Mahmud, is the Associate Director of the Consortium for Science, Policy and Outcomes, a Clinical Professor in the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, and a Senior Global Futures Scholar in the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at the Arizona State University. Previously he was the Deputy Director of Policy Programs at the New York Academy of Science, Director of Collaborative Research at City University of New York, Associate Director for Research Development at Northwestern University, and Managing Director of the USDOT Region V University Research Center at Purdue University. His expertise focuses on innovation systems, research management, knowledge co-production, policy entrepreneurship, and participatory technology assessment. Mahmud is the principal coordinator of Expert and Citizen Assessment of Science and Technology (ECAST) – a distributed network of universities, science centers, and policy research organization for engaging the public in science and technology policy and decision-making. Since 2010, ECAST has organized more than 50 informed and inclusive public deliberations across the country on issues from biodiversity and planetary defense to community resilience, climate intervention and gene editing. Mahmud has a Ph.D. in Public Policy and an M.P.A. in Technology and Information Policy.
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