TAMIU Professor Gets Award for ‘Green’ Technology Research
Posted: 03/25/2010

TAMIU Professor Secures Funding
from Top South Korea Agency

The Korea Institute of Science and Technology Evaluation and Planning (KISTEP), a prestigious science funding agency, recently announced the award of $40,000 to a Texas A&M International University A. R. Sanchez, Jr. School of Business assistant professor for research on businesses involved in green technology.

Dr. Young Jun Kim’s research is titled, “Exploring Energy and Environmental Technology (EET) Firms in U.S. and México: Search for a Sustainable Green Technology Policy.”

“The main objective of the project is to create a database and analyze the origins, finance, research and development, strategy and performance, innovation in green technology, other innovation activities, economic impact, development issues, and some consideration of trade opportunities of Energy and Environmental Technology (EET) firms in U.S. and México,” explained Dr. Kim, associate professor, Division of International Banking and Finance Studies.

“The findings will help government policy makers shape sustainable science and technology policy, especially when related to green technology policy,” he added.

For more information, contact Anne Frey, associate director, Office of Graduate Studies and Research, at 326.3024 or afrey@tamiu.edu or visit offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library, room 332.

For additional information on KISTEP, click kistep.re.kr/ksp/eng

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