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Members of the Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

Kichul Lim
Korea Institute of Science & Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)
Korea
Current Position
President
KISTEP
Seoul, Korea
Biography
Kichul Lim has been serving as the President of Korea Institute of S&T Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP) since April, 2017. He received his Bachelor’s (1979), Master’s (1981) and Ph.D. (1990) in Industrial Chemistry at Seoul National University. His research areas include inorganic chemistry and catalyst engineering. He also holds a Master’s degree in Economics of Industry and Technology from Sogang University, Korea.

He has had a dedicated career in the field of science policy, having worked at Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI) from 1990 to 2015. During these years, he has also taken top leadership role in the planning and coordination of Korea’s national science and technology policy; serving as the Secretary to the President for Science and Technology (2010-2012), and as a Standing Commissioner of the National Science and Technology Commission (2012-2013).

During his term as the President of KISTEP, he plans to focus on policies to foster an innovation ecosystem with emphasis on basic sciences, human resources, interdisciplinary research, and open systems. He hopes KISTEP will take the initiative in meeting the challenges of the 4th Industrial Revolution with the spirit of Companionship and Partnership.

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Jaeho Yeom
Korea University
Korea
Current position
President and Professor
Korea University
Seoul, Korea
Biography
Professor Jaeho Yeom earned his Ph.D. in political science at Stanford University for his research on Japanese industrial policy for high technology. He has taught public administration at Korea University since 1990. As visiting researcher at the Institute of Business Research of Hitotsubashi University, he conducted research on the policy-making process for semiconductor and computer industry implemented by the Ministry of International Trade & Industry in Japan.

Professor Yeom has also performed research as foreign visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Japan, visiting professor at Griffith University in Australia, adjunct professor at Renmin University in China, and Chevening Fellow at CENTRIM at the University of Brighton in the UK. He served as expert member of the Presidential Commission of Science and Technology Policy and Director of the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation. He also served as President of The Korean Association for Policy Studies in 2007 and President of The Korean Association for Contemporary Japanese Studies in 2008. Currently, he is a member of both the National R&D Strategy Planning Group and the National Science & Technology Commission, head of the Policy Advisory Committee of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Editor in Chief of Asian Research Policy.

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Managing Editor

Sangwon Chung
Korea Institute of Science & Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP)
Korea
Current Position
Director
Center for International Affairs, KISTEP
Seoul, Korea
Biography
Sangwon Chung is currently Director at Center for International Affairs, KISTEP since May 2016.
Her recent activities include coordinating international forums, hosting STI training programs for high-level policymakers from developing countries, identifying opportunities for collaboration in STI, establishing networks among global S&T Think Tanks, etc.
Prior to this post, she was in the Office of Future Strategy working on R&D strategy planning projects such as developing national R&D programs addressing societal issues and identifying emerging future technologies.
Before joining KISTEP in 2012, she was a Research Associate at Imperial College London developing biomaterials for tissue engineering applications.
She received her Ph.D. in Fiber polymer science and Biomedical engineering from North Carolina State University in 2010.

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Members of the Editorial Board

Sarah Cheah
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Current Position
Associate Professor
National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School
Singapore
Biography
Sarah Cheah is Associate Professor with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School, with research and practice in innovation and entrepreneurship, early-stage technology development and commercialization, technology foresight and business analytics.
She is Consultant with Singapore Agency for Science Technology & Research (A*STAR) Science & Engineering Research Council Futurescape 2025. She has been invited speaker on the topic of business and innovation at key international conferences such as Foresight 2014 Conference by NISTEP Japan and National Science & Technology Forum 2014 by LIPI Indonesia.
She held the position of Vice President with A*STAR ETPL in 2009-2014, responsible for strategic planning, technology foresight and market analytics, to identify emerging technologies with commercial potential, and promote transfer of technology and knowledge from public research institutes to the industry. Prior to joining A*STAR ETPL, she was a Lean Six Sigma Belt Black overseeing service excellence programs and Program Manager (PMP) with Hewlett Packard (HP).
She received her PhD in Business and Management from the University of South Australia. She graduated with BEng (Hons) from NUS and MBA (Banking & Finance) from Nanyang Technological University. She was awarded Prime Minister’s Book Prize for outstanding academic achievements.

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Patarapong Intarakumnerd
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Thailand
Current Position
Professor
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Tokyo, Japan
Biography
Prof. Patarapong is now at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Tokyo, Japan. He is teaching Master and Ph.D. programs and conducting research in the area of economics of innovation and innovation policies. He received B.A. degree in Economics (English Programme) from Thammasat University, Thailand in 1993 with first class honour, the M.Phil. degree in Economics and Politics of Development from Cambridge University, UK in 1994, and D.Phil. degree in Science and Technology Policy Studies from Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex, UK in 2000.

He is an associate editor-in-chief of Asian Journal of Technology Innovation and a member of international editorial boards of International Journal of Technology and Globalisation,, Innovation and Development Journal, and African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development. His research interests include national innovation systems in Thailand and newly-industrialising countries in Asia, industrial and knowledge-based clusters, Technological capabilities and evolution of latecomer firms, financial incentives for enhancing innovation capabilities and competitiveness, and roles of Research Technology Organisations (RTOs) in industrial clusters and national innovation systems.

He is a founding member of Asian Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (ASIALICS) which is an Asian chapter of Global Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS). He was an advisor and a consultant projects in research projects commissioned by the World Bank, UNESCO, UNIDO, UNCTAD, OECD, German Development Institute (GDI), JICA, International Development Research Center of Canada (IDRC) and Economic Research Institute of ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA).

He was a visiting research fellow at Centre of Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University, Japan in the year 2009.

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Michael Keenan
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
United Kingdom
Current Position
Policy Analyst
OECD Directorate for Science, Technology and Industry
OECD
Paris,France
Biography
Michael has worked in the STI policy field for around 17 years, much of which was spent at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, where he remains an Honorary Research Fellow. During his time at Manchester, Michael worked mostly on technology foresight, authoring more than 50 published books, journal papers, and reports; teaching graduate and executive training courses; and consulting governments and international organisations on their foresight activities. He has been invited to speak in more than 30 countries and has participated in more than a dozen international expert groups, most recently as part of a European Commission expert group to evaluate its flagship ERAWATCH initiative. He is a member of the advisory boards of the following academic journals: Technological Forecasting and Social Change; Asian Research Policy; Foresight; and ФОРСАЙТ.
Michael’s current work centres on national innovation policies and he presently works on the OECD’s country reviews of innovation policy. He has participated in reviews of Korea, Mexico, Hungary, Greece, Russia, Sweden and SE Asia. He also leads the OECD’s work on the development of its Innovation Policy Platform, a flagship joint-project with the World Bank to establish a web-based knowledge management tool in support of innovation policy-making.
Selection of recent publications
• OECD (2012) OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: South-East Asia, Paris: OECD
• Keenan M, Cutler P, Marks J, Meylan R, Smith C and Koivisto E (2012) “Orienting international science cooperation to meet global ‘grand challenges’”, Science and Public Policy, 39(2), 166-177
• Keenan M (2012) “Moving to the Innovation Frontier: Lessons from the OECD Review of Korean Innovation Policy”, in Mahlich J and Pascha W (eds.) Korean Science and Technology in an International Perspective, Heidelberg: Springer
• OECD (2011) OECD Reviews of Innovation Policy: Russia, Paris: OECD
• Keenan M, Hutschenreiter G and Guinet J (2010) “The Innovation Policy Mix”, in OECD (2010) OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook 2010, Paris: OECD
• Guinet J, Hutschenreiter G and Keenan M (2009) “Innovation strategies for growth – insights from the OECD countries” in World Bank and OECD (2009) Innovation and Growth: Chasing a Moving Frontier, Paris: OECD
• Georghiou L, Cassingena Harper J, Keenan M, Miles I and Popper R (eds.) (2008) The Handbook of Technology Foresight, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar
• Cagnin C, Keenan M, Johnston R, Scapolo F and Barré R (eds.) (2008) Future-oriented Technology Analysis: Strategic Intelligence for an Innovative Economy, Heidelberg: Springer

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Mohsin U Khan
Zaheer Science Foundation
India
Current posiion
Secretary
Zaheer Science Foundation
New Delhi, India
Biography
Dr. Khan was born on July, 16th 1949. Dr. Khan received his primary education in a small town called Bareilly situated in North India. He has completed his Master’s degree in Mathematics from Agra University, India. He has joined Central Scientific Instruments Organization (CSIO), Chandigarh in 1972 as a Research Fellow. He served CSIO as Researcher from 1973-77 after that he moved to Industrial Toxicology Research Center (ITRC), Lucknow to plan and execute its research program. In 1982 he was offered British Council Fellowship to go to UK for higher education in the area of Science and Technology Policy. He has completed his M.Sc. in Science and Technology Policy from University of Manchester in 1983. He has joined National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies (NISTADS) in 1983 as Senior Scientist. He has done his PhD in 1993 in Science and Technology Policy from Roskilde University, Denmark. He was Post Doctoral Fellow during 1995-96 at East West Center Honolulu, Hawaii, USA which is world famous Institute. He has published research papers in prestigious International and National journals in the area of Science and Technology Policy Planning and R&D Management, Environmental Pollution and Waste Management. He has written four books on science and technology policy and also taught at foreign and Indian Universities science and technology policy courses. He has worked as Consultant to International Agency like European Space Agency (ESA), UNESCO, ISESCO and UNCTAD. He has been awarded prestigious fellowship by East West Center, Hawaii, USA, Commonwealth Scholarship Commission and British Council UK. Presently, he is working as Secretary, Zaheer Science Foundation. He is responsible for organizing several International Conferences on science and technology policy in India.

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YoungJun Kim
Korea University
Korea
Current position
Professor
Department of Management of Technology
Graduate School of Management of Technology
Korea University
Seoul, Korea
Biography
Dr. YoungJun Kim is currently a professor at the Department of Management of Technology, Graduate School of Management of Technology, Korea University in Seoul, Korea. Before joining to Korea University, he taught at Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea, Texas A&M International University in USA, Henderson State University and The George Washington University in USA. Dr. Kim received his B.B.A. degree from Korea University (Business Administration) in Seoul Korea, B.A. degree from Columbia University (Economics) in the city of New York, USA, and Ph. D. degree from The George Washington University (Economics) in Washington D.C. USA.
Dr. Kim's areas of research interests include Technology Economics, Technology Management, Technology Strategy, and R&D and Innovation Policy. He has published more than 30 papers at top journals. He has also published book chapters (OECD), book reviews (Asian Research Policy), reports (KISTEP), and conference proceedings.
Dr. Kim received many awards such as Scholar of the Year (Texas A&M International University), Outstanding New Faculty Award (Henderson State University), Emerald Literati Awards (Emerald Group Publishing), and Best Paper Awards (Academy of Management, American Society for Competitiveness, Asian Research Policy).
Dr. Kim is an editor of Asian Research Policy and a reviewer for numerous academic journals. He is an editorial board member and a director of various academic organizations including Korea Society for Innovation Management and Economics, Korea Productivity Association, Korean Academic Society of Business Administration, Korean Corporation Management Association, Korean Academic Society of Industrial Cluster, Academy of Management, American Economic Association, Association of Korean Management Scholars, and American Institute of Certified Public Accountant.

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Stefan Kuhlmann
University of Twente
Netherlands
Current Position
Professor
Foundations of Science, Technology and Society and Chair of the Department of Science, Technology, & Policy Studies(STəPS)
School of Management and Governance
University of Twente
Enschede, Netherland
Biography
Professor Dr. Stefan Kuhlmann is a full professor Foundations of Science, Technology and Society and Chair of the Department of Science, Technology, & Policy Studies (STəPS) in the School of Management and Governance of the University of Twente, The Netherlands. He is a political scientist and studied also history. Since 1979 – with changing entrance points and perspectives – he has been involved in studies of research and technological innovation as social and political processes. During the last 18 years he analysed science, research and innovation systems and policies, focusing on the dynamics of governance. Until summer 2006 he was acting director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems Innovation Research (ISI), Germany, and also Professor of Innovation Policy Analysis at the Copernicus Institute, University of Utrecht.

Stefan Kuhlmann published widely in the field of research and innovation policy studies. He is an Coeditor of Research Policy (a leading journal in the field an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Foresight and Innovation Policy (IJFIP), on the Editorial Boards of Science and Public Policy, of Asian Research Policy, on the Editorial Advisory Board of Evaluation, The International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, and on the Editorial Board of Zeitschrift für Evaluation. Stefan Kuhlmann is a member of many professional or academic associations in the area of research and innovation policy analysis, including inter alia the Executive Committee European Network of Excellence PRIME (Policies for Research and Innovation on the Move towards the European Research Area); the Netherlands Graduate School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC); the European Commission's High Level Expert Group on "Maximising the wider benefits of competitive basic research funding at European level"; the EC’s Expert Group on the Follow-up if the Research Aspects of the Lisbon Strategy; the Evaluation Board of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation; the working Group on ‘Research and Science Policy in Europe’ of the German Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat); the International Advisory Board on Evaluation and Impact Analysis of VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems, since 2007; the steering committee of the Six Countries Programme -The International Innovation Network (1994-2006).

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Rongping Mu
Institute of Policy and Management, Chinese Academy of Sciences
China
Current position
Professor,Director-General
Institute of Policy and Management (IPM) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Beijing,China
Biography
Dr. Mu Rongping received his B.S. and M.S. from University of Science and Technology of China, Dr. Phil. from Technical University Berlin, Germany. Dr. Mu has been working at Institute of Policy and Management (IPM) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) since 1990. Professor Mu is now Director-General of CASIPM, founding director of CAS Center for Innovation and Development, CAS Center for IPR Research and Training, the Chief-editor of Journal of Science Research Management, and a member of several international academic journals. Besides, he is Vice President of China High-tech Industry Promotion Society and Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy Research, a member of the Economic and Scientific Advisory Board of European Patent Office and International Advisory Board of the Thailand S&T and Innovation Office since 2012. Dr. Mu has published some books concerning Technology Foresight and Innovation Development, and more than 30 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Besides, he has drafted some policy documents concerning National Innovation Capacity-building.

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Philip Shapira
University of Manchester/Georgia Tech.
United Kingdom
Current position
Professor
University of Manchester
Manchester,UK
and
Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, USA.
Biography
Philip Shapira is Professor of Innovation, Management and Policy at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research, Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK, and Professor of Public Policy at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA. His interests include science, technology and innovation management and policy, industry analysis, regional innovation, and policy evaluation.

For additional information, including details of recent publications, see: http://works.bepress.com/pshapira/

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Koichi Sumikura
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Japan
Current position
Associate Professor
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
Biography
In 1998 Koichi Sumikura got a Ph.D. in engineering from the University of Tokyo, for his study on bioengineering. He had been working at Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo, from 1998 to 2001. He has been working on policy studies for science, technology and intellectual property as Associate Professor at National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) since October 2001. Since June 2012 he has been working as Director of Research, 2nd Theory-Oriented Research Group, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP). He is a board member of the Japan Society for Science Policy and Research Management (JSSPRM) and the Intellectual Property Association of Japan (IPAJ).

Some of his recent publications are as follows.
1) Hiromi Saito and Koichi Sumikura “An Empirical Analysis on Absorptive Capacity Based on Linkage with Academia,” International Journal of Innovation Management, 14, 491-509 (2010).
2) Koichi Sumikura “The Issues Surrounding Patent Protection for Human-Embryonic Stem Cells and Therapeutic Cloning in Japan,” Joseph Straus, Peter Ganea and Yu-Cheol Shin (eds.) Patentshutz und Stammzell-forschung, Internationale und rechtsvergleichende Aspekte, 111-121, Springer, (2009).
3) Koichi Sumikura “Intellectual property rights policy for gene-related inventions – toward optimum balance between public and private ownership,” David Castle (ed.) THE ROLE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY INNOVATION, 73-97, Edward Elgar, (2009).
4) Itsuki Shimbo, Yoko Ito and Koichi Sumikura “Patent protection and access to genetic resources,” Nature Biotechnology, 26, 645-647 (2008).

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Nicholas Vonortas
George Washington University
United States
Current position
Professor
Economics and International Affairs
George Washington University (GW)
Washington D.C., USA
Biography
Nicholas Vonortas is Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the George Washington University (GW) in Washington D.C. He is a faculty member of the Department of Economics and of the Center for International Science and Technology Policy (CISTP). He has served for several years as the Director of both the CISTP and of the graduate program in International Science and Technology Policy at GW.

Professor Vonortas’ teaching and research interests are in industrial organization, in the economics of technological change, and in science and technology policy. He specializes on strategic partnerships, innovation networks, theory of investment under uncertainty, technology transfer, technology and competition policy, and the appraisal of the economic returns of R&D programs. He has published widely on these issues.

Professor Vonortas has held visiting appointments at several universities including the University of Maastricht (Netherlands), Luigi Bocconi University (Italy), the Athens University of Economics and Business and the National Technical University of Greece, Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) (Brasil), and the University of Lund (Sweden). He has served as a consultant to many government agencies in the United States, the European Union, the Republic of Korea, Japan, and Mexico and to several international organizations on issues related to strategic partnerships, R&D program evaluation, risk investing, science and technology indicators, innovation systems, and industrial competitiveness.

Professor Vonortas is the co-editor of the peer reviewed journal Science and Public Policy. He holds a Ph.D. and a M.Phil. in Economics from New York University (USA), a MA in Economic Development from Leicester University (UK), and a BA in Economics from the University of Athens (Greece).

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Poh Kam Wong
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Current position
Professor
School of Business
Director of the Entrepreneurship Centre
National University of Singapore
Singapore
Biography
Poh Kam Wong is concurrently a Professor at the School of Business, as well as Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre. He has published in numerous international refereed journals on innovation policy, industrial and competitiveness policy and technology entrepreneurship, and has also consulted widely for international agencies such as the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, various government agencies in Singapore such as A*STAR, EDB and IDA, and many high tech firms in Asia.

An entrepreneur who co-founded three companies prior to joining academia, he is now an active angel investor and/or board member of several high tech start-ups in Silicon Valley, Singapore, China and Malaysia. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at U.C. Berkeley and a visiting researcher at Stanford University and KTH, Sweden. He received a Public Administration Medal (Bronze) from the Singapore Government in 2005.

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Seiichiro Yonekura
Hitotsubashi University
Japan
Current Position
Director and Professor
Institute of Innovation Research
Hitotsubashi University
Tokyo, Japan
Biography
Seiichiro Yonekura is Director and Professor of Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo. He received his B.A.s in Social Studies and Economics, and M.A. in Social Studies from Hitotsubashi University, and Ph.D. from Harvard University, Cambridge in the United States. Dr. Yonekura is also Dean of Mori Ark Academy Hills, a lifetime educational organization in Roppongi-hills since 2001. He also served Sony as Co-president of Institute of Strategy to supervise its long-term business and organizational strategy from May 2003 to March 2004. He has been a chief editor of Hitotsubashi Business Review since 1994.

Dr. Yonekura started his academic carrier as Senior Research Assistant in 1982 and then promoted to Assistant and Associate Professor at Hitotsubashi University, where he teaches comparative business history. He was also a core faculty member of Global Leadership Program at the University of Michigan in the US from 1993 to 1997. Dr. Yonekura was a visiting professor at Bocconi University in Italy, Lyon Business School in France, Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium, Otago University in New Zealand, HEC in France and so on.

Dr. Yonekura’s current research interests are focused on (a) innovation and entrepreneurship (b) social innovation, and (c) industrial policy and government-business relations. He is a prolific author of numerous titles on a wide range of subjects from innovation theory, history of business strategy and structure and entrepreneurship to music and business-economic issues.

As his lectures on innovation and entrepreneurship are so popular that Dr. Yonekura makes numerous numbers of keynote speeches for companies as well as local governments all over the world. He does business consultation to large corporations such as Sony, Microsoft Japan, NTT, Nippon Comsys, SMBC, NCR Japan, Verisign Japan as well as to many startups.

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Shigemi Yoneyama
Gakushuin University
Japan
Current position
Professor
Gakushuin University
Tokyo, Japan
Biography
Shigemi Yoneyama is a professor of corporate strategy and innovation management at Gakushuin University, Tokyo, Japan. After finishing doctoral program at Hitotsubashi University, he gave lectures at Seinan Gakuin University, Musashi University, Hitotsubashi University, and Tokyo Metropolitan University. In the meantime, he was a visiting scholar at Haas School of Business, University of California at Berkeley and INSEAD, France. From 2010, he took charge as the Director of Research at the National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP) and affiliated professor at National Graduate Institute of Policy Studies (GRIPS). He then moved to the current position in 2013. His major fields of study are strategy and organization for innovation, management of technology and intellectual properties, global R&D management, corporate strategy and business model, where he has published more than 100 books and papers. He is now a member of the editorial board of Asian Research Policy and International Journal of Technology Marketing.

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