Daniel Armanios is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Armanios’ research lies at the intersection between entrepreneurship, institutions, and public policy. More specifically, he focuses on the local public institutions and infrastructure necessary to support high-tech innovation and sustainable development. His work has been published in a wide range of leading journals in chemistry, economics, hydrology, sustainable development, strategic management, and technology policy such as Biomacromolecules, Hydrological Processes, International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management, Public Choice, Sustainable Development, and Strategic Management Journal. His work has also contributed to reports for top national and international governmental organizations such as NASA, NOAA, and the UNOHCHR. As a NSF Graduate Research Fellow and as a Benchmark Stanford Graduate Research Fellow, Dr. Armanios received his Ph.D. in Management Science & Engineering (2015) from Stanford University. As a Rhodes Scholar, he received two M.Sc. degrees in Management Research (2008) and in Water Science, Policy and Management (2009) from the University of Oxford. He received two B.S. degrees in Political Science and in Mechanical Engineering (2007) from the University of Pittsburgh where he was a Goldwater Scholar, Truman Scholar, and American Helicopter Society Vertical Flight Scholar.