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Van N. Truskett

UT Austin
Director of Technology Innovation Development, Office of Technology Commercialization

Dr. Truskett is a nationally recognized technology and business leader with over 14 years of technical, operations, and strategic leadership experience. She played a critical role in a team that raised capital and developed a startup, Molecular Imprints, into a successful enterprise that was acquired by Canon in 2014 to form Canon Nanotechnologies. In her role at UT Austin, Dr. Truskett brings her expertise in innovation and entrepreneurship to foster the commercialization of university-based discoveries and enable young startup companies to succeed. She is also the recipient of many awards including the Industrial Research & Development Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers and The O’Donnell Award in Technology Innovation from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas.