology).

Earlier, Fred was Visiting Scientist at the Chinese Academy of Sciences; Distinguished Professor at Yuan Ze University Professor in Taiwan; Vice Provost for Research at Alliant International University; Associate Dean at Maastricht School of Management (Netherlands); Dean of Management at Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology Research Director at the IC2 Institute of the University of Texas at Austin, and Vice President of Market Research Corporation of America.

Dr. Phillips is Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s international journal Technological Forecasting & Social Change, one of the top three journals in the technology management field. He authored the textbook Market-Oriented Technology Management(Springer 2001), the popular title The Conscious Manager: Zen for Decision Makers (General Informatics 2003), a book on high-tech economic development, The Technopolis Columns (Palgrave 2006), and most recently What About the Future? (Springer 2019).

In the USA and overseas, he has been a leader in developing graduate management curricula for employees of international and high-tech companies. His contributions in operations research include "Phillips' Law" of longitu­dinal sampling, and the first parallel computing experiments with Data Envelopment Analysis. He has won several multi-million dollar grants in the technology management area, and awards for outstanding research.

Dr. Phillips has consulted worldwide on technology based regional development and research policy, most recently for World Bank, UNESCO, Merck KGaA, and the US Environmental Protection Agency. Fred is a founder of the Austin Technology Council, and was a Board member for the Software Association of Oregon. He is a popular op-ed columnist and panel member in forums dealing with trends in management, technology, higher education, and economic development.

Dr. Phillips attended The University of Texas and Tokyo Institute of Technology, earning the Ph.D. at Texas (1978) in mathematics and management science. Married to Sue Phillips since 1979 and with two grown daughters, Fred enjoys his mission as an educator. His avocational passions are aikido, Argentine tango, travel and writing.

In earlier years he held teaching, research, honorary, or management positions at the Universities of Aston and Birmingham in England, General Motors Research Laboratories, Battelle-Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, CENTRUM Católica in Peru, and National Chengchi University in Taiwan.

Current Courses

Class Title
Number
ClassNumberSpecific
YearOffered
Semester
Technology Management and Economic Development
MGMT. 518
2020
Fall
Technology Commercialization in a Global Environment
MGMT 511
2020
Fall
Technological Forecasting
MGMT/ENG 513
2020
Fall