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218-C Monteith
Campus Box 7911
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7911
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Tom Snyder

Adjunct Lecturer

| Biography

Senior level manager with substantial experience in leading global teams, technology development, product design and introduction. Proven innovation skill set with over 25 US patents issued. Highly developed skill set for budget and schedule management, staff development and efficient work processes. Frequently pushes the envelope to break through barriers and achieve new levels of success. Frequent global traveller. Excellent written and verbal communication skills have resulted in repeated success at global collaboration and leadership of global teams and partnerships.

As the ASSIST Industry Liaison, responsible to recruit, manage and develop industry relationships. Foster collaboration between member universities, researchers, students and industry. Drive research towards practical and profitable commercialization. Support IP generation and licensing. Create a culture of innovation and mentor students and small businesses working within the Center. Through educational and industry outreach help build new markets and products from the foundational nanotechnology, nanofabrication, sensor, energy harvesting, low power electronics and medical research conducted in ASSIST.

The NSF sponsored engineering research center is focused on improving societal health through development of self-powered, wearable devices that monitor environmental and physiological metrics for enabling individualized wellness management.

| Education

  1. 1993 - BS in Mechanical Engineering - Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg VA
  2. 1994 - MS in Mechanical Engineering - Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg VA