Academic Catalog


Course Code: 8310552
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Science And Technology Policy Studies
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

21st century concepts, technologies and terminology, research, search and awareness. Philosophy of engineering ethics, change in values. Human resources for research and its management. Change in research infrastructure needs and modeling and simulation. From basic research to the product. Innovation, competition and cooperation. Technology watch. The importance of technology foresight efforts and its implementation. Effect based approach for solving problems. Capability based planning and its application to defense. Technology gap between nations and its affect on the international collaboration. Assessment of technology maturity level. Converging technology.