Carnegie Mellon University

Francisco  Veloso

Francisco Veloso

Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Department of Engineering and Public Policy


Francisco Veloso is a Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University as well as at Catolica-Lisbon School of Business and Economics. His work focuses on how firms and regions develop and leverage scientific and technological capabilities for economic growth. He has won several awards for his contributions, including the Alfred P. Sloan Industry Studies Fellowship, the Stan Hardy award for the outstanding paper published in the field of Operations Management, as well as grants from the National Science Foundation, the Mexican Science Foundation and the Richard King Mellon Foundation. Francisco has published in journals such as Management Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Academy of Management Review, Journal of Operations Management and Research Policy, and worked with a variety of international firms and organizations, including Alcoa, McKinsey & Co., the Asian Development Bank, or the Portuguese Science Foundation. Francisco has a PhD in Technology, Management and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.S. in Technology Management from ISEG and a Diploma in Physics Engineering from IST, both part of the Technical University of Lisbon