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Ira Bennett

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Clinical Associate Prof, MY
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Senior Sustainability Scientist
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Clinical Associate Prof, MY
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Associate Director for Research
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 5603
Publications
  • Barben, Daniel; Bennett, Ira. The Glossary. The Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society (2010).
  • Jameson Wetmore and Ira Bennett. Pre-natal Science Education. Soap Box: the CSPO Blog (2010).
  • Wetmore, Jameson; Bennett, Ira; Hooke, William; and Miller, Tim. Scientists: Listen Up. (2009).
  • Ira Bennett and Clark Miller. Science Fiction as Technology Assessment. Science and Public Policy (2008).
  • Ira Bennett. Developing Plausible Nano-Enabled Products. Excavating Futures of Nanotechnology Yearbook of Nanotechnology in Societ (2008).
Research Activity
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FIS 494Special Topics
CHM 501Current Topics in Chemistry
NAN 505Nanoscience and Society
HSD 580Practicum
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 540Responsible Innovation & Rsrch
HSD 580Practicum
Summer 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 505Sci &Tech Policy Workshop
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 501Current Topics in Chemistry
NAN 505Nanoscience and Society
HSD 580Practicum
SOS 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 540Responsible Innovation & Rsrch
HSD 580Practicum
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 505Sci &Tech Policy Workshop
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 501Current Topics in Chemistry
NAN 505Nanoscience and Society
HSD 540Responsible Innovation & Rsrch
HSD 580Practicum
SOS 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 580Practicum
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 505Sci &Tech Policy Workshop
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
SOS 790Reading and Conference
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 501Current Topics in Chemistry
NAN 505Nanoscience and Society
HSD 580Practicum
SOS 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 540Responsible Innovation & Rsrch
HSD 580Practicum
SOS 790Reading and Conference
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 505Sci &Tech Policy Workshop
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
CHM 501Current Topics in Chemistry
NAN 505Nanoscience and Society
HSD 580Practicum
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
HSD 540Responsible Innovation & Rsrch
HSD 580Practicum
HSD 594Conference and Workshop
Presentations
  • Bennett, Ira. Nanotechnology 101: The Technical and Political History of Nanotechnology. Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network Annual Meeting (Oct 2010).
  • Bennett, Ira. Science Fiction as Technology Assessment. Emerging Terraformations: Climate Change, Geoengineering and Science Fiction (Oct 2010).
  • Bennett, Ira. Visions for future innovation and implications. Atlanta Transatlantic Workshop on Nanotechnology Innovation and Policy (Mar 2010).
  • Ira Bennett. Lessons of Engagement: Learning from Policymakers and the Public. Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (Feb 2010).
  • Ira Bennett. Publicly funded science: a comparison between India and the United States. National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai Winter School (Dec 2009).
  • Ira Bennett and Jameson Wetmore. Pre-Conference Workshop: Real-time Technology Assessment and Anticipatory Governance. S.Net (Sep 2009).
  • Ira Bennett. Anticipatory Governance of Emerging Nanotechnologies. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting (Apr 2009).
  • Ira Bennett. Non-Traditional Careers for Scientists and Engineers. Department Seminar, Department of Chemistry, American University in Cairo (Mar 2009).
  • Ira Bennett. Societal Benefits of Research, Fourth Symposium on Policy and Socio-Economic Research. 89th American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting (Mar 2009).
  • Miller, Clark, Bennett, Ira. Science Fiction as Technology Assessment. Futures of Life
  • Wetmore, Jameson, Bennett, Ira. Bureaucrats, Lobbyists, and Regulators, Oh My! Introducing Graduate Students to Life Outside the Lab. CSPO Enlightening Lunch
Service
  • Journal of Nano Education, Regional Editor (2010 - Present)
  • Tinkering with the Temperature of Planet Earth, a Participatory Technology Assessment Exercise, Co-organizer (2010 - Present)
  • Professional Science Masters in Science and Technology Policy, Admissions Committee (2010 - Present)
  • Informal Science Communication program, Co-organizer (2010 - Present)
  • Arizona Science Center, Presentation with Clark Miller (2009 - Present)
  • Content Steering Group, Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network, Advisor (2009 - Present)
  • 2nd Friday Science Café, East West Exchange, Chandler, AZ, Presenter (2009 - Present)
  • Professional Science Masters in Nanoscience, Curriculum Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Professional Science Masters in Science and Technology Policy, Curriculum Committee (2009 - Present)
  • Arizona Science Center, Presention with Jameson Wetmore and Troy Benn (2008 - Present)
  • Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network's NanoDays at both the Tempe Festival of the Arts and the Arizona Science Center, Co-organizer with Jameson Wetmore (2008 - Present)
  • Jewish Arizonans on Campus, Faculty Advisor (2006 - Present)
  • Triple Helix: The International Journal of Science, Society, and Law at Arizona State University, Reviewer (2006 - Present)
  • More Graduate Education at Mountain States Alliance, Student Research Conference, Judge (2006 - Present)
  • Graduates in the Earth, Life, and Social Sciences Symposium, Judge (2005 - Present)
  • Arizona Science Center's 'Making Stuff' Science Festival, Organizing Committee (2010 - 2011)
  • The Rightful Place of Science?, Member of the organizig committee (2009 - 2010)
  • CNS / NISENet joint Museum Demonstrations on Nanotechnology and Society, Co-organizer (2009 - 2009)
  • Pakistan Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, Reviewer (2008 - 2008)