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Management of Technology (MOT) Concentration Information

MOT Concentration A hands-on, clinical program grounded in the latest research and theory, Management of Technology (MOT) prepares students to be informed agents of innovative change in the workplace. Management of Technology addresses the fact that technological innovation is now the single most important driver of competitive success in many industries. In every innovative firm, shorter product lifecycles and more rapid new product introductions make managing new product development, creating beneficial partnerships, protecting innovation, and crafting product deployment strategies more important than ever.

MOT Concentration Through the UNM Technology Business Plan Competition, the Small Business Assistance Program, active collaboration with the national labs and technology firms, and in-class instruction, MOT students actively engage in their own technology entrepreneurship and in moving technology-based organizations to higher levels of success.

MOT Concentration The field of Management of Technology (MOT) develops professionals who excel in a technology-based economy and promote the creation of high-wage jobs in the community. Engaging in New Mexico economic development activities and generating world-class research in technology commercialization, the Anderson MOT program has been ranked in the top ten U.S. technology management programs and in the top 50 worldwide by the International Association of Management of Technology (IAMOT).

MOT Curriculum Information and Checklists

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MOT Faculty Concentration Advisors

Steve Walsh
  • Steve Walsh
  • Distinguished Professor
    Full Professor of Management of Technology and Entrepreneurship
  • Phone: (505) 277-8868
  • Office: ASM 2158
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  • Bio: Dr. Walsh received his Ph.D. in Strategic Management from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1995 and joined the faculty at UNM in 1998. Professor Walsh has published in a number of Management and Engineering journals, such as Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Technovation, Creativity and Innovation Management, Journal of IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, Journal of Small Business Management, among other publications. Professor Walsh has been a Special Issue editor for a number of journals such as Journal of Business Ethics, Technovation, Creativity and Innovation Management Journal and Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
    Professor Walsh has received innumerous grant awards such as the "New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program - Sandia National Laboratories" and "New Mexico Small Business Assistance Program - Los Alamos National Laboratory." In 2017, Professor Walsh is spearheading the "Project Management" Program at Anderson in conjunction with Los Alamos Laboratories.
    He teaches a number of entrepreneurship courses, including Technology Forecasting and Assessment, Projects in Technology Management, Technology Commercialization and the Global Environment, among other courses.
    Professor Walsh is a visiting Professor at the Nikos School, University of Twente where he holds the Von Kronenberg Visiting Professorship.

Department Contact Information

Raul Gouvea
  • Raul Gouvea
  • Professor
    FITE Department Chair
  • Phone: (505) 277-8448
  • Office: MCM 3058
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  • Bio: Dr. Gouvea received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana in 1988 and joined the faculty at UNM in 1988.
    Professor Gouvea teaches a number of international management courses, including International Management, Management in Latin America, International Entrepreneurship, and Green Economics.
    Professor Gouvea is the founder and Chair of a number of conferences such as Fostering Indigenous Business and Entrepreneurship in the Americas (FIBEA), Sustainability & Disability (SUDI), Legal Implications of the Green Economy (LIEGE), and co-founded and co-chaired the Water, Innovation, Technology and Sustainability Conferences (WITS).
    He has published over 80 articles in a number of management, economic,  and Latin American Studies Journals, such as the Modern Economy, Journal of Business Ethics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Thunderbird International Business Review, International Journal of Environmental Studies, Defense & Security Analysis, International Journal of Social Ecology and Sustainable Development, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Research Review, Revista Brasileira de Economia, Estudos Economicos,Revista de Economia Politica, Estudios de Economia, and El Trimestre Economico. 

Vanessa G. Kline