Accession Number : ADA630953


Title :   Global Emerging Sciences and Technology Assessment


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 20 Sep 2013-19 Sep 2015


Corporate Author : FRIEDLAND (PETER) CUPERTINO CA


Personal Author(s) : Friedland, Peter


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a630953.pdf


Report Date : 21 Dec 2015


Pagination or Media Count : 13


Abstract : The goal of this project is to analyze all of the factors that provide guidance into choosing the best basic research investments for AFOSR outside the United States. Part 1 will focus on the Asia/Pacific Region, nominally the coverage area for the Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AOARD). The study will take three different cuts into the Region: a broad look at what academic research institutions have grown to international prominence (through independent rating organizations) and trends related to that; a country specific detailed analysis for the nations most prominent in the region for S&T (Australia, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Taiwan) along with some thoughts about smaller/emerging S&T nations (Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Thailand, and Vietnam) and the incredible growth in prominence of basic science in China (even though AFOSR cannot invest in that country); and, a discipline-specific analysis for the key science/technology areas of interest to AFOSR (Aeronautical/Space Sciences, Biotechnology, Brain/Cognitive Science, Chemistry/Materials Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, and Physics/Electronics).


Descriptors :   *ASIA , *FOREIGN , *SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH , AIR FORCE , INVESTMENTS , TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT , UNIVERSITIES


Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE