PDMA Proposal Competition Winners


Peng Zhang (UGA) has won the award with Gergana Romanova and Sunny Mosangzi Xu garnering runner up honors

This year, the PDMA Dissertation Proposal Competition received strong submissions from doctoral students around the world. It is my pleasure to announce the winners:


Peng Zhang, University of Georgia. Advisors: Sundar Bharadwaj and Anindita Chakravarty
Pre-release New Product Sales Forecast Using Customers’ Dynamic Knowledge Collaborative Activities

Runners Up (alphabetical order):

Gergana Romanova, University of Copenhagen. Advisor: Marcel Bogers
Openness as an Organizing Principle in University-Industry Relations: A Practice Perspective on Collaborative Research Projects

Sunny Mosangzi Xu, University of Copenhagen. Advisor: Marcel Bogers
Lost in Between: Boundaries in the Making and Remaking – a Study of Innovation Processes in University-Industry Interaction

A big thanks to all reviewers – this competition would not be possible without your efforts!

The finalists will be invited to present their work at PDMA’s Research Forum (Nov. 2-3 in Orlando). See you there!

Michael A. Stanko, PhD
Chair, 2019 PDMA Dissertation Proposal Competition