The Institute for Advanced Materials at Case Western Reserve University
Jim comes to the Institute for Advanced Materials having spent more than five years serving Case’s technology commercialization efforts and industry sponsored research initiatives in the Technology Transfer Office. While in Tech Transfer, Jim was a dedicated resource to the Case School of Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences wherein he supported his constituent faculty in their materials and advanced energy related research endeavors.
Prior to joining the Technology Transfer Office in July of 2005, Jim was a Senior Partnership Development Manager for the National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC) where he specialized in marketing commercialization opportunities on behalf of NASA and the Veterans Administration. During his time at NTTC, he worked to develop collaborations in a variety of areas including advanced materials and polymers, artificial intelligence and software, adult stem cells, and novel biotech assay methodologies. Jim’s background also includes eight years as a sales executive focusing on business to business sales to organizations ranging from the Fortune 100 to small and medium sized companies. Initially, Jim worked as a project engineer for the NASA Glenn Research Center specializing in full-scale and component jet engine testing, instrumentation and data acquisition, and test cell operations.
Jim holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Ohio University. He served a four-year term as a Director on the Ohio University Alumni Association Board of Directors and also served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors for the University Clean Energy Alliance of Ohio.
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