Our mission is to improve people’s lives by advancing the application of science and technology to solve public problems. CSTPP explores the increasingly important role that science and technology plays in our society and examines its implications for public policy at the international, national, state and local levels.
The Master of Science in Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (MS–STEP) prepares individuals with natural science or engineering backgrounds to assume roles in public policy development and implementation.The MS–STEP degree focuses on understanding the role of science, technology, and the environment in our society, particularly in relation to economic growth, sustainability, health, education, and national security.
Dr. Anu Ramaswami Presents at Water Technology Export Roundtable
The Center for Science, Technology & Public Policy partnered with the State Department of Employment & Economic Development to organize a roundtable discussion on water exports. Dr. Anu Ramaswami provided the keynote address "Water and Sustainable Cities: Business Opportunities in the USA, China & India." View her PowerPoint presentation here.
Overview of PIRE Sustainability Summer Course
A team of leading sustainability authorities from across the globe led by Dr. Anu Ramaswami, Charles M. Denny Jr. Chair Professor of Science Technology & Public Policy, is coordinating a summer school that is training students on solving Asia’s most vexing sustainability problems.
See what faculty and researchers are up to with this monthly newsletter.
If you need more information or research on issues at the intersection of science and technology with public policy, we can organize and conduct research projects with scientists in other colleges of the University of Minnesota that can blend cutting-edge science and technology with policy savvy. Learn more about our research capabilities here.
If you need to engage the public on science or technology issues, we can deliver our knowledge, experience and alliances with Humphrey School experts on sophisticated methods of public involvement and decision making. Click here for more information
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