Kenneth H. Keller

Kenneth H. Keller, PhD

Senior Adjunct Professor of Science and Technology Policy
Energy, Resources and Environment

SAIS Europe

Expertise

Topics
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Biotechnology and Information Technology Policy
  • Education Policy
  • Environmental Issues
  • Global Health Policy

Background and Education

Former Director, SAIS Europe (2006-2014); President emeritus of the University of Minnesota; was professor of chemical engineering and materials science, department chair, academic vice president and president of the University of Minnesota for more than three decades; was senior fellow for science and technology and senior vice president for programs at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York; member of the National Academy of Engineering; fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; founding fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering; member of the Council on Foreign Relations; former member and chairman of the National Research Council’s Board on Assessment of National Institute of Standards and Technology and NASA Astrophysics Performance Committee; former member of the Board of Life Sciences, the Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics and Applications, and the Science and Technology Advisory Panel to the Director of Central Intelligence; past chair of the Medical Technology Leadership Forum; PhD, chemical engineering, The Johns Hopkins University.

Publications: "From Here to There in Information Technology," in American Behavioral Scientist (2008); "Nanotechnology and Society" in Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2007); "Improving the Understanding of Science and Technology," in Technology in Society (2006); numerous articles in academic journals related to science, technology and international relations; widely published in medical and scientific journals on subjects including, fluid mechanics, blood flow and mass transfer.


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2015-04-13 00:00:00 
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Spring 2018 
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This course examines how advances in science and technology as well as the dynamics of technological development affect relations among nations in matters such as autonomy, national security, relative economic strength, environmental protection, cultural identity and international cooperation. It illustrates these effects with examples from the current international scene, and it considers various approaches to negotiating international agreements in areas affected by these science and technology considerations. (ERE)
May 25, 2013 
Kenneth H. Kell...

Kenneth H. Keller, Senior Adjunct Professor of Science and Technology Policy, welcomed Florence Mayor Matteo Renzi as the speaker for the closing ceremony of the 2012-2013 academic year. The SAIS Bologna Center and students are featured in a sement aired on national television program RAI Agorà entitled, "Matteo Renzi all'Università americana Johns Hopkins di Bologna ."

April 6, 2013 
Kenneth H. Kell...

Kenneth H. Keller, Senior Adjunct Professor of Science and Technology Policy, was interviewed by the Corriere di Bologna in an article titled, "Renzi Chance Per il Futuro Ecco Perchè lo Abbiamo Scelto."

April 5, 2013 
Kenneth H. Kell...

Kenneth H. Keller, Senior Adjunct Professor of Science and Technology Policy, was mentioned in the daily newspaper Corriere di Bologna in an article titled, "La Johns Hopkins chiama Renzi."