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Published: Jul 6, 2012 2:00:00 PM
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Auburn University’s National Academy of Inventors chapter will host a lecture by Richard Voyles, program director of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps), on Thursday, July 12, at 11 a.m. in 136 Ross Hall. Voyles’ presentation, "Securing NSF grants under the new I‐Corps Program," is open to the public and will focus on a new NSF program and curriculum to strengthen entrepreneurship tied to federally sponsored research. Voyles will also talk on the NSF funding application process and I-Corps requirements, which includes assembling an entrepreneurial team to enroll in an NSF-supported entrepreneurship course for engineers and scientists.
Auburn’s National Academy of Inventors chapter board of directors includes Ram Gupta, the chapter’s chair and Walt and Virginia Woltosz professor in chemical engineering; James Barbaree, Scharnagel professor in biological sciences; Z.Y. Cheng, professor in materials engineering; Jorge Mosjidis, professor in agronomy and soils; Bernhard Kaltenboeck, professor in pathobiology; Paul Swamidass, director of Auburn’s Thomas Walter Center for Technology Management; Gwynedd Thomas, faculty member in polymer and fiber engineering; Jan Thornton, director of Auburn’s Office of Technology Transfer; and John Weete, assistant vice president for technology transfer and commercialization.
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