• Phone: 617-353-4258
  • E-Mail:  pmcmanus@bu.edu
  • Office: 640
  • Office Hours: By Appointment
  • Address: Boston University Questrom School of Business
    595 Commonwealth Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215
  • Education Open or Close

    MBA, Boston University, 1986.

    BS, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1977.

  • Current CoursesOpen or Close

    GSM SI870 F1 Strategies for Sustainable Development

  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored ResearchOpen or Close

    SCOPE: A Smart-city Cloud-based Open Platform and Ecosystem, NSF. (February 15, 2014 - Present).

  • Research PresentationsOpen or Close

    Invited Lectures:

      McManus, P. (Presenter & Author). NCET2, Technology Development @ BU, NCET, Washington, DC. (December 4, 2010).

      McManus, P. (Presenter & Author). GCEC Annual Conference, Accelerating the Development of Micro-Multinationals, Global Consortium of ENtrepreneurship Centers, Houston, TX. (October 20, 2009).

      McManus, P. (Presenter & Author), & Allan, M. (Presenter & Author). AUPHA Annual Meeting, Innovation as a Tool to Drive Essential Health Management Education, Association of University Programs in Health Administration, Chicago, IL. (June 30, 2009).

      McManus, P. (Presenter & Author). Young Entrepreneurs Conference, Entrepreneurship Programs at BU, French Ministry of Economic Development, Paris, France. (June 28, 2008).

      McManus, P. (Presenter & Author). French Life Sciences Initiatives, BU's Soft Landing Program, French Ministry of Economic Development, Paris, France. (June 28, 2008).

  • Conference ActivitiesOpen or Close

      Discussion, BU Initiative on Cities and the Pardee School of International Studies, "Jakarta: Making a Megacity a Smart City", Discussant (work of others). (September 14, 2016 - September 14, 2016).

      Swiss Energy Innovation Days, Swiss Ministery of Energy, "The Business of Energy: The Role of District Level Energy Networks", Panelist. (August 21, 2015 - August 24, 2015).

      Frederick S. Pardee Distinguished Lecture, The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, “Growth, Innovation, and the Accelerating Pace of Life from Cells to Cities: Are They Sustainable?” , Discussant (work of others). (April 4, 2013 - April 4, 2013).

      World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Water Innovation, Panelist. (September 24, 2012 - September 26, 2012).

      CleanTech Open Annual Conference, CleanTech Open, CleanTech Startups, Panelist. (October 16, 2012 - October 16, 2012).

      CleanTech Open Competition - Regional Finals, CleanTech Open, University-based Ecosystems for Student Entrepreneurs in Cleantech, Panelist. (October 9, 2012 - October 9, 2012).

      Symposium on Water Innovation in Massachusetts, Office of Governor Patrick Duval, Water Technology-based Ecosystem Development in MA, Committee Member. (May 8, 2012 - May 8, 2012).

      Safe Water for Health Now Conference, BU SPH & Vestergaard Fransen, Committee Member. (January 27, 2012 - January 27, 2012).

      Food & The CIty, Frederick S Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future, Food and the City: Issues on the Horizon, Panelist. (February 25, 2012 - February 26, 2012).

      The Urban Century, Frederick S, Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Ranger Future, The Urban Century: Local Challenges, Global Matters, Committee Chair. (December 14, 2012 - December 14, 2012).

      GCEC Annual Conference, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, Intro to ITEC's Soft Landings Program , Panelist. (October 14, 2010 - October 16, 2010).

      Swayer Seminar, The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, The Business of Energy, Panelist. (December 3, 2010 - December 3, 2010).

      GCEC Annual Conference, Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers, Accelerating the Development of Micro-Multinationals, Panelist. (October 14, 2009 - October 16, 2009).

      AUHP Anual Meeting, Innovation in Healthcare, Panelist. (June 28, 2009 - June 30, 2009).

  • Editorial And Review ActivitiesOpen or Close

    McManus, P. The Utility of the Future Study, MIT, Editorial Board Member, International, One-Time Editorship (Edited One Issue, Edition, Etc.), Appointed, Academic. (July 1, 2015 - Present).

    Member of the Faculty Advisory Committee


    McManus, P. "Report to the Council for U.S.-Japan Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship", U.S.-Japan Council on Cooperation on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International, One-Time Editorship (Edited One Issue, Edition, Etc.), Appointed, Professional. (January 24, 2013 - January 31, 2013).

    McManus, P. • "Entrepreneurial Processes and Culture for Higher Education to Produce Commercial Impact – Hong Kong as an Emerging Innovation Hub”, Research Grants Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, International, One-Time Editorship (Edited One Issue, Edition, Etc.), Appointed, Professional. (January 24, 2013 - January 31, 2013).

  • Awards and HonorsOpen or Close

    2013 Henry Morgan Award for Service to the Entrepreneurship Program, Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, Service, University. (May 16, 2013).

    2010 Broderick Prize, School of Management, Service, University. (May 16, 2010).

    For Service to Graduate Programs


    2009 Faculty of the Year, MBA Full-tume class of 2009, Teaching. (May 1, 2009).
    Voted faculty of the year by the MBA class of 2009


  • BroadcastsOpen or Close

    Radio

      Boston University World of Ideas, "Growth, Innovation, and the Accelerating Pace of Life from Cells to Cities: Are They Sustainable?", 05/12/13, WBUR. See Web Page

  • Web LinksOpen or Close

  • DirectorshipOpen or Close

    Board of Advisors, Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA