Thursday, April 6 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Erb Memorial Union (EMU), Crater Lake South
1395 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403
Doug Hart, Skolkovo Foundation Professor of Mechanical Engineering at MIT, will discuss the role of universities in entrepreneurial endeavors, in a talk titled, "Ideas to Impact: The Third Option." Hart is the co-founder of three venture-backed biotechnology companies and has a history of successful inventions from within and outside of academia. He serves as a technical advisor for numerous companies and has been involved in the commercial development of technologies ranging from satellite propulsion and unmanned drones to surgical robots.