Steve is a Senior Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School’s Center for Public Leadership.
He has served as a Chief Architect/Research Fellow within the Engineering Systems Division of MIT (Large-scale systems design and High performance computing), a Fellow within the MIT School of Engineering (Smart Grid and Cyber security), a Fellow at Harvard’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science – Center for Geographic Analysis (Spatio-temporal analysis), a Faculty Research Fellow at the University of Memphis (Advanced spatial analysis), a Technology Dissemination Fellow at the MIT International Development Initiative (Information technology for International development/Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief), a Researcher at Harvard Law School’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society (Unstructured data and Creative rights), and a Chief Technology Officer/Research Fellow for the MIT E-Lab at the Department of Comparative Media Studies (Collaborative Big Data, Civic media tools, and Serious gaming).
His publications have appeared in refereed journals, such as those of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Future Internet. He also serves on the Program Committee for peer-reviewed venues, such as the IEEE-NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre of Excellence's Cyber Conflict Conference (CYCON) and for the Journal of Information Technology for Development.
He serves on the Board of Advisors for the Advanced Distributed Learning Center for Intelligent Tutoring Systems Research and Development at the FedEx Institute of Technology, a spin-off organization from the Eindhoven University of Technology’s Information Visualization group (Synerscope), and he also serves on the Advisory Council for the Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC).