Operating Committee

The Operating Committee manages the day-to-day operations of the NTI, encompassing the following areas.

  • Knowledge of nanotechnology
  • Expertise in new nanotechnology and company development
  • Workforce development
  • Individual accomplishment and credibility in research and development for nanotechnology and nano-biotechnology

Operating Oversight Committee Members

Anthony P. Green, Ph.D.
Ben Franklin Director, NTI
Vice President of Technology Commercialization: Life Sciences, BFTP/SEP
(215) 972-6700 x3713

Karen I. Winey, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, NTI
Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
(215) 898-0593
Michele S. Marcolongo, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator, NTI
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Translational Research
Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, Drexel University
(215) 895-2329

Erli Chen, Ph.D.
Director, Nanotechnology Commercialization Group, NTI
Director of Nanotechnology Licensing, Center for Technology Transfer, University of Pennsylvania
(215) 898-9272

NTI: Signs of Success

NTI research programs have been extremely successful at publishing in peer-reviewed journals, resulting in more than 820 articles.

In addition, NTI researchers have been awarded more than 200 federal grants totaling more than $150 million.