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Mtech's Mission

    The mission of the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), a unit of the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland, is to:

    • Educate the next generation of technology entrepreneurs;
    • Create successful technology ventures; and
    • Connect Maryland companies with university resources to help them succeed.

    Mtech has built a comprehensive entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem at the University of Maryland. Its programs arm top students from around the world with the knowledge of how to successfully launch companies and guide aspiring and existing entrepreneurs through the entire lifecycle of launching and maintaining technology-based ventures.

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    ASPIRE is a grant program for undergraduate researchers working with Clark School faculty on projects with commercial potential

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    Mtech Staff

    Contact information for the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), along with each of its constituent programs, are included in the list below. Staff members are listed by office or program.

    Mtech Main Office

      Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)

      4467 Technology Drive
      1105 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
      University of Maryland
      College Park, MD 20742
      (301) 405-3906

      Dr. Peter Sandborn

      Professor and Director
      (301) 405-3906
      e-mail
      bio

      Daniel Kunitz

      Director, Venture Strategy and Development, Executive Director, DC I-Corps Node
      Suite 1105A
      (301) 314-8572
      e-mail

      Ericka Black

      Program Administrative Specialist
      (301) 405-3906
      e-mail

      Mtech Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities

        Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities

        University of Maryland​-Mtech​
        5000 College Avenue
        110​0 Technology ​Ventures Building
        College Park, MD 2074​0

        Dan Carafelli

        Director
        (301) 405-3906
        e-mail

        Karen Russo

        Associate Director
        (301) 405-3907  
        e-mail

        Candace Thornton

        Assistant Director for Budget and Finance
        (301) 405-4342
        e-mail

        Jonathan Young

        Venture Facilities Coordinator
        (301) 405-0126
        e-mail

        Chaunda Pair

        Building Facilitator
        (301) 314-7805
        e-mail

        Mtech Marketing and Information Technology

          Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)

          Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech)
          4467 Technology Drive
          1105 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
          University of Maryland
          College Park, MD 20742
          (301) 405-3906

          Eric Schurr

          Director
          (301) 405-3889
          e-mail

          Shola Lawal

          Assistant Director for Information Technology
          (301) 405-7781
          e-mail

          James Kopanko

          Coordinator
          e-mail

          Elena Sten

          Communications Coordinator
          (301) 405-4837
          e-mail

          Joseph Belew

          Network Administrator
          (301) 314-7802
          e-mail

          Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program (MIPS)

            Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) Program

            4467 Technology Drive
            3119 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
            University of Maryland
            College Park, MD 20742
            tel: (301) 405-3891

            Joseph Naft

            Director
            (301) 405-3886
            e-mail

            Ronnie Gist

            Associate Director
            (301) 405-3890
            e-mail

            Onur Unal

            Life Sciences Projects Manager
            (301) 405-6673
            e-mail

            Ashley Chapman

            Contract Administrator
            (301) 405-3896
            e-mail

            Jeanne Pekny

            Program Administrative Specialist
            (301) 405-3891
            e-mail

            Mtech Ventures

              Mtech Ventures

              4467 Technology Drive
              1114 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
              University of Maryland
              College Park, MD 20742
              tel: 301-314-7805

              Satish Tamboli

              Director
              (301) 314-8178
              e-mail

              Jolene Gurevich

              Manager, Mtech Ventures & Chesapeake Bay Seed Capital Fund
              (301) 314-9770
              e-mail

              Edmund Pendleton

              Director, DC I-Corps Program
              (301) 314-7805
              e-mail

              Darby Smtih

              Administrative Specialist
              (301) 314-7805
              e-mail

              Chaunda Pair

              Facilitator, Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
              (301) 314-7804
              e-mail

              Entrepreneurship Education

                Mtech Entrepreneurship Education

                4467 Technology Drive
                1105 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Buildingg
                University of Maryland
                College Park, MD 20742
                tel: (301) 314-9223 | fax: (301) 314-9192

                Dr. James V. Green

                Director, Entrepreneurship Education and Hinman CEOs and Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Mtech
                (301) 314-1450
                e-mail

                Jay Smith

                Director, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program
                (301) 314-7964
                e-mail

                Alyssa E. Cohen Sherman

                Assistant Director
                (301) 314-9441
                e-mail

                Cindy Gilbert

                Program Administrative Specialist, Hinman CEOs
                (301) 314-9223
                e-mail

                ASPIRE (A Scholars Program for Industry Oriented Research in Engineering)

                  ASPIRE

                  4467 Technology Drive
                  3119 Herbert Rabin Technology Advancement Building
                  University of Maryland
                  College Park, MD 20742
                  tel: (301) 405-3886

                  Joseph Naft

                  Director
                  (301) 405-3886
                  e-mail