CNS Publications Library


  • Brock, D. (Forthcoming). Alternate Materialities of Microcircuitry. IEEE Annals of the History of Computing.
  • Copeland, L., & Smith E. R. A. N. (Forthcoming). Political Consumerism: Citizen Activism in Response to Climate Change and other Environmental Problems. In Wolinsky-Nahmias, Y. (Eds.),. Climate Change Policy and the Role of Society. Washington, D.C: CQ Press.
  • Eisler, M. N. (Forthcoming). Overpotential: Fuel Cells, Futurism, and the Making of a Power Panacea . Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
  • Kay, L., Youtie J., Newman N., Porter A., & Rafols I. (Forthcoming). Patent Overlay mapping: Visualizing Technological Distance. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
  • Lau, E. Z., Foladori G., Appelbaum R. P., & Figueroa E. (Forthcoming). Empresas nanotecnológicas en México: hacia un primer inventario. CIAD Estudios Sociales Magazine, (12)(42).
  • Lécuyer, C., & Choi H. (Forthcoming). How Did Semiconductor Firms Manage Technological Uncertainty?. La Revue d'Histoire Moderne at Contemporaine.
  • Maldonado, J., Shearer C., & Bronen R. (Forthcoming). Climate Change, Displacement and Tribal Communities: Road Map for Adaptation Policies. Climactic Change.
  • Newfield, C., & Boudreaux D. (Forthcoming). Learning From Solyndra: Filling Gaps in the US Innovation System. In Ramani, Shyama, V. (Eds.),. What's In It for Emerging Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Satterfield, T. A., Conti J. A., Harthorn B. H., & Pidgeon N. (Forthcoming). Early Warnings Across Malleable Perceptions of Nanotechnologies: Risk, Benefit, Betrayal and Trust.
  • Walsh, J. (Forthcoming). The Impact of Foreign-Born Scientists and Engineers on American Nanoscience Research. Science and Public Policy.
  • Zúñiga, H., Copeland L., & Bimber B. (Forthcoming). Political Consumerism: Civic Engagement and the Social Media Connection. New Media & Society.


  • Kay, L., Youtie J., & Shapira P. (2014). Signs of Things to Come? What Patent Submissions by Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Say About Corporate Strategies in Emerging Technologies. Technology Forecasting and Social Change.
  • Kay, L., & Youtie J. (2014). Acquiring Nanotechnology Capabilities: Role of Mergers and Acquisitions. Technology Analysis & Strategic Management.
  • Lau, E. Z., Frederick S., & Foladori G. (2014). Twelve years of nanoscience and nanotechnology publications in Mexico. Journal of Nanopartical Research, (16)(2193). doi: 10.1007/s11051-013-2193-1
  • Mody, C. (2014). University in a Garage: Instrumentation and Innovation from UC Santa Barbara. In Kenney, M., Mowery D., & Walshok M. (Eds.),. The Role of the University of California in Building Regional Economies through Knowledge Creation and Transfer, (pp. 153-179). Stanford: Stanford University Press.
  • Mody, C. (2014). Essential Tensioins and Representational Strategies. In Lynch, M., Woolgar S., Vertesi J., & Coopmans C. (Eds.),. Representation in Scientific Practices Revisited, (pp. 223-248). Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  • Motoyama, Y., Cong C., & Appelbaum R. P. (2014). Observing regional divergence in Chinese nanotechnology centers . Technological Forecasting and Social Change, (81), (pp. 11-21).
  • Shearer, C., Rogers-Brown J., Bryant K., Cranfill R., & Harthorn B. H. (2014). Power and Vulnerability: Re-contextualizing 'low risk' views of environmental and health hazards. Research in Social Problems and Public Policy.


  • Appelbaum, R. P. (2013). Innovative and Responsible Governance of Converging Technologies. In Roco, M. (Eds.),. Innovative and Responsible Governance of Converging Technologies. OECD Workshop Report on Bridging the Divide Between Policy, Practice and Research on Public Engagement on Nanotechnologies.
  • Beaudrie, C., Kandlikar M., & Satterfield T. A. (2013). From Cradle-to-Grave at the Nanoscale: Gaps in US Regulatory Oversight along the Nanomaterial Life Cycle. Environmental Science & Technology, (47)(11), (pp. 5524-5534). doi: 10.1021/es303591x
  • Beaudrie, C., Kandlikar M., & Satterfield T. A. (2013). "UBC SDM Risk Workshop summary. CNS Report Center for Nanotechnology in Society - UCSB. Retrieved from
  • Beaudrie, C., Satterfield T. A., Kandlikar M., & Harthorn B. H. (2013). Expert Views on regulatory preparedness for managing the risks of nanotechnologies. PLOS One. Retrieved from
    doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080250
  • Becker, S. (2013). Nanotechnology in the marketplace: how the nanotechnology industry views risk. Journal of Nanoparticle Research, (15)(1426), (pp. 1-13). doi: 10.1007/s11051-013-1426-7
  • Cao, C., Appelbaum R. P., & Parker R. (2013). Research is High and the Market is Far Away - Commercialization of Nanotechnology in China. Technology in Society, (35), (pp. 55-64).
  • Cherry, C., Hopfe C., MacGillivray B., & Pidgeon N. (2013). Media discourses of low carbon housing: The marginalisation of social and behvioural dimensions within the British broadsheet press. Public Understanding of Science. Retrieved from
    doi: 10.1177/0963662513512442