STEM Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Morning Session)

Room: Red Level, Suite 72

New, this year, the MA STEM Summit will seek to have an interactive discussion on the importance of STEM in innovation and entrepreneurship. Panelists of students, professors and practitioners will lead a conversation on hands on education and competitions, pre-college through graduate school to nurture a culture of innovation and entrepreneurs in the Commonwealth.

  • Raji Patel, S.M.  -  Co-Director, MA Space Grant (NASA) Consortium, MIT

  • Rajendra Melville, Ph.D.  -  Executive Director, Deshpande Foundation
  • Merredith Portsmore, Ph.D.  -  Associate Director, Center for Engineering Education and Outreach, Tufts University
  • Dipul Patel, Graduate Student  -  Manager, MIT 100K, MIT, Sloan School
  • Steven L. Rawding  -  Aviation Planner / RWDC State Coordinator, MassDOT