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Dr. M. Hosein Fallah

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Dr. M. Hosein Fallah
Associate Professor (retired)
Location:303 Babbio
Phone:201.216.5018
Fax:201.216.5385
Email:hfallah@stevens.edu
Courses:
MGT 618
MGT 673
EMT 715
EMT 755
TM 612
TM 670
TM 675
MIS 648
MGT 617
Research & Education
Research
 
  • Innovation Management

    • Technology clusters and innovation

    • Knowledge Spillovers

    Communications Technologies and Services

    • Communications Policy and Planning

    • Communications Technologies Convergence

    Sustainable Energy Technologies and Climate Change

    Quality Management and Six Sigma

   
Education
  • Ph.D. (1975) University of Delaware (Applied Science)
  • M.S. (1972) University of Delaware (Applied Science)
  • B.S. (1965) Abadan Institute of Technology (Engineering)
Experience & Service
General Information

 

Dr. M. Hosein Fallah is an Associate Professor in the Wesley J. Howe School of Technology Management at Stevens. Dr. Fallah teaches in Telecommunications Management and Technology Management programs and conducts research in management of innovation, focusing on "knowledge spillovers", "Technology Clusters" and "Communications Convergence.". Prior to joining Stevens, Dr. Fallah was Director of Network Planning and Systems Engineering at Lucent Technologies Bell Labs. He has over 30 years of experience in the areas of systems engineering, product/service realization, software engineering, project management, business process reengineering, Six Sigma, and R&D effectiveness.

   
Institutional Service
  • Advisor, Telecommunications Management, and Global Technology Management
  • Member of Academic Research Committee
  • Member of Rewards and Recognition Committee
  • Member of Distance Learning Committee
  • Member of Stevens Graduate Committee
  • Member of Health Advisor Committee
Achievements & Professional Societies
Grants, Contracts & Funds

Grants:

  • HSTM “Network of Alliances,” CTMR Summer research grant, 2006.

  • Homeland Security Institute, “A QFD Approach for Structuring the Decision-Making Process for DHS Investment Portfolio,” 2005.

  • Stevens Institute of Technology, “ Global Innovation Management”- research and curriculum development grant, 2002.

  • The Ford Foundation," Reform of Telecommunications Taxes and Fees in New Jersey,” 2001.

  • The Ford Foundation, 2001, to study "Reform of Telecommunications Taxes and Fees in New Jersey".
  • NJ State League of Municipalities to study reform of telecom taxes and franchise fees, 2005-2007.

 

   
Honors & Awards

Professional Societies
  • IEEE
  • ASQC
  • ASEM
Selected Publications
Conference Proceedings

  • Fallah, M. Hosein, Fishman, Elliot, and Reilly, Richard, R.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein and He. (Aug 3-7, 2009). "Typology and Evolution of Technology Clusters- Evidence from the Hi-tech Industries", PICMET Annual Conference. Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Choudhury, Piyasi. (Aug 3-7, 2009). "Movement of Inventors and the Effect of Knowledge Spillovers on Spread of Innovation: Evidence from Patent Analysis in High-Tech Industries", PICMET Annual Conference. Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology.


  • Borkar, Abhay and Fallah, M. Hosein. (Oct 14-17, 2009). "Process Redesign to Increase Bulk Bag Packing Rate: A Six Sigma Case Study", ASEM Annual Conference. American Society for Engineering Management,.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Choudhury, Piyasi. (Oct 14-17, 2009). "The Effect of Frequent Intercompany Movement on Inventor Performance,", ASEM Annual Conference. American Society for Engineering Management.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Choudhury, Piyasi. (Apr 5, 2009). "Does Movement of Inventors Between Companies Affect Their Productivity?", IAMOT 2009 conference, Orlando, Florida, April 5-9.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and He, Jiang. (Nov 12-15, 2008). "Innovation and Technology Clusters: Insights from NJ and TX", Proceedings, American Society for Engineering Management, West Point, NY.


  • Aravantinos, Elias and Fallah, M. Hosein. (2008). "Potential Scenarios and Drivers of the 4G Evolution", ITS 17th Biennial Conference, Montreal, June 24-27.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein (2007). "A Longitudinal Analysis of Inventors Movements in Technology Clusters", Proceedings of IAMOT 2007 Conference, May 2007, Miami, FL. Referred article; selected for a special conference publication.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Ming, Huang (2007). "Complex Networks of Alliances", Proceedings of IAMOT 2007 Conference, Miami, FL.


  • Brantle, Thomas, F. and Fallah, M. Hosein (2007). "Complex Innovation Networks, Patent Citations and Power Laws", Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) August 2007, Portland, Oregon; selected for a special issue of Technology Forecasting and Social Change Journal.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein (2007). "Is Inventors Network Structure a Predictor of Cluster Evolution?", Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) August 2007, Portland, Oregon; selected for a special issue of Technology Forecasting and Social Change Journal.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein (2006). "Dynamics of Inventors’ Network and Growth of Geographic Clusters -Evidence from Telecommunications Industry in NJ & TX", Proceedings of the 2006 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Istanbul, Turkey, July 8-13.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein (2006). "Mobility of Innovators and Prosperity of Geographical Technology Clusters: A longitudinal examination of innovator networks in telecommunications industry", Proceedings of International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, June 24-30.


  • Brantle, Thomas and Fallah, M. Hosein (2006). "Complex Knowledge Networks and Invention Collaborations", Proceedings of International Conference on Complex Systems, Boston, MA, June 24-30.


  • Aravantinos, Elias and Fallah, M. Hosein (2006). "A Methodology to Improve the Mobile Diffusion Forecasting: the case of Greece", Proceedings of ISPIM 2006 Conference – “Networks for Innovation”, Athens, Greece, June 11-14.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Aravantinos, Elias (2006). "Telecommunications Infrastructure Development: Challenges of Mobile Wireless Diffusion", Proceedings of IEEE/IFIP Network Operations & Management Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, April 3-7.


  • Aravantinos, Elias, Harmantzis, Fotios, and Fallah, M. Hosein (2006). "Infrastructure and Economic Implications of Substitution Trends in the Telecom Industry", ,” Proceedings of Eastern Economic Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, February 24- 26.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Lechler, Thomas (2005). "“Global Innovation Management: When Traditional Approaches Fail”", Proceedings of the 2005 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland OR, July 31- Aug. 4.


  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein (2005). "“Reviving Telecommunications R&D in New Jersey: Can a Technology Cluster Strategy Work?”", Proceedings of the 2005 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland OR, July 31- Aug. 4.


  • Ibrahim, Sherwat and Fallah, M. Hosein (2005). "“Where do innovators get their ideas?”", Proceedings of the 2005 Portland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland OR, July 31- Aug. 4.


  • Hosein Fallah, Sherwat Ibrahim. (Apr 2004). "Knowledge Spillover and Innovation in Technological Clusters", Proceedings, IAMOT 2004 Conference, Washington, D.C.


  • Hosein Fallah, Thomas Lechler. (Apr 2004). "Competing in the New Paradigm of Global Innovation Management", Proceedings, IOMAT 2004 Conference, Washington, D.C.


  • Ibrahim, Sherwat and Fallah, M. Hosein (2004). " “Technological Clusters and Drivers of Innovation,”", Proceedings, ASEM 25th National Conference, October 2004.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Lechler, Thomas (2003). "“Global Innovation Management in the Wireless Industry”", Proceedings of IAMOT 2003 Conference, May 2003.


  • Hosein Fallah, Aiman K. Al-Atiqi. (Mar 2002). "Information Economy and Developing Countries: Can They Overcome the Technology Barrier?", Proceedings, IAMOT 2002 Conference.


  • Fallah, M. H.. (Sep 1998). "Telecommunications Policy: A Global Shift from Regulation to Competition", Proceedings, CCC98.


  • Fallah, M. H. and Weinman, Jr., J. B.. (Jun 28, 1995). "Will Reengineering Replace TQM", Proceedings, IEEE International Conference on Engineering Management, Singapore.


  • Fallah, M. H.. (1993). "TQM - A Competitive Advantage for the Decade of the 90's", Proceedings, ICC93.


  • Fallah, M. H. and Thompson, D. M. M.. (May 1989). "Quality Function Deployment - A Systematic Approach for Product Definition", Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Quality Congress.


  • Fallah, M. H. and Thompson, D. M. M.. (Jun 1989). "QFD - A Starting Point for Customer Satisfaction Metrics", Proceedings of the International Communication Conference.


  • Fallah, M. H. and Crawford, S. G.. (Aug 1985). "Software Development Process Audits - A General Procedure", Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Software Engineering.


  • Fallah, M. H. et. al.. (1984). "Auditing Software Development Projects- A Pilot Study", Proceedings of the National Electronics Conference, Vol. 38.


  •    Journals

  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein. (2009). "Is inventor network structure a predictor of cluster evolution? Technological Forecasting and Social Change", Technological Forecasting and Social Change, (76), 91- 106.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Lechler, Thomas (2008). "Global Innovation Performance: Strategic Challenges for Multi-national Corporations", Journal of Engineering Technology Management, 25, 58–74.


  • Ibrahim, Sherwat, Fallah, M. Hosein and Reilly, Richard , (2006). "Do Localized Clusters Influence Creativity of Inventors?", Creativity and Innovation Management Journal, Vol. 15, No. 4, 410-418.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Ibrahim, Sherwat (2005). "Innovation and Dynamics of Knowledge Creation", International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Organizational Change, Vol. 4, September 2005.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein (2005). "Telecommunications Evolution and Inequities of Current Tax Policies: A Case Analysis for New Jersey", International Journal of Telecommunications Policy, 29, 255–268.


  • Ibrahim, Sherwat, and Fallah, M. Hosein (2005). "Drivers of Innovation and Influence of Technological Clusters", Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 17 No. 3, 33-41.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Ubell, Robert (2000). "Blind Scores in a Graduate Test: Conventional Compared with Web-based Outcomes", ALN Magazine Volume 4, Issue 2 - December 2000.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein. (1997). "Process Audit - From Compliance to Self Management", Special Issue, International Journal of Engineering Management.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Jrad, A. M.. (Jan 1994). "SQA - Aproactive Approach to Assuring Software Quality", AT&T Technical Journal, 73 (1).


  • Fallah, M. Hosein, et.al. (1992).. "Audits, Reviews, and Inspections", AT&T Technical Jornal.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Tucker, G.T.. (Mar 1987). "The Software Design Quality Review", AT&T Technical Journal, 66 (2).


  • Magazine

  • Hosein Fallah, Thomas Lechler and Leslie Stevens. (Jul 2003). "Managing Innovation Globally- A Perspective from the Wireless Industry", Wall Street Technology Association, Ticker Magazine.


  • Books

  • M. Hosein Fallah, et.al.. (1986). Quality by Design - A Quality Manual for the AT&T R&D Community, AT&T Publications.


  • Book Chapters

  • He, Jiang and Fallah, M. Hosein. (2008). " A Longitudinal Analysis of Inventors Movements in Technology Clusters", Management of Technology Innovation and Value Creation, World Scientific Publishing Co.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Tucker, George, T.. (2006). "Software Process Management", IEEE Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, John Wiley. &. Sons.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Tucker, George T.. (1999). "Software Project Management", IEEE Ensyclopedia of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, John Wiley. &. Sons.


  • Fallah, M. Hosein and Arnold, George. (1999). "Reengineering and Continuous Improvement", Handbook of Total Quality Management, Kluwer Academic Publishers.


  • Report

  • Hosein Fallah, Thomas J. Lancaster, and Nicholas Miller. (Oct 2001). "Reform of Telecommunications Taxes and Fees in New Jersey - A Research Study", Final Report, Submitted to the Ford Foundation.


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