Professor and Head
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering, University at Albany - State University of New York
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Dr. Edward M. Cupoli is Professor of NanoEconomics and Head of the NanoEconomics
Constellation at the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering. His research
concentrates on the economic implications of nanotechnology and economic forecasting
for nanotechnology, as well as the competitive position of New York State and
the U.S. in the world economy.
Dr. Cupoli earned doctoral and masters degrees in economics from the Maxwell
School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, and received
a bachelor's degree in mathematics from LeMoyne College.
His extensive experience in government and academia, as well as his close ties
with the business community throughout New York State, has provided Dr. Cupoli
with a deep understanding of the interrelationship between academia, business,
and government. Prior to joining CNSE, Dr. Cupoli was Chief Economist and Director
of Research for the New York State Assembly Ways and Means Committee, where
he played a leading role in gauging and directing state and federal economic
initiatives throughout New York State.
Before entering public service, Dr. Cupoli was a faculty member at Michigan
State University. He has lectured at the Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public
Affairs and Policy at the State University of New York at Albany, the Economics
Department at the University at Albany, State University of New York, the College
of Saint Rose, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Cupoli serves as head
of the Technology Roundtable of the National Association for Business Economics.
He is a member of the New York State Governor's Task Force on Diversifying the
New York State Economy through Industry- Higher Education Partnerships, the
New York State Deferred Compensation Board and the New York State Assembly Speakers
Board of Economic Advisors, as well as a board member of the Comprehensive Economic
Development Strategy Committee of the Capital District Regional Planning Commission.