Consultant to the Director of Policy and Research, Living Cities, preparing a “blueprint” on urban economic-development issues as part of reconfiguration of the organization’s programs.

Advisor on first-year reporting to the NSF Engineering Research Center for Mid InfraRed Technology for Health and the Environment, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Princeton University.

Advisor to the Office of the Dean, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Columbia University, regarding SEAS presentation to the Columbia Board of Trustees.

Advisor to the Office of the University Dean (now Vice Chancellor) for Research, City University of New York, regarding CUNY’s participation in the New York State Commission on Higher Education.

Project staff for for the Industrial and Technology Assistance Corporation (ITAC) in conducting a review of business incubators in NYS, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and NYSTAR.

Researched and wrote benchmark profiles of bioscience cluster-development programming in more than half the states for successive editions of a state-policy survey document published regularly by the Biotechnology Industry Organization (2001, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010).

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Principal researcher and author of a “framework for a technology strategy” for the City of New York, performed through ITAC and funded by discretionary funds controlled by the Speaker of New York City Council.


Prepared case studies of environmental research conducted at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Research and Development in Cincinnati. Also conducted early planning through Battelle for what became Central State University’s NET (National Environmental Technology) incubator, the first such program nationally at a Historically Black College or University (HBCU).

Project staff for the former Business, Labor and Community Coalition of New York City, developing a concept for a World Science Center™.