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Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), gives CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, March 15

Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, University of Tennessee Research Foundation (UTRF), will give the CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, March 15 in MHK 622 from 12:20pm to 1:10pm. This seminar may be viewed remotely through ZOOM (see info. toward bottom of email). 

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Presenters: Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, Vice President, UTRF

Time: Friday, March 15, 12:20 PM - 1:10 PM EST

Location: Min H. Kao Building, Room 622

Presenter: Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, UTRF

Title: IP/Entrepreneurship and I-Corps Overview

Abstract: The commercialization of intellectual property (IP) plays a key role in encouraging an entrepreneurial culture, but there are many factors to consider for startups as they attempt to bring their product to market. This presentation will focus on how innovation and IP connect with the bringing a new product to market. Topics for the talk include the distinction between innovation and discovery, various forms of IP protection, and valuable steps of the customer discovery process to consider in preparation for bringing a product to market.  

Bio: Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy is Vice President of UTRF at the Multi-Campus office in Knoxville that manages all aspects of the commercialization of technologies developed at UT Knoxville, UT Institute of Agriculture, UT Chattanooga, UT Space Institute, and the Graduate School of Medicine. She then earned a PhD in particle physics, doing her graduate and then post-doctoral research at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park, California. 

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Upcoming Seminars

Friday, March 22nd - No Seminar - Spring Break

Friday, March 29th - Industry Seminar - Dr. Yonghong Chen, MISO (remote) - TBD

Friday, April 5th - James Leverette, Southern Company; Ben Ollis & Teja Kuruganti, ORNL - TBD

Friday, April 12th - Ahmet Ohner, NEU; & Fatima Taousser, UTK - TBD

See the CURENT calendar for more news and seminars