R. D. Shelton

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Duane Shelton leads small business startups that provide research and administrative services to the Federal Government.  His own research is on scientometrics and science policy.  He is particularly concerned with helping America maintain its lead in science and technology to ensure its national security--and with meeting his payroll.





 




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Snail Mail and Landlines:

1653 Lititz Pike, 417
Lancaster, PA 17601
717-299-7130
717-299-7131 (Fax)

Email:         MyLastName * wtec DOT org

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Résumé

Short Bio

Personal Links: Portal Page, YahooMail, Gmail, WTECMail, FT, Times, Post, Bloomberg,Globe & Mail, CNN, BBC, NSF, FastLaneLibrary, NNI, Amtrak, United, Dictionary.com, google, Wikipedia, HuffingtonPost

Vocations:


World Technology Evaluation Center, Inc. (WTEC) CEO


International Technology Research Institute, Inc. (ITRI) CEO


Maryland Research Services, LLC (MRS), Chief Engineer

 

Reviewer for:

Science, Scientometrics, Research Evaluation, Science and Public Policy, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics.

Recent Seminars:

R&D Caucus, US House of Representatives; Heritage Foundation; American Chemical Society; US-China Economic and Security Review Commission (US Congress); National Academy of Sciences; NSF Engineering Directorate, Executive Committee.

Dissertations and Theses Supervised

Some Papers Before the Web Was Born

Avocations (2003-2010):

The US-EU Race for Leadership of Science and Technology: Quantitative and Qualitative Indicators  Paper , Slides. Scientometrics , 60 (3) 353-363. (2004).   Also 9th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics , Beijing, Aug., 2003. With G. Holdridge.

Relations Between National Research Investment Input and Publication Output: Application to an American Paradox, 9th International Conference on S&T Indicators, Leuven, Sept., 2006 and Scientometrics  74 (2), 191-205, Feb., 2008.

National Efficiencies in Publishing Scientific Papers.  10th International Conference on S&T Indicators, Vienna, Sept. 2008.  With P. Foland.

Do New SCI Journals have a Different National Bias?  11th International Conference of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics, Madrid, June, 2007, and  Scientometrics 79 (1-2) April - May, 2009.  With P. Foland and R. Gorelskyy.

The Race for World Leadership of Science and Technology: Status and ForecastsScience Focus 5 (1) pp. 1-9 (Feb. 2010) in Chinese.  Also, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, pp. 369-380, Rio de Janeiro, July, 2009.  With P. Foland.  

Why is Europe so Efficient at Publishing Scientific Papers, And Does This Explain the European Paradox? 11th International Conference on S&T Indicators, Leiden, Sept. 2010.  With P. Foland.

Avocations (2011-2012):

Bibliometric Evidence for Empirical Trade-offs in National Funding Strategies, Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics, pp. 763-774. July, 2011, Durban. SlideShow With L. Leydesdorff

Why the US Lost Leadership in the Scientific Paper Indicator. Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, Sept., 2011. With L. Miller.

Scientometric Secrets of Efficient Countries: Turkey, Greece, Poland, and Slovakia, Collnet Conference, Istanbul, Sept., 2011. SlideShow With H. Ali.

Scientometrics and the Diplomacy of Science, First International Conference of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Pyongyang, Oct. 2011. With L. Miller.

Publish or Patent: Bibliometric Evidence for Empirical Trade-offs in National Funding Strategies. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. 63(3): 498-511. With L. Leydesdorff. (2012)

Input-Output Modeling and Simulation of Scientific Indicators: A Focus on Patents, Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Science and Technology Indicators, pp. 756-767. Montreal, September 5-8, 2012. Slideshow With S. Monbo.

In Progress (2013):

Scientific Collaboration as a Window and Door onto North Korea. Presented at the 13th Collnet Conference, Seoul, October 23-26, 2012. Slideshow Scientometrics 97:1 3-11, Sept., 2013. With Grant Lewison.

Validation of Forecasts of Scientific Indicators: The Case of National Leadership. Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy, September, 2013. SlideShow

Scientometric Insight on a Bottom Line of Innovation: High-Technology Exports. To be presented at Collnet 2014 in Ilmenau, Germany, September, 2014.   With Tarek Fadel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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