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
  • Theresa Mayer
    Theresa Mayer 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
  • Carla Pavone
    Carla Pavone Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Minnesota
  • Mark Sanders
    Mark Sanders Co-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • 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
  • Andrew Alleyne
    Andrew Alleyne CO-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • Joseph Konstan
    Joseph Konstan CO-PI
    University of Minnesota
  • Craig Forney
    Craig Forney CO-PI
    Iowa State University
  • Sajal Das
    Sajal Das CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • George Markowsky
    George Markowsky CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Brian Thompson
    Brian Thompson CO-PI
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Keisha Varma
    Keisha Varma Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Lead
    University of Minnesota
  • Nathalie Duval-Couetil
    Nathalie Duval-Couetil Research Co-PI
    Purdue University
  • Joe Bradley
    Joe Bradley Research CO-PI
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Aileen Huang-Saad
    Aileen Huang-Saad Research Co-PI
    Northeastern University
  • Norman Rapino
    Norman Rapino Program Director
    University of Toledo
  • Kris Johansen
    Kris Johansen Program Director
    Iowa State University
  • Mary Raber
    Mary Raber Program Director
    Michigan Technological University
  • Elyse Ball
    Elyse Ball Program Director
    University of Akron

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
  • Guru Rao
    Guru Rao Faculty Lead
    Iowa State University
  • Adrienne Minerick
    Adrienne Minerick Faculty Lead
    Michigan Technological University
  • Philip Allen
    Philip Allen Faculty Lead
    University of Akron
  • Steven Kaplan
    Steven Kaplan Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago
  • Matthew Franchetti
    Matthew Franchetti Faculty Lead
    University of Toledo
  • Yung-Hsiang Lu
    Yung-Hsiang Lu Faculty Lead
    Purdue University
  • Bonnie Bachman
    Bonnie Bachman Faculty Lead
    Missouri University of Science & Technology
  • Michael Franklin
    Michael Franklin Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago
  • Ilya Avdeev
    Ilya Avdeev Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

OPERATIONS TEAM

  • Lora Stevens
    Lora Stevens Hub Assistant Director
    University of Michigan
  • 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
  • Amy Ross
    Amy Ross Program Manager
    Purdue University
  • Divya Patil Hangargekar
    Divya Patil Hangargekar Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Michigan
  • Vana Patel
    Vana Patel Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Geetali Pradhan
    Geetali Pradhan Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    Purdue University
  • Zaq Makowski
    Zaq Makowski Business Intelligence Analyst
    University of Michigan
  • Cristina Jarbou
    Cristina Jarbou Business Administrator
    University of Michigan
  • Alanna Epstein
    Alanna Epstein Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    University of Michigan
  • Madeline Sklar
    Madeline Sklar Marketing and Communications Specialist
    University of Michigan

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
PRIMARY INVESTIGATORS

PRIMARY INVESTIGATORS


  • Alec Gallimore

    Alec Gallimore
    Primary Investigator
    University of Michigan

  • Theresa Mayer

    Theresa Mayer
    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

  • Carla Pavone

    Carla Pavone
    Co-PI and Program Director
    University of Minnesota

  • Mark Sanders

    Mark Sanders
    Co-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • 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

  • Andrew Alleyne

    Andrew Alleyne
    CO-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • Joseph Konstan

    Joseph Konstan
    CO-PI
    University of Minnesota

  • Craig Forney

    Craig Forney
    CO-PI
    Iowa State University

  • Sajal Das

    Sajal Das
    CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology

  • George Markowsky

    George Markowsky
    CO-PI
    Missouri University of Science & Technology

  • Brian Thompson

    Brian Thompson
    CO-PI
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Keisha Varma

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

  • Nathalie Duval-Couetil

    Nathalie Duval-Couetil
    Research Co-PI
    Purdue University

  • Joe Bradley

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

  • Aileen Huang-Saad

    Aileen Huang-Saad
    Research Co-PI
    Northeastern University

  • Norman Rapino

    Norman Rapino
    Program Director
    University of Toledo

  • Kris Johansen

    Kris Johansen
    Program Director
    Iowa State University

  • Mary Raber

    Mary Raber
    Program Director
    Michigan Technological University

  • Elyse Ball

    Elyse Ball
    Program Director
    University of Akron

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

  • Guru Rao

    Guru Rao
    Faculty Lead
    Iowa State University

  • Adrienne Minerick

    Adrienne Minerick
    Faculty Lead
    Michigan Technological University

  • Philip Allen

    Philip Allen
    Faculty Lead
    University of Akron

  • Steven Kaplan

    Steven Kaplan
    Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago

  • Matthew Franchetti

    Matthew Franchetti
    Faculty Lead
    University of Toledo

  • Yung-Hsiang Lu

    Yung-Hsiang Lu
    Faculty Lead
    Purdue University

  • Bonnie Bachman

    Bonnie Bachman
    Faculty Lead
    Missouri University of Science & Technology

  • Michael Franklin

    Michael Franklin
    Faculty Lead
    University of Chicago

  • Ilya Avdeev

    Ilya Avdeev
    Faculty Lead
    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

OPERATIONS TEAM

OPERATIONS TEAM


  • Lora Stevens

    Lora Stevens
    Hub Assistant Director
    University of Michigan

  • 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

  • Amy Ross

    Amy Ross
    Program Manager
    Purdue University

  • Divya Patil Hangargekar

    Divya Patil Hangargekar
    Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    University of Michigan

  • Vana Patel

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

  • Geetali Pradhan

    Geetali Pradhan
    Innovation and Outreach Specialist
    Purdue University

  • Zaq Makowski

    Zaq Makowski
    Business Intelligence Analyst
    University of Michigan

  • Cristina Jarbou

    Cristina Jarbou
    Business Administrator
    University of Michigan

  • Alanna Epstein

    Alanna Epstein
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    University of Michigan

  • Madeline Sklar

    Madeline Sklar
    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