College of Engineering

Pathways to Innovation Program (PIP)

College of Engineering faculty team listed below was competitively selected as a part of the First Cohort Epicenter:
National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation


Team Members:

  • Joe Biernacki, Chemical Engineering
  • Steve Canfield, Co-Leader, Mechanical Engineering
  • Vahid Motevalli, Co-Lead, College of Engineering
  • Mohan Rao, Mechanical Engineering
  • Holly Stretz, Chemical Engineering

The effort of this team led to launch of the EagleWorks and they contributed to the iMakerSpace and other I&E activities.


Venture Well University Innovation Student Fellows

Goals and Initiatives

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

  • Techno-Innovation and Techno-Entrepreneurship
    • Innovation Discovery Learning Institute (IDLI)
    • Makers on the Move
    • Two College of Engineering Innovation and Techno-Entrepreneurship Faculty Fellowships (McCord Fellowships)
    • Campus-Wide Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition
  • College of Engineering Curriculum Transformation