Senior Lecturer in Management
Eugenia’s interests center around the creation and operation of complex, science- and technology-intensive products. At micro-level, she investigates the role of objects, such as physical and virtual models, on the knowledge creation and exchange processes, particularly among scientists and engineers. At macro level, she is interested in the evolving pattern of division of labor and cospecialization in industries. Her research interests include:
• The organizational processes of innovation
• Coordination in knowledge intensive work
• Artifacts and the material context of organizing – including IT
• Organizing for high-reliability
• Learning and innovation in project-based contexts.
Eugenia holds a PhD in Science and Technology Policy and an MSc in Technology and Innovation Management, both from SPRU (University of Sussex). She graduated in Industrial Engineering with Management at Politecnico di Milano (Italy). Before joining Cass, Eugenia was Senior Scientist at ETH Zurich and, previously, Assistant Professor at Bocconi University, where she was also a fellow in the research centers CRORA and CROMA.
Eugenia’s research has been published in journals such as Journal of Management Studies, Organization Studies and Research Policy. She has extensive teaching experiences in the broad areas of organization studies and innovation.