Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS)
Survey Research Center
Institute for Social Research
Professor of Sociology, Professor of Organizational Studies, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, Executive Director of Research Analytics - University of Michigan Office of Research, Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy
Professor Owen-Smith conducts research on the collective dynamics of large scale networks and their implications for scientific and technological innovation and surgical care. He is the executive director of the Institution for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS, http://iris.isr.umich.edu). IRIS is a national consortium of research universities who share data and support infrastructure designed to support research to understand, explain, and eventually improve the public value of academic research and research training.