Michael M. Crow is currently executive vice provost and professor of Science Policy at Columbia University in the City of New York.

He oversees Columbia’s research enterprise, technology and innovation transfer operations, strategic initiative program, interdisciplinary program development and an assortment of special projects. Prior to moving to Columbia in 1991, Dr. Crow was Institute Professor of Technology Management and director of the Institute for Physical Research and Technology at Iowa State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Public Policy from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. He is the author of many articles and author or editor of several books relating to the analysis of research organizations, technology transfer, strategic R&D management, research universities, science and technology policy, and the practice and theory of public policy.