Organization profile

Organization profile

The expertise of the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) is the interface of business, strategy, science, technology, innovation, and policy. Our mission is to be a world-class leader in education, research, and consulting.  TLI offers three Master of Science degrees: Master of Science in Management of Technology (MOT), Master of Science in Infrastructure Systems Engineering (ISE) and Master of Science in Security Technologies (MSST) with the option of M.S. and Ph.D. minors.  In addition, TLI works in close partnership with representatives from Minnesota's technology-driven companies to develop its corporate and academic programs. Our short courses are a direct response to the needs of Minnesota's high-tech businesses. Information and skills taught are industry focused with an emphasis on workplace applications.  TLI's skill set includes technology foresight and forecasting, innovation, strategic management of technology, new product and business development, science and technology policy, and intellectual property.

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    Douglas Ernie

    Person: Executive, Administrative, and Managerial

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    Kirk Froggatt

    Person: Academic Professional

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    Azra Halilovic

    Person: Other Professional


    Type II: University of Minnesota Innovation Site

    Kaveh, M., Schrankler, J. W., Froggatt, K., Huebsch, R., Pavone, C. & Stavig, J.

    National Science Foundation


    Project: Research project

  • Research Output

    Architectures and algorithms for building automation—An industry view

    Stluka, P., Parthasarathy, G., Gabel, S. & Samad, T., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Industrial Control. 9783319684611 ed. Springer International Publishing, p. 11-43 33 p. (Advances in Industrial Control; no. 9783319684611).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • 2 Scopus citations

    Improving Effectiveness of Government-Funded RD Programs - Application of a Stage-Gate System for a Japanese Ministry

    Sukegawa, Y. & Samad, T., Oct 9 2018, 2018 IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference, TEMSCON 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 8488433. (2018 IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference, TEMSCON 2018).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

  • 1 Scopus citations

    A survey on industry impact and challenges thereof

    Samad, T., Feb 2017, In : IEEE Control Systems. 37, 1, p. 17-18 2 p., 7823045.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 47 Scopus citations

    Press / Media