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CTG UAlbany Welcomes New Faculty Fellows Sept. 8, 2022

Read about CTG UAlbany new faculty fellows program, designed to serve as a platform of intellectual exchange and an appreciation for interdisciplinary scholarship. 

CTG UAlbany Tackles Challenges Facing Urban Governments Aug. 25, 2022

In a new publication, “Systematic Mapping of Long-Term Urban Challenges,” published in the journal Sustainability, CTG UAlbany’s Mila Gascó-Hernandez and co-authors Ralf-Martin Soe and Lill Sarv from Tallinn University of Technology utilized a case study approach to identify the long-term problems faced by local governments in their “smart city” efforts. 

Governor Hochul Announces Launch of $30 Million Shared Services Program to Enhance Cyber Defenses in Counties Across the State July 27, 2022

CTG UAlbany’s Meghan Cook quoted in press release announcing the launch of a shared shared services program designed to assist NYS counties with cybersecurity for government systems across the state, including tools to protect against ransomware attacks.

CTG UAlbany Examines Open Innovation in Public Organizations June 23, 2022

A review of the current state of open innovation written by CTG UAlbany Research Director and Rockefeller College Associate Professor Mila Gascó-Hernández along with researchers from the Vlerick Business School in Belgium and the Royal Military Academy of Belgium was published in Public Management Review.

CTG UAlbany’s Battulga Buyannemekh Wins Steve Jackson Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award April 12, 2022

Congratulations to CTG UAlbany’s Battulga Buyannemekh who is the recipient of the Steve Jackson Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching Award, awarded by the Department of Public Administration and Policy of the University at Albany. Battulga will be recognized on April 12, 2022 at noon.  

CTG UAlbany’s Program Director, Meghan Cook, wins 2022 UAlbany President’s Award for Exemplary Public Engagement April 11, 2022

CTG UAlbany’s Meghan Cook will receive the UAlbany President’s Award for Exemplary Public Engagement on Monday, April 11, 2022.  

CTG UAlbany Study Examines U.S. Voter Registration Practices March 24, 2022

An interdisciplinary expert team from CTG, UAlbany’s College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (CEAS), and UAlbany’s College of Emergency Preparedness and Homeland Security (CEHC) are worked with the New York State Board of Elections (NYSBOE) are working together to enhance the Board’s ability to identify and address potential threats to the integrity of voter registration data. 

CTG UAlbany’s Qianli Yuan Wins ASPA Award March 18, 2022

CTG UAlbany graduate student Qianli Yuan was presented with the ASPA’s Section on Science and Technology’s annual Jr. Scholar Award at the ASPA Conference, which was held in Jacksonville, FL, March 18-22, 2022. Congratulations, Qianli!! Keep up the great work! 

    National Science Foundation Smart & Connected Communities Principal Investigators’ Meeting Oct. 11, 2022-Oct. 12, 2022 | Arlington ,VA

    NSF SCC 2022 PI Meeting will be held in-person in Arlington, Virginia. CTG UAlbany’s Mila Gascó-Hernández and Aryamala Prasad will be attending to present the work conducted in the project “Integrating Heterogeneous Wide-Area Networks and Advanced Data Science to Bridge the Digital Divide in Rural Emergency Preparedness and Response”.

    Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Annual Conference Oct. 19, 2022-Oct. 21, 2022 | Chicago ,IL

    CTG UAlbany Research Director Mila Gascó-Hernández will present Perspectives on Engaging Students to Public Service Through Funded Opportunities. The purpose of the panel is to explore the benefits and challenges funded initiatives can play when blending classroom instruction with real world experience in public service programs. This panel includes presenters from public service programs in Colombia, Switzerland, and the United States to share their experiences and perspectives on the topic. 

    Northeast Conference on Public Administration Nov. 4, 2022-Nov. 5, 2022 | Online

    CTG UAlbany Research Director Mila Gascó-Hernández will present the paper titled “Challenges of Managing Cybersecurity in Local Governments: A Systematic Review”, which she has co-authored with her PhD student Craig Waltz. 

    Smart City Expo World Congress Nov. 15, 2022-Nov. 17, 2022 | Barcelona ,Spain

    CTG UAlbany Research Director Mila Gascó-Hernández will be attending the Smart City World Expo Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain, November 15-17. She will present results from CTG’s research project, “Enabling Smart, Inclusive, and Connected Communities: The Role of Public Libraries,” which was funded by the US Institute of Museum and Library Services.

    HICSS 2023 Jan. 3, 2023-Jan. 6, 2023 | Maui ,Hawaii