Program Committee

Thank you to the 2019 Program  Committee! 

Kalliat T. Valsaraj

Committee Chair

Kalliat T. Valsaraj

Vice President for Research & Economic Development
Louisiana State University
NAI Fellow
NAI Board of Directors

Tom Campbell

Tom Campbell

Executive Director
Office of Technology Transfer and Innovation
University of Houston

Cindy Cooper

Cindy Cooper

Program Officer
The Lemelson Foundation
 

Elizabeth Dougherty

Elizabeth Dougherty

Director of Inventor Education, Outreach, and Recognition
United States Patent & Trademark Office
NAI Board of Directors

Robert V. Duncan

Robert V. Duncan

Professor & President’s Distinguished Chair in Physics
Texas Tech University
NAI Fellow
NAI Board of Directors

Pam Kahl

Pam Kahl

Communications Officer
The Lemelson Foundation
 

Andrew J. Maas

Andrew J. Maas

Assistant Vice President for Research
Technology Transfer Director
Office of Innovation & Technology Commercialization
Louisiana State University

Martin M. Matzuk

Martin M. Matzuk

Professor and Director
Center for Drug Discovery
Baylor College of Medicine
NAI Fellow

Subhash L. Shinde

Subhash L. Shinde

Associate Director
University of Notre Dame
NAI Fellow

Jon Weidanz

Keara A. Leach

Associate Vice President for Research, Founding Director of the North Texas Genome Center and Professor 
The University of Texas at Arlington

Neela White

Neela White

Project Director
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
Lemelson Invention Ambassadors Program

Lynn Zechiedrich

Lynn E. Zechiedrich

Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
NAI Fellow