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Center for Support of Economic Development

Economic Development in Action

Broad-based economic development cannot be a short-term endeavor: it takes time to build partnerships, feed momentum, shift to more efficient technologies, identify markets for products, secure funding sources, and develop capacity for major market demand.

In order to meet multi-layered community and student needs, the Center for Support of Economic Development (CSED) at the Anderson School supports a number of initiatives and programs for students and the business community. For more about CSED's mission and vision, click here.

CSED Contact Information

Suleiman '<em>Sul</em>' Kassicieh
  • Suleiman 'Sul' Kassicieh
  • Distinguished Professor & Department Chair
  • Phone: (505) 277-8881
  • Office: ASM 2110
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  • Bio: Dr. Kassicieh received his Ph.D. in Operations Research and International Business from the University of Iowa in 1978 and joined the faculty at UNM in 1981.
    “Sul” is Distinguished Professor of Technology Management at the Anderson School of Management Endowed Chair in Economic Development at the University of New Mexico. He is also Chairs the Finance, International, Technology and Entrepreneurship Department at Anderson. He consults with a number of national and international organizations in areas such as economic development based technology on technology, technology commercialization, strategic planning and venture funding. He has published over 100 technical and management papers in journals in the such as Operations Research, California Management Review, Management International Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice and Journal of Business Venturing, and the IEEE Transations in Engineering Management. He has also received more than $ 5 million in research grants and contracts.
    He teaches a number of management of technology (MOT) courses.