NSF I-Corps Grant – 7/21/2020

Yehou Gnopo and Stephanie Curley, along with John Brenner from Rheonix, were awarded the National Science Foundation’s Innovation-Corps (I-Corps) Grant! I-Corps is a 7 week program where Yehou (as entrepreneurial lead) and Stephanie (as technical lead) will interview over 100 people to learn how to take their OMV technology to market! John Brenner, as the team’s industrial mentor, will be guiding them along the way. Congratulations on the award!

Professor Putnam on Academic Entrepreneurship Panel

The program for A.D. White Professors-at-Large presented a public seminar and panel discussion about Academic Entrepreneurship. The talk “Academic Entrepreneurship: Creating Impact Beyond Publishing Papers” was given by Stephen Quake, Ph.D. from Stanford University. Professor Putnam was invited to join the panel discussion with Dr. Quake and Andrea Ippolito, lecturer in Engineering Management at Cornell University. The panel was moderated by David Erickson, Ph.D, from Cornell Biomedical Engineering.


Dr. Steph awarded ASSIST travel grant to attend WE19

Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Curley for being accepted into the Academic Leadership for Women in Engineering (ALWE) program at SWE’s annual conference, WE19 in Anaheim California! The ASSIST grant will be funding her entire travel experience. The purpose of the ALWE program is to provide female academics in engineering with the skills and knowledge needed to pursue, acquire, and maintain institutional leadership positions at a university. You can find out more about the program here. Congrats Stephanie, we can’t wait to hear all about the trip!