Tech ,Innovation & Engineering at HBCU's with Dr. Grant Warner

Oct 29, 2020, 7:00 – 8:30 PM

Grant M. Warner is the Director of Innovation for the College of Engineering & Architecture on Howard University’s campus. In that role, he deploys campus-wide programming in innovation for students, faculty, and postdocs. Dr. Warner serves as an instructor in the nation’s largest deep technology accelerator, the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program.

Virtual event

About this event

Startup Grind Black Leaders Month welcomes Dr. Grant Warner, Director of Innovation for the College of Engineering at Howard University. We will discuss his journey from his humble beginnings to his professional career and how he is using his expertise to bring innovation to Howard University. Dr. Warner serves as an instructor in the nation’s largest deep technology accelerator, the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program, which focuses on lab-to-market innovations across NSF’s portfolio. He directs the Howard University – Hampton University I-Corps Site which focuses on commercializing university from HBCUs, in particular. He also is an instructor for the National Institute of Health (NIH) I-Corps program which accelerates the growth of select NIH SBIR Phase I companies in devices, diagnostics, and therapeutics. He is the co-founder of ConnectYard, a social analytics platform integrated into leading learning management systems and e-learning platforms. Additionally, Dr. Warner is working with the Marathon Foundation to establish a seed fund for underrepresented entrepreneurs in the DMV area. He received a B.S. degree from Cornell University, an M.S. degree from Penn State University, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University all in Mechanical Engineering.

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Speaker

  • Grant Warner

    Howard University

    Director of Innovation

Moderator

  • Luis Martinez

    We Tha Plug/Startup Grind San Diego

When

When

Thursday, October 29, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM UTC

Agenda

Introduction & Fireside Chat with Grant Warner

Host

  • Luis Martinez

    We Tha Plug/Startup Grind San Diego

Organizer

  • Atlás Blake

    Chapter Director

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