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tennessee technological university

College of Engineering

The TTU Pathways to Innovation Program (PIP) Team

Part of the First Cohort Epicenter: National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation

  • Joe Biernacki, Chemical Engineering
  • Steve Canfield, Team Leader, Mechanical Engineering
  • Ken Hunter, Basic Engineering
  • Vahid Motevalli, Lead, College of Engineering
  • Mohan Rao, Mechanical Engineering
  • Holly Stretz Chemical Engineering
  • Omar Elkeelany, Electrical & Computer Engineering


Venture Well University Innovation Student Fellows

  • Enis Cirak

Goals and Initiatives

Our Goal: Create a culture of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at TTU

  • Techno-Innovation & Techno-Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation Discovery Learning Institute (IDLI)
    • College of Engineering Markers by Design Roadshow - K-12 Outreach
    • 2 College of Engineering Innovation & Techno-Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellowships (McCord Fellowships)
    • Campus-Wide Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
  • College of Engineering Curriculum Transformation