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About Oliver S. Yu

Dr. Oliver S. Yu is a Lecturer in the Department of Marketing & Decision Sciences at San José State University.


2007 - Present Endowed Lecturer and Honorary Professor, National Dong Hua University, Taiwan
1979 - Present Adjunct Full Professor, San Jose State University Marketing & Decision Sciences
2016 Invited Special Lecturer, University of Tehran, Iran ‐ Technology Portfolio Management
2014 - 2015 Seminar Speaker, Tsinghua University ‐ School of Economics & Management
2013 - 2014 Invited Lecturer, National Chung-Hsin University, Taiwan ‐ EMBA Program
2013 - 2014 Invited Lecturer, National Chi Nan University ‐ EMBA Program
2013 - 2014 Special Lecturer, Stanford University ‐ Stanford Center for Professional Development
2013 - 2014 Visiting Professor, Kyushu National University, Japan ‐ EMBA Program
1974 - 2010 Adjunct Professor, Santa Clara University ‐ Engineering Management Department, Santa Clara University
1982 - 1984 Adjunct Professor, University of California - Berkeley ‐ IEOR and EECS

Curriculum Vitae

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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Co-Founder, Global Alliance for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
2017 - Present Board Chairman, Global Alliance for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
2017 - Present Chair, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Technical Activity Committee, IEEE Technology and Engineering Manageme
2016 - Present Co-founder, International Society of Innovation Methods
2012 - Present Co-Managing Editor, IEEE publication on Advances in Technology and Innovation Management
2009 - Present Director, Smart Grid Task Force, US-China Green Energy Council
2008 - Present Member, Energy Committee, Science and Technology Advisory Board, Executive Yuan, Government of Taiwan
2007 - Present Instructor, Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan
2000 - Present Founder, The STARS Group
2000 - Present CEO, The STARS Group
2016 Invited Keynote Speaker, INOTEX Conference
2015 Associate Editor, IEEE Engineering Management Review
2012 - 2014 Vice Chair, IEEE Technology Management Council
2011 Co-Chair, Organizing Committee, Global Innovation Forum: Silicon Valley
2009 Chair, Technology Development and Investment in the Electric Power Industry, AESIEP
2006 Chair, Energy Technology and Sustainable Development session, 21st Modern Engineering Technology Seminars
2002 Chair, Practitioner Committee and Practice Sessions, INFORMS National Meeting, San Jose
1989 - 2000 Principal, SRI International
1989 - 2000 Director, SRI International
1974 - 1989 Manager, Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)
  • Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Technology, Fulbright Fellow, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi
  • Markle Award of Excellence in Teaching, 2000, Santa Clara University
  • Outstanding Professor of Decision Sciences, 2007, San Jose State University


M.S., Electrical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
B.S., Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University
Ph.D., Management Science & Engineering and M.S. Statistics, Stanford University

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Books (7)

Chapters in Books (9)

Refereed Papers (19)