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Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer

Commercialization Managers

Technology transfer has three commercialization managers dedicated to specific academic units. These managers will be the investigator's primary contact with technology transfer and work with other technology transfer staff to evaluate new technology for protection and commercialization.

Timothy Dee, MBA, DC

Associate Director, IP; Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8139

Email: tpdee@buffalo.edu

Rupal Desai, MBA

Commercialization Manager;

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8140

Email: rdesai@buffalo.edu

Michael Fowler, PhD

Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8136

Email: mlfowler@buffalo.edu

Technology Transfer Group

Jeffrey Dunbar, MBA

Director

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8134

Email: dunbarj@buffalo.edu

Timothy Dee, MBA, DC

Associate Director, IP; Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8139

Email: tpdee@buffalo.edu

Rupal Desai, MBA

Commercialization Manager;

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8140

Email: rdesai@buffalo.edu

Esther Eagan, JD, MS

Associate Director, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8138

Email: eeagan@buffalo.edu

Michael Fowler, PhD

Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8136

Email: mlfowler@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Mandina, JD

Associate Manager, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8952

Email: mandina@buffalo.edu

Christine Nickles, JD

Associate Intellectual Property Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8141

Email: csnickle@buffalo.edu

JoAnn Ratajczak

Senior Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8129

Email: jr254@buffalo.edu

Deanna Thames

Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8130

Email: dlthames@buffalo.edu

Penny Turrell

Patent Paralegal & Compliance Specialist

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8137

Email: turrell@buffalo.edu

Incubation Team

Woody Maggard

Associate Vice Provost

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2990

Email: wmaggard@buffalo.edu

Kimberly Kohl, MBA

Business Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8135

Email: krohring@buffalo.edu

Sara Goodman, MELP

Incubation Program Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3515

Email: saragood@buffalo.edu

Martin Casstevens

Business Formation & Commercialization Manager

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8133

Email: mkc@buffalo.edu

Thomas Murdock, MBA

Innovation Hot Spot Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7367

Email: murdock2@buffalo.edu

Lindsey McGurrin

Incubator Receptionist

UB Incubators

5089 CTRC, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 888-4823

Email: lmcgurri@buffalo.edu

Staff Listed Alphabetically

Martin Casstevens

Business Formation & Commercialization Manager

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8133

Email: mkc@buffalo.edu

Timothy Dee, MBA, DC

Associate Director, IP; Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8139

Email: tpdee@buffalo.edu

Rupal Desai, MBA

Commercialization Manager;

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8140

Email: rdesai@buffalo.edu

Jeffrey Dunbar, MBA

Director

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8134

Email: dunbarj@buffalo.edu

Esther Eagan, JD, MS

Associate Director, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8138

Email: eeagan@buffalo.edu

Michael Fowler, PhD

Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8136

Email: mlfowler@buffalo.edu

Sara Goodman, MELP

Incubation Program Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3515

Email: saragood@buffalo.edu

Walter Keller

Facilities Coordinator

UB Technology Incubator

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Kimberly Kohl, MBA

Business Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8135

Email: krohring@buffalo.edu

Woody Maggard

Associate Vice Provost

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2990

Email: wmaggard@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Mandina, JD

Associate Manager, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8952

Email: mandina@buffalo.edu

Lindsey McGurrin

Incubator Receptionist

UB Incubators

5089 CTRC, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 888-4823

Email: lmcgurri@buffalo.edu

Thomas Murdock, MBA

Innovation Hot Spot Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7367

Email: murdock2@buffalo.edu

Christine Nickles, JD

Associate Intellectual Property Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8141

Email: csnickle@buffalo.edu

JoAnn Ratajczak

Senior Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8129

Email: jr254@buffalo.edu

Kenneth Tarbox

Facilities Coordinator

UB Technology Incubator

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Deanna Thames

Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8130

Email: dlthames@buffalo.edu

Penny Turrell

Patent Paralegal & Compliance Specialist

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8137

Email: turrell@buffalo.edu