CTTC staff recognized at national conference


Alan Bentley, Vanderbilt's assistant vice chancellor for technology transfer and intellectual property protection, and Masood Machingal, Vanderbilt licensing analyst, were among just a handful of technology licensing professionals recognized at the 2014 Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) annual conference. Bentley received Volunteer Service Award for his commitment to developing sound metrics and quality survey tools for technology transfer professionals. Machingal was one of just five individuals awarded a Howard Bremer Scholarship to attend the conference. The scholarship honors Bremer, a pioneer in the technology transfer profession and former AUTM president, and is awarded to new  professionals who bring creativity and innovation to the industry.