Industry/Academic Network Event This Week!
UConn is sponsoring an Innovation Connection function from 3-6 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at the Storrs campus, featuring a panel discussion on the topic of innovation followed by tours of the Chemistry Building and a networking event. The program is open to industry professionals, venture capitalists, faculty and students who are interested in exploring collaborative opportunities.
This month’s Connection function is hosted by Mun Choi, Dean of the School of Engineering; Jeremy Teitelbaum, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Steven Suib, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry; and Michael McPhee, President and CEO of McPhee Electric.
The networking event will take place in the Chemistry Building.
The panel discussion, hosted by Mr. McPhee, will focus on economic development, collaboration and entrepreneurship. Dr. Teitelbaum will moderate the conversation. The panel includes:
- Richard Dino, Northeast Utilities Scholar in Technological Entrepreneurship Associate Professor, Management
- Deb Santy, Connecticut SBIR Program Director, Connecticut Innovations
- Kevin Bouley, Nerac, Entrepreneur
- Howard Orr, KTI, Inc., Entrepreneur