Associate Professor of Technology Management
Ph.D., Technology Management, Portland State University, 2013
M.Sc., Electrical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, 1980
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, 1978
Office Location: Engineering – Technology Bldg – Office 222
Telephone: (203) 576-4761
Dr. Nasir Sheikh is a tenure-track Associate Professor in the Department of Technology Management at University of Bridgeport. Dr. Sheikh was a founding tenure-track faculty in the Department of Technology and Society, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at State University of New York (SUNY), Korea from 2013 to 2017. SUNY Korea is a Stony Brook University Campus. He is teaching courses such as data science, entrepreneurship, leadership, computer networking, decision analysis, strategic marketing, technology assessment, and quality management. He has taught over twenty-five graduate and undergraduate courses. His research interests include technological innovation and commercialization, technology assessment, decision modeling, and analytics and has over twenty publications. Dr. Sheikh has over thirty-five years of industry experience in building global information and communications technologies (ICT) businesses as an executive in technology management, sales, and marketing. He has served in business leadership roles at Atlas Telecom, UshaComm, CenterSpan Communications, and ACD Systems. Prior to that Dr. Sheikh had technology management and operational roles at AT&T Labs, NorTel, Philips Electronics, and Schlumberger. Prior to academia he was engaged in management consulting on next-generation renewal energy and healthcare technologies. He holds a Ph.D. degree in Technology Management from Portland State University, an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Middle East Technical University. Dr. Sheikh has three children: Nadia, who has a B.A. in Government from Georgetown University, an M.S. in International Relations from London School of Economics and now works for the US State Department; Omar, who is a Ph.D. student in Bioengineering; and Noor, who recently completed a B.Sc. in Public Health from Oregon State University.
TCMG 645 – Technology New Venture Creation
TCMG 523 – Leadership in Technical Enterprises
Strategic Management of Technology, Innovation, Commercialization, Decision Modeling, Analytics, Application of Quantitative Methods to Emerging Technologies and Markets, Technology Scouting, Technology Forecasting, ICT for Sustainable Development (ICT4D), Convergence of Technology, Business, and Public Policy, Industry (R&D, Operations, and Sales and Marketing) and Academic Cooperation.
Sheikh, N. J., Sheikh, O. (2018 – accepted for publication). Bibliometrics and Patents: Case of Forecasting of Biosensor Technologies for Emerging Point of Care and Medical IoT Applications. Book Chapter in Tugrul U. Daim and Alan Pilkington (Editors), Innovation Discovery: Network Analysis of Research and Invention Activity for Technology Management (Part 1, Chapter 2). Volume in Technology Management Series, Joe Tidd, Managing Editor, Imperial College Press, London.
Sheikh, N. J. (2017). Developing a Strategic Roadmap for Policy and Decision Making: Case Study of ICT and Disaster Risk Reduction in Public Safety Networks. Technology Management for the Interconnected World (PICMET). 2017 Proceedings of PICMET’17, July 9 – 13, 2017. IEEE.
Kim, Sungjin, Sheikh, N. J., (2017). Assessment of Arms Import Policies: Literature Review. Technology Management for the Interconnected World (PICMET). 2017 Proceedings of PICMET’17, July 9 – 13, 2017. IEEE.
Phillips, F., Sheikh, N. J. (2017). Business Relocation Incentive Decisions: A survey of economic development professionals. Proceedings of the 25th Pacific Conference of the Regional Science Association International (RSAI), Tainan, Taiwan, May 17-20, 2017.
Sheikh, N. J., Kocaoglu, D. F., Lutzenhiser, L. (2016). Social and Political Impacts of Renewable Energy. Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 108, pp. 102-110.
Sheikh, N. J., Kim, K., & Kocaoglu, D. F. (2016). Use of Hierarchical Decision Modeling to Select Target Markets for a New Personal Healthcare Device. Health Policy and Technology, 5, Issue 2, pp. 99-112.
Sheikh, N. J., Sheikh, O. (2016). Forecasting of Biosensors for Emerging Point of Care and Medical IoT Applications Using Bibliometrics and Patent Analysis. Technology Management for Social Innovation (PICMET). 2016 Proceedings of PICMET’16, September 4 – 8, 2016, pp. 3082-3093. IEEE.
Sheikh, Nasir J. (2015). Technology Assessment: Washington Public Power Supply System (WPPSS). Book Chapter in Tugrul U. Daim (Editor), Hierarchical Decision Modeling: Essays in Honor of Dundar F. Kocaoglu (Chapter 3 – pp 45-60). Springer London.
Sheikh, N. J. (2015). Dissent and Games as a Consideration in Decision Making: Case of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies. Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), 2015 Proceedings of PICMET’15, August 2 – 6, 2015, pp. 374-380. IEEE.
Sheikh, N. J., Naimi, Z., Ikken, B., and Kocaoglu, D. F. (2014). Assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies Using Multiple Perspectives and Decision Modeling: Policy Makers Worldview. 2014 Proceedings of 29th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (September 22 – 26), Session 7AV.6.62.
Sheikh, N. J., Park, Y. J., and Kocaoglu, D. F. (2014). Assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies Using Multiple Perspectives and Hierarchical Decision Modeling: Manufacturers Worldview. Infrastructure and Service Integration (PICMET), 2014 Proceedings of PICMET’14, July 28 – August 1, 2014, pp. 491-497. IEEE.
Tugrul U. Daim, T. U., Gomez, F. A, Martin. H., Sheikh, N. (2013). Technology roadmap development process (TRDP) in the medical electronic device industry. International Journal of Business Innovation and Research, 7, No. 2, pp. 228–263.
Sheikh, N. J., & Daim, T. U. (2013). Use of Multiple Perspectives and Decision Modeling for PV Technology Assessment. Book Chapter in T. Daim, T. Oliver, and J. Kim (Editors), Research and Technology Management in the Electricity Industry: Methods, Tools and Case Studies (pp. 113–127). Springer London.
Sheikh, N. J., & Daim, T. U. (2012). Renewable Energy Policies that Impact Climate Change – The Case for Photovoltaic Solar Technology. Book chapter in W. L. Filho & J. Gottwald (Eds.), Educational and Technological Approaches to Renewable Energy (pp. 183–211). Peter Lang Publisher.
Perspectives and Decision Modeling. 2013 Proceedings of 28th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU PVSEC), Paris, France, (September 30 – October 4), Session 6CO.16.5.
Sheikh, N., Daim, T., & Kocaoglu, D. F. (2011). Use of Multiple Perspectives and Decision Modeling for PV Technology Assessment. Technology Management in the Energy Smart World (PICMET), 2011 Proceedings of PICMET ’11, (July 31 – August 4), 1–21. IEEE.
Sheikh, N., & Kocaoglu, D. F. (2011). A Comprehensive Assessment of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies: Literature Review. Technology Management in the Energy Smart World (PICMET), 2011 Proceedings of PICMET ’11, (July 31 – August 4), 1–11. IEEE.
Sheikh, N., Gomez, F. A., Cho, Y., & Siddappa, J. (2011). Forecasting of Advanced Electronic Packaging Technologies Using Bibliometric Analysis and Fisher-Pry Diffusion Model. Technology Management in the Energy Smart World (PICMET), 2011 Proceedings of PICMET ’11, (July 31 – August 4), 1–20. IEEE.
Jarem, J. M., & Sheikh, N. J. (1980). Pattern synthesis of cylindrical slot antenna. Electronics Letters, Vol. 16, No. 10, 383-385.
Professional Engineer in Quebec, Canada
Faculty Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching in the Department of Technology & Society (SUNY, Korea)
Mendeley Reference Manager (Software) Advisor
Academic Achievement Award (PhD/ETM)
Omega Rho International Honor Society for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS)
Phi Kappi Phi Honor Society
Dean’s Scholarship (PhD/ETM)
Research Fellowship (MS/EE)
CENTO Full Merit Scholarship (BS/EE)
IAESTE Merit Iberdrola Internship (BS/EE)
Republic of Korea Information Technology Creative Consilience Program (ITCCP), Faculty Participating Researcher (June 2013 – present)
Grant proposal submitted but was not awarded – Republic of Korea National Research Foundation (NRF) South Africa/South Korea Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration, Principal Investigator (Jointly applied for with Faculty of Engineering and The Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa on September 1, 2014).