Emerging Technology Council

We continually evaluate technologies that support teaching, learning, research, and business activities at the University of Pittsburgh. Researchers led by Manos Tentzeris have developed an electromagnetic energy harvester that can collect enough ambient energy from the radio frequency (RF) spectrum to operate devices for the Internet of Things (IoT), smart skin and smart city sensors, and wearable electronics.

This white paper is part of a knowledge partnership between the World Economic Forum and McKinsey to examine the impact of four emerging technologies on the creative economy Jonathan Dunn, a partner in the firm’s Consumer Technology & Media Practice, serves as an industry adviser to the World Economic Forum.

Launched in May 2019 with investors and advisors in mind, PitchBook’s premium Emerging Technology Research provides original, comprehensive assessments of company and investor landscapes in disruptive sectors such as fintech , mobility , artificial intelligence and machine learning and foodtech Reports feature market maps of venture capital-backed companies, business model descriptions and trend analysis that investment bankers, venture capital firms and other financial services professionals can use to discover investment opportunities in emerging technology.

Led by Michael Drobac , former in-house head of government affairs for multiple leading technology companies, Senate counsel and head of government affairs for a leading digital media trade association, our team’s understanding of how businesses approach policy and how these policies impact businesses, is rooted in corporate experience and differentiates us from our competitors.

With a background in emerging business and technology trends, voice and data networking technologies, and vendor and service provider selection, Lopez Research provides clients and readers with the bridge between business leadership and technology adoption.