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Kelly Carnes Articles & Publications List


  • Analyzing the Workforce Requirements of the Department of the Navy
  • Toward Energy Security: Stimulating U.S.-Israeli Cooperation in Advanced Biofuels
  • A Model for International Cooperation
  • Accelerating Science and Technology at the Department of Energy to Meet Critical National Needs
  • Building a STEM Pipeline for the Future of Naval S&T
    December 2009
  • Assessment of Federal Programs for Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment of Solar Power Systems
    June 2008
  • Riding the Rising Tide: An Innovation Action Agenda
    Alliance for Science &Technology Research in America

    December 2007
  • Assessment of Federal Programs for Research, Development, Demonstration and Deployment of Marine Energy Systems
    December 2007
  • Analysis of Federal R&D Opportunities for New York in Materials and Alternative Energy
    New York Office of Science, Technology and Academic Research

    March 2007
  • Washington Gets Serious About Alternative Energy
    January 2007
  • Building Engineering and Science Talent
    Review of Army Education and Outreach Program

    June 2006
  • Ensuring Excellence
    Action Steps to Increase Return on Investment from Office of Naval Research and Naval Research Enterprise Education Programs

    BEST: Building Engineering and Science Talent
    Fall 2004
  • Within Our Reach
    Report of the National Task Force on Technology and Disability
    Fall 2003
  • Best Practices in Science & Engineering Workforce Diversity
    BEST: Building Engineering & Science Talent
    Fall 2003
  • Are You Ready for Internet Regulation?
    San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
    June 2002
  • The Digital Work Force Challenge
    Information Impact Magazine, April 2000
  • The Globalization of Industrial Research and Development
    April 2000
  • Women Need Support Too
    Issues in Science and Technology
    National Academy of Science, April 2000
  • Is Your Child Ready for Tomorrow’s Best Jobs? (PDF Format)
    Scientific American’s Explorations, April 1999

At the Commerce Department, Ms. Carnes directed the research, writing and publication of more than 25 reports on innovation, technology and competitiveness issues, including:

The Digital Work Force: Building Infotech Skills at the Speed of Innovation (PDF Format) (June 1999) and America’s New Deficit (September 1997): these highly influential reports describe the nation’s challenge in developing a world class digital work force, and recommend actions key stakeholders must take to address the challenge.

Digital Work Force

The Globalizing Research and Development (PDF Format) (1999 and 1996): ground-breaking reports describing the scope of foreign R&D investments in the U. S. and American investments abroad, and assessing the impact of these investments on America’s technological leadership.

Globalizing Research & Development

The Technology in the National Interest (PDF Format) a statement by President Clinton on America’s technology policy for economic growth, exploring the history and economic results of U.S. policy, and articulating the Clinton Administration’s framework, plans and policies.

Technology in the National Interest
Effective Partnering

The Tech Transfer 2000 and Effective Partnering (1996) (PDF Format) reports to Congress assessing the effectiveness of the federal government’s technology transfer policies and research partnerships, and making recommendations for improving the effectiveness of technology development and transfer mechanisms.

Tech Transfer