Gita Ghiasi
Gita Ghiasi
Assistant professor

PhD (2018) Industrial Engineering – Concordia University
MA (2011) International Business – University of Warsaw
BA (2008) Electrical Engineering – University of Tehran

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Gita Ghiasi is an assistant professor at the School of Engineering Design and Teaching Innovation (SEDTI) at the University of Ottawa. She is also an affiliate assistant professor at the Center for Engineering in Society at the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science, Concordia University. Her research interests are R&D mapping, EDI in research and innovation, gender analysis, international development, and science and technology policy. Her research focuses on the potent effects that technologies can have, and may in future have, on society and introduces policy strategies to orient technologies toward equity and equality outcomes. More specifically, her research applies metadata analyses to publications, patents, companies and industries to address the societal implications of science and technology and explores whether innovative and technological developments are inclusive for women, comply with the gendered innovations approach, and contribute to the success of the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs). Gita Ghiasi’s research has been of particular interest to the scientific community and has been featured in several media outlets, including Nature, Science, Wired, and Gadgette.

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Research interests

  • Bibliometrics
  • Social impact of engineering
  • EDI in research and innovation
  • Science and technology assessment
  • Data analytics and visualization