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Hans J. Thamhain

Professor, Management
Associate Editor, Engineering Management Journal (EMJ)
Ad hoc reviewer for scholarly and professional journals, IEEE Transactions on Technology Management (IEEE Tr-TM); International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management (IJITM); International Journal of Operations Management (IJom): International Journal of Project Management (IJPM):Journal of R&D Management (JRDM); Journal of Product Innovation Management (JPIM); Project Management Journal (PMI).
Portland International Conference for Engineering and Technology (PICMET); board member organizing committee
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1974
MBA, Syracuse University, 1972
MSEE, University of Waterloo, 1967
BSEE, University of Koblenz, 1961
Office: Adamian Academic Center 313 | 781.891._2189 | hthamhain@bentley.edu
Department Phone: 781.891._2112 | Department Fax: 781.891.2896
                       


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Bio

Dr. Hans Thamhain specializes in technology-based project management. He is a Professor of Management and Director of MOT and Project Management Programs at Bentley University. His twenty years of engineering and business management include GTE/Verizon, General Electric and ITT. Dr. Thamhain has published over seventy research papers and five professional reference books in project and technology management, including Management of Technology, Wiley 2005. He is the recipient of the Distinguished Contribution Award from the Project Management Institute in 1998 and the IEEE Engineering Manager of the Year 2000/2001 Award; certified as NPDP and PMP; profiled in Marquis Who's Who in America.

Teaching Interests

Project Management; Management of Technology; Management of Innovation

Research Interests

Technology-based project management; Team leadership; Management of technology; New product development; Risk Management.

Consulting/Practice Interests

Technology-based project management; Team leadership; Project performance measurements; Project tracking and control; Management of technology; New product development

Professional Memberships

American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)
IEEE Technology Management Council (TMC)
North American Case Research Association (NACRA)
Product Development and Management Association (PDMA)
Fulbright Association
Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
Academy of Management (AOM)
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

Awards and Honors

Bentley Publications Award, Bentley University
2013, Listed in Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Education, and Who's Who in the World., Marquis
2013, Listed in Marquis Who’s Who in Education, Marquis
2006, PMI Research Achievement Award, 2006 (global recognition of research advancing the concepts, knowledge and practices of project management; given annually by the Project Management Institute to one individual contributing most significantly to the project management body of knowledge), Project Management Institute, PMI
2001, Engineering Manager of the Year Award, IEEE Engineering Management Society, IEEE-TMC
1998, Distinguished Contribution Award, Project Management Institute, Project Management Institute, PMI
1998, Fulbright Senior Scholar, CIES/USIA, Fulbright
1995, Scholar of the Year Award, Bentley University, Bentley University
1993, National Book Award: Engineering Management, Wiley, Association of American Publishers

Publications

Journal Articles
Thamhain, H. J. The role of commitment for managing complex multinational projects. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management. Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. Managing Risk in Complex Plojects. Project Management Journal. Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. The role of commitment for managing complex multinational projects. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 11 (4). Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. Managing risks in complex projects. Project Management Journal , 44 (2). Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. Building a collaborative climate for multinational projects. Procedia Social & Behavioral Sciences Journal, 74 (2), 12. Forthcoming (link)

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. Team collaboration in complex R&D projects. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, 26 (1). Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. Evaluating R&D project proposals. Engineering Management Journal (EMJ). Forthcoming

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Managing risks in complex projects. Project Management Journal, 44 (2), 20-36.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Changing Dynamics of Team Leadership in Global Project Environments . American Journal of Industrial and Business Management, 2013 (3), 146-156.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Commitment as a critical success factor for managing complex multinational projects. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 10 (4), 12.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Building a collaborative climate for multinational projects. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal, 74 (March), 21-33.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Contemporary methods for evaluating complex project proposals. Journal of Industrial Engineering International, 9 (1), 14. (link)

Piscopo, M. R., do Nascimento, B. J., Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Value Net, Delta Model, and the Aeronautics Industry. Ibero-American Strategy Journal - Revista Ibero-Americana de Estratégia, 11 (2), 5-33.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). The Changing Role of Team Leadership in Multinational Project Environments. Revista de Gestão e Projetos (Project Management Journal of Brazil), 3 (2).

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Managing IT-related projects. Engineering Management Journal, 23 (3 (Sep)), 1-3.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Critical success factors for managing technology-intensive teams the global enterprise. Engineering Management Journal, 23 (3 (Sep)), 30-36.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Managing globally dispersed R&D teams. International Journal of Information Technology and Management (IJITM), 8 (1), 107-126.

Nurick, A. J., Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Managing Global Project Teams. (link)

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Leadership lessons from managing technology-intensive teams. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, 6 (2), 117-133.

Thamhain, H. J. (2008). Team leadership effectiveness in technology-based project environments. IEEE Engineering Management Review, 36 (1), 165-180.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2007). Success Factors for effective R&D Risk Management. International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning (IJTIP), 3 (4), 376-386.

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). Dealing with product development risks. Management (a scholarly journal published by the University of Belgrade), 2 (2), 36-47.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Managing Risk in New Product Development Projects: Beyond Analytical Methods. Project Perspectives, 28, 12-19.

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Optimizing Innovative Performance of R&D Teams in Technology-Based Environments. Creativity Research Journal, 18 (4), 435-437.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Team leadership effectiveness in technology-based project environments. Engineering Management Review, 33 (2), 11-25.

Shenhar, A., Dvir, D., Milosevic, D., Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Toward a NASA-specific project management framework. Engineering Management Journal, 17 (4), 8-16.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Leading technology teams. Project Management Journal, 36 (1).

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). Team leadership effectiveness in technology-based project environments. Project Management Journal, 35 (4), 35-47.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). Linkages of project environment to performance: lessons for team leadership. International Journal of Project Management, 22 (7), 90-102.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). Leading Technology-Based Project Teams. Engineering Management Journal, 16 (2), 35-43.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). 15 rules for effective project management consulting. Consulting to Management Journal, 15 (2), 42-46.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). Managing Innovative R&D Teams. R&D Management, 33 (3), 297-312.

Thamhain, H. J., Seidel, E. (2002). Managing environmental quality at the enterprise: the role of project management. Environmental Engineering and Policy, 3 (1), 19-32.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). Information Technology for Project Management. Engineering Management Journal, 14 (2), 1-19.

Thamhain, H. J., Kruglianskas, I. (2000). Managing technology-based projects in multinational environments. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 47 (1), 55-64.

Thamhain, H. J., Kruglianskas, I. (2000). Managing across nations: technology-based projects in multinational environments. IEEE Potentials, 19 (2), 3-8.

Thamhain, H. J., Wilemon, D. (1999). Building effective teams for complex project environments. Technology Management, 5 (2), 203-212.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (1993). Concurrent project management: a tool for technology transfer, R&D to market. Project Management Journal, 24 (6), 41-48.

Weiss, J. W., Thamhain, H. J. (1991). Project management methods: Strategic and competitive uses in high-technology companies. Engineering Management Journal, 4 (4), 19-26.

Books
Thamhain, H. J. (2014). Technology-Based Project Management. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons.

Shenhar, A, Dvir, D, Milosevic, D, Thamhain, H. J. (2007). Linking Project Management to Business Strategy. Newtown, PA: Project Management Institute, PMI.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Management of Technology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

Thamhain, H. J. (1993). Managing Effectively in Technology-Based Organizations. New York: Wiley & Sons.

Kerzner, H, Thamhain, H. J. (1986). Project Management Operating Guidelines: Policies, Procedures, Forms, and Directives. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Thamhain, H. J. (1985). Engineering Program Management. New York: Wiley & Sons.

Kerzner, H, Thamhain, H. J. (1984). Project Management for Small and Medium-Size Businesses. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold.

Book Chapters
Thamhain, H. J. Project HR management: The people-side of project leadership. AMA Handbook of Project Management (P. Dinsmore and J. Cabanis-Brewin, eds). New York: . AMACOM (American Management Association, AMA)

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Evaluating and Selecting Technology-Based Projects. In M. Kutz (Eds.), Handbook of Measurements in Science and Engineering (Chapter 25) (pp. 819-832). Hoboken, NJ: . John Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Managing People in Technology. In M. Kutz (Eds.), Mechanical Engineers' Handbook. Hoboken, NJ: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Studies in project human resources management and leadership. In Paul C. Dinsmore and Paul C. Dinsmore and Jeannette Cabanis-Brewin, ed (Eds.), The AMA Handbook of Project Management (3rd ed.) (pp. 163-172). New York, NY: . AMACOM

Asgary, N, Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Success factors in developing U.S.-Brazilian partnership program. In Susan Buck Sutton & Daniel Obst, ed (Eds.), Developing Strategic International Partnerships  (pp. 115-124). New York, NY: . Institute of International Education

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Managing Technology-Based Projects in Multinational Environments. In Raj, S, Wilemon, D (Eds.), Handbook on Advanced R&D Management (pp. 12). Singapore & Hackensack, NJ:: . World Scientific Publishing Company

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Effective R&D Team Leadership in a Changing Business Environments. In Hosni, Yasser (Eds.), Management of Technology: Management of Green Technology  (pp. 310-322). New York: . Elsevier Publishing

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). The Future of Project Team Leadership. In Bidanda, B, Cleland, D (Eds.), Project Management Circa 2025 (pp. Chapter 11). Philadelphia, PA: . Project Management Institute (PMI) Press

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). Developing winning proposals. In Morris, Peter; Pinto, Jeffrey (Eds.), The Wiley Guide To Project, Program & Portfolio Management (pp. Chapter 12). New York: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). Concurrent Engineering for Integrated Product Development. In Morris, Peter; Pinto, Jeffrey (Eds.), The Wiley Guide To Project, Program & Portfolio Management (pp. Chapter 19). New York: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). Managing Product Development Project Teams. In Khan, Kenneth (Eds.), The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development (2nd ed.) (pp. Chapter 9: 127-143). Hoboken, NJ: . John Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Effective leadership: building high-performance and supportive organizational structures. In Paul C. Dinsmore (Eds.), AMA Handbook of Project Management (2nd ed.) (pp. 14 (Chapter 19)). New York: . American Management Association, AMA

Nurick, A. J, Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Team leadership in global project environments. In D. Cleland (Eds.), Global Project Management Handbook (pp. 15 (Chapter 38)). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Working with project teams. In Cleland, David I, Ireland, Lewis (Eds.), Project Management: Strategic Design and Implementation  (pp. Chapter 20). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Working with project teams. In David Cleland (Eds.),  (pp. (Chapter 20)). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Team building for development projects. In World Bank (Eds.), Managing the Implementation of Development Projects  (pp. Chapter 4). Washington, DC: . World Bank, The Economic Development Institute

Nurick, A. J, Thamhain, H. J. (2006). Developing Multinational Project Teams. In David I. Cleland, Roland Gareis (Eds.), Global Project Management Handbook (pp. 5-1 - 5-19). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Managing people in technology. In M. Kutz (Eds.), Mechanical Engineers’ Handbook (3rd ed.) (pp. pp.18 (Chapter 14)). New York: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Managing people in technology. In M. Kutz (Eds.), Mechanical Engineers’ Handbook  (pp. Chapter 72). New York: . Wiley

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). Effective leadership: building high-performance and supportive organizational structures. In Paul C. Dinsmore (Eds.), AMA Handbook of Project Management (pp. Chapter 19). New York, NY: . American Management Association, AMA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). Project Evaluation and Selection. In Dorf, Richard (Eds.), The Engineering Handbook (2nd ed.) (pp. 210-01 through 210-10). Boca Raton, FL: . CRC Oress

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). Managing Product Development Project Teams. In Khan, Kenneth (Eds.), The PDMA Handbook of New Product Development (pp. Chapter 9; pp.127-143 ). New York: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). Working with project teams. In Clkeland. David L, Ireland, Lewis (Eds.), Project Management Strategic Design and Implementation  (pp. Chapter 23, pp 20). New York: . McGraw-Hill

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). Tools for Project Planning and Team Planning. In Milosevic, Dragan (Eds.), Project Manager’s Tool Box  (pp. 20). New York: . Wiley & Sons

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). Project Evaluation and Selection. In Dorf, Richard C (Eds.), The Engineering Handbook (pp. Capter 210, pp 1-11). Boca Raton, FL: . CRC Press

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). Criteria for effective leadership in technology-oriented project teams. In Slevin, L, Cleland, D, Pinto, J (Eds.), Frontiers of Project Management Research (pp. Chapter 16, pp. 259-270.). Newton Square, PA: . Project Management Institute

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). The changing role of consulting. In Buono, Anthony (Eds.),  (pp. 15). Greenwich, CT: . Information Age Publishing

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). Sharing project management and functional responsibilities.  (pp. 17). London: . Capstone/Wiley

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). Leading R&D projects without formal authority. In Khalil, T (Eds.),  (pp. 9). Oxford, U.K: . Elsevier Science

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). Can innovative R&D performance be managed?. In Kocaoglu, Dundar, Anderson, Tim (Eds.), Technology Management in the Knowledge Era  (pp. pp. 151-159 in Section 5). Portland, OR: . PICMET/Portland State University Press

Thamhain, H. J, Wilemon, D. L. (2000). Team building in project management. In Youker, Robert (Eds.),  (pp. 10). Washington, DC: . The World Bank

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). Project evaluation and selection. In R.Dorf (Eds.), . Boca Raton, FL: . CRC Press

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). Controlling projects according to Plan. In J.Pinto & J.Tailor (Eds.), . Philadelphia: . PMI Press

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Managing Risk in Engineering Projects. Presented at the Project Management Institute, PMI's PMI Global Congress 2013 , New Orleans, LA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Evaluating R&D project proposals. Presented at the 2013 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET-2013)'s Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET-2013), San Jose, CA.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2013). Team collaboration in multinational R&D projects. Presented at the IEEE-TMC's International Technology Management Conference (ITMC), The Hague, Netherlands.

Thamhain, H. J. (2013). Managing Risk in Engineering Projects. Presented at the Institute of Industrial Engineers, IIE's IIE Annual Conference: Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, San Juan, PR.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Global perspectives on project management. Presented at the Project Management Institute (PMI), International Project Management Association (IPMA) and Uninove University's 1st Annual International Conference and Symposium on Project management (Simpósio International de Gestão de Projectos), São Paulo, Brazil.

Thamhain, H. J., Piscopo, M., Rabechini, R., Maccari, E. (2012). The future of project management. Presented at the Project Management Institute (PMI), International Project Management Association (IPMA) and Uninove University's International Symposium of Project Management (Simpósio International de Gestão de Projectos), São Paulo, Brazil.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Building a collaborative climate for multinational projects. Presented at the International Project Management Association 's 26th IPMA World Congress, Island of Crete, Greece.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Reassessing project leadership. Presented at the Project World's Project World and Business Analyst World, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Assessing influences to project team collaboration and commitment. Presented at the American Society of Engineering Management's 33rd ASEM International Annual Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N., . (2012). The Changing Role of Team Leadership in Global Project Environments. Presented at the Academy of International Business (AIB)'s Annual Conference of the Academy of International Business, Fairfield, CT.

Asgary, N., Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Developing institutional partnerships: Lessons from a 7-Year US-Brazilian educational partnership program. Presented at the CYRUS Institute of Knowledge's CYRUS Conference Exploring the Era of Change, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). The changing role of team leadership in today’s project environment,” Proceedings, 2012 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET-2012 . Presented at the Portland State University's Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET-2012), Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Thamhain, H. J. (2012). Reassessing team leadership in technology-intensive project environments. Presented at the IEEE Technology Management Council's IEEE International Technology Management Conference (ITMC ‘12), Dallas, TX.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). The art and science of managing risk in projects. Presented at the Reykjavik University's Project Management Colloquium at Reykjavik University, Iceland.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). The changing role of team leadership in today’s project environment. Presented at the Project Management Association of Iceland's Project Management Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Building sustainable commitment in product development teams. Presented at the Product Development and Management Association, PDMA's 35th Annual Global Conference on Product Innovation Management (and PDMA Annual Research Forum), Phoenix, AZ.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). Leading high performing R&D team toward project success. Presented at the IEEE-Technology Management Coucil's Innodecision Conference, Shanghai, China.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). The human side of managing risk in complex projects." Keynote presentation, proceedings & panel discussion, 25th IPMA World Congress (International Project Management Festival of Knowledge). Presented at the International Project Management Association's 25th IPMA World Congress (International Project Management Festival of Knowledge), Ann Arbor, MI.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). What team members need for high performance: Conditioning the project environment for success. Presented at the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology and Portland University's Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, OR.

Thamhain, H. J. (2011). The role of team collaboration in complex product developments. Presented at the Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology and Portland University 's Portland International Conference for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) , Portland, OR.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). The changing role of team leadership in complex project environments. Presented at the Project Summit's Project Summit & Business Analyst World, Boston.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). The next generation of project managers. Presented at the Project Management Institute, PMI's PMI Annual Symposium, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Leading multinational project teams. Presented at the Project Management Institute, PMI's Global Congress of the Project Management Institute, PMI, Washington, DC.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Managing large systems innovations. Presented at the IEEE 's IEEE Conference on Innovative Technologies,, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Team leadership in complex projects. Presented at the Fundação Instituto de Administração (Business School) 's Commencement, Universty of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Developing high-performing project teams in the global enterprise. Presented at the Project Management Institute, PMI's 10th International Project Management Symposium, São Paulo, Brazil.

Piscopo, M., Thamhain, H. J., Sbragia, R. (2010). Strategic issues in global technological innovation projects. Presented at the PICMET's PICMET-2010, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Puket, Thailand.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). The role of commitment for managing complex multinational projects . Presented at the PICMET/Portland State University's PICMET-2010, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), , Phuket, Thailand.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Team leadership in complex projects. Presented at the Project Management Institute, PMI's Project Management Research and Education Conference (PMI), Washington, DC.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Building effective team: a global enterprise perspective. Presented at the University of Siegen's Symposium on International Project Management, Siegen, Germany.

Thamhain, H. J. (2010). Managing technology-intensive project teams in the global enterprise. Presented at the University of Hawaii & IEEE's HICSS-43, Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Kauai, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Integrating People Skills with Technology for Managing Culturally Diverse Project Teams. Presented at the Ninth Inter'l Conference On Knowledge, Culture And Change In Organizations, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). "Managing People, Technology and Innovation." Proceedings, Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, Oregon, August 1-6, 2009." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J., Piscopo, M. (2009). "Strategic issues in global R&D projects." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). The People Side of Managing Technology-Based R&D. Presented at the InnoDecision/IEEE's Symposium on Technology Management, Shanghai, China.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Managing Innovation. Presented at the InnoDecision/IEEE's Symposium on Technology Management, Shanghai, China.

Thamhain, H. J. (2009). Effective R&D team leadership in a changing business environments. Presented at the International Association for Management of Technology, IAMOT IAMOT's 18th Internat'l Conference on Management of Technology, Orlando, FL.

Thamhain, H. J. (2008). "Building Effective Teams in Complex Project Environments." Presented at the 2008 Project Summit & Business Analyst World, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2008). "A support environment for technology-intensive project teams." Presented at the 29th ASEM National Conference, West Point, NY.

Thamhain, H. J. (2008). "Using technology effectively for integrating knowledge in geographically distributed project teams." Presented at the 4th International Conference of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2008). "Effective Leadership of Culturally Diverse Technology Projects." Presented at the International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET '08), Cape Town, South Africa.

Schlitz, G., Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2008). "User Centered Design Tools for Minimizing Product Development Risk." Presented at the World Congress of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), Rome, Italy.

Thamhain, H. J. (2008). "Success Factors for Effective Team Work in Technology-Intensive Projects." Presented at the World Congress of the International Project Management Association (IPMA), Rome, Italy.

Skelton, T. M., Schlitz, G. J., Thamhain, H. J. (2008). User-centered design tools for minimizing product development risk. Presented at the International Project Management Association (IPMA)'s The 22nd International Project Management Association World Congress: November 2008, Rome, Italy.

Thamhain, H. J., Asgary, N. (2007). "Managing multinational project teams." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Global Business, Washington, DC.

Asgary, N., Thamhain, H. J. (2007). "Managing Globally Dispersed Project Teams." Presented at the Association for Global Business, Washington, DC.

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). "Managing project teams in an age of complexity." Presented at the PMI Global Congress 2007, Atlanta, GA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). "Leadership lessons from managing technology-intensive teams." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, PICMET '07, Portland, OR.

Thamhain, H. J. (2007). "The five pillars of effective team leadership." Presented at the Project World Summit Conference 2007, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2007). "Critical success factors for effective R&D risk management." Presented at the R&D Management Conference, Bremen, Germany.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2007). Critical success factors for effective R&D risk management. Presented at the International R&D Management Conference, Bremen, Germany.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2006). "Managing the Sources of Uncertainty in Technology Projects." Presented at the 2006 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Managing teams in complex project environments." Presented at the International Project Management Research Conference (PMI), Montreal, Canada.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2006). "A Stakeholder Approach to Minimizing Risks in Complex Projects." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Istanbul, Turkey.

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Managing Cross-Functional Integration of Complex Developments." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, 2006, Istanbul, Turkey.

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Engaging new product teams toward innovative developments: A study of team leadership." Presented at the Seventh Annual Conference of POMS, Boston, MA.

Moore, S. J., Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Risk, Crisis, Communication and New Product Development. An Interdisciplinary Model for Global Project Leaders." Presented at the Sixth International Conference on Knowledge, Culture and Change in Organisations, Prato, Italy.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Project Risk Management via User Centered Design." Presented at the World Congress on Project Management, Shanghai, China.

Thamhain, H. J. (2006). "Leadership Effectiveness in Globally Dispersed Project Teams." Presented at the World Congress on Project Management (IPMA), Shanghai, China.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "Managing globally dispersed R&D teams." Presented at the 14th International Conference on Management of Technology (by IAMOT), Vienna, Austria.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "Criteria for Effective Leadership in Complex Project Environments." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "User-centered design as a risk management tool." Presented at the International Engineering Management Conference (IEEE), St. John's, NF, Canada.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "Managing R&D to market interfaces." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "The human side of managing complex projects (Key Note Presentation)."

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2005). "Managing risk in new product development projects: beyond analytical methods (Keynote Paper)." Presented at the World Congress on Project Management (IPMA), New Delhi, India.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Criteria for effective project management consulting in a changing world of business." Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting, New Olreans, LA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "The human side of managing risks in R&D." Presented at the IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Singapore.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Proactive risk management of high-tech projects: beyond analytical methods." Presented at the International Conference on Management of Technology, Washington, DC.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Risk management must start early in the project lifecycle." Presented at the IPMA World Congress on Project Management, Budapest, Hungary.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Can we manage innovative R&D performance?" Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Managing R&D and technology-intensive projects." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Seoul, South Korea.

Thamhain, H. J. (2004). "Managing risks in high-technology project environments." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Seoul, South Korea.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Managing projects toward innovative results." Presented at the 17th World Congress on Project Management, IPMA 2003, Moscow.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "The human side of managing risks in high-tech product developments." Presented at the 2003 IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Albany, NY.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Leading Technology-Intensive Project Team." Presented at the Global Congress of Project Management 2003, Baltimore, Maryland.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "IT tools for project management." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J., Skelton, T. M. (2003). "The human side of managing risks in high-tech product developments." Presented at the IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, IEMC'03, Albany, NY.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Team Leadership toward Innovative Results." Presented at the International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, PICMET 2003, Portland, Oregon.

Skelton, T. M., Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Going beyond analytical methods: managing risks in high-tech product developments." Presented at the International Conference on NPD Project Innovation, Fort Worth, TX.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Leading Technology-Intensive Project Teams." Presented at the PMI Global Congress, Baltimore, MD.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Team Leadership toward Innovative Results." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (2003). "Managing projects toward innovative results." Presented at the World Congress on Project Management, Moscow.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Building project team commitment." Presented at the 33rd Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, San Antonio, TX.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Managing R&D and product development projects." Presented at the 33rd Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, San Antonio, TX.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Managing projects on internet time." Presented at the 9th International Conference on Management of Technology, Miami, FL.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Leadership styles conducive to technological innovation." Presented at the Annual Conference of Technology and Creativity Development, Taiwan.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Project management: New directions in information age environments." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (2002). "Emerging management styles for technical team leadership." Presented at the Proceedings and Keynote Address, IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Cambridge, U.K.

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Controlling project: using IT effectively." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Maui, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Emerging management styles for technical team leadership." Presented at the IEEE International Engineering Management Conference, Lake George, NY.

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Leading high-technology teams."

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Managing R&D and technology-based projects." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Effective leadership styles in technology-intensive project environments." Presented at the Project World Conference, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2001). "Leadership skills for complex projects." Presented at the Project World Conference, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Accelerating new product developments via stage-gate processes." Presented at the 31st Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, Philadelphia.

Thamhain, H. J., Weiss, J. W. (2000). "Strategies for managing geographically dispersed projects." Presented at the 8th International Conference on Management of Technology, Miami, FL.

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Effective team leadership in technology-intensive project environments."

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Project management in technology-intensive work environments." Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Maui, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Leading R&D projects without formal authority." Presented at the International Conference on Management of Technology, Miami, FL.

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Leading technology-based project teams."

Thamhain, H. J. (2000). "Criteria for effective leadership in technology-oriented project teams." Presented at the Research Conference, Paris, France.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Managing R&D and new product developments." Presented at the 30th Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Controlling projects in self-directed team environments." Presented at the 32nd Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Maui, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Installing an effective phase-gate process for rapid product development." Presented at the Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, Philadelphia, PA.

Thamhain, H. J., Seidel, E. (1999). "Successful environmental cost accounting with a project management perspective." Presented at the First Annual Conference of the Institute for Ecology Management, Siegen, Germany.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Emerging project management techniques." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Team leadership in Internet-based project environments." Presented at the Project World '99, San Jose, CA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1999). "Leadership skills for technical professionals." Presented at the Project World Conference, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1998). "Integrating project management tools with the project team." Presented at the 29th Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, Long Beach, CA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1998). "Managing barriers to innovative performance of R&D teams." Presented at the 7th International Conference on Management of Technology, Miami, FL.

Thamhain, H. J. (1998). "Leading in complex project environments."

Thamhain, H. J. (1998). "An assessment of tools and methods for managing complex projects." Presented at the Presentation and Panel Discussion, 31th Hawaii International Conference on System Science, Kona, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (1998). "Leadership skills for technical professionals with project/program responsibilities." Presented at the Project World Conference '98, San Jose, CA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Technology management: current issues and research needs." Presented at the , 30thHawaii International Conference on System Science, Maui, Hawaii.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Making customers part of project teams." Presented at the 1997 Frontiers in Project Management Conference, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Managing R&D and technology-based projects." Presented at the 28th Annual Symposium of the Project Management Institute, Chicago, IL.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Controlling complex projects: tools and techniques." Presented at the First Annual Products & Process Leadership Conference, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Developing world-class project managers." Presented at the International Symposium on Project Management & SOVNET-97, Moscow.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Managing projects with complex interorganizational linkages." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Using stage-gate processes effectively for managing technology-based projects." Presented at the Portland International Conference on Management of Technology, Portland, Oregon.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Leadership skills for technical professionals with project/program responsibilities." Presented at the Project World Conference '97, Washington, DC.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Requirements of effective team management." Presented at the Project World Conference '97, Washington, DC.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Controlling projects in self-directed team environments." Presented at the Regional Meeting of the Project Management Institute, Boston, MA.

Thamhain, H. J. (1997). "Managing the stage-gate process for effective technology transfer, R&D-to-market." Presented at the Sixth International Conference on Management of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden.

Thamhain, H. J. (1996). "Applying stage-gate processes in concurrent engineering." Presented at the WESCON-96, Los Angeles, CA.

Weiss, J. W., Thamhain, H. J. (1995). "Developing Technology Matters."

Weiss, J. W., Thamhain, H. J. (1994). "Managing Multinational Technology-Based Projects Effectively."

Service

Department Service
Committee Chair for MBA Concentration in Management of Operations & Technology - Present
Advocator
Committee Member for Department Research Committee, 1995 - Present
Director/coordinator of High Distinction in Management Program , 1991
Interface coordinator between Bentley and SCORE/SBA, 1990
Committee Member for Management Identity Group, 2010 - 2013

University Service
See note under Responsibilitie/Brief Description for Overall service to Bentley and its mission, 2013
Committee Member for International Advisory Committee, 2008 - 2011

Professional Service
Committee Member for Project Management Institute (PMI) Curriculum Committee, 2012 - Present
Editorial Review Board Member for PICMET Conference Proceedings , 2010 - Present
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Portland International Conference for Engineering and Technology Management (PICMET), 2008 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for Penn State U.,Portland State U, Rutgers U, Stevens Institute of Technology, SUNY, U of Minnesota, U of Sao Paulo, U of Siegen, Uninove U., 1995 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Academic and professional journal publishers, 1990 - Present
Reviewer, Textbook for Book Publishers, 1990 - Present
Editor (Associate), Journal for Engineering Management Journal, EMJ, 1985 - Present
Committee Member for PhD Committee/University of Sao Paulo, 2008 - 2011
Committee Member for Royal Melbourn Institute of Technology, RMIT, 2009 - 2010
Committee Member for University of Siegen, 2000 - 2008
Organizer and Session Chair of Project Management Track of HICSS Conference for Hawaiian International Conference of System Science, 1995 - 2004
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Project Management Institute, PMI, 1995 - 1997