Peter T. Gianiodis
Graduate Student Excellence-in-Research Award 2005
Peter T. Gianiodis, a doctoral student in strategic management, studies the process of transferring and commercializing university discoveries and technologies to industry. His work has shown that how technology transfer offices are configured affects a university’s commercialization success. For example, universities that quickly commercialize inventions produce more revenue. Mr. Gianiodis is a member of a research team that won two best-paper awards: The 2004 Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Award from the foremost scholarly forum for entrepreneurial research and the 2003 McKinsey/Strategic Management Society Best Paper Award from the world’s premier conference in the management field. Mr. Gianiodis, who has presented papers at international venues, has four papers currently in print or under review.