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Faculty Tech Commercialization Council

The External Advisory Board works on pan-university innovation initiatives to shape the future of Drexel University's innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem


  • Engage the entire Drexel research enterprise and help more researchers make commercial and social impact
  • Reflecting faculty feedback in developing a better, more transparent and relevant technology transfer service

Jonathan Spanier
Professor and Head of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
College of Engineering

Michel Barsoum

Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
College of Engineering

Kenneth Barbee
Professor, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Research
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Ming Xiao

Associate Professor
School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems

Olimpia Meucci
Professor and Chair, Pharmacology & Physiology
College of Medicine

Rodrigo España
Associate Professor, Neurobiology & Anatomy
College of Medicine

John Kounios
Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
College of Arts and Sciences

Paul Diefenbach
Associate Professor
College of Media Arts and Design

Geneviève Dion
Professor of Design
College of Media Arts and Design
Director, Center for Functional Fabrics & Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center

Aroutis Foster
Professor, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies
School of Education

Chaomei Chen
Professor, Information Science
College of Computing and Informatics

VK Narayanan
Deloitte Touche Jones Stubbs Professor of Management
LeBow College of Business

Rajneesh Suri

Vice Dean for Research and Strategic Partnerships
Professor of Marketing
LeBow College of Business

Robert McGrath
Director, Intellectual Property and Agreements
Drexel Applied Innovation

Shintaro Kaido
Vice Provost for Innovation and Executive Director, Drexel Applied Innovation