Technology Impact Assessment

Page 5 Publications

 (Partial Listing):

 "Patent Analysis," Handbook on the Theory and Practice of Program Evaluation, (Coauthored with Patrick Thomas), ed. by Link and Vonortas, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, 2012.

"Tracing from Applied Research Programs to Downstream Innovations—Value in Multiple Techniques," (Coauthored with Patrick Thomas), Research Evaluation, October 2011. 

 "New Benefit-Cost Methodology for Evaluating Renewable and Energy Efficient Programs of the U.S. Department of Energy, " (Coauthored with Gretchen Jordan), Environmental Economics and Investment Assessment, Vol. III, Ashurst Southampton, UK:  Wessex Institute of Technology Press, 2010.

Linkages from DOE’s Wind Energy Program to Commercial Renewable Power Generation (Coauthored with Patrick Thomas), U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, September 2009.


DOE’s Energy Storage R&D for Vehicles and Its Linkages to Batteries and Ultracapacitors for Hybrid Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Electric, and Electric Vehicles (Coauthored with Patrick Thomas), U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, January 2008.


“Quantitative Portfolio Evaluation of U.S. Federal R&D Programs,” Science and Public Policy, edited by N. Vonortas, M. Stampfer, and K. Zinoecker, Vol. 34, No. 10, December 2007.


An Assessment of the SBIR Program at the National Science Foundation,  (Lead researcher for the National Academies’ National Research Council), National Academy Press, 2007.

Overview of Evaluation Methods for R&D Programs; A Directory of Evaluation Methods Relevant to Technology Development Programs (Coauthored with Gretchen Jordan), U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, March 2007. (Available on-line at http://www1.eere.energy.gov/ba/pba/pdfs/evaluation_methods_r_&_d.pdf)


Bridging from Project Case Study to Portfolio Analysis in a Public R&D Program; A Framework for Evaluation and Introduction to a Composite Performance Rating System, NIST GCR 06-891, National Institute of Standards and Technology, April 2006. (Available on-line at http://www.atp.nist.gov/eao/eao_pubs.htm.)

Austrian Genome Research Programme GEN-AU:  Mid Term Programme Management Evaluation
(Coauthored as part of a consortium including TIA Consulting, Inc., Joanneum Research Institute, and the Austrian Institute for SME Research), Commissioned by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Culture, 2005. (Available on-line at http://www.fteval.at/files/evstudien/GENAU.pdf)


Prospective Evaluation of Applied Energy Research and Development at DOE (Phase One); A First Look Forward, National Research Council/National Academies (Member of Committee on Prospective Benefits of DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Fossil Energy R&D Programs), 2005.


Impact Assessment of New York State’s Cigarette Fire Safety Performance Standard (Coauthored as lead investigator with Lisa Petraglia, EDR Group), NIST GCR 05-882.  A report commissioned by NY State through the National Institute of Standards and Technology, (Gaithersburg, MD:  NIST, December 2005). (Available on-line at http://www.fire.nist.gov/bfrlpubs/fire05/PDF/f05178.pdf.)


A Toolkit for Evaluating Public R&D Investment (Coauthored with Irwin Feller), NIST GCR 02-842. Gaithersburg, MD: National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2003. (Available on-line at http://www.atp.nist.gov/eao/eao_pubs.htm.)


“Assessing Portfolio Performance of a Public R&D Program in the Short-to-Intermediate Period,” Plattformfteval: Forschungs- und Technologieevaluierung, No. 19, May 2003.


Benchmarking Evaluation of Public Science and Technology Programs: United States, Canada, Israel, and Finland, Proceedings of a Workshop at the Embassy of Finland, Washington, DC, September 2002, (The workshop was organized and conducted and the Proceeding were prepared by Ruegg for TEKES—the National Technology Program of Finland.


Quantitative Methods of Research Evaluations Used by the US Federal Government (Coauthored with D. Hicks, P Kroll, F Narin, P. Thomas, H. Tomizawa, Y. Sitoh, and S. Kobayashi), National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)  Japan, 153 pages, May 2002. (Also translated into Japanese.) (Available on-line at http://www.nistep.go.jp/achiev/ftx/eng/mat086e/idx086e.html.)


The Science Manager’s Resource Guide to Case Studies.  (Coauthored with Branch, K. M., M. S. Peffers, and R. W. Vallario) DE-ACO6-76RL01830. Washington, DC:  U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, 2001.


Taking a Step Back: An Early Results Overview of Fifty ATP Awards,” The ATP: Assessing Outcomes,” edited by Charles W. Wessner, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001, pp. 259-278.  (Available on-line at www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=10145#toc.)


“Overview of ATP’s Assessment Program,” Symposium on Assessing the ATP: Issues and Outcomes, Washington, DC: National Academies of Science, Washington, DC, April 25, 2000.


“Assessment of the ATP,” The Advanced Technology Program, Challenges and Opportunities, Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, National Research Council, Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1999, pp. 71-81.


“The Advanced Technology Program, Its Evaluation Plan and Progress in Implementation,” The Journal of Technology Transfer, Vol. 23 (2), 1998, pp. 5-9. (Also served as guest editor of the Journal.)


“The Advanced Technology Program’s Approach to Technology Diffusion,” paper presented at NATO’s Advanced Research Workshop, Bialystok, Poland, published in Workshop Proceedings, 1999, and also as a NIST report, 1999.


“Economic Methods,” Handbook of Energy Efficiency, CRC Press, 1997, pp. 101-124.


Guidelines for Economic Evaluation of the Advanced Technology Program, NIST Report, NISTIR-5896, 1996.


“Risk Assessment,” The Engineering Handbook, CRC Press, pp. 1953-1962, 1996.


Building Economics, Theory and Practice, New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1990 (textbook co-authored with H.E. Marshall).


Economic Analysis for Military Construction Design:  Concepts, Techniques, and Applications for the Analyst. Instructors Manual, NISTIR 90-4256; Students Manual, NISTIR 90-4255, 1991.


“Economic Methods,” Economic Analysis of Solar Thermal Energy Systems (ed. West and Kreith), 1988, Chapter 2.


Life-Cycle Costing Manual for the Federal Energy Management Program, NBS Handbook 135, 1984, 1987(R).


“The Microeconomics of Solar Energy,” Solar Energy Handbook (ed. Kreider and Kreith), 1981, Chapter 28.

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