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Technology Transfer and Innovation

The Office of Technology Transfer and Innovation (OTTI) manages patents, copyrights and trademarks, and works with faculty and the Intellectual Property Committee to file patents for inventions. The office also acts as industry's gateway to innovation at the University of Houston, uniting UH with start-ups, midsize companies, large corporations and non-profit organizations to bring university discoveries to the marketplace. OTTI oversees the IP Committee, Technology GAP Fund and the Innovation Center and Labs.

Staff

Intellectual Property

Dr. Natalie Davis
Director
  

Robert Prosak, J.D.
Associate Director
  

Dr. Brian Shedd
Licensing Director
  

Dr. Tanushree Chatterji
Assistant Director, Licensing
  

George Gillespie
Technology Transfer Associate
  

Shaheen Lokhandwala
Startup Program Manager
  

Tina Blakes
Administrative Assistant
  


Innovation Center and Labs

Ryan Black
Program Director 2
  

Nancy Mostafa
Administrative Assistant