BiographyProfessor Steinmueller has been Professorial fellow at SPRU since 1997. He began his studies in the areas of computer science, mathematics, economics, and Chinese language and history at the University of Oregon and Stanford University. At Stanford (1974-1994), he was engaged in teaching, research, consulting while being a Deputy Director of what is now the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He was selected for a chair at MERIT at the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands where he developed a Doctoral training school prior to SPRU. Steinmueller has published widely in the field of the industrial economics of information and communication technology industries including integrated circuits, computers, telecommunications, software and the economic, social policy issues of the Information Society. He has also contributed to research in science policy and the economics of basic research. Steinmueller co-authored ‘Three frames for innovation policy: R&D, systems of innovation and transformative change’ published in Research Policy (open access) with Johan Schot which was the academic foundation for launching TIPC. Since then, he has contributed to the ‘training’ component of TIPC with the design of learning resources and sessions. He is also involved in TIPC research that aims to understand the benefits and limitations of the methods TIPC employs in attempting to catalyse transformative change.
Role in TIPC: Professor and founding researcher
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