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Mtech > Staff

Contact information for the Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), along with each of its constituent programs, are included in the list below. Staff members are listed by office or program.

Mtech Main Office

Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech) 
387 Technology Drive
1105 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
tel: (301) 405-3906

Dr. Peter Sandborn 
Professor and Director 
(301) 405-3906 
e-mail
bio

Ericka Black 
Program Management Specialist 
(301) 405-3906 
e-mail

Mtech Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities

Office of Business, Finance, and Facilities
University of Maryland​-Mtech​
5000 College Avenue
110​0 Technology ​Ventures Building
College Park, MD 2074​0

Daniel J. Carafelli, C.P.M., A.P.P.
Director
(301) 405-3906 
e-mail 
bio

Karen Russo 
Associate Director 
(301) 405-3907 
e-mail

Candace Thornton 
Assistant Director for Budget and Finance
(301) 405-4342 
e-mail

Jonathan Young 
Venture Facilities Coordinator
(301) 405-0126
e-mail

Mtech Marketing and Information Technology

Eric Schurr 
Director
387 Technology Drive
3110C Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
(301) 405-3889 
e-mail

Shola Lawal 
Assistant Director for Information Technology
5000 College Avenue
110​0 Technology ​Ventures Building​
College Park, MD 2074​0
(301) 405-7781 
e-mail

James Kopanko 
Coordinator
387 Technology Drive
1105 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD20742-3371
e-mail

Elena Sten
Communications Coordinator 
387 Technology Drive
3110D Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
(301) 405-4837 
e-mail

Joseph Belew
Network Administrator
5000 College Avenue
110​0 Technology ​Ventures Building​
College Park, MD 2074​0
(301) 314-7802 
e-mail

Maryland Industrial Partnerships

Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) Program 
387 Technology Drive
3119 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371 
tel: (301) 405-3891

Joseph Naft 
Director 
(301) 405-3886 
e-mail

Ronnie Gist 
Associate Director 
(301) 405-3890 
e-mail

Onur Unal 
Life Sciences Projects Manager 
(301) 405-6673
e-mail

Ashley Chapman 
Contract Administrator
(301) 405-3896 
e-mail

Jeanne Pekny 
Program Administrative Specialist
(301) 405-3891
e-mail

Mtech Ventures

Mtech Ventures
387 Technology Drive
1114 Technology Advancement (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371 
tel: 301-314-7805

Satish Tamboli 
Director
(301) 314-8178 
e-mail

Edmund Pendleton
Director, DC I-Corps Program 
(301) 314-7805 
e-mail

Chaunda Pair
Administrative Assistant 
(301) 314-7805
e-mail

Mtech Entrepreneurship Education

Mtech Entrepreneurship Education 
387 Technology Drive
1105 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
tel: (301) 314-9223 fax: (301) 314-9192

Dr. James V. Green 
Director, Entrepreneurship Education and Hinman CEOs and Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Mtech 
(301) 314-1450 
e-mail

Jay Smith 
Director, Entrepreneurship & Innovation Program 
(301) 314-7964
e-mail

Alyssa E. Cohen Sherman 
Assistant Director
(301) 314-9441 
e-mail

Morgan Davis 
Coordinator 
(301) 405-8563 
e-mail

Jacob Bremerman 
Program Specialist
(301) 314-9410 
e-mail

Cindy Gilbert 
Program Management Specialist, Hinman CEOs 
(301) 314-9223 
e-mail

Biotechnology Research and Education Program (BREP)

Biotechnology Research and Education Program (BREP) 
387 Technology Drive
1105 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
tel: 301-405-8004 fax: 301-314-2658

Ben Woodard 
Director
1206 Chem./Nuc. Bldg.
(301) 405-3909 
e-mail

Kevin Knapstein 
Manager, Bioprocess Scale-Up Facility (BSF) 
1203 Chem./Nuc. Bldg.
(301) 314-7806 
e-mail

Dr. William Bentley 
Director, Bioengineering Graduate Program
6140 Plant Sciences Bldg.
(301) 405-4321
e-mail


ASPIRE (A Scholars Program for Industry-Oriented Research in Engineering)

ASPIRE 
387 Technology Drive
3119 Technology Advancement Program (TAP) Building
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3371
tel: (301) 405-3886

Joseph Naft 
Coordinator 
(301) 405-3886 
e-mail