WHO WE ARE

The staff and instructors of the NSF I-Corps Hub: Great Lakes Region are dedicated to the education of academic researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship.

WHO WE ARE

The staff and instructors of the NSF I-Corps Hub: Great Lakes Region are dedicated to the education of academic researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship.

PRIMARY INVESTIGATORS

  • Alec Gallimore
    Alec Gallimore Primary Investigator
    University of Michigan
  • Karen Plaut
    Karen Plaut Primary Investigator
    Purdue University
  • Rashid Bashir
    Rashid Bashir Primary Investigator
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Mostafa Kevah
    Mostafa Kevah Primary Investigator
    University of Minnesota

LEADERSHIP TEAM

  • Jonathan Fay
    Jonathan Fay Hub Executive Director, Co-PI
    University of Michigan
  • Jed Taylor
    Jed Taylor Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Illinois
    Urbana-Champaign
  • Matthew Lynall
    Matthew Lynall Co-PI and Program Director
    Purdue University
  • Ashley Mahoney
    Ashley Mahoney Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Minnesota
  • Brian Thompson
    Brian Thompson CO-PI
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Andrew Alleyne
    Andrew Alleyne CO-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • Mark Sanders
    Mark Sanders Co-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • Sajal Das
    Sajal Das CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Joseph Konstan
    Joseph Konstan CO-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • Craig Forney
    Craig Forney CO-PI
    Iowa State University
  • Keisha Varma
    Keisha Varma Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead
    University of Minnesota
  • Aileen Huang-Saad
    Aileen Huang-Saad Research Co-PI
    Northeastern University
  • Mary Raber
    Mary Raber Program Director
    Michigan Technological University
  • Kris Johansen
    Kris Johansen Program Director
    Iowa State University
  • Joe Bradley
    Joe Bradley Research CO-PI
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Nathalie Duval-Couetil
    Nathalie Duval-Couetil Research Co-PI
    Purdue University
  • Elyse Ball
    Elyse Ball Program Director
    University of Akron
  • Norman Rapino
    Norman Rapino Program Director
    University of Toledo
  • Suzanne Bausch
    Suzanne Bausch Co-PI
    University of Akron
  • Bonnie Bachman
    Bonnie Bachman Program Director
    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON
  • Lynn Allendorf
    Lynn Allendorf Program Director
    University of Iowa
  • David Hensley
    David Hensley Program Director
    University of Iowa
  • J. Martin Scholtz
    J. Martin Scholtz Co-PI
    University of Iowa
  • Brad Roth
    Brad Roth Program Director
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln

FACULTY LEADS

  • Mary-Ann Mycek
    Mary-Ann Mycek Faculty Lead
    University of Michigan
  • Allison Hubel
    Allison Hubel Faculty Lead
    University of Minnesota
  • Andy Singer
    Andy Singer Co-PI and Faculty Lead
    University of Illinois
    Urbana-Champaign
  • Christian Butzke
    Christian Butzke Faculty Lead
    Purdue University
  • Guru Rao
    Guru Rao Faculty Lead
    Iowa State University
  • Adrienne Minerick
    Adrienne Minerick Faculty Lead
    Michigan Technological University
  • Steven Kaplan
    Steven Kaplan Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago
  • Matthew Franchetti
    Matthew Franchetti Faculty Lead
    University of Toledo
  • Michael Franklin
    Michael Franklin Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago
  • Ilya Avdeev
    Ilya Avdeev Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Sadhan Jana
    Sadhan Jana Faculty Lead
    University of Akron
  • Ned Bowden
    Ned Bowden Faculty Lead
    University of Iowa
  • Sarah Vigmostad
    Sarah Vigmostad Faculty Lead
    University of Iowa
  • Jignesh Patel
    Jignesh Patel Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Dan van der Weide
    Dan van der Weide Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Suman Banerjee
    Suman Banerjee Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

OPERATIONS TEAM

  • Lora Stevens
    Lora Stevens Hub Assistant Director
    University of Michigan
  • Amy Ross
    Amy Ross Program Manager
    Purdue University
  • Lisa Casper
    Lisa Casper Program Manager
    Michigan Technological University
  • Nick Glavan
    Nick Glavan Program Manager
    University of Akron
  • Ellen Zatkowski
    Ellen Zatkowski Program Manager
    University of Chicago
  • Shannon Henderson
    Shannon Henderson Program Manager
    University of Iowa
  • Joy Eakin
    Joy Eakin Program Manager
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Vana Patel
    Vana Patel Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Geetali Pradhan
    Geetali Pradhan Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    Purdue University
  • Daniela Koniczek
    Daniela Koniczek Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Michigan
  • Cristina Jarbou
    Cristina Jarbou Business Administrator
    University of Michigan
  • Melissa Lee
    Melissa Lee Research Administrator
    University of Michigan
  • Chris Eakin
    Chris Eakin Marketing and Communications Specialist
    University of Michigan
PRIMARY INVESTIGATORS

PRIMARY INVESTIGATORS


  • Alec Gallimore

    Alec Gallimore
    Primary Investigator
    University of Michigan

  • Karen Plaut

    Karen Plaut
    Primary Investigator
    Purdue University

  • Rashid Bashir

    Rashid Bashir
    Primary Investigator
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Mostafa Kevah

    Mostafa Kevah
    Primary Investigator
    University of Minnesota

LEADERSHIP TEAM

LEADERSHIP TEAM


  • Jonathan Fay

    Jonathan Fay
    Hub Executive Director, Co-PI
    University of Michigan

  • Jed Taylor

    Jed Taylor
    Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Illinois
    Urbana-Champaign

  • Matthew Lynall

    Matthew Lynall
    Co-PI and Program Director
    Purdue University

  • Ashley Mahoney

    Ashley Mahoney
    Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Minnesota

  • Brian Thompson

    Brian Thompson
    CO-PI
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Andrew Alleyne

    Andrew Alleyne
    CO-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • Mark Sanders

    Mark Sanders
    Co-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • Sajal Das

    Sajal Das
    CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology

  • Joseph Konstan

    Joseph Konstan
    CO-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • Craig Forney

    Craig Forney
    CO-PI
    Iowa State University

  • Keisha Varma

    Keisha Varma
    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead
    University of Minnesota

  • Aileen Huang-Saad

    Aileen Huang-Saad
    Research Co-PI
    Northeastern University

  • Mary Raber

    Mary Raber
    Program Director
    Michigan Technological University

  • Kris Johansen

    Kris Johansen
    Program Director
    Iowa State University

  • Joe Bradley

    Joe Bradley
    Research CO-PI
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Nathalie Duval-Couetil

    Nathalie Duval-Couetil
    Research Co-PI
    Purdue University

  • Elyse Ball

    Elyse Ball
    Program Director
    University of Akron

  • Norman Rapino

    Norman Rapino
    Program Director
    University of Toledo

  • Suzanne Bausch

    Suzanne Bausch
    Co-PI
    University of Akron

  • Bonnie Bachman

    Bonnie Bachman
    Program Director
    UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON

  • Lynn Allendorf

    Lynn Allendorf
    Program Director
    University of Iowa

  • David Hensley

    David Hensley
    Program Director
    University of Iowa

  • J. Martin Scholtz

    J. Martin Scholtz
    Co-PI
    University of Iowa

  • Brad Roth

    Brad Roth
    Program Director
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln

FACULTY LEADS

FACULTY LEADS


  • Mary-Ann Mycek

    Mary-Ann Mycek
    Faculty Lead
    University of Michigan

  • Allison Hubel

    Allison Hubel
    Faculty Lead
    University of Minnesota

  • Andy Singer

    Andy Singer
    Co-PI and Faculty Lead
    University of Illinois
    Urbana-Champaign

  • Christian Butzke

    Christian Butzke
    Faculty Lead
    Purdue University

  • Guru Rao

    Guru Rao
    Faculty Lead
    Iowa State University

  • Adrienne Minerick

    Adrienne Minerick
    Faculty Lead
    Michigan Technological University

  • Steven Kaplan

    Steven Kaplan
    Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago

  • Matthew Franchetti

    Matthew Franchetti
    Faculty Lead
    University of Toledo

  • Michael Franklin

    Michael Franklin
    Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago

  • Ilya Avdeev

    Ilya Avdeev
    Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Sadhan Jana

    Sadhan Jana
    Faculty Lead
    University of Akron

  • Ned Bowden

    Ned Bowden
    Faculty Lead
    University of Iowa

  • Sarah Vigmostad

    Sarah Vigmostad
    Faculty Lead
    University of Iowa

  • Jignesh Patel

    Jignesh Patel
    Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Dan van der Weide

    Dan van der Weide
    Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Suman Banerjee

    Suman Banerjee
    Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Madison

OPERATIONS TEAM

OPERATIONS TEAM


  • Lora Stevens

    Lora Stevens
    Hub Assistant Director
    University of Michigan

  • Amy Ross

    Amy Ross
    Program Manager
    Purdue University

  • Lisa Casper

    Lisa Casper
    Program Manager
    Michigan Technological University

  • Nick Glavan

    Nick Glavan
    Program Manager
    University of Akron

  • Ellen Zatkowski

    Ellen Zatkowski
    Program Manager
    University of Chicago

  • Shannon Henderson

    Shannon Henderson
    Program Manager
    University of Iowa

  • Joy Eakin

    Joy Eakin
    Program Manager
    University of Nebraska–Lincoln

  • Vana Patel

    Vana Patel
    Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • Geetali Pradhan

    Geetali Pradhan
    Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    Purdue University

  • Daniela Koniczek

    Daniela Koniczek
    Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Michigan

  • Cristina Jarbou

    Cristina Jarbou
    Business Administrator
    University of Michigan

  • Melissa Lee

    Melissa Lee
    Research Administrator
    University of Michigan

  • Chris Eakin

    Chris Eakin
    Marketing and Communications Specialist
    University of Michigan

INSTRUCTION TEAM

INSTRUCTION TEAM


  • Aaron Crumm

    Aaron Crumm
    NSF Certified Instructor
    University of Michigan

  • Patti Glaza

    Patti Glaza
    NSF Certified Instructor
    University of Michigan

  • Brian Hanley

    Brian Hanley
    NSF Certified Instructor
    University of Michigan

  • Harlee Sorkin

    Harlee Sorkin
    NSF Certified Instructor
    University of Illinois
    Urbana-Champaign