Dr. Elena Berger
Elena Berger is a PhD holder in Public Policy with a major in Science, Technology and Innovation and a minor in energy policy. She has been working on the Technology Policy Assessment Center (TPAC) at Georgia Tech on a project exploring the dynamics of international research collaboration. Her dissertation research compares the innovation in the ethanol sector between the US and Brazil. She applies the concept of functions of innovation systems to map the innovation process of ethanol during the last thirty years. Before joining Georgia Tech, she has worked as a business consultant in the US. Elena has an MSc in International Affairs and Certificates of International Business and European Studies from Georgia Tech as well as a BA in Chemical Engineering from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.